Special Meeting on Saturday, January 4 @ 10am
USW, 1333 Pine St, Martinez
The Agenda and Endorsements Committee Report are attached.
December 21, 2010
To: DPCCC Membership
Subject: Endorsements Committee Report for the March 2020 Primary
Submitted by Katie Ricklefs, DPCCC 1st Vice-Chair and Chuck Carpenter, Endorsements Committee Chair
Nov 21: Per bylaws, Membership approves endorsement in 2020 election (Primary & General).
Nov 26: DPCCC Candidate Questionnaire emailed to declared Board of Sup Candidates in District 3 and 5
Dec 13: Deadline for candidates to submit questionnaire
Dec 15: Candidate Interviews. The following candidates were interviewed:
Dec 19: Endorsements Committee meets to discuss and decide on recommendations
Jan 4: Special Meeting of DPCCC Membership to vote on Endorsements for Board of Supervisors for March 2020 Primary
The following Endorsements Committee members were present and voted at the December 19th meeting:
Chuck Carpenter (4); Nadine Peyrucain (5); Jeff Koertzen (4); Diddo Clark (2); Debra Vinson (3); Sarah Butler (2); Maria Alegria (1); Sue Hamill (4); John Stevens (5); Heath Lenoble (3); Edi Birsan (4); Rich Verrilli (5); Harry Thurston (3); Champagne Brown (1); Robyn Kuslits (4); Melanie Smith (4); Tom Lawson (5); and John Hall (2).
Recommendation – District 3 Board of Supervisor: Endorse Diane Burgis
Recommendation – District 5 Board of Supervisor: Endorse Sean Trambley
Endorsements Committee recommendations will be presented to the DPCCC, at a regularly scheduled or special endorsement meeting, arranged as a Consent Calendar.
Any member of the DPCCC may request that a specific office be pulled from the Consent Calendar.
Following review of the Consent Calendar a vote for Endorsement of all candidates on the Consent Calendar shall be taken. A vote of 60 % of the members present is required for endorsement.
All offices pulled from the Consent Calendar shall be handled in the following manner.
The member pulling the item shall state their reason for pulling the office.
The candidate(s) in question or their designated representative shall have one (1) minute to solicit member’s votes.
Members of the DPCCC with an interest in the office pulled, shall have to following opportunities to speak for or against the endorsement vote. Alternating for and against arguments of one (1) minute each. Up to two (2) for and two (2) against.
Following these arguments a vote for the candidate in question shall be taken. A 60% positive vote is needed for endorsement.
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