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The Green New Deal – websites for more information

For those interested in the Green New Deal, here are some websites with more information: International United Nations Environment Programme – “Global Green New Deal: Policy Brief”, https://www.unenvironment.org/resources/report/global-green-new-deal-policy-brief-march-2009   National House Resolution 109, “Recognizing the duty of the Federal Government to create a Green New Deal”,  https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-resolution/109/text The New Economics Foundation, “A Green New Deal” …

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Youth vs. Apocalypse calls for a Green New Deal

On March 28, four high school students from West Sonoma County presented the case for a Green New Deal to the Windsor Democratic Club.  These students are part of a group called Youth vs. Apocalypse. Because of an increase in greenhouse gases, the earth is warming rapidly. Older generations have not taken adequate actions to …

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Report from Indivisible Sonoma County – Changing the California Delegation in Congress, 2018

In a detailed, data-driven presentation, Larry Martin, the chair of Indivisible Sonoma County’s Out of District committee, demonstrated the importance of voter turn-out in electing Democratic candidates in close elections. The presentation was at the Windsor Democratic Club’s regularly scheduled meeting of February 28. In the 2018 mid-term elections, Indivisible focused its energy on flipping …

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November 2018 final results

Here are the final election results for all the candidates and ballot measures that appeared on Sonoma County ballots, where either the California Democratic Party or the Sonoma County Democratic Party took a position or endorsed a candidate. Yellow-highlighted items are where the results matched the position or endorsement of the CDP or the SCDP.  …

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2nd Assembly District – Election of Democratic Party Delegates

Seven male and seven female delegates will be elected in the next month to represent the 2nd Assembly District (the district of Assemblymember James Wood). Elected delegates will become voting members at the California Democratic Party’s statewide meetings in 2019 and 2020. Candidates to be a delegate must file online by Thursday, December 27th [apologies for …

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November 2018 business meeting

The Windsor/North County Democratic Club held its annual business meeting on November 10, 2018, at Windsor Round Table Pizza restaurant, from 12 – 2 pm. Attending were: Brent Anderson, Shirley Johnston, Jackson Boaz, Alexander Limper, Peter Jesella, John Broughton, Karen Snyder, Rosa Reynoza, Julia Donoho, Diana Dodson, Steve Herrington, Rick Massell, and Esther Lemus. The …

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November 2018 election results (preliminary)

Here are the preliminary election results, for all the candidates and ballot measures that appeared on Sonoma County ballots, where either the California Democratic Party or the Sonoma County Democratic Party took a position or endorsed a candidate. Yellow highlighted items are where the results matched the position or endorsement of the CDP or the …

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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 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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