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California Democrats stood by our values this election, and made a statement about what progressive leadership means for our state.

It’s never been more important to join our diverse, progressive coalition of Democratic grassroots leaders.

We keep winning in California because our party is run not from our headquarters in Sacramento, but by thousands of dedicated Democrats from all parts of the state and from all walks of life. If you’ve been waiting to take part, now it could be your turn.

Will you help shape the future of the California Democratic Party by becoming an Assembly District Delegate for the 2017-19 DSCC term?

If you are applying to be a 2017-19 Assembly District Delegate, please use the following email when applying.

Your profile email address

This will help CADEM staff organize your information.

If you’re ready to direct the future of the California Democratic Party, it all starts here: Declare yourself a candidate for delegate. You need to apply by December 8.

There are over 1,000 delegates selected through this process, and over 1,000 reasons why they decide to run.

Each of California’s 80 Assembly Districts elects 14 delegates, 7 men and 7 women — and that will happen on January 7 or 8, 2017. Click here to find the Assembly District Election meeting (ADEM) in your Assembly District.

A person may only apply to run as an ADEM candidate if he/she: is registered to vote as a Democrat, residing in their Assembly District by October 24, 2016 in the state of California. You may only run in the Assembly District that you were registered in, by the aforementioned deadline, unless the person turned 18 or was naturalized after the deadline.

A person may participate and vote in the ADEM if they are: a Democrat residing in and registered to vote in the Assembly District, as of the date of the Assembly District Election Meeting. Same day registration is allowed of otherwise qualified citizens, who currently reside in the Assembly District they wish to participate in.

If you wish to run, please fill out the form by clicking this link.

The deadline to complete this form is Thursday, December 8th at 5:00 PM.

NOTE: Candidates should confirm receipt of filing prior to the deadline. If you do not receive an email confirmation, please contact the Party Office at (916) 442-5707.

The CDP will not be responsible for failed, delayed, unreadable, or corrupted filings whether by hardcopy delivery or electronic filings such as faxes or emails or the editing of candidate statements. A hardcopy form is not available. However, if you wish to apply you may call the Party office to help you through the online application process.

2016’s elections are in the books. It’s time to start planning to win the US and the 2018 Gubernatorial — and to win, we need you to tell us you’re ready to take the helm.

The deadline to submit your application is December 8 at 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time — so don’t delay!

Click here to apply and declare yourself a candidate for assembly district delegate.

California Democrats may be leading the charge nationally — but we can’t keep that up without your voice. Please consider becoming an Assembly District Delegate (ADD), and share this email with other fellow Democrats who would be great representatives for your community.

Thank you for being a California Democrat.

Chris Masami Myers
Executive Director
California Democratic Party