City of Alameda Democratic Club

The City of Alameda Democratic Club is a grassroots organization chartered by the Alameda County Democratic Central Committee.

Meetings are every second Wednesday of the month. From 7 PM to 9 PM, at Alameda Hospital, Conference Room A, 2nd Floor, 2070 Clinton Avenue, Alameda, CA 94501.

Why Facts Don’t Change Our Minds

Bookmark this for your weekend reading! New discoveries about the human mind show the limitations of reason.

[11/15/19]   A big thank you to Eve Pearlman for speaking at our meeting last night! If you want to learn more about the exciting things Spaceship Media is doing, check out their projects:

[11/13/19]   Don’t forget!
The CADC is meeting tonight at the Alameda Hospital and is collecting donations for Building Futures!

Drop off petitions to Barbara Lee’s staff

At our September Meeting we head from Club member Chase Martin about the Endangered Species Act and many of us signed her petition. Tomorrow (Thursday, October 10th at 3:30pm) she and a few volunteers will be delivering those petitions to Congresswoman Barbara Lee. She hopes some club members will join her!

Sign up to join her in hand delivering these petitions here: Join us to deliver petitions to save the Endangered Species Act to Congresswoman Barbara Lee! Congresswoman Barbara Lee has bi-monthly office hours at the main Alameda library from 2 to 4 pm. Her staff will be there that day, waiting for walk-ins from constituents. We want them to be impressed ...

[09/30/19]   Don't forget! We'll be meeting this Wednesday (October 2nd)! We will be learning about Alameda's CARP (Climate Action Resiliency Plan) and why the 2020 Census is so important! We'll also be hearing the nominees for the 2020 Elect Board!

[09/19/19]   Mark your calendars!
The CADC will be meeting on the 2nd of October next month, which is the first Wednesday of the month.

So do Alameda Democrats agree with this polling about what Presidential candidates should be talking about?

CADC members are attending a Candidate and Treasurer Workshop today to get ready for all the 2020 campaigns they will volunteer and work on!

Biden to skip DNC meeting in San Francisco where 13 candidates are expected

Ignore the headline and read about the upcoming meeting in San Francisco. Biden also bypassed the last big party meeting in San Francisco, which drew more than 4,000 people in June.

[07/31/19]   Don’t forget to join us at The Hunter tonight for the second night of Democratic Debates @5pm!

[07/09/19]   Don’t forget! The CADC is meeting tomorrow July 10th! We’ll be learning how we can reduce our food waste and limit our carbon food print. We’ll also be learning about Prop 13 reform! Get the details here:

The DNC Tried To Avoid A Lopsided Debate. It Got One Anyway.

Here are lineups for June 26 and June 27 Presidential debate. The lineups for the first Democratic debates — on Wednesday, June 26, and Thursday, June 27 — are out! Only 20 candidates qualified, obviating the need for an…

CA Dems: A Return to Normalcy Is Catching On

A recap of the weekend convention in San Francisco. By the time the California Democrats left San Francisco Sunday – after the Dominatrixes Against Don and the bleeding man anti-circumcision protests; after Elizabeth Warren stole thunder from Bernie Sanders; after Kamala Harris was cheered for demanding impeachment and Nancy Pelosi was heckled for

Californians can be nation's first to cast 2020 primary ballots—and that's shaking up presidential race

With voting starting February 2020, California will the epicenter for Super Tuesday. In the vital opening months of the 202 primary season, presidential candidates will be wooing a much more diverse and urban population—thanks to California.

How Will Democrats’ Move Away From Caucuses Affect The 2020 Race?

A roadmap to understanding how the Democratic Presidential candidate is selected. How voters will pick the Democratic presidential nominee is confusing. Some states hold primaries where voters have all day to vote, while others hold caucuses …

How Democrats Who Beat Republicans Last Year Plan to Keep Their Seats

We took the House last year. Now we have to keep it. House Democrats are moving aggressively to defend their majority, and rushing to protect the seats they hold in districts that supported the president in 2016.

[05/08/19]   Don't forget we're meeting at the Alameda Elks Lodge tonight in the Rathskeller Room!
🗳️Endorsements tonight!🗳️

How CNN’s Town Hall Industrial Complex Is Shaping The 2020 Race

Presidential elections are big business to cable network channels. In the calm before 2020, FiveThirtyEight is taking a look at the ideas and people who are nudging the country’s rapidly changing political conversation in one d…

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Keep the momentum going....

Follow the stories of four inspiring women who took on history in the 2018 midterm election. Knock Down The House, only on Netflix May 1. Watch Knock Down Th...

Who Might Make The Democratic Debate Stage?

Still months and months but qualifying to be able to participate in debates is important. Presidential primary debates are a major media spectacle in American politics, so candidates, naturally, want to participate lest they become irrelevant. And wi…

CADC members Chase Martin, Michele Donna Pryor, Julie Casey and Councilmember Malia Vella celebrate post 5k! They ran today to inspire and support women who want to run for office! #CouragetoRun5k

[04/13/19]   CADC members are out supporting women candidates! #couragetorun5k

Don’t forget to vote today! The CADC has endorsed a Yes on A and a No on B!

Courage to Run East Bay

There is still time to sign up for the Courage to Run 5K! Come run the race, or walk with our VP of Programs Julie Casey! If running/walking isn’t your thing, you can sign up to be a cheerleader! In 2018, women made history by running and winning at record-breaking rates - including women of color, young women and LGBTQ. Let’s hit a new P.R. (personal record in runner’s speak) and prove women running for office isn’t an anomaly, it’s the norm! Come celebrate the next wave of women ru...

[03/26/19]   How many Democrats have filed paperwork or formed an exploratory committee to run for President?

Pete Buttigieg: The Case For A Younger President

Interesting interview.

Pete Buttigieg believes his experience as Mayor of South Bend has given him leadership skills that are sorely lacking in the White House. Subscribe To "The L...

[03/12/19]   Time to book those hotel rooms! After much delay, the Democratic National Committee announced Monday that the 2020 Democratic National Convention will take place between July 13 and 16 in Milwaukee Wisconsin.

The Six Wings Of The Democratic Party

Which wing of the Democratic Party do you self identify with? Answer in the comments. There’s a lot of news right now about conflicts within the Democratic Party, and similar stories will likely continue to pop up for the next two years. Much of …

The Movement To Skip The Electoral College Just Passed A Major Milestone

Interesting. With Colorado expected to join, the National Popular Vote compact is about to snag its first purple state.

The 2020 Endorsement Primary

Will update as they become available. Which Democratic candidates are getting the most endorsements from party elites?

The DNC’s Debate Rules Won’t Make The 2020 Primaries Any Less Chaotic

The rules for Democratic primary debates are released. The new rules for the Democratic presidential primary debates have gone public. And for those concerned that the vast size of the candidate field means the Demo…

[02/14/19]   The CADC has voted to endorse a:
Yes on Measure A & a
No on Measure B

Thank you to everyone who came out in the rain to learn about these Measures and vote!


Study the ballot arguments before attending the February 13th at Buena Vista Methodist Center on Buena Vista at 7pm.

The 5 Key Constituencies Of The 2020 Democratic Primary

With the Presidential primary just 14 months away, it is never to early to start studying the potential candidates. Graphics by Rachael Dottle Over the long course of the Republican presidential nomination process in 2015 and 2016, we frequently featured a diagram called “The…

[01/09/19]   Tonight's meeting has moved to Room C in the Alameda Hospital. This conference room is on the ground floor and we will do our best to guide members with signs.

RIP, California GOP: Republicans lash out after midterm election debacle

RIP. "There is no message. There is no messenger. There is no money. And there is no infrastructure,” says one top Republican.

[11/09/18]   Volunteers Needed to count Votes!
Tony Thurmond and 16th Assembly member candidate Rebecca Bauer-Kanan need observers to make sure Marshall Tuck or Republican forces don’t cause important votes to be thrown out. (We may need observers for Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara to ensure he stays in the lead as well.)

So please let me know if you are interested in volunteering! We need multiple people to take shifts. The hours of observation in Alameda is 8:30 am to 7:30 pm.

You can still make a difference by giving of your time! PM us your cell number, email address and your candidate preference (only if it matters) and we will forward your information onto the Alameda County Central Committee. Thank you!

[11/01/18]   The CADC will be texting Vote-at-the-Polls Democrats tonight: 6-8 pm, 2027 Clement
Join us! Bring a laptop!

The #BlueWave Trailer

2 minutes of inspiration.

Eleven Films was not paid in any way to make this film. We were just inspired to. #BlueWave #Vote Check us out: Twitter: @Eleven_Films Instagram: @elevenfilm...

[10/15/18]   We will be text banking tonight to support our slate of endorsed candidates and measures! Please join us at 6:30 at the Dolphin/Pryor Urban Farm at 1009 Santa Clara. All you need is a laptop! 💻 Your text can make a difference!

Textbank in Alameda on Thursday: Drink Beer, Pet Dogs, Send Texts

Alameda, get ready to make a difference!
Textbank in Alameda on Thursday: Drink Beer, Pet Dogs, Send Texts
October 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm PDT
@ the Alameda Island Brewery! Saving democracy has never been this easy. Bring yourself, your smartphone, and your taste for local craft beer to the Alameda Island Brewery this Thursday at 6:00 PM as we mass-text voters in flip…

Voter’s Edge California | Get the facts before you vote.

Correction from Election Mobilization E-mail: The website address for Voter's Edge is
Check it out! It's a great resource! Nonpartisan election guide. Find your ballot with key information on candidates and measures.

Don’t forget! The CADC is meeting tomorrow, Wednesday 10th at 7pm at the Alameda Hospital! Bring your voter guides and/ or ballots and means to take notes as we prepare for November!

[09/25/18]   Did you know tomorrow is National Voter Registration Day? The League of Women Voters is working with the Alameda Free Library and the Alameda Point Collaborative tomorrow (9/25) to register people to vote.
You can still sign up to volunteer:
*Alameda Farmers Market from 9-11am.
*Alameda Main Library from 12-2pm, 2-4pm, 4-6pm, & 6-8pm.
To volunteer, email Ken Werner today - [email protected]

Ale and Mail at Alameda Island Brewing Company

If you want to get involved in election activities this would be a great start! Postcards to Voters! We're saving America one postcard at a time. Who wants to help? Join Indivisible East Bay's Ales and Mails postcard party at Alameda Island Brewing Company where we're partnering with Flip the 14! Postcard writing is for activists who: - would otherwise be yelling at [email protected]#P on th...

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Club House Sports Bar Alameda Club House Sports Bar Alameda
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The Hunter Public House The Hunter Public House
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Pinot's Palette Pinot's Palette
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JRE Wines JRE Wines
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Lemon Tree Alameda Lemon Tree Alameda
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The (Unauthorized) Lemon Tree The (Unauthorized) Lemon Tree
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Elks 'N' Does Square Dance Club Elks 'N' Does Square Dance Club
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Ballena Bay Yacht Club Ballena Bay Yacht Club
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