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Summer Volunteer Schedule

Join the Democratic Party of Santa Barbara County in helping elect our endorsed candidates! We will be holding walks and phonebanks throughout the summer. This is an excellent way to engage voters and make sure we elect democrats across the county. Phonebanks: Tuesday: 5pm-8pm Thursday: 5pm-8pm Walks: Sunday: 1pm   All activities are held out…
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Labor Day 2018

Friends, Come Celebrate Labor Day with Us! There has not been a more important time to stand with labor in recent memory. The Republican majority has rolled back labor and employment protections, while also refusing to fund or enforce the currently existing laws. Meanwhile, California has led the way: creating millions more jobs, passing equal…
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Thank you!

The Democratic party would like to thank everyone who worked hard to move good measures and Democratic candidates forward.  Congratulations to Salud Carbajal, Monique Limón, Bill Ostrander, Betsy Schaffer, Gregg Hart, Oscar Gutierrez and to Measures R, S, and T. We also want to thank Lt. Eddie Hsueh who shined a light on issues we all want addressed. We look…
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*UPDATE: Candidate Endorsement Interviews*-SBCC, SB Unified

On June 7th, we will interview candidates for Santa Barbara Unified School District and begin Santa Barbara City College Board of Trustees interviews. Candidates seeking an endorsement should contact Joe Pierre at jpierre3@cox.net and he will walk you through the process. If you wish to ask a question to a candidate, please submit your question…
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November 2018 Endorsement Process

  The Democratic Party of Santa Barbara County (DPSBC) invites candidates to apply for its endorsement for the November 2018 election. The DPSBC encourages all democratic candidates to participate in our great electoral process. Voting by mail begins in early October 2018. This timing gives endorsed candidates credibility and enough time to seek other endorsements,…
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Seeking volunteers for County Boards and Commissions

County Supervisor Joan Hartmann seeks Third District residents to serve on the following County boards and commissions: Behavioral Wellness Commission (two openings) Board of Architecture Review Central County (alternate position) Housing Authority Board of Commissioners Human Services Commission Civil Service Commission Veteran’s Services Advisory Committee Behavioral Wellness (two openings) – The Behavioral Wellness Commission is an…
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SAVE THE DATE: 10th Annual Roosevelt-Hamer Dinner

SAVE THE DATE On Saturday, April 21st, the Santa Barbara County Democratic Party will be hosting the 10th Annual Roosevelt-Hamer Dinner.  Our theme this year is: “From Earth Day to Election Days, Let’s Get Out The Vote!” The event will be held at the beautiful Carrillo Recreation Center Ballroom in Downtown Santa Barbara.  This event…
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EVENT: Learn about our endorsement process

Join us for a discussion about the Democratic Party of Santa Barbara County’s endorsement process! WHEN: January 6, 2017 from 1:00 – 2:30 PM WHERE: Unitarian Society of Santa Barbara RSVP: Tyler Gibson  

2018 Elections Information

There are two elections this year: One in June and one in November. The California Democratic Party has endorsed a number of statewide candidates. To view endorsements, click here *NOTE: The California Democratic Party did not endorse a candidate for US Senate, Governor, Lt. Governor, Attorney General, and Board of Equalization. In local elections, the Santa…
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Local Democrats poised to lead Santa Barbara in 2018

With the new year on the horizons, Santa Barbara Democrats are looking back on a year of success in the Santa Barbara Mayoral and City Council elections. Beginning this January, Democrats will begin tacking important issues that face our city: Climate change, preserving our social safety net, protecting our environment, and making Santa Barbara a…
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