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June 7, 2016 — California Primary Election

Central Committee, District 2 — Contra Costa County Democratic Party

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Members decide which candidates of their party to endorse, communicate policy issues to their local electorate, and fundraise for their local candidates and causes.
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Candidates

You can vote for 1 of these 10 candidates.

Brodie Hilp

Democratic
Appointed incumbent and secretary...
Top 3 Priorities
  1. We need to identify and mentor potential Democratic...
  2. We need to reach out to Democrats in our county (1)...
  3. We need to reach out to people in the community to...
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Jerome C. Pandell

Democratic
Small Business Counsel
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Engage more Contra Costa young people in Democratic...
  2. Raise more funds to elect solid, progressive Democrats...
  3. Increase the diversity of those represented on the...
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Sabina Zafar

Democratic
Technology Business Director
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Create more interaction between our diverse communities,...
  2. Leverage modern technology to enhance access and transparency...
  3. Guide, empower and encourage other progressive women...
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Jane Elizabeth Walter

Democratic
retired Community College Instructor
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Work to make the DPCCC a more effective organization...
  2. Coordinate the DPCCC activities with those of the...
  3. Work to help give local Democratic Clubs a vote on...
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Thomas E. Duckworth

Democratic
Employment rights attorney
Top 3 Priorities
  1. leverage local democratic organization to help get...
  2. Build a bench of strong democratic candidates with...
  3. Promote democratic values throughout Contra Costa...
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Diddo Ruth Clark

Democratic
mediator, negotiator, attorney
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Promote the Democratic Party platform.
  2. Endorse local candidates.
  3. Confer on locally endorsed candidates the endorsement...
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Sarah Genn Butler

Democratic
Environmental Planner, retired, &...
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Education! - work toward improved education for all...
  2. Increase voter engagement, voter turn-out, supporting...
  3. Environmental Stewardship and increasing awareness...
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Michael R. McGill

Democratic
Professional Engineer (MCE, P.E.)
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Wise Water Use, Environmental Stewardship and Sustainable...
  2. Job Creation and Workforce Development
  3. Wide Access to Higher Education
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Carolyn Ruth Phinney

Democratic
Research Psychologist, Scientist,...
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Providing assistance to Voters, including how to register...
  2. Helping Democratic candidates get elected, especially...
  3. Making a real difference in the community to help...
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Katie Ricklefs

Democratic
Retired Healthcare Executive; current...
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Strengthen DPCCC's success in developing strong bench...
  2. Increase effectiveness of DPCCC's voter engagement...
  3. Improve collaboration between DPCCC and local Democratic...
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