General Meeting Speaker Program
Welcomes Shuwaski Young on June 21!

Shuwaski Young, Bay Area Organizing Director, CA Democratic Party presents “Plans for Victory in November”

Shuwaski Young is Organizing Director for the California Democratic Party in the San Francisco Bay Area, with direct responsibility for 12 of California's 53 Congressional districts. As Bay Area Organizing Director, Shuwaski works to build coalitions and working relationships with the Party's County-level organizations, Democratic Congressmen and Congresswomen, resistance groups, other independent groups, and unions. In addition, since November of last year, Shuwaski has been building and managing an export program, in which Bay Area Democrats and resistance group activists contribute volunteer hours, and other resources to targeted congressional districts across California.

Find meeting documents including agenda, previous month's minutes, and submitted reports on our Meeting Documents page.

 

 


Endorsed Candidates & Measures Win June 2018 Election

Congratulations to the following candidates and measures for their success on June 5, 2018. Each was endorsed by the San Mateo County Democratic Party.

Endorsed Candidates

San Mateo County Supervisor, District 2: Carole Groom (RE-ELECTED)

San Mateo County Supervisor, District 3: Don Horsley (RE-ELECTED)

San Mateo County Controller: Juan Raigoza (RE-ELECTED)

 

Endorsed Ballot Measures*

3 - Bay Area "Traffic Relief Plan" Bridge Toll Increase PASSED

N - Millbrae School District Parcel Tax PASSED

O - Pacifica School District Bond Measure PASSED

P - City of Foster City Bond Measure PASSED

Q - Ravenswood City School District Parcel Tax PASSED

R - Las Lomitas Elementary School District Bond Measure PASSED

S - Ravenswood City School District Bond Measure PASSED

 

*There are four endorsed local ballot measures which are too close to call at this time.

 

Additionally, the following federal & state candidates were endorsed by the California Democratic Party and will move on to the November ballot. There were also five statewide ballot measures which all followed the endorsed position of the California Democratic Party. Congratulations to those campaigns as well. 

Endorsed Candidates

State Controller: Betty Yee (Moves on to November)

Insurance Commissioner: Ricardo Lara (Moves on to November)

Superintendent of Public Instruction: Tony Thurmond (Moves on to November)

State Treasurer: Fiona Ma (Moves on to November)

U.S. House: Jackie Speier, District 14 (Moves on to November)

U.S. House: Anna Eshoo, District 18 (Moves on to November)

 

Endorsed Ballot Measures

Proposition 68: Support (PASSED)

Proposition 69: Support (PASSED)

Proposition 70: Oppose (FAILED)

Proposition 71: Support (PASSED)

Proposition 72: Support (PASSED)

 


New Voting Choice Act Information Available

San Mateo County has been selected by the State Legislature as one of 14 pilot counties statewide authorized to conduct All-Mailed Ballot/Vote Center elections under SB 450, the California Voter’s Choice Act.

On September 12, 2017, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors authorized the Chief Elections Officer to proceed with the implementation of the California Voter’s Choice Act and conduct the June 5, 2018 Statewide Direct Primary Election as the first election held under the Act.

We have created a new page in our Voting section specifically for information about these exciting new changes.

Please visit the Voting Choice Act information page here.

 

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Mayhem for the Midterms Comedy Show

Join the San Mateo County Democratic Party for a benefit in support of the Democratic effort to take back the House in the November midterm elections. Please purchase tickets here on the Angelica's website.


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Bell Stage Main Dining Room

Featuring:  

Ian Williams (MTV)
Milt Abel (A&E)
Michael Meehan (CBS)
Reggie Steele (NBC)
Hosted by Dan St. Paul (Comedy Central)

Purchase tickets here

 


SMC Dems Turn Out For Day Of Action

The San Mateo County Democratic Party had a Day of Action to support turning California congressional districts from Red to Blue on May 5th and were joined by State Treasurer candidate Fiona Ma and Insurance Commissioner candidate Ricardo Lara! 

    

 

 


 

ALL DEMOCRATS ARE WELCOME TO MONTHLY MEETINGS!

 

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  GENERAL MONTHLY MEETINGS

EVERY THIRD THURSDAY STARTING AT 7:30PM

DON'T MISS OUR "SOCIAL HOUR HALF HOUR" WHICH STARTS AT 7:00PM!

 Transport Workers Union Local 505 Meeting Hall

DOWNLOAD MEETING DOCS HERE

1521 Rollins Road, Burlingame
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JOIN US FOR THE FUTURE OF THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY IN OUR COUNTY! 

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BECOME AN ASSOCIATE MEMBER

AND JOIN A COMMITTEE!!!


Getting and Staying Involved

Interaction and building of all our current Democratic Clubs is a priority. Regular reports, inviting club membership to our monthly meetings, and encouraging them to join a committee or become an alternate/associate member is important for all of us. The more, the merrier! 

I want to remind everyone that as elected members of the Central Committee, it is our responsibility to be representatives of Democratic values to the people of our County--helping to educate and guide them and finding and promoting Democratic candidates at all levels of service to our community. This year’s board or associate members could become the next city council person, supervisor, assemblymember, or senator.

There are many ways to get involved with the San Mateo County Democratic Party and we invite all local Democrats to support their Party by volunteering. Please take a look at our Web page, Facebook, or Twitter to keep abreast of events or issues that may be of interest. Make sure when you’re participating in a Democratic event that you use social media to get the word out. Make everyone want to be where you are!

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Help me in inviting all local Democrats to join us in keeping San Mateo County BLUE!
Democratically Yours,

 

Cecily Harris

Chair, SMCDEMS

 


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Contact Information:

 

mail to : 751 Laurel Street, Box 702, San Carlos, CA 94070
Phone: 650-344-1714
Email: contact@smcdems.org
Twitter: @SMCDems
Facebook: SMCDems on Facebook

 

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