Elizabeth Betancourt Takes First in Primary: Why it Matters

by Hilary Hodge Elizabeth Betancourt will move to the General Special Election on November 5th. The exciting news: it was a first-place finish for the Democrat, Elizabeth Betancourt!! Election results as of 4:51 p.m. Wednesday (100% of precincts reporting) Democrat Elizabeth Betancourt (28,223 votes or 39%) Republican Megan Dahle (26,136 votes or 36.1%) Republican Patrick Jones (12,659 votes or 17.5%) Republican Joseph Turner (4,031 votes or … Read More

Elizabeth Betancourt for Assembly

by Jacqueline Finley If you haven’t already done so, check out Elizabeth Betancourt, the sole Democratic candidate for California Assembly District 1. A farmer, small business owner, watershed scientist and rural advocate, Ms. Bettencourt’s focus is on water and land resource management, helping local communities prosper and remain fiscally strong, and bridging the gap between progressive and conservative District 1 … 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

Silke for State Senate

The California Democratic Party has endorsed Silke Pflueger in the Special Election for the State Senate District 1 Seat that was vacated by Ted Gaines. The special primary election will take place on March 26th. If no candidate garners 50 percent plus one vote, the top two vote-getters will advance to a June 4 special general election. Silke should receive … Read More