John Broughton

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Democratic-Endorsed School Board Candidates to Speak

Three candidates for the Windsor Unified School District Board of Trustees have been endorsed by the Sonoma County Democratic Party and the Windsor Democratic Club: incumbents Eric Heitz and Sandy Dobbins, and first-time candidate Stephanie Ahmad. At the Windsor Democratic Club meeting on October 25th, the three will speak, individually, and take questions (at 7:15 …

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Three endorsed Town Council candidates to speak on September 27th

The three Windsor Town Council candidates endorsed by the Sonoma County Democratic Party will speak, individually, to the club at its September 27, 2018 meeting, which begins at 7 p.m. at the Windsor Round Table Pizza restaurant.  Those three will discuss their candidacy, and then take questions from the audience. The three, and their starting …

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Three Windsor School Board Candidates Endorsed by Democratic Party

At its September 21st meeting, the Sonoma County Democratic Party  endorsed three candidates in the upcoming November election for trustees of the Windsor Unified School District. They are, alphabetically: Stephanie Ahmad. A graduate of U.C. Berkeley and Stanford Law School, and currently an associate at Greenberg Taurig LLP, she completed her entire K-12 grade education in …

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Sonoma County Democrats Endorse Three Candidates for Windsor Town Council

On August 19th, the Central Committee of the Sonoma County Democratic Party (SCDP) voted to endorse two Democrats running for Windsor Town Council; it had previously given an early endorsement to a third Democrat. The three endorsed candidates are (alphabetically): William “Billy” Forrest  – for more information, see the September 11, 2018, profile in the …

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August 2018: the changing demographics of LatinX 

Update: A Windsor Times article of August 29, 2018, reports on how the meeting went. Our August meeting will be on Thursday the 23rd at the Windsor Round Table Pizza restaurant, 8499 Old Redwood Highway.  Our speaker will be David Escobar, a former, long-time aide to a Marin County Supervisor, and currently Director of Programs & …

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A Solution for Getting News That You Can Trust?

Update: A Windsor Times article of August 1, 2018, reports on how the meeting went. The July 26th meeting of the Windsor Democratic Club will feature Chase Palmieri, an entrepreneur and news junkie. In 2016, he was frustrated with the quality of online news and wanted a way to hold authors and outlets accountable, like a …

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Windsor and Healdsburg Council Candidates to Speak at June meeting

General election season has begun. Candidates for the councils of Healdsburg and Windsor can file their intention to run now for the November 6, 2018 election. The difficult issues facing local governments, such as housing needs versus sustainable growth, transportation needs versus climate protection, and federal immigration policy versus sanctuary cities, must be addressed. At …

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Vote for change on June 5th – John Mutz for Sheriff

For the first time in more than two decades, we the people of Sonoma County have a real choice for sheriff. Not just of three experienced candidates, but also of the kind of law enforcement we want for our county. If you believe, as we do, that the relationship between law enforcement and the communities …

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June 5th primary endorsements

The Sonoma County Democratic Party has endorsed a number of candidates for county-wide offices, as well as Regional Measure 3.  SCDP endorsements are here: http://www.sonomademocrats.info/2018/05/10/local-endorsements/ . Particularly notable are endorsements for Sheriff (John Mutz) and County Clerk-Recorder-Assessor (Deva Marie Proto). Endorsements for state legislative positions are made by the California Democratic Party. You’ll find endorsements for Congress (CD …

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Town Council candidate Rosa Reynoza to speak at May meeting

On Thursday, May 24, Rosa Reynoza will speak at the Windsor/North County Democratic Club. The topic will be “community engagement and inclusiveness.” Ms. Reynoza has been involved as a volunteer in her community since she was a youth growing up in Windsor. She even made the transition to local politics, running for Town Council in …

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