The LDC met Thursday, March 10 at the Lafayette Library.  About 35 people heard about BART improvements, labor relations, future plans, and a proposed bond measure from BART Director Rebecca Saltzman. Saltzman shared some interesting statistics about recent growth in ridership and BART’s importance in Lamorinda. This February, BART ridership grew to an historic high [...]

The Lamorinda Democratic Club membership approved the following endorsements at the Club's September 11 meeting: Tim Sbranti for Assembly Yes on State Proposition 2 Yes on State Proposition 45 Yes on State Proposition 47 No on State Proposition 48 The LDC Endorsements Committee has not completed its analysis of State Proposition 1. The Club takes [...]

Congratulations to Our 2013-14 Officers

May 14, 2013 | Comments Off

At the Lamorinda Democratic Club's May 10 meeting, the following members were elected as our officers for the 2013-14 year: President: Katie Ricklefs Vice President: John Hall Secretary: Marie McDonald Treasurer: Carol Nacon Congratulations to our officers! Please contact any member of the Board of Directors if you would like to volunteer to help our [...]

LDC’s 2012 General Election Endorsements

October 14, 2012 | Comments Off

Following the club's endorsement process, the Lamorinda Democratic Club's membership has voted on the following endorsements for the 2012 general election: Prop 30 Temporary Taxes to Fund Education & Public Safety: Yes Prop 31 Budget Reforms: No Prop 32 Limits Union Political Contributions: No Prop 33 Auto Insurance Price Based on Driver History: No Prop [...]

After hearing a presentation during the November 10 Lamorinda Democratic Club business meeting about AB 1148, the California DISCLOSE Act, club members in attendance voted unanimously for the club to endorse the measure. This was consistent with the club's long-time support for Clean Money elections and campaign finance reform. As the California Clean Money campaign [...]

During last night's Lamorinda Democratic Club meeting, California Nurses Association/National Nurses United Director of Public Policy for California Michael Lighty shared information about the Main Street Contract for America. The Main Street Contact seeks to promote policies that will ensure: Jobs at living wages, reinvesting in America. Equal access to quality, public education. Guaranteed healthcare [...]


November 12, 2009 | Comments Off

AUTHOR GEORGE LAKOFF DISCUSSES “RESTORING DEMOCRACY IN CALIFORNIA? At the November 12th meeting of the Lamorinda Democratic Club, author George Lakoff brought his framing and linguistics expertise to the topic of “Restoring Democracy in California.? This includes his ballot initiative entitled, “The California Democracy Act,? which reads: “All Legislative actions on revenue and budget must [...]

Organizing for America

October 16, 2009 | Comments Off

What Is It and How Can You Get Involved. The Lamorinda Democratic Club is pleased to welcome Organizing for America’s California Political Director Peggy Moore as the featured speaker at our Friday, October 16, meeting. Moore will talk about Organizing for America by explaining what the organization does, the issues around which it is organizing [...]

Lamorinda Area Events!

September 9, 2009 | Comments Off

We do not have a club meeting in August. The next club meeting will be Thursday, September 17th NOTICE:The LDC is not yet endorsing candidates for the Democratic nomination for any contested office. We do, however, want to alert our members when a significant candidate is in or is important to the Lamorinda area.In this [...]


June 9, 2009 | Comments Off

THE MAY 19TH BALLOT PROPOSITIONS At the May 19th meeting of the Lamorinda Democratic Club, Assembly Member Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley) discussed the six propositions on the May 19th ballot, and how their failure would negatively impact the state budget. Assembly Member Skinner encouraged Democrats to vote “yes,? on all of the propositions to prevent deep [...]

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