John Broughton

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October 24th Meeting – Helping the Community and Reacting to Emergencies

On October 24, the first night after the Kincade Fire began at the Geysers, the Windsor Democratic Club met to hear from several speakers on the topics of  citizen engagement for fighting climate change, and how to prevent, prepare and react to emergencies. Cathy Taylor and John Stayton of  SoPEAS (Sonoma Public Education and Advocacy …

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Local activists to speak on October 24th

On Thursday, October 24th, from 7 to 9 pm, the Windsor Democratic Club will hear two presentations on improving Windsor’s community life. John Stayton and Cathy Taylor, of Sonoma Political Education and Action Salon (PEAS), will speak on their group’s experiences with Zero Waste stations at the town concerts. They’ll also discuss their transition to …

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Election of members of the Central Committee of the Sonoma County Democratic Party

It’s not well known, but the members of the Central Committee of the Sonoma County Democratic Party  are elected by County voters – or, to be more specific, by those who get the Democratic Party ballot in the primary election. The 4th District, which encompasses Windsor, elects four of the 23 members of the Central Committee. Anyone …

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Mayor Foppoli discusses Windsor – August 2019

At the August 22, 2019, meeting of the Windsor Democratic Club, Mayor Dominic Foppoli spoke on his life in Windsor, his role as a Town council member and Mayor, and the Town’s accomplishments and challenges. Foppoli grew up in Windsor. When it incorporated in 1992, he decided he wanted to become mayor. Now he’s looking …

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Supervisor James Gore to speak at Town Hall in Windsor

On Monday night, September 23rd, from 6:30 pm to 8 pm, Supervisor James Gore will hold a town hall at the Windsor Grange #410, sponsored by the Windsor Democratic Club. Supervisor Gore will speak on several topics of major interest to Windsor and 4th District residents, including Sonoma County roads and wineries and wine events. …

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Mayor Dominic Foppoli to speak to Windsor Dems on the “State of the Town”

On Thursday, Aug. 22, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Windsor Round Table Pizza restaurant, the Windsor Democratic Club will hear from Mayor Dominic Foppoli on the state of the Town of Windsor. Foppoli was first elected to the town council in November 2014. His current Council term ends in 2022, but he has …

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July 2019 meeting – cancelled

The club’s regular July meeting, scheduled for this coming Thursday, the 25th, is cancelled. Here are some alternatives: * The Santa Rosa Democratic Club will hold its July meeting on Wednesday, the 24th. Details are here: http://democlub.org/sites/default/files/newsletter/2019-07%20July%20Donkey%20Tale.pdf * The second set of Democratic presidential debates is on July 30th and 31st. More information is here: https://ballotpedia.org/Democratic_presidential_primary_debate_(July_30-31,_2019) * …

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WDC at the 2019 County Fair

Every year, the Sonoma County Democratic Party (SCDP) has a booth at the Sonoma County Fair. The booth is staffed by volunteers, and the Windsor Democratic Club has committed to finding volunteers for the first day of the fair, August 1st. Three volunteers are needed for each of three shifts: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., …

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Assembly District 2 Pre-Endorsement Conference

The Windsor Democratic Club is entitled to send five representatives to the Assembly District 2 Pre-Endorsement Conference, to be held the weekend of October 5-6. This conference, and similar conferences in other Assembly districts, is the first step in the California Democratic Party’s endorsement process for 2020 election contests.  (The California state primary is on …

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Debate-watching party, June 27th

On Thursday, June 27th, the Windsor Democratic Club will host a debate watch party for the second night of the first set of debates among Democratic presidential candidates. Among the ten candidates participating on the 27th will be Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris, and Pete Buttigieg. (The other six are Michael Bennet, Kirsten Gillibrand, …

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