Vote for DNC Delegates – Instructions

Directions: Registered Democratic voters may request a ballot to select our region’s pledged delegates to the DNC Convention in Milwaukee before Thursday May 28th at 5pm. You may vote for delegates for EITHER Bernie Sanders or Joe Biden, not both. (No other candidates received enough votes in our district to be awarded delegates.) The list of eligible delegates for Bernie … Read More

July First Tuesday Recap

by Ellen Macdonald Although another party was on tap for the July 2019 Nevada County Democrats First Tuesday Educational Forum, we were lucky to have Elizabeth Betancourt, candidate for the CA AD1 (Assembly District) available to introduce herself and field questions from attendees. Also, we were equally fortunate to have the always welcome Shelley Covert and her band play later … Read More

Drinking Game for the 2019 Democratic Debates: Day 2

The Rules Of The Game: Day 2 Thursday, June 27th 2019   Click here for day 1. Please consider donating money to the Nevada County Democrats. We assume no responsibility or liability resulting from the inappropriate actions taken by individuals or groups while playing this game. This game should be played safely and with appropriate boundaries. We encourage this game … Read More

Special Election: Where was the Democrat?

Why wasn’t there a Democrat on the final ballot in the Special Election for California’s Senate District 1 in 2019? By Hailey Martin   Democrats in California’s Senate District 1 got a stinky surprise when they saw their ballots for the 2019 Special Election to pick a new State Senator: a choice between Republican Brian Dahle and Republican Kevin Kiley. … Read More

Summary of the 2019 Special Election for California Senate District 1

Because of California’s top two-primary and because long-time Republican Steven Baird re-registered as a Democrat to throw the election and then drop out, preventing endorsed Democratic candidate Silke Pfleuger from moving on,  California’s Senate District 1 went to a general special election with two Republicans on the ballot: Brian Dahle and Kevin Kiley. Brian Dahle prevailed for the North State.  … Read More

Nevada County Young Democrats Take Action

Nevada County Young Democrats Take Action by Jo Garst On May 8th the Nevada County Young Democrats Club held its first “Democrats Action Day” event.  Five members got together at Hospitality House to cook and serve dinner to about 70 guests.  They cooked up hearty servings of chicken and dumplings, alongside garden salad, and cookies and ice cream for dessert.  … Read More

Democratic Women’s Club Awards Scholarships

May Democratic Women’s Club by Ellen Macdonald Three Ghidotti students were honored by Democratic Women’s Club (DWC) last Saturday, May 4th, at the club’s annual scholarship luncheon held this year at the Wild Eyed Pub in Grass Valley. The Annette M. Gillette Memorial Scholarship is offered to one young woman based mainly on an essay written on an assigned subject … Read More

The Scarecrow of “Socialism”

We certainly live in interesting times. For some – I shall not name them, but you might surmise who I am writing about – words do not mean what they mean and reality is not what is real… “Alternative versions” and “alternative facts” rule the day. They are their new reality. Let us review how it works. If I present … Read More

Democrats Abroad

DAUK (London) Book and Current Event Club will discuss These Truths: A History of the United States, by Jill Lepore on Tuesday March 5th from 6:00pm to 8:30 and Sunday March 10 from 4:00 to 6:30.  We will also discuss Fascism, A Warning, by Madeline Albright on Tuesday March 26th from 6:00pm – 8:30 and Sunday March 31st from 4:00 to … Read More


By Jackie Finley   Please route all calendar submissions to   In the subject line, indicate the information is for the monthly calendar. The calendar is updated about twice weekly, so please plan ahead.  We can’t always make last minute additions or changes. In your submissions, include the following information:  Event/Activity; Start Time and Estimated Ending Time; Location; Sponsoring Groups; … Read More