MCYD Endorsements: 2014 Election Cycle

 

Hello! Marin County Young Democrats have endorsed the following statewide and local races that affect Marin County. For more information about our endorsements process, please email MarinCountyYoungDems@gmail.com.

Register to Vote Now – Registration deadline is May 19 (to be able to vote for the June 2014 primary)

You can apply to register to vote right now by filling in the online application. If you have any questions, visit Frequently Asked Questions, contact the Secretary of State’s Elections Division at (800) 345-8683 or by email.

If you are enrolled in California’s confidential address program, Safe At Home, please do not apply to register to vote using this site. Contact the Safe At Home program toll-free at (877) 322-5227 or by the Safe At Home email.

Statewide Races

Governor: Jerry Brown
Lieutenant Governor: Gavin Newsom
Controller: Betty Yee
Secretary of State: Alex Padilla
State Board of Equalization: Fiona Ma

Local Races

Congressman, District 2: Jared Huffman
State Senate, District 2: Mike McGuire
State Assembly, District 10: Marc Levine

Marin County Board of Supervisors 

District 1 Supervisor: Susan Adams
District 5 Supervisor: Judy Arnold

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MCYD members create a new voice with San Rafael Patch blog

MCYD blog

 

Marin County Young Democrats (MCYD) has created a new blog on the San Rafael Patch! Posts on this blog will be written by different MCYD members and other guest authors who live, work, or go to school in Marin County and are dedicated to the values of the Democratic Party. Posts don’t necessarily reflect the views of the group’s entire membership.

Check out our first post by MCYD member Laurel Druke:
http://sanrafael.patch.com/groups/marin-county-young-democrats-/p/watch-for-pedestrians-the-shocking-statistics

MCYD meetings are the 1st Wednesday of each month at 7pm in various locations in Marin County each month. Our MCYD Speaker Series continues with Diana Conti, College of Marin board president. The meeting is Wednesday, April 2nd at Aroma Cafe in downtown San Rafael. For more information email MarinCountyYoungDems@gmail.com.

Stay connected with Marin County Young Democrats!

READ us on the San Rafael Patch:
http://sanrafael.patch.com/blogs/marin-county-young-democrats-?content_subdomain=sanrafael

LIKE us on Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/MarinCountyYoungDems

FOLLOW us on Twitter:
@MarinYoungDems

EMAIL us on Gmail:
MarinCountyYoungDems@gmail.com

SUBSCRIBE to our blogsite:
http://marincountyyoungdems.wordpress.com/

 

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Newly elected MCYD E-board wishes you a HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Marin County Young Democrats & our newly elected officers would like to wish each of you an amazing start to our new year!

MCYD 2014-2015 E-Board:
PRESIDENT – Blake Hooper from Petaluma, CA
VICE-PRESIDENT – Jessica Gorton from Larkspur, CA
TREASURER – Luke Wethington from West Marin, CA
SECRETARY – Maureen de Nieva from San Rafael, CA

IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT – Joe Henderson from Novato, CA

We are a group of students and young professionals between the ages of 18-35 years old who live, work, or go to school in Marin County dedicated to the values of the Democratic Party.

We strongly encourage you to LIKE our MCYD Facebook page! We update our page weekly about MCYD news, local events, local Democratic meetings, Marin news, Marin Democratic PartyCalifornia Young Democrats and California Democratic Party updates. If you have news or an event you would like to share please email us!

To join or learn more about MCYD:
Website: http://marincountyyoungdems.wordpress.com/
Email: MarinCountyYoungDems@gmail.com
Twitter: MarinYoungDems
Facebook: facebook.com/MarinCountyYoungDems

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MCYD IS A GENUINE LEADERSHIP PIPELINE!
MCYD 2013-2014 Highlights

  • 3 MCYD members were elected to represent AD-10 as District Delegates for the California Democratic Party
  • MCYD brought 8 members to represent the North Bay at the 2013 CYD Lake Tahoe Retreat
  • MCYD brought 8 members to represent North Bay at the 2013 CADEM & CYD Convention in Sacramento, CA
  • MCYD submitted & published an op-ed article in the Marin Independent Journal in March 2013 regarding affordable housing
  • MCYD kicked off the MCYD Speaker Series to bring local electeds & MCYD/community members together in a Q&A session
  • MCYD endorsed, walked, & phone banked for 13 candidates in Marin County for the 2013 election season
  • MCYD recruited and trained members & other Young Dems to join local North Bay boards, commissions, and committees
  • MCYD mentor and former MCYD officer Steve Burdo ran for the San Anselmo Town Council

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MCYD with Fiona Ma at the 2013 DCCM Dining with Democrats Dinner

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MCYD Speaker Series: Marin Supervisor Katie Rice with MCYD

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MCYD at the California Young Democrats 2013 Tahoe Retreat
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Marin County Young Democrats and Silicon Valley Young Democrats members at the 2013 CYD Tahoe Retreat

