"California, which gave Hiram Johnson to the Bull Moose ticket in 1912, has not yet outlived its Progressive heritage." — Francis Carney, 1958The Rise of the Democratic Clubs in California (PDF scan)
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"Party club members have discovered… that party work can be exhilarating and rewarding, that it is engaged in by normal, respectable people rather like themselves. Most important, they have found that, because of the pooled effort of thousands and a rational, coordinated organizational structure, they do not have to make politics a full-time activity or a way of life in order to be effective." — Francis Carney, 1958
What guidance is avilable on how to start and run a club? This manual was developed for Democratic clubs chartered by the San Diego County Democratic Party — explore more here
Technology can help recruit club members, and keep them informed. Websites, social networks and mobile apps can drive engagement.