Clairemont Democratic Club

America's Finest Democrats. In the Heart of San Diego!


Club Meeting: August 14

Hello, Clairemont Democrats!

Jess Durfee, the only San Diego-area member of the DNC and former chair of our county Democratic Party, will be our guest speaker on Tuesday, August 14th.

We will also be following-up on endorsement recommendations for U.S. Senate and San Diego Community College District E. We’ll also hear from Joe LaCava representing No on Soccer City, and Brian Gruters representing the Clairemont Coalition on Homelessness.

Finally, we’ll also hear about our club’s successful efforts at Clairemont Family Day.

If you have suggestions or ideas about meeting topics or event types that you’d like us to host, please email them to me or visit our Facebook page.

If you would like to join, or renew your club membership ($20 dues), please do so on our membership page. You may also renew at the meeting. Or, if you would prefer to mail a check, here is our PO Box information:

Clairemont Democratic Club
PO Box 178846
San Diego, CA 92117

It is our shared responsibility to ensure that people are informed, educated, and not mystified by stage craft, economic bribery or the feeling of helplessness. We have so many exciting things in store for our Clairemont Democratic Club members. We look forward to seeing each and every one of you at one (but hopefully all) of our meetings and events.

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Club Meeting: Tuesday, July 10

Hello, Clairemont Democrats!

Our State Assemblymember for South Clairemont and Bay Park, Todd Gloria, will be our guest speaker for our meeting on Tuesday, July 10th.

We will also be making a recommendations to endorse in some of our local education races (School Board and Community College).

Finally, we’ll talk about logistics for our upcoming booth at Clairemont Family Days on Saturday, August 4th.

As I mentioned previously, if you have suggestions or ideas about meeting topics or event types that you’d like us to host, please email them to me or visit our Facebook page.

If you would like to join, or renew your club membership ($20 dues), please do so on our membership page. You may also renew at the meeting. Or, if you would prefer to mail a check, here is our PO Box information:

Clairemont Democratic Club
PO Box 178846
San Diego, CA 92117

It is our shared responsibility to ensure that people are informed, educated, and not mystified by stage craft, economic bribery or the feeling of helplessness. We have so many exciting things in store for our Clairemont Democratic Club members. We look forward to seeing each and every one of you at one (but hopefully all) of our meetings and events.


Club Meeting: Tuesday, June 12

Hello, Clairemont Democrats!

Francine Busby, former San Diego County Democratic Party chair, and Jess Durfee, the Western Caucus Chair for the DNC, will be our guest speakers for our meeting on Tuesday, June 12th.

Francine and Jess will be presenting an overview of the results from the 2018 Primary Election, and their thoughts on how Democrats will fare in the November General Election.

Also, given the results from the Primary Election we will be making a recommendation to endorse Democrats Nathan Fletcher and Tommy Hough in their respective run-off races for County Supervisor District 4, and City Council District 6.

Nathan and Tommy are the only two Democrats standing against deep-pocketed Republican opponents.

Finally, we’ll hear from our own Dr. Jen Campbell who will face-off against Trump Republican Lorie Zapf in November!

As I mentioned previously, if you have suggestions or ideas about meeting topics or event types that you’d like us to host, please email them to me or visit our Facebook page.

If you would like to join, or renew your club membership ($20 dues), please do so on our membership page. You may also renew at the meeting. Or, if you would prefer to mail a check, here is our PO Box information:

Clairemont Democratic Club
PO Box 178846
San Diego, CA 92117

It is our shared responsibility to ensure that people are informed, educated, and not mystified by stage craft, economic bribery or the feeling of helplessness. We have so many exciting things in store for our Clairemont Democratic Club members. We look forward to seeing each and every one of you at one (but hopefully all) of our meetings and events.


Early Voting: California Primary Election 2018

As early voting begins, please make sure that you are up-to-date with your voter registration. If you have moved since the last election, or need to change or update other information, you may do so online: registertovote.ca.gov

Also, before you vote — check out our Clairemont Democratic Club endorsement page for our recommendations for the upcoming Primary Election on June 5th: clairemontdems.org/endorsements


Next Club Meeting: May 8

Hello, Clairemont Democrats!

Michael Vu, the San Diego County Registrar of Voters, will be our guest speaker for our meeting on May 8th.

Also, we will welcome a presentation from guest speakers Dr. Joel Day and Shawn Van Diver on the topic “The Democratic Party and National Security: Resisting, Reframing, Rebuilding.”

Finally, we will be considering an endorsement for Superior Court Judge, Office 37.

