August and September heralds the ENDORSEMENT SEASON

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      There are plenty of issues and candidates this year, so get ready to make some important decisions before you vote. In District 11, the races we are most concerned about are the Board of Education (3 seats) and the City College Board 3 four-year term seat and 1 two year term seat. In addition, there are almost an entiire alphabet of local measures from A to L. In addition, we will examine the state measures

VOTERS: Become informed regarding the myriad propositions and candidates facing you on the November 4 2014 General Election ballot. We are inviting all the citywide candidates and the representatives from the proposition campaigns at the local and state level to our membership meeting on September 10, 2014 at 6:30pm at Henry's Hunan Restaurant at 4753 Mission Street. Eddie will again be offering us a special price for an entire dinner. Beverages are complimentary.

MEMBERS: Regular dues paying members are eligible to vote on endorsements. Regular members can pay their dues on the spot to be eligible to vote on endorsements. New members who joined and paid dues 30 days ago or more alse also eligible to vote.

CANDIDATES & CAMPAIGNS will have two opportunities to present. First, email a preferred time between 10:00 and 4:00 pm on Saturday, August 23 and Sunday, August 24 for the eboard endorsements. Candidates must complete and submit via email the appropriate questionnaire by Thursday, August 21. If you have not received a questionnaire, please download the PDF version or request the DOCX version by emailing info@sfd11dems.com. Second, register by email to present at the September 10 Membership Endorsement Meeting at Henry Hunan's Restaurant. 

 

 

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Check out photos from 4th of July Picnic

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Go to our Facebook Page: San Francisco District 11 Democratic Club to view photos.

 

 

Our Club just completed the first ever Voter Registration effort at the 25th Annual 4th of July Parade and Picnic sponsored by the Mission Terrace Improvement Association and Roxie Market. To add to the festivities, we also provided photos with Uncle Sam throughout the park. As usual, Roxie Market generously donated an entire picnic BBQ lunch to everyone at the park and a cake to celebrate the United States' 238th Birthday. The Mission Terrace Improvement Association volunteers ran a smooth operation and made sure everyone was fed to satisfaction and the remains were properly divided between waste recycling and compost bins. The SFFD were there with the hook and ladder truck and performed an amazing flag raising ceremony. The classic cars were all there as well. Since this is the 25th event a lot of the logistics have all been worked out, only the weather didn't accommodate and Karl the Fog was out in full force, as is usual in July here. You can tell this party was all locals as everyone was bundled up in their winter coats. All the photos are posted on our Facebook Page, tag yourself and like our page while you are at it. 

 

 

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15th Annual Dinner & Auction

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     Our 15th Annual Dinner & Auction is only a week away. We have a great line up this year. The Honorable Tom Ammiano, will leave us with a few words about his vision for San Francisco and California as he prepares to leave his CA Assembly District 17 seat. Nato Green is a political comedian with trenchant and hilarious observations about our favorite City. And, for something entirely new, the Boys and Girls Club Youth Leader of the Year, Yuri Huerta will be honored at our dinner.

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     The annual dinner supports our civic engagement activities throughout the year, including voter registration tables at major District 11 events, voter workshops, membership meetings, endorsements and our voter guide which is published and mailed in November and published in June. In addition, our club supports future leaders with a donation to the Excelsior Boys and Girls Club. 

     Our auctions are always fun and competitive and you never know what treasure you might find there. So join us and support our community in San Francisco's District Eleven. To RSVP, click the calendar link and enter the number of tickets and your meal choices (below):

  • Paella Valenciana (the house specialty)
  • Chicken w/ Sherry Sauce
  • Prime Rib
  • Vegetarian Lasagna

Once you have RSVP'ed, you can pay online or with a check or credit card at the dinner. 

  • $600 PATRON (includes 10 dinner tickets/one table, table sign and acknowledgement in program) 
  • $130 SPONSOR (includes 2 dinner tickets, acknowledgement in program) 
  • $100 FRIEND (includes 1 dinner ticket, acknowledgement in program) 
  • $60 INDIVIDUAL (1 dinner ticket) $70 at Door 
  • $50 SENIOR/YOUTH (1 dinner ticket) $55 at Door  

If you prefer to call and RSVP, contact Grace D'Anca at 415-748-1416 or email secretary@sfd11dems.com.

 

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Membership Endorsement Meeting on 4-16-14

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Join us for an endorsement meeting as we make sense of the June 3 ballot. We have invited Statewide candidates and proponents/opponents of local measures to present information to assist you with the voting decisions you will face on the primary ballot.  We have categorized the ballot in terms of local state and federal offices that cover all or part of San Francisco's District 11. Per our bylaws, we are only providing information on Democratic candidates. You can find more information at the SF Department of Elections, but we're making it easy for you with the chart and links below.

Dues paying members will be able to vote on official Club endorsements for this Primary Election at the meeting.  Continuing members may pay dues at the meeting.

A set of proposed changes to our Club bylaws will be presented to the Membership for approval.  Link to a summary of the proposed changes here (or go to the above menu choose About > Bylaws >Bylaws Changes Explained)  Please post comments, critiques, suggestions etc. regarding the proposed changes. Access the original bylaws here.

Club officer elections will also be held at this meeting for all seats on the board. Nominate candidates for the board here

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Membership Meeting February 12, 2014

 General Membership Meeting

Tuesday, February 12, 2014, 6:30 to 8:30pm, 

Ingleside Police Station Comm. Room 

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Love our City? Then come hear about issues and proposals that will impact San Francisco for generations.  Issues regarding housing, education, health and labor will be discussed. If you want to get up to speed before the meeting check the links below. Every attempt was made to have pro and con representatives of the issues.  Also, a set of proposed changes to our bylaws will be presented to the General Membership for approval. At the meeting you will get a sheet with a comparison of the by laws as they are now and the proposed changes. This is an excellent time to renew your membership as fees are expected to increase by the next meeting. 

Special Valentines Day Sweets with Coffee/Tea Service Provided! 

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