Category: News

Jan 27

Large Turnout for Club Meeting on January 26th

At the Windsor /North County Democratic Club meeting on January 26, an array of speakers representing a variety of political organizations informed the more than 60 people in attendance of actions that can be taken to resist the proposed policies of the new Trump administration. Many of those in the standing-room only crowd had attended …

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Oct 30

North County Candidates Speak

The Windsor/North County Democratic Club welcomed candidates endorsed by the Sonoma County Democratic Party to the club’s October 27th meeting. The candidates each gave a short presentation, followed by questions from the audience. The county’s Democratic Party endorsed two candidates for the board of the Windsor Unified School District: George Valenzuela is running for re-election, …

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Sep 26

Report on Jerry Threet’s September 22nd presentation

Jerry Threet, the first Director of the Sonoma County Independent Office of Law Enforcement Review and Outreach (IOLERO), spoke at the September 22 meeting of the Windsor/North County Democratic Club. IOLERO, a new county department, was created in response to the fatal shooting by a Sheriff’s Deputy, Eric Gelhaus, of 13-year-old Andy Lopez, almost three …

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Sep 17

Local endorsements for the November 2016 election

The Sonoma County Democratic Club, on Tuesday, endorsed the following candidates in Windsor, Healdsburg, and Cloverdale: Windsor Town Council: Deb Fudge Julia Donoho Windsor School Board, Short Term: Esther Lemus Windsor School Board, Full Term: George Valenzuela Healdsburg City Council: Tim Meinken Joe Naujokas Cloverdale City Council: Mary Ann Brigham Melanie Bagby Congratulations to all …

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Aug 31

What’s Next for Sonoma County Democrats

Not surprising, lots of things are happening in Sonoma County between now and November 8th, election day. For a list of activities and dates of interest to us Democrats, see this posting on the Sonoma County Democratic Party website. One date that’s not on the list is when the SCDP will be making endorsements in …

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Aug 28

SMART train update by Councilmember Deb Fudge

On August 25, Deb Fudge, a board member since 2005 of the Sonoma-Marin Rail Transit (SMART) system, gave an update on that system to the Windsor/North County Democratic Club. Ms. Fudge was first elected to the Windsor Town Council in 1996 and is running for another term in this November’s election. SMART is currently expected …

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Aug 06

Report on the July 28th Community Forum on the Healdsburg Growth Management Ordinance

 On July 28th, the Windsor/North County Democratic Club sponsored a community forum on Healdsburg’s November ballot measure to amend the current Growth Management Ordinance. More than one hundred people attended the forum, held at the Villa Chanticleer Annex in Healdsburg. The Growth Management Ordinance that is now in place limits on the construction of dwelling …

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Jul 30

Exciting Changes for the Windsor Democratic Club

Democratic clubs in our county are chartered by the Sonoma County Democratic Party, with thriving clubs in Santa Rosa, the South County, Sonoma Valley, and Oakmont, as well as the Latino Democratic Club and the Wine Country Young Democrats club. Each club, like ours, has a particular interest implied by the club title: geographic, ethnic, …

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Jun 29

WDC at the Sonoma County Fair

This year, the Sonoma County Fair will run from Friday, July 22nd, through Sunday, August 7th. As was the case last year, the Sonoma County Democratic Party will have a booth throughout the fair, and the WDC has committed to staffing that booth on two Saturdays. One each day, there are three time slots (11 a.m. …

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Jun 24

Was the Primary Process Rigged against the Political Revolution?

In a provocative presentation to the Windsor/North County Democratic Club on June 23, progressive activist Dale Axelrod contended that the primary process was rigged by the Democratic Party establishment against Senator Bernie Sanders in a way that even Senator Sanders may not have fully considered. Axelrod contended that the nationwide voting process is filled with …

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