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Annual Meeting & Proposed Bylaws Change

With approval this text will be moved from the Operating Procedures to the Bylaws:

1. All members of the club shall be registered Democrats. If under the age of eighteen (18) years, or otherwise ineligible, they shall declare their intention of so registering. A member shall be considered in good standing, if their dues are current, or have been waived due to economic hardship, their voting rights being subject to compliance with the other provisions of the bylaws.
2. Club representatives shall be allocated as follows: one representative, resident in the Assembly District 37 and duly registered as a member of the Democratic Party of California, for each full (not a fraction thereof) 20 members in good standing registered to vote in the Assembly District who were listed on the roster submitted to Santa Barbara County Democratic Party and to the appropriate Regional Director of the CDP no later than July 1 of the year immediately prior to the endorsing process
3. For purposes of this Section: a. Only members in good standing, who are registered Democrats, as of the July 1 deadline shall be included on the roster; b. “Member in Good Standing” shall mean a member whose dues are paid up within the last two full calendar years, or have been waived due to economic hardship; and c. The status of such members shall be certified by the Club’s President, or her designee.
4. Said representatives shall be recommended by majority vote of the Executive Board which will then be approved by majority vote of the full Board. The delegates will be bound to represent the voted position of Democratic Women.

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