Welcome to the Rancho Bernardo Democratic Club website

Our club provides an opportunity for citizens to connect with one another, learn about political issues and Democratic values, and help elect Democrats to public office.  We meet monthly to hear speakers on issues that affect our community, socialize, and plan activities to support Democratic Candidates.

If you would like to join the Rancho Bernardo Democratic Club select  “Join” from the menu above.  You will be offered options for how to join us.  We’d love to have you as a member!

Questions? Please email us at rbdemsclub@gmail.com

Thank You!


Next Meeting: September 26, 2022 – 7PM (LIVE!)

Our next meeting shall be on August 22nd. The meeting shall be a LIVE meeting only (no Zoom). This meeting, and all subsequent meetings shall be held at the Ed Brown Center (18402 W Bernardo Dr. San Diego, CA 92127). See detailed directions below.

Refreshments and socializing begin at 6:30pm. The formal meeting shall begin promptly at 7pm.

Featured Speaker 1: Assemblyman Brian Maienschein

Assemblyman Maienschein (AD76) will discuss his campaign (and how we can help) and the goings-on in Sacramento.


Featured Speaker 2: Jason Bercovitch

A Detailed Dive into the CA Propositions on the Nov 2022 Ballot

Jason Bercovitch, the Great Explainer of all things “Proposition” will present a detailed description of all measures and propositions appearing on our Nov 2022 ballot. Believe us, after seeing Jason’s presentation, you will greatly understand every measure and proposition far more than you did before! No one knows measures and propositions better than Jason! 

Jason Bercovitch was born in Madison, Wisconsin, raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and graduated from the University of California, Riverside with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics and a minor in Political Science. In 2010, Jason began his political career as an intern for Congresswoman Susan Davis. Jason now works as the Director of Constituent Services for Congressman Scott Peters, where he has been since March of 2013, specializing in immigration, foreign affairs, and financial services. Jason has previously worked on local campaigns for Mayor of San Diego, San Diego County Supervisor, and various City Council races from around the County. In addition to his work in politics, Jason was also a financial adviser for ten years with various financial institutions throughout San Diego County. Jason is fluent in Spanish and now resides in San Carlos with his lovely wife and two kids.

We will also vote on whether to endorse the following candidate:

Kevin Juza, Poway City Council, District 3

Note: Returning members, there is still time to pay your dues! Please click here on ways to remit your payment for 2022. Thank you so much, we really appreciate every member, and the dues help elect Democrats in Rancho Bernardo!

Thanks so much, and see you all September 26th, 7pm.


The Rancho Bernardo Democratic Club meets at 7 p.m. on the fourth Monday of each month except December.

Candidates are always welcome to speak.
Any questions? Email our club vice-president Hugh Rothman.

All meetings shall be at the Ed Brown Center
18402 W Bernardo Dr, San Diego, CA 92127

Detailed Directions:
– From the 15 freeway, take West Bernardo Dr/Pomerado Rd. exit and go West (West Bernardo Dr).
– At signal, turn into the Rancho Bernardo Community Park (across from Casa De Las Campanas).
– Drive past the basketball courts and the Rancho Bernardo Glassman-Recreation Center.
– The next building after the Rancho Bernardo Glassman-Recreation Center is the Ed Brown Center.
– Park anywhere (lots of parking available).

Our August 22, 2022 meeting

The club bestowed endorsements in the following races:
Heather Plotzke, Poway Unified School District Board, Area C

Our featured speaker was Joseph Rocha, our endorsed candidate for the California State Senate, District 40 (which includes Rancho Bernardo). Joseph gave us some background about his life including how he came to this point in his life where he is now running for this political office. He answered questions from the audience on various topics, including housing and homelessness, state and local governments working together, and climate change.


The RB Dem Club Endorsements for November 2022 General Election

US Representative, Congressional District CA49 Mike Levin 06/27/2022
US Representative, Congressional District CA50 Scott Peters 06/27/2022
US Representative, Congressional District CA51 Sara Jacobs 06/27/2022
California Senate, SD40 Joseph Rocha 06/27/2022
California Assembly, AD76 Brian Maienschein 06/27/2022
San Diego County Assessor/Recorder/Clerk Barbara Bry 01/24/2022
San Diego County Treasurer/Tax Collector Greg Hodosevich 07/25/2022
Poway Unified School Board, Area B Frida Brunzell 06/27/2022
Poway Unified School Board, Area C Heather Plotzke 08/22/2022
Palomar Community College Board Area 4 Kartik Raju 08/22/2022


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