AD 56


Elle Kurpiewski





Time & Location:

Democratic Headquarters of the Desert


67555 E. Palm Canyon Dr.
Cathedral City, CA 92234
Landmark: Behind McDonald's
Location Phone: 760-328-9425

Saturday, Jan. 10
Registration begins: 10am  




Name   Gender   Candidate Statement
Erica Hedlund   Female   For the last five years I have been an active member of Democrats in Sun City Shadow Hills in Indio, CA. I have been President for the last three and a half years. We have seen our membership triple in the last two years. In the November election our Vote By Mail return rate was 67%. I look forward to the elections in 2016 with renewed political energy and commitment to Democratic values .
Bob Warburton   Male   Incumbent State E-Board AD 56; Member and ADA Chair for Riverside County Central Committee; Secretary for Desert Stonewall Club, Desert Women Club, and Democratic Headquarters in Cathedral City.
Gregory Pettis   Male   It has been my privilege to serve as a delegate for the past few years. I value the role of our Party and wish to continue to strengthen it in CA. With the success we had in our statewide races this year, we must focus on local and legislative in the upcoming cycle to better prepare ourselves for the future.
Shelley Kaplan   Male   I am a newly elected Council Member of the Cathedral City Council. I am a progressive Democrat and would like to be more active in the State Democratic party. I was endorsed by the Stone Wall Democrats and the Central Democratic Committee for the County and feel I can contribute positively to the state Democratic organization as a delegate.
Bob Edgerly   Male   Alternate to the Democratic Central Committee representing the 56 AD. Member of Desert Stonewall, Democrats of the Desert, Democratic Women of the Desert, and State Party LGTB Caucus. Board member of Palm Springs PLAG. Retired Colonel USAF and Assistant City Manager of West Hollywood.