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Category: 2022

Democratic Party endorses candidates for School Board, City Council, and Special Districts

August 29, 2022 Local Democratic Party Chair Darcel Elliott announced the endorsements of 24 candidates for local offices. This is the single largest number of candidates the Democratic Party has endorsed in a Midterm election, and candidates are running in every city and community in Santa Barbara County. “At this crucial turning point in our

Join Us for the Labor Day Picnic – September 5, 2022

THE SANTA BARBARA COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY INVITES YOU TO JOIN US FOR Labor Day Picnic 2022 Unions make us strong! Monday, September 5 2pm – 4pm Tucker’s Grove Park Tickets on sale soon! To sponsor, click here.

Apply to fill a vacancy on the Central Committee

The Democratic Party invites registered Democrats from Supervisor District 3 to apply for appointment to serve on the Democratic Central Committee. The term of appointment will be August 2022– July 2024. Check to see if you reside in District 3 (Pre-2022 boundaries) Learn more about the Central Committee Interested Democrats should submit a letter of

Democratic Party endorses Gloria Soto for Santa Maria City Council

Santa Maria, CA – Santa Barbara County Democratic Party Chair Darcel Elliott announced the endorsement of Gloria Soto for Santa Maria City Council. Gloria Soto was elected to the Santa Maria City Council in November 2018. As Councilmember, Gloria has proven to be a leader on important issues like housing affordability, low-cost clean energy, and

Online Silent Auction Now Open

The 14th Annual Roosevelt-Hamer Dinner takes place this Saturday, June 25th! Come check out our online silent auction! Offerings include… Handmade pottery Cooking class with Senator Monique Limón Local eats Wine stash and more! View Auction Items

Democratic Party endorses candidates for Goleta City Council

Santa Barbara County Democratic Party Chair Darcel Elliott announced the endorsements of Luz Reyes-Martín and James Kyriaco for Goleta City Council. Luz Reyes-Martín is a parent, nonprofit executive, and community volunteer who has served our community as a Goleta School Board member over the past 8 years. Luz is running in District 1, representing North-East

Fight for the right to vote: 14th Annual Roosevelt-Hamer Dinner

The Santa Barbara County Democratic Party invites you to Fight for the right to vote: 14th Annual Roosevelt-Hamer Dinner Saturday, June 25th 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Santa Barbara City College Campus Patio Santa Barbara, CA PURCHASE TICKETS The Roosevelt-Hamer Dinner is the main annual benefit event of the Santa Barbara County Democratic Party. Party

Get Out the Vote

GOTV – Help us Get Out the Vote

It’s time to GET OUT THE VOTE! The future of public education is at stake. Republicans have been taking over school board and superintendents’ offices in Florida, Tennessee, and Texas, pushing a radical agenda. Supporting quality, equitable schools, sex education, and science is a core Democratic value. We can’t let them win. Heading into this

Alert: Show Up for Abortion Tuesday, May 3rd

This is not a drill. The Supreme Court of the United States could overturn Roe v. Wade. The opinion leaked yesterday is a DRAFT opinion, not the final opinion, and abortion remains legal. However, this draft opinion would be DEVASTATING for abortion rights for more than 36 million people across our country. Please join Planned

Democratic Party endorses Dr. Susan Salcido for Superintendent of Schools

April 8, 2022 Santa Barbara County Democratic Party Chair Darcél Elliott announced the endorsement of Dr. Susan Salcido’s re-election campaign for Superintendent of Schools. Dr. Salcido has served as Superintendent of Schools since 2017. During her tenure, she has worked to expand childcare and preschool access and affordability, and increased mental health counselors in K-12