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JOIN US! Public Invited.

Make your reservations by December 1st  for the Democratic Club of Santa Maria Valley annual Holiday Party on Thursday, December 15th.   Our Program Guest Speaker will be Santa Maria City Councilwoman, GLORIA SOTO.  She will be followed by other recently elected persons, entertainment by Gale McNeeley, and special presentations. Where:  Lake Marie Estates, Lake …

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Semi-Official Preliminary Election Results for Nov 8, 2022 in SB County

County elections officials must complete final official results by December 8, 2022. The CA Secretary of State will certify the results for all CA counties on December 16, 2022. —————————————————————————————————- Note:  Not all votes are conclusive on the preliminary results. Second update to Preliminary Results in Santa Barbara County as of Nov. 18, 2022: https://files.countyofsb.org/care/elections/results/2022november08/results-update-2.htm …

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VOTE FOR DEMOCRATIC ENDORSEMENTS NOVEMBER 8, 2022

  Click here for Endorsed Democrats and Propositions on the Nov 8 Ballot —————————————  JUDGES Appointed by Democratic or Republican Governors? On our Santa Barbara County November 8 ballot: All candidates on the ballot for judicial offices on the ballot were appointed by Democrats Governor Jerry Brown or Governor Gavin Newsom except: Appointed by Republican …

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DEMOCRATS DELIVER!! Get registered and be ready to vote November 8, 2022!

DEMOCRATS DO DELIVER,  and we should shout it from the rooftops! Here’s a long list, INCLUDING STUDENT LOAN DEBT FORGIVENESS,  in case you haven’t been able to keep track! – On health care, the bill enables the federal health secretary to negotiate the prices of some drugs for   Medicare.  It also caps out-of-pocket prescription drug …

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Re-elect Gloria Soto to the Santa Maria City Council!

Endorsed by the Democratic Party, Incumbent Gloria Soto,  Santa Maria City Council, District 3,  has launched her re-election campaign for 2022.   Gloria made history in 2018 as the youngest woman ever to be elected to the Santa Maria City Council. During the last 4 years, Gloria has been a champion of Democratic values – fighting …

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January 6th Insurrection Hearings on Youtube

Youtube recordings of the Congressional Investigating Committee of the January 6, 2021 Insurrection: Day 1, June 9, 2022:   https://youtu.be/UiL2inz487U Day 2, June 13, 2022:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jblC2Ooog2U Day 3, June 16, 2022:  https://www.pbs.org/newshour/politics/watch-live-jan-6-committee-hearings-day-3 Day 4, June 21, 2022:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YZPBWZcr-vw Day 5, June 23, 2022:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8eNhqobJl_E Day 6, June 28, 2022:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bC3_VFFJlSY Day 7, July 12, 2022:   …

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5-4 Supreme Court Conservative Majority overturns Roe V Wade on June 24, 2022. 4 men and 1 woman stripped away federal Constitutional reproductive rights of American women and returned abortion decisions to the states. At least 28 states have immediately enforceable draconian anti abortion laws.

 Planned Parenthood health centers in Santa Maria, and all California clinics, are still open and will continue to provide a full range of sexual and reproductive health care services.   Women’s Health Care in Santa Maria, CA:  https://www.plannedparenthood.org/health-center/california/santa-maria/93454/santa-maria-center-2250-90170/womens-health On June 24, 2022, the Supreme Court has eliminated the federal constitutional right to abortion by overturning Roe …

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March for Our Lives in Santa Maria

March for Our Lives 2022 was held in downtown Santa Maria,  June 11th. Concerned and outraged residents, from Santa Maria, Lompoc, Santa Barbara, and surrounding areas, participated in the nationwide demonstration against gun violence. Chairs with the names of each of the 19 children and 2 teachers, murdered in the Uvalde, TX, mass shooting on …

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Results of the June 7, 2022 Primary Election

June 7, 2022 preliminary California Primary Election results. A good day for Democratic candidates in California! Visit the CA Secretary of State website link:  https://electionresults.sos.ca.gov/returns/governor Final results will be certified and available on July 15, 2022. Here are some preliminary results of particular interest: Gavin Newsom (D) leads statewide at 56.3% and counting (Santa Barbara …

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Democratic Party Endorsed Candidates for June 7, 2022 election

The Santa Barbara County Democratic Party and the California Democratic Party made endorsements for the upcoming  Tuesday,  June 7,  2022,  Statewide Primary election.  Ballots will be mailed to registered voters beginning the first week of May.  Please return your ballots early.   Visit the Santa Barbara County Elections Office for contact numbers, link to register to …

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VOLUNTEER! June 7, 2022 Primary and November 8, 2022 Elections.

We have GREAT Democratic Endorsed candidates!!  Contact DCSMV Field Organizer Jovany Medina at jovany@sbdems.org to volunteer.  The local campaign is organized and ready to go!! Vote By Mail ballots will be mailed to voters in Santa Barbara County beginning the first week of May for the Primary Election on June 7, 2022. https://santamariademocrats.info/2022/03/09/democratic-party-endorsed-candidates-for-june-7-2022-election/    

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30-50% of your shopping purchases will be received by our Club!

Mid-Terms Are On The Horizon; Ukraine, Gun Safety, Choice, and Voting Rights Are On Our Minds…. Many new items available on our Democratic Club shopping site. Shop all year long on our online store for merchandise with FREE shipping. 30-50% of your purchase will be received by our Democratic Club by using our unique link …

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Congratulations to Ketanji Brown Jackson, confirmed April 8, 2022 to SCOTUS.

  https://www.whitehouse.gov/

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WE STAND WITH UKRAINE!

Ukrainian-Russian Crisis Donate with confidence to reputable charities involved in humanitarian relief, recovery, and peace-building efforts who are highly rated by Charity Navigator. The 3 and 4 Star rated charities included in this list have earned their ratings by being financially efficient and transparent in their operations: https://www.charitynavigator.org/index.cfm?bay=content.view&cpid=9366  

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President Biden, State of the Union, Tuesday, March 1, 2022 6 p.m., PT

https://www.whitehouse.gov/state-of-the-union-2022/ President Biden’s remarks and speech highlights will be available at: http://WH.gov/SOTU after the address and at:   https://youtu.be/mVIXLQrC9rE  

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