2021 ADEM Elections

Democrats for Equality, ADEM (Assembly District Election Meetings) elections are held every two years and are an opportunity for us to elect delegates — 7 female-identified, and 7 other-than-female-identified — from each Assembly District to the California Democratic Party’s State Central Committee. This year, due to the coronavirus, ADEM elections are …

Our Next Secretary of State: Dr. Shirley Weber

Democrats for Equality, Another congratulations is in order today… The Los Angeles Times is breaking the news that Governor Gavin Newsom will name Dr. Shirley Weber as our next Secretary of State. Dr. Weber serves as the Chair of the California Legislative Black Caucus.Prior to being elected to the State Assembly in 2012, Dr. Weber …

Our Next U.S. Senator: Alex Padilla

Democrats for Equality, Today, Governor Gavin Newsom announced the appointment of Alex Padilla to fill the U.S. Senate vacancy caused by election of Kamala Harris as our next Vice President. Alex Padilla will be the first Latino U.S. Senator from California in our state’s 170-year history. Prior to being elected Secretary of State, he was one …

Martin Jenkins: The First Openly LGBTQ Nominee to California Supreme Court

Democrats for Equality, Today, Governor Gavin Newsom announced the historic appointment of Court of Appeals Justice Martin J. Jenkins — who would become the first openly LGBTQ and only the third Black man to serve on the California Supreme Court. Justice Jenkins retired last year as an associate justice of the California Court of …

Our Next Vice President: Kamala Harris

Democrats for Equality, Today, is HERstoric. Our presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden has selected our California Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate. As announced officially from Joe Biden’s Twitter account, it’s the announcement that has been heard around the world. Congratulations to our Senator — and, to echo the words of our Governor: Let’s go …

ACA 5 and Regular Club Meeting Next Week!

Democrats for Equality, Results have been posted from the caucus-level election of Bernie and Biden delegates for the upcoming 2020 Democratic National Convention. We want to congratulate club members Rebecca Philpott, Cipriano Vargas, Gloria Conejo, Jose Caballero, and board member Evlyn Andrade on their wins! Statewide, California Democrats will send 495 delegates and 35 alternates to …