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Temporarily closed, meetings suspended. Still available by phone, website, our Facebook page, and online monthly meetings. .

  Our Santa Maria Democratic Headquarters will be temporarily closed and in person meetings suspended in accordance with suggested efforts to minimize the spread of COVID-19.  Our third Thursday of every month meetings will not be held at the IHOP but will be conducted online beginning May 21, 2020.  Please leave a message and return …

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George Floyd Solidarity Rally held, June 4, 2020

Santa Maria, June 4, 2020. George Floyd Memorial and Solidarity Rally was a peaceful but somber rally held Thursday in Santa Maria. A day of anger and sorrow for Black lives lost to police brutality was first and foremost in focus. There was recognition and condemnation by speakers of systemic racism that has allowed minority …

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2020 California Election Calendar and election results

Primary Election Results ongoing preliminary updates website:   https://countyofsb.org/care/elections/results/2020march03/results-updt-2.htm FINAL Santa Barbara County results will be available after all Provisional ballots have been counted by April 3, 2020. Final statewide results will be available April 3rd after all 58 counties report to the state.  Check here for ongoing CA State results:  https://electionresults.sos.ca.gov If you want to …

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, January 20, 2020

“I’ve seen the promised land. I may not get there with you. But I want you to know tonight, that we, as a people, will get to the promised land. And I’m happy, tonight. I’m not worried about anything. I’m not fearing any man. Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the …

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Women’s March SMV, Saturday, January 18, 2020, 10 am – 2 pm. Kids welcome!

https://www.womensmarchsmv.com THE DCSMV WILL HAVE A TABLE with registration forms, brochures for our ballot’s March 3, 2020 Primary election, and visits from some of the candidates!!!  Be sure to attend, tell your friends  Mark your calendars for the Women’s March SMV 2020 on Saturday, January 18, 2020.  The event will be held at the Minami …

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Democratic Presidential candidate debate Tuesday, January 14, 2020.

Six Democratic Presidential candidates will take the stage January 14, 2020 at 6 pm PT in Des Moines, Iowa CLICK HERE for information and to watch the January 14, 2020 Democratic Presidential debates

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HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM DCSMV!

 2020 is an election year.  Remember to register to vote and/or update registration information:  https://www.sos.ca.gov/elections/cavoter/   For a guide to register to vote, visit our website: https://santamariademocrats.info/page-search-menu/voting/

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House Impeached President Trump, December 18, 2019

The record will be available for future generations to understand why impeachment was necessary as the only remedy possible to hold a corrupt president accountable under our Constitution, and one step towards preserving our democracy for them. “Whether Donald Trump leaves in one month, one year or five years, this impeachment is permanent,” Rep Ted …

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Watch the full video of the December 19, 2019 Democratic Presidential debate.

Full Video: Watch The PBS NewsHour Politico Democratic Debate The next debate will be on Jan. 14, 2020 – CNN/Des Moines Register Democratic Debate (7th Debate)  

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The chamber voted on October 31, 2019, to approve procedures related to the impeachment inquiry into President Trump

“What is at stake in all of this? It’s nothing less than our democracy,” Nancy Pelosi.  News of a whistleblower complaint alleging that Trump had pressured Ukraine’s president to investigate the Biden family, and military aid was being withheld from Ukraine unless the president of Ukraine cooperated, broke in September 2019, that led Pelosi to end the ambiguity …

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SAVE OUR PLANET! Santa Maria Valley Global Climate demonstration, 110 E. Cook St, 93454.

Santa Maria students and supportive adults rallied and marched down S. Broadway on Friday, September 27th along with millions of other demonstrators around the world last week to demand action, not resistance, by lawmakers to address the dangerous levels of greenhouse gases that are contributing to climate change.  With bilingual interpretation, speakers included several members …

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Santa Barbara County moves towards Solar, Wind power

The primary power generation source envisioned by the plan would be solar, but the potential for utility-scale wind energy projects would also be enhanced through the revision of ordinances, specifically in the Coastal Zone.  4-1 vote in favor (Peter Adam, 4th District,  dissenting)  by Santa Barbara County Supervisors in September 2019. https://santamariatimes.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/energy-plan-may-bring-more-solar-wind-power-to-santa/article_1cffdc6a-1e93-541f-8472-0c015d55e24b.html#utm_source=santamariatimes.com&utm_campaign=%2Femail-updates%2Fbreaking&utm_medium=PostUp&utm_content=299982f7dd0fe15462113df5cce9f3ea6f50118a  

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Welcome to the DCSMV Website

    UPDATE OR REGISTER TO VOTE: CLICK HERE     We hope you will find our multilingual website informational and interesting.  Everything can be read in languages other than English. JUST CLICK ON THE “Select Language”  BUTTON.   We strive to provide educational tools to help voters make good, informed decisions, and to become …

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ERG Oil sold to TerraCore. Hearings postponed until a revised plan prepared for S.B. County.

Oil spills and leakages happen.  To report a suspected oil spill, immediately call the State Warning Center 1-800-424-8802, then notify Channelkeeper at 805-563-3377.  In an emergency, call 911.   A Denver, Colorado company has purchased ERG in August 2019.  ERG is the company that has had enormous and continued resistance by local residents in their …

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Santa Maria Town Hall meeting Thursday, August 8, 2019 with Congressman Carbajal

If you missed it, there are media coverage links at the bottom of this post. The town hall ran from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Veterans Memorial Center, 313 W. Tunnell St. It is open to the public and free to attend. Noelle Rosellini, press secretary for the congressman, said the majority of the …

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