Friday, April 11, 2008

Voters in CA - Elect AsAm Clinton & Obama Delegates

80-20 urges you to help elect Asian Am. Delegates to the Democratic Nat'l Convention in Denver, whether they are for Obama (O) or Clinton (C). You need to be a registered Democrate living in CA's 12th CD (southwest SF and the Peninsula). As you may recall, 80-20 is neutral between Clinton & Obama.

Your vote does NOT change the number of delegates for C or O. Your vote only helps decide who gets tot be the delegates.

(A) There are 1 AsAm running to be a Clinton Delegate:

Phil Ting is running to serve as a Delegate to the Democratic National Convention on behalf of Hillary Clinton. The process involves getting one's friends and family (registered Democrats in the 12th CD) to show up and vote for them at a local delegate selection meeting in our Congressional District.

The 12th Congressional District includes part of San Francisco and San Mateo counties (the late Rep. Tom Lantos' district and the district that Rep. Jackie Speier now represents.) In San Francisco this includes Diamond Heights, Sunset, Ingleside, St. Francis Woods, West of Twin Peaks, and other neighborhoods generally in the South and Westerly parts of the City. To see the entire district go to

The address for the selection meeting is:
Crocker Middle School 2600 Ralston Ave.
Hillsborough, CA 94010

Show up between 2-3pm (doors close/lock at 3) on Sunday, April 13th to cast your vote to help them. It should only take half an hour or less once you are there. The process allows for three votes - for one woman and two men, with a fourth vote for a male alternate.

(B) There is 1 AsAm running to be an Obama Delegate:

Vote for Angelica Jongco, .

Registration & Voting from 2-3pm; Caucus at 3pm*

UFCW (Local 101) Union Hall 208 Miller Ave.
South San Francisco 94080

* You do not have to stay for the caucus to have your vote counted. Unregistered voters or voters who are not affiliated with the Democratic Party will be allowed to register as Democrats upon arrival.