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Democratic National Convention

California Democrats will send 496 delegates and 35 Alternates to the Democratic National Convention in 2024. All pledged delegates are allocated to the presidential candidates according to the results of the March 5, 2024 Primary. At-Large and PLEO Delegates are chosen by the Presidential Campaigns, keeping in mind our affirmative action goals, and confirmed by the Statewide Delegation at the May 18, 2024 meeting. 

The California Democratic Party will be accepting and processing applications to become a delegate to the 2024 Democratic National Convention.

Please Note: Delegate Candidates will automatically be sent a ballot and should not request a new ballot using the form above.

To request a hard copy of the delegate application, please email [email protected]

Important Fact Sheets: 

How to Become a Delegate
2024 Delegate Travel Cost
2024 Delegate Selection and Affirmative Action Plan Overview
Allocation of District-Level Delegates per Congressional District
2024 Delegate Travel Cost
2024 Delegate Selection Affirmative Action Committee

2024 Delegate Selection Plan: 

2024 Delegate Selection Plan

Key Dates: 

January 16, 2024 : District Level Delegate Filing Period (Opens)
February 12, 2024: At-Large Delegate Filing Period (Opens)
February 12, 2024: PLEO Delegate Filing Period (Opens)
March 21, 2024 @5:00 PM : District Level Delegate Filing Period (Closes)
April 21, 2024: Congressional District Caucuses
April 24, 2024 @5:00 PM : At-Large Delegate Filing Period (Closes)
April 24, 2024 @5:00 PM : PLEO Delegate Filing Period (Closes)
May 18, 2024: State Delegation Meeting
August 19-22, 2024: Democratic National Convention (Chicago, Illinois)

Questions? Please email [email protected]