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Date:
December 7, 2017
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location:
Menlo Park Library
Address:
800 Alma St.
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Contact:
650-330-2501
Email:
Cost:
Free, but registration required: this event is now full.
ADA:
Yes
Joe-Simitian speaking
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Supervisor Joe Simitian: Listening to Trump's America (EVENT FULL)

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Why did so many counties that had historically voted for Democratic Presidential candidates "flip" in 2016? Simitian traveled to get some answers. Event full.

**This event is now full. All tickets have been distributed, but if there are ticket holders who have not arrived by the 7:00 p.m. start time, stand-by attendees may be admitted.**


“Listening to Trump’s America: Bridging the Divide”

Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian says that “here in the Bay Area we live in a bubble, in a bubble, in a bubble.”  How, he wondered, could the same country that had voted twice for Barack Obama end up going 46% for Donald Trump?  To get some answers, he traveled to three counties that had “flipped:”
  • Robeson County, North Carolina
  • Cambria County, Pennsylvania
  • Macomb County, Michigan
Supervisor Simitian will join us to share what he learned over the course of conversations with over 100 teachers, retirees, labor leaders, police officers, party activists and a host of others.

Online registration is required to attend this special event, as space is limited.

About Joe Simitian
Joe Simitian was elected to the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors in 2012. He represents the Fifth District, which includes Cupertino, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Mountain View, Palo Alto, Saratoga, Stanford, and portions of Sunnyvale and San Jose. 

Joe's public service over the years includes stints as a member of the California State Senate, the California State Assembly, Mayor of Palo Alto, President of the Palo Alto School Board, as well as an earlier term on the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors.