Notes from August 2019 Meeting – Endorsements & Resolutions

Democratic Woman’s Club of San Diego CountyMonday, August 19, 2019, Monthly Meeting, Elijah’s Restaurant Welcome and Introductions President Susan Peinado opened the meeting at 6:30PM Bylaw Change Bylaw change to match Endorsement Policy and confirm threshold to endorse at 60%. Motion passed unanimously. Meeting turned over to Endorsement Committee Chair, Yvonne Elkin  Explanation of Ranked … Continue reading Notes from August 2019 Meeting – Endorsements & Resolutions

August 19 – Endorsements & Resolutions

New Meeting Start Time We are moving the meeting time to start promptly at 6:30 PM. Social time will be from 6:00PM to 6:30PM. Because our agenda is completely full, we will not be able to give candidates (not on the agenda) time at the beginning of the meeting, as we usually do, to address … Continue reading August 19 – Endorsements & Resolutions

Notes from Mar 19 Meeting – Endorsements and Actions

Democratic Woman’s Club of San Diego County March 19, 2018 Meeting, Elijah’s Restaurant President Susan Peinado opened the meeting at 7pm. Guests and Candidates (not seeking endorsement tonight): Doug Case – representing State Senator Toni Atkins Judy Ki – animal cruelty petition Jeff Griffith – candidate for CA State Senate District 38 Kate Bishop – … Continue reading Notes from Mar 19 Meeting – Endorsements and Actions

Oct 15 – Prison Industry in California

Our meeting this month has been moved forward a week. It will take place Sunday, October 15th, at the Point Loma Assembly (3035 Talbot St), from 4:00pm – 5:30pm. As announced previously, we will handle two more endorsements – and we will have Chula Vista city council candidate Mark Bartlett speak about the prison industry here in California. The first endorsement we will handle is for Assemblyman Todd Gloria. He will be present at our meeting and members will have the opportunity to ask questions. He has had a very productive session, so check out some of the his legislation here. Second, we will consider endorsing Congressman Scott Peters in his re-election bid. While he will be unable to attend our meeting on Sunday, his representative will be there to answer any policy related questions you may have. Here is his website and propublica information for your review prior to our meeting. Our speaker will be Mark Bartlett, candidate for Chula Vista City Council District 1 and Co-founder of Reentry Resources for Change. After prison, …

Sep 24 – Join in the Discussion this Weekend at Politifest

The club has a booth at Politifest 2016, the annual get together to discuss local politics with voices from across San Diego. Come along and support Democratic candidates Mara Elliott, Candidate for San Diego City Attorney Georgette Gomez, Candidate for San Diego City Council District 9 Scott Peters, Congressmember CA 52 Colonel Doug Applegate, Candidate for Congress CA 49 Politifest 2016 will take place at the Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union, at San Diego State University. Held in partnership with the SDSU School of Journalism and Media Studies, this all-day public affairs conference will feature two national keynote speakers, as well as workshops and sessions that focus on the November ballot. The ballot this November is full of major decisions for voters. At Politifest, rivals on all sides of the most contentious issues will face off and debate their merits. Big local names and elected officials will debate major topics like: Should we build a convadium? Should we raise the sales tax a half-cent to fund transportation and open space preservation? Should the city change its charter to prevent …

Spotlight on Women’s Health Laws

Our Congressman, Scott Peters — who our club has proudly endorsed for re-election to Congress, by the way — has long been a champion for women’s health. At the start of the current 114th Congress in fact, Rep. Scott Peters proudly … Continue reading