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Get Out and Vote on June 5, 2018!

OAKLAND, CA [May 31, 2018]  Although many people may feel disenfranchised or unmotivated about the mid-term elections, it is very import to exercise your civic duty by voting on Tuesday, June 5, 2018.  If you do not know if you are registered or where your polling place is, please visit California Secretary of State, Alex Padilla’s, website at

One of the down sides on knowing a lot of people is that sometimes your friends and colleagues run against each other for the same office.  I am glad that my network is willing to roll up its sleeves to get involved in their communities, however, it makes it challenging for me to endorse them since most of them do not live in a region where I can vote for them.  Nonetheless, I make it a point to illuminate whom I know that is running for office and ask for the following:

1.)  That you review their campaign websites;
2.)  Consider writing a check/donate to their campaigns; and
3.). Consider voting for them.

The best way to make a decision is to inform yourself on the candidate, their platform, and their stance on the issues that most resonate with you, your family, and your community’s needs.  Good luck!

Statewide Elections:

Gavin Newsome – Governor

Jeffrey Bleich – Lt. Governor

Gayle McLaughlin – Lt. Governor

Alex Padilla – Secretary of State

Tony Thurmond – Superintendent of Public Instruction

Malia Cohen – Board of Equalization, District 2

East Palo Alto:

Regina Wallace-Jones – City Council

San Francisco:

London Breed – San Francisco Mayor

Matt Haney – District 6 Supervisor

Shamann Walton – District 10 Supervisor

Theo Ellington – District 10 Supervisor

Kwixuan Maloof – Superior Court Judge

East Bay:

Assembly District 15

Oakland City Council 

Alameda County 

Irella Blackwood – County Auditor

Pamela Price – District Attorney

Nancy O’Malley – District Attorney

Contra Costa County

Dianna Becton – District Attorney

If I inadvertently left anyone off, please charge it to my head, not to my heart.  I can modify and update up until the election.  Thanks.






The Social Politician ™ is running for Delegate for Assembly District 15 on January 10, 2015

The Social Politician

The Social Politician

OK, it’s time to gear up for my first “election” (but it’s not really an election)!  For clarity, I am not running for an office, but I am running to represent the 15th Assembly District as a delegate to the California Democratic State Convention.  A delegate attends the annual convention, networks with other Democrats, represents the district, elects party officers,  promotes the California Democratic Party agenda, endorses candidates for statewide, legislative and congressional office, and votes to endorse resolutions and ballot measures.  For more information, please visit

I have an extensive background as a litigation, diversity, and social media marketing consultant who resides in Assembly District 15.  I have worked in multifaceted capacities in some of the most prolific international law firms in the country, such as Morrison & Foerster, Paul Hastings, Heller Ehrman, and Holland & Knight.  My social networking prowess and capabilities have been featured on LinkedIn’s Hall of FameYahoo’s Blog, in the Examiner,CNN MoneyMarketWatch and the Wall Street Journal.  I have worked to help elect Democrats on local, state, and federal elections as a campaign manager, field organizer, fundraiser, and social media strategist.  I am curently the Executive Director of the African American Wellness Project in Oakland.  Last year, I attended the California Democratic Convention and am prepared to take on more responsibility as an elected delegate.  My passion and desire to improve our community will be reflected in my representation of your voice for our State.


I need registered voters who live in California Assembly District 15 to show your support by voting for me and Assembly Member Tony Thurmond‘s Slate on Saturday, January 10, 2015, from 2pm-4pm (you must be in line to register to vote by 4 pm) at the Albany Community Center, 1249 Marin Ave., Albany, CA 94706.  There is a $5 charge to cover election costs, but no one will be turned away.  Here is Tony’s Slate:

Wendy Bloom – Berkeley
Karen Weinstein – Berkeley
Jess Dervin-Ackerman – Oakland
Rita Xavier – San Pablo
Jovanka Beckles – Richmond
Raquel Donoso – Richmond
Kathy Chao-Rothberg – San Pablo

Alejandro Soto-Vigil – Berkeley
Brett Badelle – Oakland
Ty Alper – Berkeley
Greg Lyman – El Cerrito
Kevin L. Nichols – El Cerrito
Alex Knox – Richmond
Charlie Davidson – Hercules

California's Future Endorsed by Tony Thurmond!

California’s Future Endorsed by Tony Thurmond!

If you live within the district, which includes all or part of Hercules, Pinole, Richmond, El Cerrito, Albany, Kensington, Berkeley, Emeryville, and Oakland (please check to confirm), then you can vote.  If not, you can volunteer and help get other registered Democrats to the polls that do live in the district there that day!  For more information, please visit and to join my team and vote on January 10th, please visit

Thank you in advance for your time and continued support!

KLN Handwritten Singature

– Kevin L. Nichols – The Social Politician ™