As we enter into 2019 and begin to prepare for the highly critical 2020 presidential election cycle, CTA members and staff from across California have filed to run for local Democratic Party delegate.
Delegates elected through the Assembly District Election Meeting (ADEM) process represent one-third of all California Democratic Party delegates statewide. Electing ADEM representatives who understand issues facing our students, our classrooms and our profession is vital in helping build our influence as a union in how policy, platform and endorsements are made by the Democratic Party.
The CTA Political Action Department staff have been working over the past several weeks with labor allies, members of the legislature and the state Democratic Party to help recruit members and staff to run as delegates. The list was finalized and made available just this week.
Please look at the attached list of CTA members running in your area and consider showing up to cast your vote. This process only takes a few moments out of your day and I am sure they would highly appreciate your support.
Click here for the list of CTA members and staff who are running for delegate.
To find the location and time for your local ADEM, please click here.
Some elections are happening this weekend on either Saturday or Sunday, January 12 or 13 with other districts holding their elections during the weekend of January 26 or 27.
If you are not sure which Assembly district you live in, go to http://findyourrep.legislature.ca.gov.
Thank you for all you do.
Eric C. Heins