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STAND WITH THE DEMOCRATS.

Democrats believe health care is a right, diversity is a strength, the economy should work for everyone, and facts and truth matter.  Whether it’s health care, the economy, education, gun reform, equal pay, voting rights, national security, or the climate crisis, the Democratic Party understands that there’s no single issue that matters more than the …

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INAUGURATION OF JOSEPH R. BIDEN, 46TH PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES!

Also watch live on networks at 8:30 am, Wednesday, January 20. The #InaugurationDay ceremony lineup is here! Invocation – Fr. Leo O’Donovan Pledge of Allegiance – Andrea Hall National Anthem – Lady Gaga Poetry Reading – Amanda Gorman Musical Performance – Jennifer Lopez Benediction – Rev. Dr. Silvester Beaman You won’t want to miss it! …

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REGISTER AND VOTE FOR OUR COASTAL AD 35 DISTRICT DELEGATES

REGISTER HERE BEFORE JANUARY 11, 2021.  Let’s have strong Democratic representation on the Central Coast, including Santa Maria Valley! (CLICK IMAGE TO READ FULL POST) 2021 ADEM Election ~ Every two years in odd-numbered years registered Democrats vote for delegates to the CA Democratic Party Central Committee.   Assembly District Delegates (ADD)  and the Democratic State Central Committee (DSCC) …

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(Click to read full post) Headquarters temporarily closed. 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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Candlelight vigil in Santa Maria, Sunday, 9/20/2020. CLICK ON IMAGE TO VIEW FULL POST.

Sunday, September 20, 2020: Please attend a silent candlelight vigil this evening in Santa Maria, 6-7 p.m. at the Lewellen Justice Center, corner of S. Miller and E. Cook St. (masks and social distancing requested) to pay respects to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a leading liberal voice on the court who championed …

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Welcome to the DCSMV Website

    UPDATE OR REGISTER TO VOTE: CLICK HERE Facebook link: Facebook 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 …

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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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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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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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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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The facts about Trump’s policy of separating families at the border.

Obama’s guidelines prioritized the deportation of gang members, those who posed a national security risk and those who had committed felonies. Trump’s January 2017 executive order does not include a priority list for deportations and refers only to “criminal offenses,” which is broad enough to encompass serious felonies as well as misdemeanors. Because of Trump’s executive order, …

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Thursday, July 18, 2019. Our DCSMV General Meeting. Guest Speaker will be Gloria Soto, Santa Maria City Councilwoman, discussing the 2020 Census.

Democratic Club Santa Maria Valley meetings are held every third Thursday of the month, IHOP Restaurant, 202 Nicholson Ave, Santa Maria, 93454.
 JOIN US!  Public Welcome!  No-host social and menu dinner at 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm.
   Speaker session open to the public 7:00 -7:40 pm followed by 
DCSMV business meeting (registered Democrats only) until …

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2019 Santa Barbara County Fair, July 10 – July 14, 2019

COME BY AND VISIT OUR DEMOCRATIC CLUB BOOTH!!  Thanks volunteer members Councilwoman Gloria Soto and LuzMarie Cabral. Click on Image to get Events schedule, Tickets and other information. 2019 Santa Barbara County Fair Date: July 10 – July 14, 2019 Time: 12:00 PM – 10:00 PM Fair Park Links: Location(s): Grounds Category(s): Events Tickets and …

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