Sacramento County Young Democrats Elects 2016 Executive Board

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February 3, 2016
Contact: Katie Hanzlik
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Sacramento County Young Democrats Elects 2016 Executive Board

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Tonight, the Sacramento County Young Democrats (SCYD) held its 2016 executive board elections.

The following club members were elected to serve on the SCYD executive board:

President, Mikey Singh Hothi*
Vice President of Membership, Chris Smith*
Vice President of Fundraising, Jenny Bach*
Political Director, Alyssa Hanou*
Communications Director, Katie Hanzlik*
Treasurer, Philip Norton
Community Affairs Director, Matt Canty

*Re-elected

“Last year, we grew our membership and chartered as the largest Young Democrats organization in the state of California,” said President Mikey Hothi. “I’m excited to continue to expand our network of progressive young professionals, while also making sure their voices are heard as we push to get more progressive Democrats elected in Sacramento and beyond.”

SCYD meetings are held on the first Wednesday of each month at 6:00 pm at Cafe Bernardo on K Street, located at 1000 K Street.

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Sacramento County Young Democrats is comprised of Democrats ages 18-35 that live or work in Sacramento County. One of the largest Young Dem chapters in the state, SCYD’s members volunteer to walk precincts, phone bank and fundraise for candidates and issues they care about. Throughout the year, the club also regularly gives back through community service opportunities and holds monthly membership meetings and happy hours.

 

 

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Fox 40 News: Sacramento Democrats Enjoy First Debate in Large Numbers

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Over at Simon’s, a viewing party hosted by the Sacramento County Young Democrats also drew hundreds. Loyalties at the event were largely divided among the front-runners.

“If we’re counting the cheers, I’d say that it’s pretty even between Bernie and Hillary,” said event organizer Mikey Hothi.

After the debate, some in the crowd at Simon’s said Hillary Clinton came across stronger, more personable and experienced, while others said Bernie Sanders won with his progressive platforms, plain talk, and rejection of big money in politics.

Watch the entire clip from Fox 40.

Sacramento County Young Democrats Elects 2015 Executive Board

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February 5, 2015
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Sacramento County Young Democrats Elect New Executive Board

Last night, the Sacramento County Young Democrats (SCYD) held 2015 executive board elections.

The following club members were elected to serve on the SCYD executive board.

President, Mikey Singh Hothi
Vice President of Membership, Chris Smith
Vice President of Fundraising, Jenny Bach
Political Director, Alyssa Hanou
Communications Director, Katie Hanzlik
Treasurer, Tom Hughes*
Community Affairs, Lauren Greenwood

*Re-elected

“I am honored to have been elected SCYD President,” said new President Mikey Hothi. “I’m excited to work with my extremely motivated and talented executive board and our club to make sure the club’s voice is heard on issues that matter most to Young Democrats in Sacramento.”

SCYD meetings are held on the first Wednesday of each month at 6:00 pm at SEIU California, located at 1130 K Street, Suite 300.

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Sacramento County Young Democrats is comprised of Democrats ages 18-35 that live or work in Sacramento County. The organization is consistently one of the largest Young Democrats chapters in California.

Sacramento County Young Democrats Statement on 2014 Election

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Sacramento County Young Democrats (SCYD) President Samantha Farmer issued the following statement after last night’s election results.

“Young Democrats in Sacramento and across California once again provided a blue wall against a national Republican tide. Members of Sacramento County Young Democrats hit the pavement and worked the phones to turnout Democratic voters for races and causes up and down the ballot. Our efforts aided a Democratic sweep of statewide offices and victories for several progressive candidates in Sacramento County.”

“Last night’s results, both locally and nationally, prove how vital it is to turnout young Democratic voters. We are the margin of victory. Our organization remains committed to engaging in the peer-to-peer outreach necessary to propel more progressive Democrats to victory and make sure our voices are heard on the issues that matter to us. Today is a time to reflect and celebrate, and to renew our resolve to improve California and the country by electing candidates that will fight for affordable healthcare, greater access to public education, and fair wages for all.”

