Ballots have arrived. Vote!

Have you received your vote-by-mail ballot?  Or have you already voted, but are wondering if your ballot is being counted?  Track your ballot by entering your date of birth and the last four digits of your driver’s license, CA ID or social security number  on-line at https://ocvote.com/vlt/.  You must use the same four digits used when you registered.  Call the Registrar  of Voters at 714-567-7600 if you are having a problem. If you need further assistance, the Democratic Club stands ready to help. 

The goal of the Club for the last several months has been to ensure that every supporter of Democratic candidates in Leisure World votes in this General Election.  As a part of this effort, the Club has 70 volunteers scattered throughout Leisure World ready to assist on any issue relating to filling out your ballot or in getting your completed ballot to the official drop box located by the amphitheater. Call 562-296-8521, 562-596-0450 or 562-412-0898 or email lwsbdemocraticclub@gmail.com,   

A list of the Club’s endorsed candidates can be found on the Club’s website https://sblwdems.wordpress.com/.  We want to especially call your attention to Carole Damoci who is running for the Seal Beach City Council District 2.  She will be on your ballot if you live in one of the following Mutuals: 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17, or in Mutual 1 east of St. Andrews.  This is a non-partisan race.

 If Carole wins against incumbent Thomas Moore, Leisure World will have a second representative on the five-member council.  Sandra Massa-Levitt continues to represent Leisure Worlders who live west of St. Andrews. 

Carole will be a strong voice on the City Council for issues of concern to Leisure World residents.  She has been a member of our community since 2010.  She has volunteered in many of our organizations, including serving as president of the Historical Society and the Golden Age Foundation.  She is currently a member of the GRF.

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Window signs supporting the following candidates are now available. Call 562-296-8521 or 562-596-0450.

  • Joe Biden/ Kamala Harris, candidates for president and vice-president; Biden/Harris yard signs for your garden space are also available.
  • 48th District Congressman Harley Rouda, candidate for reelection to the House of Representatives;
  • Garden Grove Councilwoman Diedre Nguyen, candidate for CA Assembly District 72;
  • Paurvi Trivedi, candidate for Los Alamitos Unified School District Board Area 2 (Area 2 includes mutuals 7, 8, 9, 10, & 11).
  • Carole Damoci, candidate for Seal Beach City Council, District 2 (District 2 incudes Mutuals 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17, Mutual 1 east of St. Andrews.)

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The Democratic Club welcomes new members and friends. Membership forms are available at: https://sblwdems.wordpress.com/.

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If you  are a  Democrat or a supporter and want to know more about our Club,  subscribe to our electronic newsletter at no cost by emailing the editor, Mary Larson,  at mlarson.telfords@gmail.com  or by calling 562-296-8521 with your full contact information.  

Ballots Arrive This Week

By now, all Leisure World registered voters should have received a copy of Orange County’s Sample Ballot & Voter Information Guide.  Many of us have also received our actual vote-by-mail ballots.

 Orange is the only county in California to print its own ballots.  With 1.7 million registered voters in the county, it can be an overwhelming job to be sure all addresses are up to date, etc.   Minor mistakes are apt to happen.  Be sure to sign your ballot the same way it is listed on your ballot envelope or it might not be counted.

Anyone having questions about their registration status or who has not received a vote-by-mail ballot by Oct. 14th should contact the Registrar of Voters at 714-567-7600 or on-line at ocvote.com.  Readers are reminded that the deadline for registering by mail or on-line is October 19th

Once you have voted, you can track your ballot by entering your date of birth and the last four digits of your driver’s license number or CA ID on-line at https://ocvote.com/vlt/.   Email the Club at   https://sblwdems.wordpress.com/  with any questions regarding the election.

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Democratic Club members will gather for the third time by ZOOM on Wed., Oct. 21st.  The agenda for the meeting will include a review of legislation adopted by the 2020 session of the California legislature.  Of special interest to Leisure Worlders will be AB 3182 which the governor signed on Sept. 28th.  This legislation will void any Leisure World rules that ban the rental of our units. It will also prohibit the implementation of any new such rules.  GRF would, however, be able to cap the number of rentals at 25% of the total housing units.

The legislation will also allow GRF to prohibit transient or short-term rentals of 30 days or less.  It is not clear at this point whether or not rentals will be limited to 25% of each mutual or Leisure World as a whole.

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Window signs supporting the following candidates are now available by calling 562-296-8521 or 562-596-0450.

