COVID-19 Update

Democrats for Equality, Yesterday, our club’s immediate past president and current Democratic Party Chair Will Rodriguez-Kennedy announced on Facebook that he has tested positive for COVID-19. Doctors at the VA Medical Center continue to monitor him in the ICU. Additionally, club member and our endorsed candidate in Council District 9 Kelvin Barrios announced that …

Will Rodriguez-Kennedy Has Been Hospitalized

Democrats for Equality, Late yesterday, our club’s immediate past president and current Democratic Party Chair Will Rodriguez-Kennedy posted on social media that he has been hospitalized at the VA Medical Center. Unfortunately, Will has been symptomatic over the last couple days including muscle aches, coughing, difficulty breathing, chills, nausea, among other awful …

Update: Steve Padilla Has Been Hospitalized

Democrats for Equality, Late yesterday, Steve Padilla’s daughter Ashleigh released a statement updating on his condition. Unfortunately, Steve’s condition worsened and he was admitted to UCSD Thornton Hospital ICU. Days ago he had announced on social media that he had tested positive for COVID-19. Again, we want to offer any positive thoughts and send …

On Behalf of Our Newly-Elected Board, Thank you!

Democrats for Equality, On behalf of our newly-elected board, thank you to all of our club members for the opportunity to lead San Diego Democrats for Equality into the next year. Personally, it was a unique challenge taking over the reigns last year from Will Rodriguez-Kennedy — he left some big shoes to …

Club Elections Next Month! Plus, Bylaws & CARA Membership

Democrats for Equality, Next month, we will conduct our club’s annual elections for a number of positions on our executive board. Those positions up for election include: President Vice President for Resource Development Secretary Board Member At-Large Board Member At-Large North Area Representative South Area Representative Nominees for club executive …

Todd Gloria Leading the Way! Also, Canvass w/ Raul Campillo on Saturday!

Democrats for Equality, We are on the cusp of making LGBTQ history. This week, a San Diego Union Tribune/10News poll shows our endorsed Mayoral candidate Todd Gloria with a strong lead heading into the Primary Election. We know Todd’s story: son of a maid and a gardener. Native American, Filipino, …

Endorsement Alert for January 2020

Democrats for Equality, Last night’s endorsement meeting resulted in several new additions to our list of club recommendations for the March 3rd Primary Election. This was our last endorsement meeting before the primary. We considered all remaining candidates running to be our party’s nominee, and no candidate reached the required …