January 2021 BayAreaGOP Newsletter Articles
Jessica Patterson for CAGOP Chairwoman
- Flipped four Congressional seats from Democrat to Republican
- Reclaimed an additional GOP assembly seat.
- Raised $37.5 million to fund GOP candidates and our party
- Helped register over 600,000 California Republicans
- Implemented new Get-Out-The-Vote tactics to level the playing field with Democrats
- Defeated Democrat Secretary of State Alex Padilla and Attorney General Xavier Becerra in court when they tried to prevent the CAGOP from implementing their GOTV program
- Delivered on the most important priorities for President Trump and the Republican National Committee.
- Brought us a step closer to defeating Nancy Pelosi and making Kevin McCarthy Speaker of the House
- Rallied the GOP to stop the Democrat split roll tax increase
- Helped roll back the Democrats’ plan to restrict our right to work independently
- Successfully mobilized Republicans to defeat the reintroduction of racial discrimination in college admissions, public employment and public contracting
CCR, SPARC & Other Chapters Virtual Meeting
Featuring Rep. Mike Garcia and Jessica Patterson
Former GOP Assemblywoman Catharine Baker Appointed to FPPC
Former East Bay Assemblywoman Catharine B. Baker has been appointed to serve on the Fair Political Practices Commission, California’s election watchdog. She will be sworn in at the Commission’s next meeting on January 21.
Baker, who served in the Assembly from 2014 to 2018, will serve a four-year term on the Commission. Baker has practiced election law and served as special counsel at the firm Hoge Fenton. She currently resides in Alameda County.
The Commission was created by California’s Political Reform Act and has jurisdiction in the areas of campaign finance, lobbying, and conflict of interest.
The FPPC is composed of five members appointed for staggered four-year terms. The Chair and another member from a different political party are appointed by the Governor. Other members are appointed by the State Controller, Secretary of State and the Attorney General. No more than three Commissioners may be from the same political party.