Articles Tagged With ‘Democratic Party’




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Progressives win battle for SLO County Democratic Party Chair

Following months of battling for control of the San Luis Obispo County Democratic Party, the SLO County Progressives have taken over the helm of the local party. On Monday, the SLO County Democratic Party elected... (Continue reading)

Anger erupts after California speaker dumps single-payer bill

California progressives are furious with Democratic Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon, who last week halted the the single-payer health care bill that had passed the state Senate. Rendon and his critics are now trading blows as... (Continue reading)

The Democratic Party’s way forward is representing the homefolk

OPINION by STEW JENKINS Editor’s note: A column by Democrat Stew Jenkins will run in CalCoastNews every other Thursday, rotating with a column by Republican Mike Brown. “I’m a gun tot’n, Christian Democrat,” said the... (Continue reading)

California Democrats try to thwart Trump’s immigration policies

California Democrats are introducing a host of bills aimed at stopping President-elect Donald Trump’s immigration policies, real or perceived, from taking effect in the state. One package of bills consists of urgent measures that, if... (Continue reading)

California Democrat Party considering financial disclosure rules

In response to a controversy involving one of its leaders, the California Democratic Party is considering a new rule that would require its officials to disclose any compensation they receive in exchange for advocating for... (Continue reading)

It’s time for SLO voters to remove turncoat Democrats

OPINION by ALLAN COOPER Over the past several years, I and a not-very-small group of registered Democrats here in San Luis Obispo have been fighting our City Council over their loose interpretation of the general... (Continue reading)

Democrats gaining membership in SLO County

As the number of registered voters in San Luis Obispo County climbs amid a contentious presidential election, it is the Democratic Party which is the big winner. Since Feb. 2015, 12,737 SLO County residents have... (Continue reading)

Heidi Harmon challenges Marx in SLO mayoral race

Environmental activist Heidi Harmon is planning on challenging fellow Democrat San Luis Obispo Mayor Jan Marx in the November election. Marx has held the mayoral seat since 2010. Harmon describes herself as an experienced community... (Continue reading)

More SLO County Democrats voted in the primary than Republicans

By KAREN VELIE More than 78 percent of registered Democrats in San Luis Obispo County voted in the California primary compared to a 58.6 percent Republican turnout, according to an election summary report released on... (Continue reading)

Bernie Sanders to rally in Santa Maria

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will hold a rally at Santa Maria High School on Saturday. Sanders’ rallies have often drawn tens of thousands of supporters. Doors will open at the high school at 10:30... (Continue reading)



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