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The November Election Starts Now! How to Vote and Volunteer

We all know this is a crucial election in a difficult, challenging, and confusing time. The EDC is here to help!

Confused about how voting is going to work this year? Download our How to Vote in the Fall 2020 Election flyer.

Want to volunteer to get Democrats elected but not sure how? Check out our How to Volunteer for the Fall 2020 Election flyer.

Join the EDC to support local Democratic candidates and register voters. Come to our monthly meetings (second Saturday of each month), join our email list, and check out our social media to stay informed. Membership is only $25, so join now!

And join us at our monthly meetings, for guest speakers and information on local issues and candidates: second Saturday of every month, 10:30 am to noon, via Zoom. Members are automatically sent an email invite. Not a member? Email us at and we will send you an invite.


Friday, September 4, 2020 9:36 AM

September Membership Meeting

Save the date: Saturday September 12, 10:30 am, for our monthly EDC Membership meeting. Members will get an email the week before with the Zoom link. If you are not a member but would like an invite to the meeting, please email us (

Documents for the meeting:
August Meeting Minutes
List of Candidates

Saturday, July 25, 2020 5:46 PM

How Vote By Mail Works

Check out this video from the State of California on how mail in voting works. You can even sign up to track your ballot and be notified when it is counted.

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 9:36 AM

EDC Endorsements

The following endorsements were made at the EDC's July 11 Membership meeting. Congratulations, and thanks to everyone who participated.
Palomar College Board District 2-Nina Deerfield
Escondido Union School Board District 3-Joe Muga
Escondido Union School Board District 1-Doug Paulson
Escondido City Council District 2-Vanessa Valenzuela
Escondido City Council District 3-Don Greene
Escondido City Council District 4-Andres Yanez
Palomar Health Board District 2-Terry Corrales
Vallecitos Water Board Division 5-Tiffany Boyd Hodgson
San Marcos City Council District 3-Alan Geraci
Oceanside Mayor-Rob Howard

Monday, June 1, 2020 7:24 PM

George Floyd

These are painful, heartbreaking, enraging, difficult times. Many of us are struggling with how to respond, or even just how to cope. Below is a start on a list of resources that may be helpful or informative. Work in progress.

For more up-to-date information on events and news, see our Facebook page and our Twitter feed @EscondidoDems. EDC members can also request access to our members-only Facebook page.

Black Lives Matter San Diego Facebook page

NAACP North County website

NAACP San Diego website

Barack Obama article: How to Make this Moment the Turning Point for Real Change

New Era of Public Safety: An Advocacy Toolkit for Fair, Safe, and Effective Community Policing

County Democratic Party Chair Will Rodriguez-Kennedy's statement

Escondido Indivisible: Some Actions to Demand Police Reforms

Donation ideas

News stories: Protests, Police Response in San Diego, more protests


Monday, May 4, 2020 6:26 PM

May 6 City Council Vote on Vacant District 2 Seat

The Escondido City Council was unable to come to an agreement May 6 on appointing someone to fill the vacant District 2 City Council seat. The seat will remain vacant until the November 2020 election. This summer the EDC will hold its usual endorsement process, inviting all Democratic candidates to speak to our membership, and then holding a membership endorsement vote.

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