The Coastside Dems invite you to help register voters – of any party.
San Mateo County is one of 14 counties invited to take part in the 2018 pilot program for a new election system that will be available to all of California in 2020.
The scrapping of precinct polling places in favor of large voting centers and ballot drop boxes, mail-in ballots sent to every voter, and offering same-day registration are some of the changes in the works.
How secure will the new system be? What difficulties will it present for the disabled and for non-English speakers?
Susie Raye will explain it all for us and give us information about the upcoming public hearings where we can participate in the planning of the system, making our voices heard.
And SMC DFA’s busy task forces will update us on their latest meetings and activities.
When: Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 7:00 pm
Where: Woodside Road United Methodist Church, 2000 Woodside Road, Redwood City, CA 94061
In-Depth Interview of Sister District Founder, Rita Bosworth by Former Assemblyman Ted Lempert at Half Moon Bay Brewing Co.
There is a clear way forward: For Democrats to take back control of the House of Representative, and ensure better state-level support for all citizens, Democrats must take back control of state legislatures.
When: Thursday, August 31, 2017, 7:00pm-9:00pm
Where: Half Moon Bay Brewing Co. 390 Capistrano Rd., Half Moon Bay, CA.
Special Guests: Former Assemblyman Ted Lempert and Rita Bosworth, Founder of Sister District Project
Join us as former California Assemblyman Ted Lempert interviews Rita Bosworth, the founder and visionary of Sister District Project, and learn about a nationwide effort to harness the energy and expertise of volunteers in deeply blue (or red) places and create a network of local teams to support winnable state legislative races across the United States that are strategically important for Democrats. The purpose of Sister District Project is to ensure that all Americans have equal representation and our government works for all people, not just the minority in power.
This event is a fundraiser for Kathy Tran, one of 14 candidates that Sister District is supporting for state legislature races this year. Kathy is running for the the VA42 seat of the Virginia House of Delegates in November 2017.
A $50 per person donation is requested (any and all donations are appreciated).
Join Asm Kevin Mullins for Pets 101, one of his favorite events. You are invited you to join him on Saturday, August 26, from 9-10:30 a.m. at the Peninsula Humane Society, 1450 Rollins Road, Burlingame, CA, so you can learn how to adopt an animal and give it a loving, forever home. Asm Mullin will cover the adoption costs. You can learn more on his website A22.ASMDC.org.
Hope to see you there!
Pescadero Farmers’ Market, August 10th, 3 – 4:30 pm
Asm. Marc Berman and SMC Supervisor Don Horsley invite you to join your friends and neighbors for a casual conversation over a cup of coffee at the Pescadero Farmers’ Market, Thursday, August 10, 3-4:30 pm. Please stop by and share your thoughts with your local representatives.
Date: Thursday, August 10th
Time: 3:00-4:30 pm
Location: Farmers’ Market, 200 Stage Road, Pescadero
Meet at the Wine Room, Wednesday, August 9, 2017, 5-7 pm.
Join us for a no host get together.
We will be holding another Coastside Dem’s meet & greet at the Wine Room, 2305 Carlos Street (next door to the Post Office), Moss Beach, CA, Wednesday, August 9, 2018, from 5-7 pm. Please stop by and enjoy the company of your fellow club members in an informal atmosphere with a great selection of fine wines.
Date: Wednesday, August 9th
Time: 5:00-7:00 pm
Location: The Wine Room, 2305 Carlos Street in Moss Beach