Encinitas and North Coast Democratic Club


Next Meeting: 
October 2nd

We are excited about our Guest Speaker, Richard Lederer, who will speak on:


"American Presidents
     and First Ladies"

Dr. Lederer’s syndicated column, “Lederer on Language,” appears in newspapers and magazines throughout the United States, including the San Diego Union-Tribune. He has been named International Punster of the Year and Toastmasters International’s Golden Gavel winner.


See more information on the Meetings page!!


Redistricting Update!!

Census-Based Redistricting is taking place on State / County / and City Levels. Here are key dates and data for those who can get involved:


Census data released August 12, 2021

Deadline for approved maps April 17, 2022 

County Redistricting main page:

Next  county meeting August 12, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.

Webinar Passcode: 182440

Webinar ID: 937 8207 6281

Agenda info/details: 

Carlsbad Redistricting main page:

Encinitas Redistricting main page:

 (includes registration link for 8/16 meeting)

Next Encinitas meeting August 16 6-8pm via zoom

Watch this space for updates on uncoming events!!


Newsom addresses the state in his battle to keep Californians alive and in business. See Atlantic Article.

By a margin of almost 2-1, Californians rejected the idea of replacing Gavin Newsom​. Turnout seemed to be the deciding factor.


Recent Club Meetings

July 5th Headline Speaker: Judy Ki, on AAPI History and Incidents of Asian Hate


Judy Ki, as AAPI delegate, speaking with Hillary Clinton

Judy founded the San Diego County AAPI Democratic Club in 2012 and served on the State of California’s Commission on Asian and Pacific Islander American Affairs from 2012-2016. She was honored with the Heritage Award in 2019 by the API Legislative Affairs Caucus for her Excellence in Civic Engagement. Earlier this year Judy was appointed by Mayor Todd Gloria to serve on San Diego’s API Advisory Board.

Also on July 10th,

Lori Van Orden spoke on Gun Sense Initiatives, the impact of the pandemic on gun sales and the increase in homicides, as well as gun violence restraining orders.

Tommy Hough spoke June 5th  on: "The Growth of the Right-Wing Media over the Past 50 Years"


Tommy Hough

Tommy Hough is currently a San Diego County Planning Commissioner and founder of San Diego Democrats for Environmental Action. He is a former radio host, the morning guy at 91X most recently (2014-2017), on the air at FM 94/9 for 10 years (2002-2012), and briefly at 102.1 KPRI.



Marlon Taylor

Also on June 5th, Marlon Taylor, member of Encinitas Union District School Board addressed the club on School openings and current projects.

Californians Put Republican Shady Power-Grab to Bed