November 26, 2019
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Democrats endorse for Orange County Board of Supervisors and OC Board of Education

In a standing-room-only Central Committee meeting last night, the Democratic Party of Orange County endorsed candidates for Orange County Board of Supervisors and Orange County Board of Education. The endorsed candidates are:

Orange County Board of Supervisors, District 1: Sergio Contreras
Orange County Board of Supervisors, District 3: Ashleigh Aitken
Orange County Board of Education, Area 1: Beckie Gomez
Orange County Board of Education, Area 3: Andy Thorburn

Stay tuned for great opportunities to support our outstanding candidates! Candidates will be on the ballot for the primary elections on March 3, 2020. Vote-by-mail ballots will be mailed out starting February 3, 2020.

 


Democrats support recall of Westminster and Irvine City Council members regarding corruption, ethics complaints

The Democratic Party of Orange County officially weighed in on community-led recall initiatives in Westminster and Irvine to remove City Council members accused of corruption and ethics violations. Read more here.


Actions and Holiday Cheer in Orange County

 

FLIPPIN’ CALIFORNIA – Voter Registration Training Call with Field Team 6!
December 2, 2019, 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Online

Register Democrats to Protect Katie Porter (CA-45) and Harley Rouda (CA-48)
December 3, 2019, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm, Euro Caffe, 3950 S Bristol St, Santa Ana, CA

Democratic Club of Seal Beach Social
December 3, 2019, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Omalley’s, 140 Main St., Seal Beach, CA, 90740

Register Democrats to Boot Duncan Hunter & Protect Mike Levin (CA 50/49)
December 4, 2019, 10:00 am – 1:30 pm, Starbucks, 342 S Twin Oaks Valley Rd #145, San Marcos, CA, 92078

Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris Holiday Party
December 4, 2019, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm,19712 MacArthur Blvd, Irvine, CA, 92612

Holiday Reception with Santa Ana City Councilman Jose Solorio
December 6, 2019, 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm, Wursthaus, 305 E. 4th Street., #106, Santa Ana, CA 92701

Holiday Brunch Supporting Melissa Fox for State Assembly 2020 with Special Guest Lt. Gov. Eleni Kounalakis
December 7, 2019, 9:30 am – 11:00 am, Address Provided Upon Ticket Purchase

OC Veterans Democratic Club: Holiday Potluck and Local Endorsement
December 7, 2019, 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm, Democratic Party of Orange County, 1916 W. Chapman Ave., Orange CA

Register Democrats to Protect Katie Porter (CA-45) and Harley Rouda (CA-48)
December 7, 2019, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm, Mother’s Market, 2963 Michelson Dr, Irvine, CA

Canyon Democrats and South Orange County Democratic Club: O’Neill Holiday Brunch
December 7, 2019, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm, Arroyo Trabuco Country Club, 26772 Avery Parkway Mission Viejo, CA

Re-Elect Cottie Petrie-Norris for Assembly: Campaign Office Opening  
December 7, 2019, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm, 2091 Business Center Dr., Ste. 150, Irvine, CA, 92612

Field Team 6: Save the World Party   
December 7, 2019, 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Casa de Audrey, 540 24th PI, Hermosa Beach, CA, 90254

Meet & Greet Reception with Tammy Kim for Irvine City Council 
December 8, 2019, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Address Provided Upon RSVP

Democratic Club of West Orange County: Winter Gala 2019
December 8, 2019, 6:45 pm (Doors Open at 6:00 pm), Claim Jumper Restaurant, 18050 Brookhurst, Fountain Valley, 92708

Democratic Party of Orange County Holiday Party
December 9, 6:30 – 8:30 pm, UA Local 562, 1916 W. Chapman Ave., Orange CA

Democratic Women of South Orange County Holiday Party
December 9, 2019, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm, San Juan Hills Golf Club, 32120 San Juan Creek Road, San Juan Capistrano

Register Democrats to Protect Katie Porter (CA-45) and Harley Rouda (CA-48)
December 10, 2019, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm, Euro Caffe, 3950 S Bristol St, Santa Ana, CA

Register Democrats to Protect Harley Rouda (CA-48)
December 11, 2019, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm, Harbor Justice Center, 4601 Jamboree Rd, Newport Beach, 92660

Save the Date: Orange County Women’s March
January 18, 2020, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm, Orange County

 

Club Meetings

Visit our Calendar for regularly scheduled Democratic Club meetings, voter registration actions with Field Team 6, DPOC Central Committee meetings, and more. Note: Some clubs may not have meetings in December due to the holidays. Contact clubs directly for details.

 

News

 

Remembering Conrad Tuohey, an early champion of Democratic organizing in Orange County

Democrats honor the legacy of Conrad Tuohey, who passed away last month. Mr. Tuohey was a founder of Orange County Democrats in the 1960s, an organization that soon evolved into today’s Democratic Party of Orange County.

In addition to organizing meetings, raising funds, and distributing news, Mr. Tuohey penned articles including this archived selection from the Orange County Democrat newsletter. The Tuohey family has remained active for three generations, making it among the longest continuously-active families in OC Democratic politics. Read Mr. Tuohey’s obituary here. Images courtesy Octavia Tuohey

 

Orange County Women’s March: How to Get Involved

The OC Women’s March, a nonpartisan community-organized action with more than 20,000 attendees each year, returns on January 18, 2020. Here are some important links to help you or your organization get involved:

Sign Up To Volunteer – Route guides are always the most needed volunteer position, and it’s the best way to help and still march.
Register Your Organization
Register As An Individual
Downloadable Flyers in Multiple Languages (more coming soon)
Shareable Facebook Event

Street Team/Event Planning
There will be a limited number of spots available along the march route for groups who would like to express themselves through music, dance, art, poetry readings, or whatever creative ideas you come up with. If you would like to get involved with the Street Team or the Organizing Committee, please email OCWomensMarch@gmail.com.

 

Attend the DNC Democratic Presidential Debate in Los Angeles on December 19

Seating is extremely limited. Sign up here.

 

Job Opportunity: California Democratic Party – Multiple Positions

In 2020, the California Democratic Party will be making millions of calls, knocking on hundreds of thousands of doors, and activating tens of thousands of volunteers. Cover letters and resumes are due by:  December 4, 2019 to info@groundworkscampaigns.com

Field Coordinator – Job Description
Area Director – Job Description
Data Manager – Job Description

 

Job Opportunity: Orange County Registrar of Voters

Learn more about our democratic process by working for the OC Registrar of Voters. The Registrar is hiring and training people for their new Vote Centers; pay is $20.40 an hour. All OC Registrar of Voters roles are strictly nonpartisan. Learn more and apply here.

 

Central Committee Elections

Hurry – Deadline to file is December 6, 2019.

Want to serve as a Central Committee Member for the Democratic Party of Orange County? For more information and to file, visit our Central Committee Election Summary and contact the Registrar at (714) 567-7600 or rovwebmaster@rov.ocgov.com. DPOC Central Committee meetings are open to Democrats. We meet on the 4th Monday of the month at 7:00 PM (doors open at 6 PM) at UA Local 562, 1916 W. Chapman Ave., in Orange.

 

Open Call for Parliamentarian

The Democratic Party of Orange County seeks a Parliamentarian. For more information, click here.

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