The following SCYD endorsed candidates and measures were victorious last night:

  • The Democratic slate for statewide office
  • Kevin McCarty for State Assembly District 7
  • Ken Cooley for State Assembly District 8
  • No on Measure L – Sacramento
  • Jay Hansen for Sacramento City Unified School Board
  • Lisa Kaplan and Teri Burns for Natomas School Board

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Sacramento County Young Democrats is comprised of Democrats ages 18-35 that live or work in Sacramento County. The organization is consistently one of the largest Young Democrats chapters in California.

SCYD Endorses Ali Cooper in Sacramento City Council District 5 Race

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Sacramento County Young Democrats Endorse Ali Cooper in Sacramento City Council District 5 Race

The Sacramento County Young Democrats (SCYD) have endorsed Ali Cooper for Sacramento City Council District 5.

“Ali will fight for working Sacramentans in City Hall,” SCYD President Samantha Farmer said. “We look forward to supporting his candidacy to provide a progressive voice for District Five.”

SCYD meetings are held on the first Wednesday of each month at 6:00 pm at the SEIU State Council Building on 710 J Street.

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Sacramento County Young Democrats is comprised of Democrats ages 18-35 that live or work in Sacramento County. The organization is consistently one of the largest Young Democrats chapters in California.

SCYD Endorses Nancy Chaires in Elk Grove City Council District 4 Race

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Sacramento County Young Democrats Endorse Nancy Chaires in Elk Grove City Council District 4 Race

The Sacramento County Young Democrats (SCYD) announced their endorsement of Nancy Chaires for Elk Grove City Council District 4.

“We are proud and excited to endorse fellow Young Democrat Nancy Chaires for Elk Grove City Council,” said SCYD President Samantha Farmer. “Nancy has proven herself to be an incredibly driven and results oriented leader throughout her time in public service and in her community. We look forward to supporting her candidacy for District Four.”

Nancy, a graduate of Whittier College and Harvard University, became the youngest person and first woman ever appointed to the Elk Grove Planning Commission in 2008. She maintains an active role in the Elk Grove community, serving as a member of the Community Advisory Committee at Franklin High School, as a Lector at St. Joseph’s Church, and on various boards dedicated to youth development and women’s leadership. Nancy resides in Elk Grove with her husband and son.

For more information, please visit http://nancychaires.com/.

SCYD meetings are held on the first Wednesday of each month at 6:00 pm at the SEIU State Council Building on 710 J Street.

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Sacramento County Young Democrats is comprised of Democrats ages 18-35 that live or work in Sacramento County. The organization is consistently one of the largest Young Democrats chapters in California.

SCYD Elects New Executive Board

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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Sam Mahood, SCYD Communications Director

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Sacramento County Young Democrats Elect New Executive Board

Tonight the Sacramento County Young Democrats (SCYD) held 2014 executive board elections.

The following club members were elected to serve on the SCYD executive board.

President, Samantha Farmer*
Vice President of Membership, Sarah Greenseid
Vice President of Fundraising, Mikey Singh Hothi
Political Director, Felipe Lopez
Communications Director, Sam Mahood
Treasurer, Christopher Wilson
Community Affairs, Hanna Snider*

*Re-elected

“I am honored to serve as second term as SCYD President with such a diverse and talented executive board,” SCYD President Samantha Farmer said. “2014 will be a big year for our organization as election season heats up across the state and right here at home in Sacramento. You can be sure that SCYD members will hit the ground running–registering new voters, connecting with our peers on progressive issues, and working tirelessly to elect good Democrats.”

SCYD meetings are held on the first Wednesday of each month at 6:00 pm at the SEIU State Council Building on 710 J Street.

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Sacramento County Young Democrats is comprised of Democrats ages 18-35 that live or work in Sacramento County. The organization is consistently one of the largest Young Democrats chapters in California.