The former California democratic party Chairman Eric Bauman named in sexual assault lawsuit

The former California democratic party Chairman in a dispute is named, who claims harassment

The California Democratic party on Wednesday was hit with a lawsuit from a former employee who claims that the party groped the former Chairman and sexually assaulted him.

William Floyd, who served the assistant of former CDP Chairman Eric Bauman, claims in the lawsuit that his former boss performed oral sex on him without his consent on at least three occasions, and threatened him, allegedly told Floyd, “If you cross me, I’ll break you in two.”

The 28-year-old Floyd ‘ s cost claim for pain and suffering for loss of income, emotional distress and pain and suffering, together with punitive damages and attorney’s. The suit names the CDP and the Los Angeles County Democratic party, argued that the two parties have nothing to stop Bauman claimed behaviour and kept him in “conscious disregard of the rights and welfare of others.”



“We have not yet served formally with this process and have just learned about the submission of it through the media requests, said this evening,” Neal S. Zaslavsky, Bauman a lawyer, according to the Los Angeles Times. “As for the other pending matter, Mr. Bauman, are not trying this case in the media. Mr Bauman denies the allegations in the lawsuit and hopes to have a full justification of the facts.”

Bauman resigned from his post as CDP chair last November amid a series of sexual misconduct allegations leveled against him.

Bauman, who he, allegedly, sexually explicit comments, while at work, and sometimes touching staff without permission, said it was “in everybody’s interest” for him to resign from his post.

Several employees said that Bauman, the party, the first openly gay Chairman, often sexual comments to men and women at work.


A woman told the newspaper Bauman said he wanted to have sex with her, and thought she had a gay man in a previous life.

Grace Leekley, a 21-year-old temporary worker in the party, said in the Department of communications, they arranged for their own transportation, the party traveled to the state with the candidates earlier this month, because you don’t want on a bus with Bauman.

At a lunch on the trip, she claimed, Bauman and another woman asked if she was having an affair, in front of other colleagues. Even though you said no, Bauman, allegedly, continue to press the pair.

Fox News’ Matt Richardson contributed to this report.

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