John Broughton

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2nd Assembly District – Election of California Democratic Party Delegates

Fourteen delegates will be elected in January to represent the 2nd Assembly District (the district of Assemblymember James Wood; Windsor is part of that district). Elected delegates will become voting members at the California Democratic Party’s statewide meetings in 2021 and 2022. Candidates to be a delegate must file online by Tuesday, December 15, 2020 …

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Actions for the Senate races in Georgia

Winning the run-off elections in Georgia is critical to President-Elect Biden’s ability to successfully pursue the changes we want. The runoff election is January 5, 2021, and early voting starts December 14, 2020. Various actions are available to support the campaigns of Jon Ossoff and the Reverend Raphael Warnock. Short version, courtesy of Beth Hadley, …

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November 2020 voter guides and endorsements

It’s October 8th, and all Sonoma County registered voters should have received a vote-by-mail ballot by now. There are a lot of statewide ballot propositions to vote on, as well as the presidential race, a Congressional race, a California legislative race, and two Windsor council races. Windsor residents will also be voting on four county …

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Meet the candidates! Windsor Town Council candidates to speak to the club

On Tuesday, August 25th, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., the club will welcome (via Zoom) candidates running for two Windsor Town Council seats in November. At this virtual meeting, the candidates will make brief presentations and then answer audience questions. We’ll only hear from candidates who are registered Democrats, but of course we welcome everyone …

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SCUIC and critical issues for Sonoma County’s workers and residents – meeting of 7/23/2020

On Thursday, July 23, from 6 to 7:30 pm, Omar Paz, Jr., will speak to the Windsor Democratic Club, via Zoom, concerning critically important issues facing Sonoma County’s workers and residents. His organization, North Bay Jobs with Justice, is one of the founders of a new organization, Sonoma County United in Crisis (SCUIC). SCUIC’s website …

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Voting: Sonoma County gets it right. Why can’t the rest of America?

On Tuesday, June 16th, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., the Windsor Democratic Club  will host a virtual meeting to discuss voting processes in Sonoma County and the rest of the U.S.  The meeting will feature: Pat Sabo, the Chair of the Sonoma County Democratic Party, who will introduce the topic of voting processes and …

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Getting to Health Care for All – February 2020 Meeting

“Before I discuss a treatment plan with my patients I check their chart to see what insurance they have,” said Toni Ramirez, a family practice physician speaking at a forum called “Getting to Health Care for All”, at the Windsor Democratic Club meeting on February 27. “I never withhold information”, she emphasized, “but I am …

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Club meetings cancelled – March and April 2020

The club’s regular monthly fourth-Thursday meetings for March and April are now cancelled. Part of “flattening the curve” of coronavirus cases is to reduce the number of opportunities to be infected. Our club is doing its part to help this effort by cancelling meetings. Our next meeting is scheduled for May 28th. As it gets …

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Treasurer’s Report – Calendar year 2019

2019 Windsor Democratic Club Financial Report Beginning balance:   $836.12 Income: — Dues:  $460.00 — Bank fee adjustment: $12.00 — Bank dividend:  $0.16      Total income: $472.16 Expenses: — Bank fees:  $6.00 — Sonoma County Democratic Club Crab Feed (table sponsorship): $370.00 — Annual membership, Windsor Chamber of Commerce: $199.00    Total expenses: $575.00 Ending …

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Getting to Healthcare for All – February 2020 Meeting

On Thursday, February 27, from 7 to 9 p.m., at the Windsor Round Table Pizza restaurant, two local health professionals, members of Health Professionals for Equality And Community Empowerment (HPEACE) will present “Getting to Healthcare for All” at the Windsor Democratic Club meeting. Dr. Toni Ramirez and Terry Winter, RN, MPH, will explore how other …

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