The Guide to Running for Cal Dems Board

To submit your candidate statement for the 2015 Cal Dems election, please click this link. All of the information below is taken from the Constitition. Further information about each individual Board position is also available in the Constitution. Click this link to view the Constitution in entirety. Prior to Election Day... Only Members in Good Standing may vote or run for office. (A Member in Good Standing must have attended at least 5 meetings that semester and paid semester dues.) Ca...
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Propositions and Measures for Consideration

The following Propositions and Local Ballot Measures are up for consideration for endorsement by membership on October 16, 2014. Provided below are quick summaries of the initiatives and measures. For further information and analysis, consult the California Secretary of State's website for state ballot initiatives here, and the Alameda County Registrar of Voters for local ballot measures here. Only Members in Good Standing may vote in this meeting. Please see the Constitution or contact VP of Me...
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Constitutional Amendments for October 2, 2014

Dear Cal Dems, In accordance with LEAD Center and California policy, I am proposing three Cal Dems Constitutional amendments to Articles III, V, and IX. Our process for amending the Constitution requires one week prior notice, therefore the approval process will take place on October 2, 2014. Please review below! Link to the current Constitution. Link to the Constitution with proposed amendments (amendments are highlighted).
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Cal Dems Endorsement Candidates

Cal Berkeley Democrats will have an endorsement meeting on October 2, 2014 on the following candidates. Only Members in Good Standing may vote in this meeting. Please see the Constitution or contact VP of Membership Anthony Barros (membership@caldems.com) if you would like to determine your standing.            
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Clarification – Cal Berkeley Democrats is not Berkeley Democratic Club

On Sunday, September 22, The Daily Californian published an article, "Berkeley Democratic Club under investigation for alleged illegal activities" (link). To clarify, Cal Berkeley Democrats is not affiliated with Berkeley Democratic Club, and is under a separate and distinct board of leadership. Cal Berkeley Democrats is an ASUC-sponsored student organization, while Berkeley Democratic Club is chartered through Alameda County Democratic Central Committee. Further speaking to the content of...
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Open Letter of Support for the United Student District Amendment

Dear Berkeley City Council, We, the Cal Berkeley Democrats executive board, are writing to notify you of our strong support for the United Student District amendment to the proposed student district. The passage of Measure R this past November gave rise to a new opportunity to unite the student voice of the city of Berkeley, where one in four residents are students. Since districts were first introduced in 1986, this critical community has been divided into multiple districts, diluting the...
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Watch Cal Dems President Sofie Karasek on The Sean Hannity Show!

Cal Berkeley Democrats' very own president Sofie Karasek spoke on the Sean Hannity show for Hannity's College Forum special, which aired Friday, September 6th on Fox News! We're all very proud and supportive of our Cal Dems President, as well as the other College Democrat chapters that were on the show. HUGE shout out to the Dems in Harvard, Yale, Notre Dame, NYU, Syracuse, and Penn State! Segments of the show are available on the Fox News website.
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Register for Convention 2013!

Join us in attending the California Democratic Party State Convention, with California Young Democrats and California College Democrats, April 12-14th, 2013!  This year's Convention will be held in Sacramento.  Space is limited so please sign up as soon as possible. To register, you must complete 3 steps: Sign up with Cal Dems here. Sign up with CYD here.  Don't forget to say you are coming with Cal Dems. Pay your registration fees here.  Before March 29th, registration is $50.  After...
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