  • Joe Biden/ Kamala Harris, candidates for president and vice-president;
  • 48th District Congressman Harley Rouda, candidate for reelection to the House of Representatives;
  • Garden Grove Councilwoman Diedre Nguyen, candidate for CA Assembly District 72;
  • Paurvi Trivedi, candidate for Los Alamitos Unified School District Board Area 2 (Area 2 includes mutuals 7, 8, 9, 10, & 11).
  • Carole Damoci, candidate for Seal Beach City Council, District 2

Biden/Harris yard signs for your garden space are also now available.

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The SBLW Democratic Club welcomes new members and friends. Membership forms are available at: https://sblwdems.wordpress.com/.

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If you  are a registered Democrat or a supporter and want to know more about the Club’s efforts between now and Nov. 3rd,  you can subscribe to our electronic newsletter at no cost by emailing the editor, Mary Larson,  at mlarson.telfords@gmail.com  or by calling 562-296-8521 with your full contact information.  

Democratic Club Proposition Endorsements

After productive discussions by ZOOM and email earlier in September, LW’s Democratic Club Board issued their recommendations on the propositions that will appear on the upcoming General Election ballots.  During that meeting, issues centering around several of the propositions received special attention. Recognizing the importance of California’s most significant property tax change in decades, the Board unanimously voted to support the adoption of Prop 15.  This proposition would require that certain commercial and industrial properties be taxed on their current value, rather than their original purchase price. It will not affect residential properties.

One of the Democratic Club’s favorite speakers, California’s Controller Betty Yee, writes in the Sept 11 issue of CalMatters that Prop. 15’s benefits can serve as an anchor for a statewide small business recovery strategy.  Yee points out that studies show that the most expensive 10% of California’s properties will account for 92% of the proposition’s anticipated added revenue.

Yee’s office, along with local assessors and the Board of Equalization on which she formerly served, will be charged with implementing Prop. 15.  Based upon her experiences, she is convinced that the professionals in California’s assessors’ offices can implement Prop. 15 efficiently and uniformly. Working together, they will ensure that California’s big corporate properties are assessed at fair market value – like they are in nearly every other state in the nation.

For more information on the individual propositions, phone 562-296-8521.

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On another matter, the SBLW Democratic Club wants to make it clear that none of its endorsed candidates – from Joe Biden for President, to Harley Rouda for Congress, to Diedre Nguyen for the Assembly, to Carole Damoci for Seal Beach City Council – support wholesale defunding of police departments. Republican and Democratic candidates alike, however, do support meaningful police reform.

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Window signs supporting the following candidates are now available by calling 562-296-8521 or 562-596-0450.

  • Joe Biden/ Kamala Harris, candidates for president and vice-president;
  • 48th District Congressman Harley Rouda, candidate for reelection to the House of Representatives;
  • Garden Grove Councilwoman Diedre Nguyen, candidate for CA Assembly District 72;
  • Paurvi Trivedi, candidate for Los Alamitos Unified School District Board Area 2 (Area 2 includes mutuals 7, 8, 9, 10, & 11).
  • Carol Damoci, candidate for Seal Beach City Council, District 2

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Readers needing to register to vote are encouraged to do so on-line at OCvote.com.   However, Democratic Club volunteers stand ready to assist anyone having problems registering for the first time, change address or re-register to a different party.  Call 562-412-0898, 562-596-0450, or 562-296-8521 or email lwsbdemocraticclub@gmail.com.  The deadline for registering is October 19th.

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If you  are a registered Democrat or a supporter and want to know more about the Club’s efforts between now and Nov. 3rd,  you can subscribe to our electronic newsletter at no cost by emailing the editor, Mary Larson,  at mlarson.telfords@gmail.com  or by calling 562-296-8521 with your full contact information.  

Candidate Diedre Nguyen on the Issues

This week’s Democratic Club column features information about Diedre Nguyen, candidate for election to represent our 72nd District in the California Assembly. Diedre is a prominent cancer research scientist and effective legislator, having served several years as a Garden Grove city councilwoman.

Diedre is currently on the frontlines of fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. Working at the first lab in California approved for testing for this virus, she has seen what it has done to bare the shortcomings in our health care system.  She is committed to working to develop a rational plan to correct the current weaknesses of our nursing homes and other facilities responsible for serving California’s elder population.

