Rep. DeSaulnier’s Congressional Update Town Hall

By Ted Lam Indivisible East Bay CA-11 team co-leads Kristen and Ted, and IEB member Tom, met with Congressperson Mark DeSaulnier and his D.C. Chief of Staff Betsy Marr before his Congressional Update Town Hall in Richmond on October 23. We updated DeSaulnier on CA-11 team members' recent work helping elect Contra Costa County District Attorney … Continue reading Rep. DeSaulnier’s Congressional Update Town Hall

Vote early, Vote often (every election, that is!)

Action deadline: Time's nearly up! California election dates you need to know: General Midterm Election:  Tuesday November 6, 2018, 7 AM to 8 PM. Personally delivered ballots must be delivered by close of polls on Nov. 6. Mailed ballots must be postmarked on or before Nov. 6, and received by your county elections office no later than … Continue reading Vote early, Vote often (every election, that is!)

Canvassing with Very Cool People in Sanger

By Ted Lam and Carl Mason Six hours of driving and six hours of canvassing? Yes! And it was even more fun than we expected. We left Oakland before 5 AM on Saturday October 6, heading south toward Sanger, CA. Bagels, coffee, and great conversation made for a delightful three hour drive.  A millennial, a … Continue reading Canvassing with Very Cool People in Sanger

Town Hall on Securing Our Elections

https://www.facebook.com/RepMarkDeSaulnier/videos/318525062025961/ By Ted Landau For Representative Mark DeSaulnier’s 61st Town Hall since taking office, he focused on a single critical and timely issue: Securing Our Elections. Free and fair elections are the foundation of our democracy. Unfortunately, as evidenced by Russian interference with the 2016 election, the integrity of our voting process has never been … Continue reading Town Hall on Securing Our Elections

Call to Action at IEB All Members Meeting

Get out of your chair and do something! Now! That’s the essential message of the July 29, 2018 Indivisible East Bay All Members Meeting. Midterm elections are now less than 100 days away! And these aren't just any old midterms. They will determine whether Trump’s abuses of power can continue to go unchecked — without … Continue reading Call to Action at IEB All Members Meeting

Protecting American Votes & Elections Act

This action will appear in the Indivisible East Bay newsletter on July 26, 2018.  Deadline: ASAP and ongoing -- Even without Russian hacking, elections can be compromised if we don't protect the ballots! Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) introduced S.3049, the PAVE Act, to require that all voters have the option to use hand marked paper … Continue reading Protecting American Votes & Elections Act

Indivisible webinar to secure our elections

July 30 update: watch the recorded webinar here. The 2018 mid-terms are mere months away - do you trust that our local elections will be fair, and that our election processes are secure? Indivisible National and several election security experts in Indivisible chapters around the country will present a webinar on July 15 to give Indivisible members … Continue reading Indivisible webinar to secure our elections

Update on IEB endorsements

It may be several weeks before final results of the June 5, 2018 California primary election are reported, but here are the day-after results in local races that Indivisible East Bay supported or endorsed. Contra Costa County District Attorney: Indivisible East Bay and the IEB CA-11 team endorsed interim DA Diana Becton. With the in-person votes counted, … Continue reading Update on IEB endorsements