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All persons who disclose a preference for the Democratic Party on their voter registration card, pursuant to the laws of the State of California, are members of the California Democratic Party and are entitled to participate in the offical organization of the California Democratic Party as provided by the laws of the State and these By-Laws.

The By-Laws shall govern the organization, operation and functions of that political party known as the California Democratic Party (the Party).

This Committee shall elect state officers of the Party and members of the Democratic National Committee, shall adopt a State Party platform in gubernatorial years, shall conduct campaigns for the party and its candidates for public office, shall appoint committees and employ staff as deemed desirable, and shall conduct such other business as the policy and program of the Party may require.

This Committee may endorse in partisan primary elections and may take positions on ballot measures.

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