Democratic Club of West Orange County






Serving Huntington Beach, Fountain Valley, Seal Beach, Los Alamitos, Rossmoor, Costa Mesa, Westminster, Midway City, Sunset Beach, Surfside and surrounding communities.

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February General Meeting - Thursday, Feb 3rd

Guest Speakers

Ajay Mohan

Executive Political Director at Democratic Party of Orange County (DPOC)

Ajay will provide insights on how the 2022 Redistricting impacts Orange County and YOU

David Dodson

Candidate, Board of Equalization 4th District

The Board of Equalization (BOE) administers the property tax system and oversees the fifty-eight County Assessors. I a passionate defender of the BOE's role in the protection of taxpayer rights and has extensive related experience:

  • Worked as a property appraiser

  • Instructor and supervisor with the BO for three decades

  • Currently leads the Southern California office of the Board of Equalization

Campaign Website

​Sarah Jakle

Founder of DemocraShe

  • Sarah talked to the club last year. It was dynamic so by popular demand, she is back

  • Will speak on empowering and training female-identifying students to become future candidates

  • Is the GOTV Director for the California National Organization for Women

  • Empowering women to hold political office has been a focus since Sarah first interned at the Women’s Council of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee in college

  • Sarah gave a dynamic presentation last year so she's back by popular demand. Example

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This is not an in person meeting.

It is a virtual only meeting via Zoom beginning at 7:00pm.

HOW TO JOIN OUR ONLINE ZOOM MEETING (Click Here)

If you experience any problems joining our online Zoom meeting call or text Kent Kraus at 714.655.7993

It is highly recommended you perform Steps 1 & 2 PRIOR to the meeting.

Step 1. Make sure you have the Zoom Client software installed on your computer or smart device and create a Zoom Login Account. This is required because for security purposes you MUST be authenticated before joining our Zoom meeting. Click Here to Install the Zoom Client software or update your existing Zoom to the most current revision.

Step 2. Verify your internet connection and smart device configuration is valid and operating properly by joining Zoom's test meeting (it's free!). Click Here to join a Zoom Test Meeting (free). This will allow you to confirm both your Audio and Video are working properly.

Step 3. On the day of the event, join our online Zoom meeting using ONE of the 3 METHODS described below. Doors open at 6:45pm. Programs begin at 7:00pm.

FIRST METHOD. Join via this link: Click Here (preferred method)

SECOND METHOD. Launching Zoom app on your device, then select Join, and then enter Meeting ID: 878 9346 7965 Passcode/Password: 022699

THIRD METHOD. [[via cell phone or landline]]Dial this number from any cell phone or landline phone:+16699009128,,87893467965#,,1#,022699#<<<you will join meeting with AUDIO ONLY>>>

What's New on Website?

  • Sat, 22-an-2022 - Added Ajay Mohan, Executive Director at DPOC as guest speaker to Home page.

  • Mon, 10-Jan-2021 - Added February General Meeting Info to Home page. Deleted Newsletters.

  • Thu, 30-Dec-2021 - Updated January General Meeting Info on Home page.

  • Mon. 20-Dec-2021 - Added January General Meeting Info to Home page.

  • Mon. 12-Oct-2021 - Added November General Meeting Info to Home page.

  • Fri, 01-Oct-2021 - Added October General Meeting Info to Home page.

  • Thu, 26-Aug-2021 - Added September General Meeting Info & Zoom Instructions to Home page.

  • Fri, 20-Aug-2021 - Added Stop the Recall volunteer opportunities to Home page.

  • Mon, 18-Aug-2021 - Added new 1st Vice President, Cory Johnson to Board Members page.

  • Sat, 31-Jul-2021 - Added August General Meeting Info & Zoom Instructions to Home page.

  • Mon, 12-Jul-2021 - Added "Special Election Postcards" to Home page.

  • Wed, 07-Jul-2021 - Added recently open positions to Home page.

  • Mon, 31-May-2021 - Changed doors open time from 6:30pm to 6:45pm and added June Newsletter to Newsletters page

  • Wed, 26-May-2021 - Added June General Meeting Info & Zoom Instructions to Home page & Harley Rouda on Get Involved page

  • Fri, 16-Apr-2021 - Revised Membership Application and ActBlue payment hyperlinks on Membership and Donate pages.

  • Sat, 27-Mar-2021 - Added April General Meeting Info & Zoom Instructions to Home page.

  • Tue, 09-Mar-2021 - Added Donate page to make it easier for someone to make a monetary donation via ActBlue or Check.

  • Thu, 25-Feb-2021 - Added March General Meeting Info & Zoom Instructions to Home page.

  • Thu, 28-Jan-2021 - Added February General Meeting Info & Zoom Instructions to Home page.

  • Fri, 01-Jan-2021 - Added January General Meeting Info & Zoom Instructions to Home page and Katrina Foley For OC Supervisor to Get Involved page.

  • Thu, 05-Nov-2020 - Replaced Voter Guide buttons on Home page with DCWOC Nov General Meeting info.

  • Thu, 22-Oct-2020 - Added Keri Kropke, North OC Community College to Voter Guides.

  • Sun, 11-Oct-2020 - Added Consolidated Voter Guide for ALL Cities button above.

