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Holiday Party December 8 — no general meetings in November and December

DEMCCO’s Annual Holiday Party

and Fundraiser

Come join your DEMCCO friends and family to celebrate our successful election and all the work done to make the “BLUE WAVE” happen in North County.  We will have brunch with Mimosas, entertainment and opportunities to purchase gifts and gift baskets.  Participate in the Dessert Contest to determine the best dessert ever!

WHEN:        Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.

WHERE:      Women’s Club of Carlsbad

                        3320 Monroe St., Carlsbad, CA 92008

COST:         $30 for individuals/$50 for couples

 Pay online at

or send check to: DEMCCO, P.O. Box 131152, Carlsbad, CA 92013-1152.

Payment can be made at the door.


  • Please consider donating a gift basket and/or a wrapped gift valued at $25 or more. Contact Sheila Kadah at (720) 352-3466 for more information.
  • Do you have that special dessert recipe? Enter it in our Dessert Contest for an entry fee of $10 and if chosen as the BEST dessert, win one-half of the total of the entry fees.

And the Winners Are….

The results of the endorsement vote held on August 25, 2018 are given below.  Please note that a threshold of 60% must be reached in order to obtain an endorsement.

Carlsbad City Council – District 1: Endorsed Barbara Hamilton.

Oceanside City Council – District 1: No endorsement.

Oceanside City Council – District 2: Endorsed Larry Kornit.

Oceanside Unified School District – Area 1: No endorsement.

Oceanside Unified School District – Area 3: No endorsement.

Carlsbad Mayor: Endorsed Cori Schumacher.

Oceanside Treasurer: Endorsed Victor Roy.

Carlsbad City Council – District 3: Endorsed Priya Bhat-Patel.

Carlsbad Unified School District – Area 1: Endorsed Veronica Williams.

Carlsbad Unified School District – Area 5: Endorsed Kathy Rallings.

Vista Unified School District – Area 3: Endorsed Martha Alvarado.

Mira Costa Community College – District 1: Endorsed Anna Pedroza.

Mira Costa Community College – District 2: Endorsed Rick Cassar.

TriCity Healthcare District Board – Zone 2: No endorsement.

TriCity Healthcare District Board – Zone 6: Endorsed Tracy Younger.

TriCity Healthcare District Board – Zone 4: Endorsed George William Coultler.

U.S. Representative 49th Congressional District: Endorsed Mike Levin.

Measure Y (SOAR) City of Oceanside: Endorsed YES on Y.


Endorsement Meeting August 25, 2018

The November 6, 2018 General Election is approaching rapidly.  DEMCCO supports quality Democratic candidates for various offices in many ways.  One important way is through endorsement.  The Endorsement Committee is busy gathering information and paperwork from Democrats running for local offices in preparation for presenting them to the membership on August 25, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.  Each candidate will speak briefly, then after a discussion, the membership will vote on that candidate.  A 60% majority vote is needed to obtain DEMCCO’s endorsement.

DEMCCO members are strongly encouraged to attend.  Candidates count on us to support their efforts to win elected office.  Did you know that while the majority of registered voters in San Diego County are registered Democrats, the vast majority of elected officials are Republicans?  This fact is clear evidence that our elected officials do not represent the majority of their constituents.  We need to change this!  Come to the meeting on August 25 and support our Democrats.  

DEMCCO’s Endorsed Candidates

DEMCCO chooses preferred candidates for elected office through our endorsement process.  Members support these candidates through donating and volunteering in their campaigns.  Here are the current candidates that have received DEMCCO’s endorsement:

Matt Brower: Matt is running to unseat Gary Kreep for Superior Court Judge, Office 37.  He won the right to a run-off election with the incumbent in the recent Primary Election.  Read more about Matt at this link Matt Brower for Superior Court Judge.

Michelle Gomez: Michelle is running for the open seat as a member of the Board of Supervisors, District 5.  She won the right to a run-off election with Jim Desmond, a Republican.  Read more about Michelle at this link Michelle for Supervisor.

Marggie Castellano: Marggie is running to unseat incumbent Pat Bates for State Senate, District 36.  Read more about Marggie at this link: Marggie Castellano for State Senate.