Speaking on her behalf at the Sept. 16th Club’s second ZOOM membership meeting, campaign spokesperson Wil Pond reported that Diedre also feels strongly that California must lead on dealing with climate change. As a future legislator at the State level, she plans to support policies that harness the power of our unequaled science and technology sectors to overcome climate change’s threats and expand our renewable energy sources.  She is especially interested in speeding battery technologies as a key to our clean energy future.

Diedre supports the LGBTQ+ community, the immigrants who have helped make this country great, woman’s right to control her own reproductive health, quality affordable childcare, and transportation options that promote a vibrant economy that works for everyone. She also wants to improve mental health access and support for people who are on the edge of homelessness.

Pond also spoke of Diedre’s strong support within the 72nd District Vietnamese community where polling shows her 30 points ahead.    Pond’s full report can be found on the Club’s website at https://sblwdems.wordpress.com/resources/

Club members also heard from Kris Beard, candidate for the Orange County Water District 4, Matt Filler, candidate for the Los Alamito School District Board Area5, and Alyssa Napuri, Congressman Haley Rouda’s campaign manager.  Look for more information about these Club endorsed candidates in future Democratic Club columns.  

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Window signs supporting the following candidates are available by calling 562-296-8521 or 562-596-0450.

  • Joe Biden/ Kamala Harris, candidates for president and vice-president;
  • 48th District Congressman Harley Rouda, candidate for reelection to the House of Representatives;
  • Garden Grove Councilwoman Diedre Nguyen, candidate for CA Assembly District 72;
  • Paurvi Trivedi, candidate for Los Alamitos Unified School District Board Area 2.

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Readers needing to register to vote are encouraged to do so on-line at OCvote.com.   Democratic Club volunteers stand ready to assist anyone having problems registering for the first time, change address or re-register to a different party.  Call 562-412-0898, 562-596-0450, or 562-296-8521 or email lwsbdemocraticclub@gmail.com

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If you  are a registered Democrat or a supporter and want to know more about the Club’s efforts between now and Nov. 3rd,  you can subscribe to our electronic newsletter at no cost by emailing the editor, Mary Larson,  at mlarson.telfords@gmail.com  or by calling 562-296-8521 with your full contact information.  

Congressman Harley Rouda on the Issues

Much has already been written in this Democratic Club column and elsewhere about Congressman Harley Rouda’s strong support of his constituents here in the 48th Congressional District.  He has been involved in helping over 20,983 businesses in the district access Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans – saving 206,323 jobs.  He has also consistently called out evidence of racism wherever it has occurred and has continued to condemn hate speech.

Congressman Rouda recently answered a series of questions posed by Jill Hardy, the mayor pro tem of Huntington Beach. A few of his answers are highlighted below.

Rouda stressed the importance of being able to work across the aisle in order to actually move legislation into law. He told Mayor Hardy that one of the bills he is most proud of is one addressing the opioid crisis that he worked on with Mark Meadows.

In addressing the current COVID-19 crisis, he spoke of working with the Democratic Party to pass four major bills into law. He also said he was proud of the fact that he helped bring considerable funds to the county to address tracing, tracking and testing,

On another issue, he noted that he was a co-sponsor of a bipartisan bill that would repeal the new law putting a cap on state and local tax deductions in our tax returns. He said he also has legislation to address the federal deficit.

Rouda made it absolutely clear during the session with the mayor that he did not want to defund the police. He said the Heroes Act, already passed in the House, would provide a substantial amount of money to Orange County for law enforcement and first responders. He stressed that what we’ve got to recognize is that we have real issues in our country around systemic racism and it’s not just in law enforcement.

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Window signs supporting the following candidates are available by calling 562-296-8521 or 562-596-0450.

  • Joe Biden/ Kamala Harris, candidates for president and vice-president;
  • 48th District Congressman Harley Rouda, candidate for reelection to the House of Representatives;
  • Garden Grove Councilwoman Diedre Nguyen, candidate for CA Assembly District 72;
  • Paurvi Trivedi, candidate for Los Alamitos Unified School District Board Area 2.

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Readers are reminded that the Democratic Club will not staff a voter registration booth outside clubhouse 6 for the foreseeable future because of the risk of spreading the COVID-19 virus. Instead, residents are encouraged to register on-line at OCvote.com.   Volunteers stand ready to assist anyone having problems registering for the first time, change address or re-register to a different party.  Call 562-412-0898, 562-596-0450, or 562-296-8521 or email lwsbdemocraticclub@gmail.com

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If you  are a registered Democrat or a supporter and want to know more about the Club’s efforts between now and Nov. 3rd,  you can subscribe to our electronic newsletter at no cost by emailing the editor, Mary Larson,  at mlarson.telfords@gmail.com  or by calling 562-296-8521 with your contact information.  

Dem Club to Hold 2nd Membership Meeting by Zoom

The Democratic Club will hold its 2nd membership meeting by Zoom on Wednesday, Sept. 16th.  Participants will hear updates from the Harley Rouda and Diedre Nguyen’s campaigns. The meeting will start at 12:00 p.m.  Log in information will be sent to members by email before the meeting. Anyone needing help using Zoom can log on as early as 11:30.  

Kris Beard, running for election to the Orange County Water District and Mike Filler, running for the Los Alamitos School District Board Area 5 position, will also introduce themselves to the members during the September meeting.  Both the water and school board positions are non-partisan offices, as is the Seal Beach City Council race for which Leisure World resident Carole Damoci is a candidate.

The Orange County Water District (OCWD) is an internationally recognized leader in the water industry and its international reach is growing. Its leadership in water purification and potable reuse – turning recycled water into drinking water – has been recognized worldwide.

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The Orange County Registrar of Voters is currently accepting applications for Customer Service Representatives to work in Vote Centers located throughout the County in support of the upcoming November General Election.  Applications are available online at ocvote.com/jobs

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Window signs supporting the following candidates are available by calling 562-596-0450 or 562-296-8521:

  • Joe Biden/ Kamala Harris, candidates for president and vice-president;
  • 48th District Congressman Harley Rouda, candidate for reelection to the House of Representatives;
  • Garden Grove Councilwoman Diedre Nguyen, candidate for CA Assembly District 72;
  • Paurvi Trivedi, candidate for Los Alamitos Unified School District Board Area 2.

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Readers are reminded that the Democratic Club will not staff a voter registration booth outside clubhouse 6 for the foreseeable future because of the risk of spreading the COVID-19 virus.  In its place, a team of volunteers stand ready to assist LW residents who wish to register for the first time, change address or re-register to a different party.  Call 562-596-0450, 562-412-0898 or 562-296-8521 or email lwsbdemocraticclub@gmail.com,  Since May 1st, one hundred sixty four Leisure World residents have registered or reregistered as Democrats according to information received from the County Registrar of Voters. 

The number of registered Democrats and Republicans in Leisure World continues to be relatively the same.  It is the 1,185 residents who are registered as independent voters who may be the “deciders” in Nov. 

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If you  are a registered Democrat or a supporter and want to know more about the Club’s efforts between now and Nov. 3rd,  you can subscribe to our electronic newsletter at no cost by emailing the editor, Mary Larson,  at mlarson.telfords@gmail.com  or by calling 562-296-8521 with your contact information.  

Club members interested in being considered for nomination to the 2021-2022 board of directors should email lwsbdemocraticclub@gmail.com.  A member of the nominating committee will contact you with a list and description of all open positions.

GRF Votes to Have Ballot Drop Off Box Within Leisure World

With so much going on politically at the national level, it might seem anticlimactic to address what is happening in our local area.  Not so!  Democratic Club members and their supporters recognize how important it is to work for the election or reelection of down-ballot candidates such as Harley Rouda, Diedre Nguyen, Paurvi Trivedi and Carole Damoci.

 Club members also appreciate the importance of a recent decision by the Golden Rain Foundation Board of Directors that will greatly expand voting opportunities for Leisure World residents in the November 3rd General Election.

In response to a request from the County Registrar of Voters, the GRF Board has voted overwhelmingly to support the placement of a ballot drop off box within Leisure World. The box will be placed by the amphitheater, making it accessible to all residents whether by car, LW bus, golf cart or scooter.  For those Democrats and their supporters who are house bound, Club members and other volunteers from the community will stand ready to pick up and deliver their neighbor’s ballots to the drop off box.

Leisure World voters are also fortunate that they won’t have to worry about their vote-by-mail ballots being counted.  The Registrar’s office is using the same system that worked so well in our Primary Election.   Vote-by-mail ballots will be sent to all registered votes beginning on Oct. 5th. They can be returned immediately by mail or at the drop off box.  It is also anticipated that a popup voting trailer will be opened between clubhouses 3 and 4 on Oct. 30th for those who want to vote in person.

