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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

Democratic Party endorses Laura Capps for 2nd District County Supervisor

Contact: Spencer Brandt: info@sbdems.org Santa Barbara County Democratic Party Chair Darcél Elliott announced the endorsement of Santa Barbara Unified School District (SBUSD) Trustee Laura Capps for Santa Barbara County Second District Supervisor. “We are proud to endorse Laura Capps’s campaign for Second District County Supervisor. During her service on the SBUSD Board of Trustees, Laura has exhibited strong

March 6: Flip North County Red to Blue

The Democratic Party is kicking off a sustained effort to flip North County from Red to Blue. Did you know that every City in North Santa Barbara County has more Democrats than Republicans? We have made so much progress already, electing Democrats to School Boards and City Councils across North County. Now, we are re-doubling

Join us for our Annual Meeting on January 29

We are excited to invite you to our 2022 Annual Meeting on January 29th at 10AM. This year due to the spread of COVID-19, our Annual Meeting will be virtual via Zoom. We have exciting activities planned for this morning, including: Update on redistricting’s impact on our progressive majority Workshops on organizing, endorsements, and much

Voting ends TOMORROW

Tomorrow is the last day of voting in the Santa Barbara City Election. It’s time for us to finish this campaign strong! This election is about two competing visions for Santa Barbara. One is our progressive vision, which seeks to fight climate change, solve homelessness, stand up for racial justice, and ensure working people can

Santa Barbara is under attack

We need your help. In 2016, the foundation of our democracy was shaken when Donald Trump was elected President. His opponent, Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, was the most qualified person to ever run for President. But after years of false rumors and sexist attacks from Republicans and the news media, voters did not

Apply to be appointed to the Central Committee

The Democratic Party invites interested Democrats residing in Supervisorial District 4 to apply for appointment to fill a vacancy on the Central Committee. Appointments will be considered at the November 4 meeting. Check your voter registration status here. Please submit a letter of interest to the Chair by emailing darcel@sbdems.org and plan to attend the meeting for an

Help us stop the Republican takeover of Santa Barbara

It feels like just yesterday that our campaign was knocking on doors and making phone calls to stop the Republican Recall. Our work is not finished yet! Republicans are now organizing to take over Santa Barbara’s City Hall.Republican mega-donors are trying to buy this election to implement their harmful ideologies. These Trump supporters are the

Just Vote NO

You should receive your ballot in your mail on which you will be asked whether to recall our Governor, Gavin Newsom the week of August 16th. There will be two questions on your ballot: Do you want to recall (remove) Governor Gavin Newsom? If Governor Newsom is recalled, which candidate do you want to replace him with? The