CDP Weekly Update

It’s been another productive week for the CDP, and we have a lot of updates. See below for a recap of the week’s activities. 

Compliance Review Commission Preview

As it nears the end of its audit of 2017 State convention ballots and voters, the Compliance Review Commission will meet in Sacramento tomorrow, Saturday July 22,, 2017 at 10:00 am. We will be broadcasting the meeting over Facebook Live and conference call. 

The full agenda can be found here. To watch the meeting on Facebook Live, click here. To listen in, the dial-in number is 877.668.4900 and the passcode is 820-611-252. 

Welcome and make yourselves at home! 

This week, your CDP headquarters was proud to host a packed house of Fem Dems of Sacramento County, who honored some of the phenomenal Democratic women serving in Sacramento -- including San Diego Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher and Sacramento City Councilmember Angelique Ashby. 

We’d love to host your event too! The headquarters is perfect for fundraisers, meetings, and retreats. For more information, or to request the rental form, e-mail CDP Operations Director Tina McKinnor. 

Executive Board Meeting Update

At the 2017 CDP State Convention, the CDP Rules Committee recommended Bylaws amendments for adoption at the August 2017 CDP Executive Board Meeting, August 25-27, 2017, at Sheraton Park Hotel in Anaheim. 

The CDP Rules Committee is taking testimony for Bylaws amendments received and referred to Rules Subcommittees, including ADEM, Endorsements, and Miscellaneous Issues Subcommittees. Please visit the CDP Rules Committee webpage to see the proposals, reports, and how to submit testimony. Please note that the testimony submission deadline is different for each subcommittee.

  • The deadline to submit a timely resolution for consideration at the Executive Board is Wednesday, July 26 at 5:00 p.m. Late resolutions are not timely and may not be considered until the Executive Board Meeting in November 2017. Resolutions may be submitted online. Please visit the CDP Resolutions Committee page for information on how to properly format and submit resolutions.  
  • The deadline to submit legislation for consideration by the Legislation Committee is Thursday, July 27, 2017 at 11:30 p.m. The submission form and guidelines can be found on the Legislation Committee page.
  • The CDP Platform Committee will be holding its first hearing in Anaheim. For more information on the Platform Committee process, or to submit written testimony, please visit the Platform Committee’s page.

A quick note on lodging: the CDP room block at the Sheraton Park Hotel is rapidly filling up. However, the Anaheim Hilton is located right next door and is also a union hotel. 

For the latest draft agenda, or for more information about the August Executive Board meeting, please visit the Executive Board page on the website

Reminder -- Regional Meetings

CDP Regional Meetings are being held around the state. Check out the CDP Events page for a full calendar of meetings.

In Case You Missed It...

The CDP Rural Caucus fired back at a recent New York Times feature article that downplayed the work of rural Democrats, and CDP Political Director Clark Lee highlighted Sen. Josh Newman’s new, recall-focused campaign website in this week’s #MaulTheRecall update.   

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