Democratic National Convention

California Democrats will send 495 delegates and 35 alternates to the Democratic National Convention
in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. All pledged delegates are allocated to the presidential candidates according to the results of the March 3, 2020 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 June 28th meeting *pending approval by the DNC Rules and Bylaws Committee.

Virtual Statewide Delegate Meeting:

Observer Streaming Link

Apply Today:

Step 1 – Our 2020 Delegate Selection application process has changed from previous cycles. Please
review the Step by Step instructions before applying to avoid any delays in the processing of your
application: HERE
Step 2 – Click HERE to apply online. *Please contact CDP staff at or 916-442-
5707 if you have any questions regarding the online application process.

Don’t want to apply online?  Download and print your application:

If you prefer to submit a hard copy application, please download and print the hardcopy PDFs below.
Completed applications may be scanned and emailed to or faxed to 916-442-

District-Level Delegate: Filing Period has closed.

At-Large Delegate: Filing Period has closed. 

PLEO Delegate: Filing Period has closed. 

Upcoming Key Dates:

May 18, 2020: Caucus Location and Convener Deadline
June 5 – 7, 2020: Congressional District-Level Online Caucuses
June 9, 2020, 5:00 PM: At-Large (Form B) and PLEO (FORM C) Delegate Filing Deadline
June 28, 2020: Statewide Delegate Online Meeting 
August 17-21, 2020: Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin


2020 Delegate Selection Plan:

2020 Delegate Selection Plan (Adopted at Executive Board meeting 8/25/2019)
Becoming a Delegate:
How to Become a Delegate
Running as a District-Level Delegate

Important Fact Sheets:

Congressional District Delegate and Alternate Allocation
District-level Delegate Allocation Gender Breakdown by Congressional District
Gender Non-Binary Candidates and the Equal Division of District-Level Delegates and Alternates
2020 Delegate Selection and Affirmative Action Plan Overview
2020 Delegate Travel Cost

2020 Delegate Selection Media Kit


Estevan Rojas


If you are interested in sponsoring California Delegation Events at the 2020 National Convention, please contact List Cassinis: