Read the latest news and announcements from the California Democratic Party.
Message from the Chair
Over the last four weeks, we took a giant step towards a brighter future. The inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris restored new hope within our nation. From Biden’s introduction of a $1.9 trillion relief package to change the course of the pandemic, to rebuilding a country that celebrates its diversity – democracy has truly prevailed.
In the Golden State, California Democrats are working tirelessly to rebuild together. This month, Gov. Gavin Newsom revealed a $227 billion spending plan which provides funding for immediate COVID-19 response and relief efforts. The proposal will make investments towards a more equitable and inclusive economic recovery plan.
As Democrats strive to form a more perfect and purposeful union, I know that there is much more work to be done. We’ve made great progress despite a global pandemic. We’ve held true to the values of our democratic process. And Democrats have proven time and time again the power of our collective voices.
As Chair of the California Democratic Party, I am proud to stand in solidarity with you.
California Democratic Party
News & Announcement
ADEMs Date Extension
The 2021 ADEM deadlines have been extended!
All ADEMs ballots RECEIVED by Wednesday, February 3 will be counted. This is a one-week extension beyond the current “postmarked by January 27 and arrive by January 30” deadline.
Final ADEM election results will be posted to the CADEM website, on Tuesday, February 9.
CADEM OPERATIONS UPDATE
CADEM Operation Department is opening a virtual office hour every Wednesday from 5:00- 6:00 pm. The office hours are open to County Chairs, Caucus Chairs, and Regional Directors who have questions about the current processes or deadlines required for organizing the Party membership.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
The Biden-Harris Administration Combats the Challenges Facing America
President Joe Biden has wasted no time in combating the challenges facing America. Joe Biden immediately announced his emergency legislative plan to tackle the coronavirus and reboot our economy: The American Rescue Plan. The plan is a $1.9 trillion relief package designed to change the course of the pandemic, rebuild a bridge toward economic recovery and cut child poverty in half.
The American Rescue Plan would provide relief for American families and businesses, which includes:
A national vaccination program to contain COVID-19
Direct $1,400 payments to families
Raising the minimum wage to $15
Access to affordable child care
Emergency funding for small businesses
As we recover from the pandemic and rebuild together, we need your support to fight for the American people. Will you commit to joining the California Democrats to help our nation recover?
In 2020, California Democrats made over 20 million phone calls and sent more than 10 million text messages to elect Democrats up and down the ballot. As we move through the year, we need your help to continue holding California Republicans accountable for denying the will of the American people. Can we count on you?
California Democratic Leaders Fight to Protect California Renters
Governor Gavin Newsom and California Democrats are working to protect California renters and small landlords who are facing COVID-19 financial hardship. That’s why this week, they introduced a proposal to extend the nation’s strongest COVID-19 tenant eviction protections until June 30, 2021. The extended proposal protects tenants who have paid 25% of their rent since September 2020.
The proposal will:
Provide $2.6 billion in federal relief to help Californians pay off unpaid rental debt
Prioritize households with the highest need
Pay 80% of any missing rent to landlords accrued between April 2020 and March 2021, as long as they agree to forgive the remaining 20%
As we recover from the pandemic together, we need your support to continue fighting for the American people. Will you commit to joining the California Democrats to help our nation recover?
Democrats and Republicans have come together in a bipartisan vote to hold Trump accountable and impeach him for a second time. As a result, this week, the House of Representatives’ impeachment manager delivered the article of impeachment for incitement of insurrection to the Senate. In response, the Senate is expected to begin the impeachment trial on February 9.
Local County Dem Highlights
The California Democratic Party would like to congratulate the new 2021-2022 County Central Committee Chairs.
Democratic Party of Sacramento
Tracie Stafford, Chair
Democratic Party of Alameda
Terry Sandoval, Chair
Democratic Party of Butte
Linda Fern, Chair
Democratic Party of Mariposa
Christina Oborn, Chair
Democratic Party of Mono
Joyce Kaufman, Chair
Democratic Party of Monterey
Karen Araijo, Chair
Democratic Party of Nevada
Eric Robins, Chair
Democratic Party of San Joaquin
Barbara Sasso, Chair
Democratic Party of Shasta
Jenny Abbe, Chair
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