PREVIEW: East Bay Berners look to upend state Assembly district elections

Sen. Bernie Sanders campaigning in California last fall.ASSEMBLY DISTRICT ELECTIONS |Hillary Clinton’s defeat last November revealed glaring cracks in the Democratic Party that might otherwise been glossed over if she had won the presidency. In many ways, the rise of Bernie Sanders and his populist message has reinvigorated the grassroots, even in the East Bay, where … Continue reading PREVIEW: East Bay Berners look to upend state Assembly district elections

Rob Bonta’s assembly challenger is a Donald Trump delegate

Republican Roseann Slonsky-Breault was nameda Trump delegate and is facing AssemblymemberRob Bonta in the June primary.ASSEMBLY | 18TH DISTRICT |Two years ago, Oakland Assemblymember Rob Bonta was opposed by a Republican who suggested an United Nations secret agenda was targeting the region's life and liberty.This year, Bonta is being challenged by Republican Roseann Slonsky-Breault, who … Continue reading Rob Bonta’s assembly challenger is a Donald Trump delegate

LISTEN! East Bay Citizen Podcast – CAGOP Convention Special with Oakland CA13 candidate Sue Caro

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CA17: GOP candidate says he’s backing Trump; interested in being his delegate

Silicon Valley GOP congressional candidateRon Cohen wants to make the South Bay great, again.CONGRESS | 17TH DISTRICT | Seventeenth Congressional District Republican candidate Ron Cohen says he needs to differentiate himself from his opponents in the seven-person June primary headlined by Democrats Rep. Mike Honda and Ro Khanna.Will coming out in support of Donald Trump do … Continue reading CA17: GOP candidate says he’s backing Trump; interested in being his delegate

Assemblymember’s slate of Democratic Party delegates win big

DEMOCRATIC PARTY | East Bay Assembly members fortified their positions of power within the state Democratic Party over the weekend with the election of nearly every member of their respective slates of delegates for the party convention in May.Seven men and seven women, according to party bylaws, were elected by Democrats in each assembly district … Continue reading Assemblymember’s slate of Democratic Party delegates win big

East Bay’s Betty Yee, Ellen Corbett Show Signs of Fight at Party Convention

CAMPAIGN 2014 | If anything, last weekend’s State Democratic Party Convention provided hints two female veteran East Bay may make things interesting come June and possibly beyond.Alameda’s Betty Yee blocked Assembly Speaker John Perez from gaining the all-important party endorsement in their state controller race. Yee, a member of the State Board of Equalization nearly … Continue reading East Bay’s Betty Yee, Ellen Corbett Show Signs of Fight at Party Convention

After Poor Results In 25th Assembly Delegate Elections, Wieckowski Asks For Re-Vote, Risks Alienating Minorities

ASSEMBLY 25 | Winners of the 25th Assembly District delegates election say Assemblyman Bob Wieckowski’s office is attempting to overturn the results, which critics say will disenfranchise many of the Fremont and Santa Clara County minority groups whose opposing slate of candidates successfully won 9 of the 12 seats two weeks ago.At issue is at … Continue reading After Poor Results In 25th Assembly Delegate Elections, Wieckowski Asks For Re-Vote, Risks Alienating Minorities