the June Council of Clubs meeting
Saturday, June 17th at 10AM
IBEW Local 465, 7444 Trade St, CA 92121 (map)

We hope everyone enjoyed the Convention in Sacramento last month and congratulations to Mary Latibashvili @mlatibash and the UCSD College Democrats for their Volunteer of the Year Award!

Now we’re back to work preparing our Rosters for  our CDP Regional Directors, and planning on how to manage Endorsements.

We’re delighted to welcome Craig Roberts, Region 20 Director, to explain how to complete our membership rosters for the CDP. These are due to Craig (and Deborah Cunningham-Skurnik and Noberto Gonzalez) by July 15th, and list our members as of July 1.

Craig will also share with us best practices for running endorsement processes. As a former President of the San Diego County Democrats for Equality and longtime Democratic Party member Craig has seen it all, and can help new clubs and new officers avoid some of the more common pitfalls.

As July’s Council of Clubs meeting falls on Pride weekend we moved up Craig’s presentation, so we’ll also be celebrating Linda Ronstadt’s birthday a month early.

All club Presidents are encouraged to invite their membership chairs, treasurers, and other E-board members, as well as new clubmembers who want to share and learn about building Democratic clubs to change our county.

We look forward to seeing you all at our June meeting.

Presentation slides download (PDF) or (PowerPoint) or open here.

Roster downloads:

  • CDP roster download here.
  • 2018 Endorsement Guide for Clubs download here.
  • Club Roster Submission Form (PDF) here.
  • Key dates are shown below.

Region 18
Assembly Districts 73, 74, 75, 76
Deborah Cunningham- Skurnik
(949) 521-3292
[email protected]

Region 19
Assembly Districts 42, 56, 67, 71
Norberto Gonzalez
(951) 442-8041
[email protected]

Region 20
Assembly Districts 77, 78, 79, 80
Craig Roberts
(619) 865-4550
[email protected]

Key dates

July 1 (Sat)
Deadline by which members of a Chartered Club/Organization (CCO) must be “in good standing” in order for them to be included on the roster submitted to the Chartering Authority and appropriate Regional Director.

July 15 (Sat)
Deadline for Chartered Clubs/Organizations to submit roster of “members in good standing” to Chartering Authority and appropriate Regional Director.

November 2 (Thu)
Deadline for CCO potential representatives to be submitted to the both the Chartering Authority and the appropriate Regional Director.

November 30 (Thu)
DSCC Delegate Deadline: Close of all additions or changes to delegate /endorsement voter lists. The roster of eligible voters will be available approximately two weeks later.

January 17 (Wed)
5:00pm deadline (10 days prior to Pre-Endorsing Conferences) to file a challenge with CDP to object to the automatic placement of an incumbent officeholder seeking re-election on the consent calendar of the State Convention.

January 19 (Fri)
5:00pm deadline for receipt by mail of candidate filing fees & signed 2018 Registration Form to CDP. Checks and registration forms may be hand delivered to the Pre-Endorsing Conference.

January 27-28 (Sat-Sun)
Pre-Endorsing Conferences: Participating candidates’ filing fee & 2018 registration forms due to the Regional Convener at the conference before voting begins for that particular office

February 13 (Tues)
Deadline (10 days prior to State Convention) to file a challenge with CDP to remove an endorsement recommendation from consent calendar

February 23-25 (Fri-Sun)
State Convention: Endorsing Caucuses as necessary, ratification of endorsements

March 14 (Wed)
Political Party Endorsements: Deadline to include party endorsements in the official sample ballot

June 5 (Tues)
California Primary


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