County Supervisor Terra Lawson-Remer was our guest speaker and she answered many question from our members.
Joseph Rocha candidate for SD40 was endorsed by the Fallbrook Democratic Club with 100% of the vote.
At our January meeting we held our annual Club elections:
Ross Pike was re-elected V.P.
Cinda Acosta was elected Secretary
Joy Frew was elected Political Action Chair
Tiffany Boyd Hodgson was endorsed for County Board of Supervisors District 5
Stephan Houlahan was endorsed for Congressional District 48.
Joseph Rocha announced his plans to run for the State Senate, District 40.
At our December meeting we held candidate forums for:
*County Board of Supervisors, District 5.
-Tiffany Boyd-Hodgson attended and answered many questions from the membership.
-Candidate Doug Applegate chose not to attend. (Re-districting might end his candidacy)
*Congress District 50
– Stephen Houlihan spoke and took questions
– Mari Barosay spoke and took questions
– Joseph Rocha did not attend (Re-districting may be changing his plans).
– Tim Bilash, a club member, attended but has withdrawn from the race for Congress.
Ross Pike will updated us on proposals ans activities at the various Redistricting Commissions; County Board of Supervisors, State Assembly, State Senate, and Congressional districts Fallbrook is being affected in several ways.
Several candidates attended our November meeting to introduce themselves.
We took additional nominations for the 7 Club voting representatives we will have at the February Pre-endorsement Conference. Still more spots open.
At our September meeting, Candidates for Congress Joseph Rocha, Stephan Houlihan, and Dr. Tim Bilas spoke to update us on their campaigns.
Carolina Miller, spoke about the The Fallbrook Food Pantry and their volunteer needs. Joy gave us an update on our many Stop the Recall activities.
Tom Frew and Ross Pike discussed the Pre-endorsement Conference, and our plan to select 6 or 7 Club Representatives to attend in addition to our ADEMs(2) and appointed delegates (2).
Col. (ret.) Doug Applegate candidate for County Board of Supervisors discussed his candidacy and answered questions from our members.
Several Congressional candidates (CD50) also attended , introduced themselves and fielded questions from the members. Candidates speaking were; Joseph Rocha, Mari Barosay, John D. Scott and Dr. Tim Bilash.
Our Bylaw Committee presented the presented the proposed bylaw changes, and answered questions sent to the membership 12 days previous. The bylaws were ratified unanimously.
CaDEM Region 18 Director Deb Skurnik attended. She announced up coming events and discussed the potential schedule of events in 2022. Deb answered a number of questions we had.
A couple candidates spoke, Misha Harneja spoke for Dr. Pria Bhat running for SD36. Dr. Tim Bilash discussed his candidacy for Congress CA50.
Club president Tom Frew gave a presentation how Club Goals & Objectives are derived from our Club’s purpose as stated in our Bylaws, and how the California Democratic Party Platform planks are built from the Chartered Clubs electing the delegates to serve on standing committees then how our goals are interconnected with our membership, the community to elect Democrats.
A Resolution to oppose the recall electoionds of several women Democrats of San Diego Counrty was passed. Another resolution about the Infrastructure bill was debated and defeated.