  • Thu, 01-Oct-2020 - Updated Voter Lookup Tool due to recent ROV enhancements on Vote! page.

  • Thu, 01-Oct-2020 - Updated Voter Lookup Tool due to recent ROV enhancements on Vote! page.

  • Fri, 25-Sep-2020 - Added General Meeting Info & Zoom Instructions to Home page.

  • Thu, 17-Sep-2020 - Added Key Dates & Vote Center Info to Voter Guides page.

  • Wed, 16-Sep-2020 - Added HB & FV Voter Guide postcards to their respective cities.

  • Tue, 08-Sep-2020 - Significant update to Other Cities Voter Guide page.

  • Fri, 04-Sep-2020 - Updated Local Candidates based on DCWOC General Meeting.

  • Wed, 02-Sep-2020 - Added Presidential Debate Schedule to Biden/Harris page.

  • Tue, 01-Sep-2020 - Added local city Voter Guide shortcut access from new Home page buttons.

  • Sun, 30-Aug-2020 - Added Local Cities Voter Guides menu tab.

  • Sat, 29-Aug-2020 - Added September DCWOC General Mtg info to Home Page.

  • Tue, 26-Aug-2020 - Added Voter Guides page and HB & FV candidates button to Home Page.

  • Sat, 15-Aug-2020 - Added 2 High Priority Events to Get Involved page.

  • Fri, 14-Aug-2020 - Updated unopposed candidates on Local Candidates page.

  • Wed, 12-Aug-2020 - Added Kamala Harris to Joe Biden & Kamala Harris page.

  • Sat, 08-Aug-2020 - Added Democratic candidates to Local Candidates page.

  • Thu, 06-Aug-2020 - Added CA Ballot Props to State Ballot Propositions page.

  • Wed, 05-Aug-2020 - Added DPOC endorsed candidates to Local Candidates page.

  • Fri, 31-Jul-2020 - Added August 2020 Newsletter to Newsletters page.

  • Thu, 30-Jul-2020 - Added Young Activists of Orange County Virtual Event to Get Involved page.

  • Thu, 30-Jul-2020 - Added Position Paper download button to Black Lives Matter page.

  • Wed, 29-Jul-2020 - Added HOW TO JOIN OUR ONLINE ZOOM MEETING section to Home page.

  • Mon, 28-Jul-2020 - Added Zoom info for upcoming August General Mtg to Home page.

  • Mon, 20-Jul-2020 - Added BLM position paper to Black Lives Matter page.

  • Sun, 19-Jul-2020 - Added candidate Walter Muneton, GG Unified School District Trustee to Local Candidates page.

  • Sat, 18-Jul-2020 - Added Census Outreach Phone Banking to Southern OC Residents to Get Involved page.

  • Thu,16-Jul-2020 - Added August DCWOC General Mtg info to Home Page.

  • Sat, 11-Jul-2020 - Added the 12 California 2020 Ballot Propositions to Statewide Ballot Propositions page.

  • Sat, 04-Jul-2020 - Added High Priority Events to Get Involved page.

  • Fri, 03-Jul-2020 - Modified 2020 Election page, Countywide Candidates & Local Candidates.

  • Tue, 30-Jun-2020 - Added DPOC endorsed Local Gov. Candidates to 2020 Election page.

  • Thu,25-Jun-2020 - Added July 2020 Newsletter to Newsletters page.

  • Wed,24-Jun-2020 - Deleted County Gov. Candidates subpage from 2020 Election page.

  • Tue, 23-Jun-2020 - Added "Flip the Senate Phone Banks: Arizona, Michigan, North Carolina" to Get Involved page.

  • Sat, 20-Jun-2020 - Added placeholder on Get Involved page for Flip the Senate Volunteer Opportunities.

  • Fri, 19-Jun-2020 - Expand Get Involved page to promote variety of opportunities for being engaged.

  • Thu, 18-Jun-2020 - Completed updating of Board Member Photo,s & Bio's.

  • Wed, 10-Jun-2020 - Add promo for upcoming VHP's on Home page.

  • Fri, 29-May-2020 - Added June General Meeting Info to Home Page.

  • Wed, 27-May-2020 - Merged Events page into Get Involved page, added Census Outreach & Day of Action to Get Involved page.

  • Mon, 25-May-2020 - Updated Local Gov. Candidates page.

  • Fri, 22-May-2020 - Added Useful Links page & Home:Revision History section.

  • Thu, 21-May-2020 - Created Website Revision History (See What's New) section on Home page.

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Purpose

The purpose of the Democratic Club of West Orange County (DCWOC) is to advance the goals of the Democratic Party and progressive values, working with individual club members and supporting local candidates, through public policy and political issue analysis, education, fundraising, recruitment, coordination with other Democratic groups, and other activities.

DCWOC supports the broadest possible registration in the Party and recruitment of DCWOC membership without discrimination on grounds of race, color, creed, national origin, ethnic identity, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, or economic status.



About Us

Join us to stay informed, empower yourself, get involved and become an active Democrat in your community, and help create positive change. We work to register voters, and have informational lectures, political workshops, and help in campaigns.DCWOC is a Political Action Committee registered with the Federal Elections Committee (FEC) and Chartered by the Orange County Democratic Party (DPOC).

Communities Served Boundary

(Rough Drawing)