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MCYD at the 2013 CADEM Convention in Sacramento, CA

To See All Photos: https://www.facebook.com/MarinCountyYoungDems?sk=photos_albums

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Marin County Young Democrats: 2013 Endorsement List

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MARIN COUNTY YOUNG DEMOCRATS (MCYD): 2013 ENDORSEMENT LIST

DIXIE SCHOOL DISTRICT: school board
Ruth Carter
Email: raggcm@comcast.net 

COLLEGE OF MARIN: trustee board
Brady Bevis
Email: bbradyb@sonic.net 
Diana Conti
Email: dianac@parca.org 
Wanden P. Treanor
Email: wanden@treanorlaw.com 

NOVATO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT: school board
Miguel Garza
Email: miguel4nusdboard@gmail.com
Derek Knell
Email: Derekpk@comcast.net
Shelly Scott
Email: twinmom247@comcast.net

KENTFIELD SCHOOL DISTRICT: school board
Heather McPhail Sridharan
Email: mcphail.sridharan@gmail.com 

FAIRFAX TOWN COUNCIL:
David Weinsoff
Email: dweinsoff@townoffairfax.org 
Barbara Coler
Email: barbaracoler@gmail.com 

SAN ANSELMO TOWN COUNCIL:
Steve Burdo
Email: Stephen@kathleenrussell.com

NOVATO CITY COUNCIL:
Pat Eklund
Email: pat@pateklund.com 

SAN RAFAEL CITY COUNCIL:
Kate Colin
Email: katecolinsrcc2013@gmail.com 

ISSUE: 
MEASURE F – Marin General Hospital Bond Measure
Website: http://www.maringeneral.org/

The membership of Marin County Young Democrats, appreciates the time and effort that our local candidates have taken in seeking our endorsement. We interviewed over 17 candidates this past weekend, whose elected ambitions ranged from school board to city council. Each race has its own set of related policy, focal points and historical footnotes; which, enhanced the role of the questionnaire and interview in our deliberations.

To our surprise and jubilee, the invitations elicited a litany of thoughtful responses and interviews. Unfortunately, we could not endorse everyone. The time and energy that comes with our endorsement, both in volunteer actions and overall support, limits the scope of whom we can honestly endorse.

For more information about Marin County Young Democrats or our endorsement process please email MarinCountyYoungDems@gmail.com

STAY CONNECTED TO MARIN COUNTY YOUNG DEMOCRATS (MCYD)!

Email: MarinCountyYoungDems@gmail.com
Website: http://MarinCountyYoungDems.wordpress.com
Twitter: @MarinYoungDems
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MarinCountyYoungDems

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The Marin Democratic Party Presents: Blues, Brews, and BBQ on June 29th!

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Marin Democrats 3rd Annual Brewfest

June 29, 2013 1 to 4 p.m.
618 B. Street, San Rafael
San Rafael Community Center

Taste home and speciality brews and fabulous barbecue prepared by Marin’s Professional Firefighters.  There will be soft drinks for the kids, and soft blues to enjoy it all by. Firehouse BBQ and vegetarian fare options available.

Some of the Marin specialty handcrafted beers on offer will be:
Summer Blond Ale
Black IPA
Blonde Belgian Ale
Oatmeal Stout
IPA
Irish Red
English Brown Ale
Smoked English Mild
Coffee Porter
Hoppy Red Ale
Irish Dry Stout
Ale flavored with fresh Douglas Fir tips (Wow!)

Fun for the whole family! No speeches, just one enjoyable afternoon with friends. Hope to see you all there! 

Proceeds are used to help good democrats and support our vision of a better government.

$25 adults, $5 kids.   Buy tickets to Brewfest at ACT BLUE!

Tell your friends Download flyer to post and share!

 Come and join us for a sunny Saturday fun and family friendly event!

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Opportunity: DNC’s Hope Institute 2013

 

The Democratic National Committee is looking for candidates with little previous exposure to politics to participate in the Hope Institute 2013 program in Washington, DC.

Ideal candidates will be enthusiastic, politically minded future leaders between the ages of 20 and 24 from diverse backgrounds all across the country.

All costs will be covered, including airfare to and from Washington, accommodations, meals, and ground transportation to and from Hope Institute activities.

The 40 selected participants will engage in a crash course in politics. They will have the opportunity to hear from former senior Obama for America campaign officials, congressional campaign managers, and DNC leadership, and learn from their career trajectories and insight. The experience will accelerate professional development while providing participants with strategies for entrance into political careers and professional contacts in order to further their job searches.

If you have any questions regarding the program, please contact Claire Olszewski at:
OlszewskiC@dnc.org or (202) 863-8000.

The Hope Institute is a program of the DNC that provides critical professional development and career mentoring to applicants with many different types of backgrounds in the field of politics.

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