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Window signs supporting the following candidates are now available by calling 562-596-0450 or 562-296-8521:

  • Joe Biden/ Kamala Harris, candidates for president and vice-president;
  • 48th District Congressman Harley Rouda, candidate for reelection to the House of Representatives;
  • Garden Grove Councilwoman Diedre Nguyen, candidate for CA Assembly District 72;
  • Paurvi Trivedi, candidate for Los Alamitos Unified School District Board Area 2.

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Readers are reminded that the Democratic Club will not be opening a voter registration booth outside clubhouse 6 in the foreseeable future because of the risk of spreading the COVID-19 virus.  In its place, a team of volunteers stand ready to assist LW residents who wish to register for the first time, change address or re-register to a different party.  Call 562-596-0450, 562-412-0898 or 562-296-8521 or email lwsbdemocraticclub@gmail.com

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If you  are a Democrat or a supporter and want to know how you can be involved in   the Club’s efforts between now and Nov. 3rd,  you can subscribe to our electronic newsletter at no cost by emailing the editor, Mary Larson,  at mlarson.telfords@gmail.com  or by calling 562-296-8521 with your contact information.  

Club members interested in being considered for nomination to the 2021-2022 board of directors should email lwsbdemocraticclub@gmail.com.  A member of the nominating committee will contact you with a list and description of all open positions.

Club introduced to School Board Candidate Paurvi Trivedi

The Democratic Club’s first membership meeting by ZOOM took place on Wed., August 19th.   During the meeting, participants were introduced for the first time to Paurvi Trivedi who is running for election to the Los Alamitos Unified School District Board.  Readers will remember that the school district recently replaced at-large voting with a trustee-area system.  Areas 2, 4 and 5 will hold elections this November.  Leisure World voters are included in all three of these areas.  Paurvi is running in Area 2. This School District Area 2 should not be confused with Seal Beach City Council District 2 which will also be on the Nov. General Election ballot.  Candidates in that City Council election are Thomas Moore and Carole Damoci.  Carole, who lives in Leisure World also made a presentation during the Club’s August 19th meeting.

Paurvi is a problem solver, active as a volunteer supporting the high school jazz band, PTA, AYSO, and many other community activities. On a professional level, she is a business leader with expertise in finance and was recently appointed to the UCI Customer Experience Program Advisory Board.  She brings a fresh, relevant perspective to the board as an engaged parent who currently has a child in the district.

Professionally, Paurvi is a senior project manager and believes practical thinking and data should drive decision makingespecially in education. In a district that honors academics, athletics, activities, and arts, Paurvi will be a leader who can balance the needs and interests of all students. Her website is paurvitrivedi.com

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Window signs supporting the following candidates are now available by calling 562-596-0450 or 562-298-8521:

  • Joe Biden/ Kamala Harris, candidates for president and vice-president
  • 48th District Congressman Harley Rouda, candidate for reelection to the House of Representatives
  • Garden Grove Councilwoman Diedre Nguyen, candidate for CA Assembly District 72
  • Paurvi Trivedi, candidate for Los Alamitos Unified School District Board Area 2

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Readers are reminded that the Democratic Club is not planning to open a voter registration booth outside clubhouse 6 in the foreseeable future because of the risk of spreading the COVID-19 virus,  In its place, a team of volunteers stand ready to assist LW residents who wish to register for the first time, change address or re-register to a different party.  Call 562-596-0450, 562-412-0898 or 562-298-8521 for an appointment.

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If you  are a Democrat or a supporter and want to be more informed about what is happening between now and November 3rd,  you can subscribe to the Club’s electronic newsletter at no cost by emailing the editor, Mary Larson,  at mlarson.telfords@gmail.com  or by calling 562-296-8521 with your contact information.  

Club members interested in being considered for nomination to the 2021-2022 board of directors should email lwsbdemocraticclub@gmail.com.  A member of the nominating committee will contract you with a list and description of open positions.

BIDEN SELECTS HARRIS AS RUNNING MATE KAMALA HARRIS TO RUN AS V-P CANDIDATE DAUGHTER OF IMMIGRANTS NAMED V-P CANDIDATE

By the time this SBLW Democratic Club article appears in the LWweekly, everyone will know and be talking about Biden’s selection of Kamala Harris as his running mate. He has energized the ticket with this choice and ignited a strong message of unity in Leisure World as well as throughout the country.

Much is being made of the fact that Harris is the daughter of immigrants from India and Jamaica, which means she could be the first Asian American and first Black vice president if she wins. She would also be the first graduate of a historically Black college.  And she comes from California!

