Sierra Foothills Democrats Movie and Potluck

We are going to have a movie “Merchant of Doubt” at our Wednesday, June 15, barbecue and potluck at 6PM.The movie is sponsored by the local Sierra Club and will be presented by Terrence and Karen Halliburton Barber, who are the conservation chairs. We will provide grilled bratwurst, buns and fresh corn; and everyone will …

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George Washington would want you to vote!

By Dr. Robert Derlet US Congress Candidate http://www.derletforcongress.com Too often, we feel our vote does not make any difference. As I navigate through campaign politics, however, I have learned the opposite:Every Vote Matters In today’s political climate, many elections are determined by a handful of votes. Our Democracy depends on participation by each of us. …

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Poll Workers Need

El Dorado County Elections Department is in serious need of poll workers for June 7th primary election. Contact the Pollworker Coordinator, Barbara Dockter (530) 621-7471, or Email barbara.dockter@edcgov.us One may volunteer for a whole day (7 a.m. to 9 p.m.) or half day (until 1:30 p.m. or starting at 1:30 p.m.) There is payment for …

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Endorsements

On April 5, 2016 the El Dorado County Democratic Central Committee voted to endorse or support the following candidates. Endorse: Kamala Harris (U.S. Senate) Robert Derlet, MD (4th Congressional District) Brian Caples (California Assembly District 6) Support: Shiva Frentzen (EDC Board of Supervisors, District 2) No Endorsement: Robert Carrabas (California Assembly District 5) Kai Ellsworth (California …

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California Democratic Party Chairman John Burton Says on MSNBC Hardball That Democrats Will “Pull Together” to Defeat Trump

SAN FRANCISCO — California Democratic Chairman John Burton talked with MSNBC Hardball host Chris Matthews on Friday, May 20, about how Democrats will respond to the threat of Republican presumptive presidential nominee Donald Trump: “The important thing for us as Democrats is to when it’s all over fully understand the enemy is going to be Donald Trump. …

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Bob Derlet, doctor and environmentalist, challenging Rep. Tom McClintock

Courtesy of Sacramento Bee BY CHRISTOPHER CADELAGO ccadelago@sacbee.com Rep. Tom McClintock, a longtime lawmaker and favorite of conservatives in California, has repelled repeated challenges – the latest in 2014 from a fellow Republican. McClintock, of Elk Grove, easily overcame an intraparty showdown with military officer Art Moore. Now, he faces a more traditional opponent in …

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Superior Court Judge Candidates Speak April 28th

The United Democrats have guest speakers Judge Keith Brooks and Roland Tiemann.  Both are candidates for Superior Court Judges. Date:  April 28 Time:  12 noon Place:  Placerville Denny’s

Endorsements

On April 5, 2016 the El Dorado County Democratic Central Committee voted to endorse or support the following candidates. Endorse: Kamala Harris (U.S. Senate) Robert Derlet, MD (4th Congressional District) Brian Caples (California Assembly District 6) Support: Shiva Frentzen (EDC Board of Supervisors, District 2) No Endorsement: Robert Carrabas (California Assembly District 5) Kai Ellsworth (California …

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Sierra Foothills Democrats Next Meeting – April 20, 2016

When: Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at 6:00 P.M. Where: Raley’s Event Center 3935 Park Drive El Dorado Hills What: Guest speaker – Robert Derlet Dr. Robert (Bob) Derlet is a Democrat and 2016 Candidate for the 4th California Congressional District running against Tom McClintock. Some of the issues Bob is concerned with include: Wages and …

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Essay Contest Award Luncheon April 23

Join us to honor the hard work that Mel and his committee have done, as well the great students. Details AWARD LUNCHEON CELEBRATION April 23, 2016 @ Noon Board Room (B-2) El Dorado County Office of Education 6767 Green Valley Road, Placerville   $17 for a superb buffet lunch   Our Distinguished Speaker   Carlton Larson …

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