The Sonoma County Democratic Party unequivocally supports the right to march and raise our voices in protest. Black lives matter, period. We stand with our Black brothers and sisters, to whom justice has too long been denied. We stand in solidarity with people of color throughout our communities.
The Sonoma County Democratic Party opposes logging in the headwaters of Felta Creek.
WHEREAS, in 2018, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) adopted regulations limiting the abilities of cities and states to regulate small cell sites (e.g., pole attachments) needed for the deployment of 5G, substantially curtailing local governments’ ability to regulate telecommunications infrastructure; and WHEREAS, the FCC regulations limit the type and amount of fees cities and states may charge, set […]
WHEREAS, recent power outages have levied enormous costs, the threat of grid disruption is not going away, there is an inherent vulnerability in transmitting large volumes of energy over long distances, transmission networks will always be subject to disruption by natural and human (negligence, terrorism) elements, dramatically declining costs for solar and storage have changed […]
WHEREAS the climate scientists represented in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) have made clear that what humans do in the next 11-12 years will determine if we and our planet’s unique biodiversity survive, and the County has passed a Resolution acknowledging the Climate Emergency (September 2019); and WHEREAS trees, woodlands, and forest offer […]
Resolution Calling for the Senate to Return from Recess and Pass Bipartisan Gun Violence Prevention Legislation Passed in the House during February 2019
Resolution for Senate to Return from Recess WHEREAS gun violence in the United State of America has been growing for decades, reaching a new and intolerable level with the mass shooting in Gilroy, El Paso, Dayton, and Chicago during a one week period. On an average day, 100 people die from gun violence, accidental shootings, […]
Resolution Supporting Ranked Choice Voting (RCV) in Sonoma County WHEREAS in 2002, San Francisco voters adopted Ranked Choice Voting (RCV) at the ballot, a system that allows voters to rank their 1st, 2nd, and 3rd candidate choices and initiates an instant run-off election if no single candidate reaches over 50% of the vote, thereby eliminating […]
Resolution Supporting Climate Debate WHEREAS DNC Chair Tom Perez has shown no evidence of a rule prohibiting candidates from showing up to non-DNC-sanctioned presidential primary debates, and such a rule is neither in the memorandum of understanding signed by the candidates nor in the rules passed by the DNC Rules Committee to date; and WHEREAS […]
Resolution opposing DCCC’s blacklisting of firms working with primary challenges against incumbent U.S. House Democrats WHEREAS the possibility of being challenged in a primary is one of the most effective way of holding our incumbent Democratic representatives accountable; and WHEREAS shielding Democratic incumbents from Democratic primary challenges can be seen as an attempt to stifle […]
Resolution from 350 Bay Area’s Youth vs. Apocalypse program, urging Democratic Party support for GND Resolution. WHEREAS the time to address the adverse impacts caused by humans on earth’s climate, and the adverse impacts caused by inequality on society is urgent, and WHEREAS the observable signs of climate change – sea rise from the melting […]
WHEREAS, since the passage of Proposition 13 in 1978, cities and counties have faced significant limitations in their main source of funding, the property tax; and WHEREAS, while the intent of Proposition 13 is to help homeowners, loopholes in the system have permitted major commercial and industrial properties to avoid reassessment, a windfall to commercial […]