In talking about Harris, it seems appropriate to use Biden’s own words.  “I need someone working alongside me who is smart, tough, and ready to lead. . . I need someone who understands the pain that so many people in our nation are suffering. . .  I need someone who understands that we are in a battle for the soul of this nation. . .   That’s what led me to Kamala Harris.”

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The SBLW Democratic Club will hold its second full membership meeting by Zoom on Wed., Sept. 16th at 12:00 pm.  Featured speakers will be representatives from the Harley Rouda and Diedre Nguyen campaigns.  The degree of support in Leisure World for these two Democratic candidates is evidenced by an overwhelming request for their window signs as well as the increased number of offers to assist in getting them elected.

Rouda has been one of the most energetic and productive members of the House of Representative’s freshman class.  He is also well known for his strong support of his constituents here in the 48th Congressional District.  Garden Grove City Councilwoman Diedre Nguyen is running for the California Assembly against another candidate with the same last name.  Diedre is a prominent cancer research scientist as well as an effective legislator.   She has strong support throughout the 72nd District, especially in the Vietnamese community where she is well known.

The Democratic Club continues to assist Leisure World residents on an individual basis who are interested in registering to vote for the first time, changing addresses or re-registering to a different party. Because of the risk of spreading the COVID-19 virus,  the Club is not planning to open a voter registration booth outside clubhouse 6 in the foreseeable future.   Email lwsbdemocraticclub@gmail.com or phone Kathy Moran (562-596-0450) for details.

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If you  are a Democrat or a supporter and want to be more informed about what is happening between now and November 3rd,  you can subscribe to the  Club’s electronic newsletter at no cost by emailing the editor, Mary Larson,  at mlarson.telfords@gmail.com  or by calling 562-296-8521 with your contact information.  

Club members interested in being considered for nomination to the 2021-2022 board of directors should email lwsbdemocraticclub@gmail.com.  A member of the nominating committee will contract you with a list and description of open positions.

CLUB TO HEAR FROM CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATE CAROLE DAMOCI

The SBLW Democratic Club will hold its first full membership meeting by Zoom on Wed. August 19th at 12:00 pm.  Featured speaker will be GRF Board member Carole Damoci, a candidate for election on November 3rd to the Seal Beach City Council.  Carole will be introduced by City Councilwoman Sandra Massa-Lavitt. 

Carole is an Army veteran who moved to California in 1968. She has a degree in Material Processes and long-standing certifications in Inventory Control, Material Control and Purchasing as well as over forty years of management experience in these fields.  She has been involved with budgets of up to fifteen million dollars.

Since moving to Leisure World in 2010, Carole has volunteered in many organizations throughout the community, including serving as president of the LW Historical Society and the Golden Age Foundation.  With her past experiences on the Mutual Twelve board and her current GRF Board position, Carole is the ideal candidate to look out for Leisure World’s interests on the Seal Beach City Council.

During the August 19th Club meeting, members will also get an update on the campaigns of the following three candidates whose names will also be on the November 3rd ballot:    Paurvi Trivedi who is running to represent Trustee Area 2 on the Los Alamitos Unified School District board; Congressman Harley Rouda who is running for reelection to the House of Representatives in District 48; and Garden Grove Councilwoman Diedre Nguyen who is running to represent our District 72 in the California Assembly.

Members will also hear more from the Harley Rouda and Diedre Nguyen campaigns during their September 16th ZOOM club meeting.  The degree of support in Leisure World for these two Democratic candidates – as well as for other Democratic candidates – is evidenced by an overwhelming request for window signs as well as the increased number of offers to assist. 

Turning to an equally important matter, the Democratic Club continues to heed the Centers for Disease Control’s warning that “the more closely you interact with others and the longer the interaction, the higher the risk of COVID-19 spread.” As a result, the club will not be opening a voter registration booth outside of club house 6 in the foreseeable future.  In its place, board members are available to assist anyone on an individual basis who wishes to register for the first time, change addresses or re-register to a different party.  Email lwsbdemocraticclub@gmail.com or phone Kathy Moran (562-596-0450) for details.

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If you  are a Democrat or a supporter and want to be more informed about what is happening between now and November 3rd,  you can subscribe to the  Club’s electronic newsletter at no cost by emailing the editor, Mary Larson,  at mlarson.telfords@gmail.com  or by calling 562-296-8521 with your contact information.