Presidential Candidates at 2019 CDP Organizing Convention

Fourteen Confirmed Presidential Candidates Will Make California Democratic Party’s 2019 Organizing Convention the Center of U.S. Democratic Politics

San Francisco, Calif. - The California Democratic Party (CDP) today announced that at least fourteen (14) Democratic Presidential Candidates will be attending the 2019 CDP Organizing Convention from May 31-June 2, 2019 in San Francisco, Calif., and speaking to delegates. As a result, the three-day convention will become the center of U.S. Democratic politics over that weekend.

In addition to nearly all of California’s statewide elected officials and a number of special guest speakers, fourteen (14) Democratic Candidates for U.S. President have thus far confirmed their attendance at the largest gathering of active Democrats from around California, including: U.S. Senator Cory Booker (NJ) Mayor Pete Buttigieg (South Bend, IN) Fmr. HUD Secretary Julian Castro (TX) Fmr. U.S Rep. John Delaney (MD) U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI) U.S. Senator Kristen Gillibrand (NY) U.S. Senator Kamala Harris (CA) Fmr. Governor John Hickenlooper (CO) Governor Jay Inslee (WA) U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (MN) Fmr. U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke (TX) U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (VT) U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA) U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (MA).

The CDP Organizing Convention will take place at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, Calif. from May 31st to June 2nd, 2019. There are 8.6 million registered Democrats in California. The theme of this year’s Convention is “Blue Wave Rolling.” This Convention will be instrumental in determining changes to the Party’s platform and will elect a new Chair to lead the CDP into 2020. (The Organizing Convention is the first of two State Conventions the CDP will hold this year. The second is the CDP Endorsing Convention which will take place in November 2019 in Long Beach, CA.)

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