As I mentioned previously, if you have suggestions or ideas about meeting topics or event types that you’d like us to host, please email them to me or visit our Facebook page.

MEMBERSHIP RENEWALS! Club dues were due in January! If you would like to join, or renew your club membership ($20 dues), please do so on our membership page. You may also renew at the meeting. Or, if you would prefer to mail a check, here is our PO Box information:

Clairemont Democratic Club
PO Box 178846
San Diego, CA 92117

It is our shared responsibility to ensure that people are informed, educated, and not mystified by stage craft, economic bribery or the feeling of helplessness. We have so many exciting things in store for our Clairemont Democratic Club members. We look forward to seeing each and every one of you at one (but hopefully all) of our meetings and events.


Next Club Meeting: April 10

Hello, Clairemont Democrats!

Our next club meeting will start at 7:00pm on Tuesday, April 10 at Elijah’s Restaurant (7061 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., San Diego, CA 92111). Join us a little early at 6:00pm to eat dinner and network with fellow Democrats!

We welcome guest speaker Wendy Wheatcroft, gun violence prevention advocate and local San Diego lead for Moms Demand Action.

Also, we will hold an endorsement meeting for City Council District 6, with candidates Tommy Hough, Fayaz Nawabi, and Matt Valenti.

As I mentioned previously, if you have suggestions or ideas about meeting topics or event types that you’d like us to host, please email them to me or visit our Facebook page.

MEMBERSHIP RENEWALS! Club dues were due in January! If you would like to join, or renew your club membership ($20 dues), please do so on our membership page. You may also renew at the meeting. Or, if you would prefer to mail a check, here is our PO Box information:

Clairemont Democratic Club
PO Box 178846
San Diego, CA 92117

It is our shared responsibility to ensure that people are informed, educated, and not mystified by stage craft, economic bribery or the feeling of helplessness. We have so many exciting things in store for our Clairemont Democratic Club members. We look forward to seeing each and every one of you at one (but hopefully all) of our meetings and events.


Next Club Meeting: March 13

Hello, Clairemont Democrats!

Our next club meeting will start at 7:00pm on Tuesday, March 13 at Elijah’s Restaurant (7061 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., San Diego, CA 92111). Join us a little early at 6:00pm to eat dinner and network with fellow Democrats!

We will welcome two guest speakers: Samuel Tsoi from the Welcoming San Diego project, and Joe LaCava from the NO position of the SoccerCity proposal.

Samuel Tsoi is the assistant director for the 21st Century China Center at the UC San Diego’s School of Global Policy & Strategy, where he manages communications, events, and development initiatives to promote policy-relevant research and constructive discourse on U.S.-China relations. He is also a RISE Urban Leadership Fellow, partnering with leaders across sectors to advance immigrant integration through Welcoming San Diego.

Prior to moving to California, he held roles in advocacy, community engagement, and media relations in Massachusetts government and legislative affairs. Samuel is a graduate of Gordon College (BA) and the University of Massachusetts Boston (MS) and has completed advanced studies at Boston University and Harvard Kennedy School. He has published articles on urban development, leadership, and Asian American affairs. Samuel and his wife Amanda, a public school teacher, are raising two daughters in San Diego.

Joe LaCava is a Democratic Party activist and prominent advocate of community participation in the city’s planning process. He graduated from San Diego State University and is owner of LaCava Consulting. He is the former chair of the San Diego Community Planners Committee, the umbrella organization to the city’s 42 community planning groups, and was briefly a candidate for San Diego City Council in 2016. He currently serves on the eBoards of the Democrats for Environmental Action and Citizens Coordinate for Century 3 (C-3). Joe is a member of several democratic clubs including Clairemont, has been appointed to several city boards, and sits on several coalitions focusing on housing and transit.

As I mentioned previously, if you have suggestions or ideas about meeting topics or event types that you’d like us to host, please email them to me or visit our Facebook page.

MEMBERSHIP RENEWALS! Club dues were due in January! If you would like to join, or renew your club membership ($20 dues), please do so on our membership page. You may also renew at the meeting. Or, if you would prefer to mail a check, here is our PO Box information:

Clairemont Democratic Club
PO Box 178846
San Diego, CA 92117

It is our shared responsibility to ensure that people are informed, educated, and not mystified by stage craft, economic bribery or the feeling of helplessness. We have so many exciting things in store for our Clairemont Democratic Club members. We look forward to seeing each and every one of you at one (but hopefully all) of our meetings and events.