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Legislation Committee

2024 Key Dates:

  • March 18, 2024 – Link will open to submit Legislation
  • April 17, 2024 @ 11:59pm – Submission Deadline to submit Legislation
  • May 17, 2024- EBoard Legislation Committee Meeting, Location & Time TBA


The California Democratic Party’s Legislation Committee will be meeting at the May 2024 Executive Board Meeting, tentatively on Friday, May 17th, 2024 in San Diego, CA.

Information on how to submit Legislation to the committee:

Other docs:

May 2023 Statewide Convention Legislation Agenda

Legislation Committee Guidelines

Legislation Committee Eboard July 2022 Floor Report

Legislation Committee Agenda EBoard July 2022

CADEM Legislation Committee Minutes August 21

November 2021 Executive Board Legislation Committee Report

August 2021 Legislation Position

April 2021 Legislation Position

April 2021 Policy and Procedures

July 2020 Legislation Position

August 2019 Legislation Position

Committee Roster 2023-2025


Margaret Granado
Amar “A.J.” Thomas


Gloria Alvarado
Michael Contreras
Harpal Mann
Heidi Martinez
Guy Strahl
Amy Wiwuga Kazanegras


Adele Andrade-Stadler
Debru Carthan
John Erickson
Elizabeth Escalante
Naomi Goldman
Robert Gonzalez
Rudy Gonzalez
Shelly Gupton
Alicia Isaacs,
Chuck Leonard
Alexander Melendrez
Erica Mullins
Iman Novin
Freddie Quintana
Martin Rawlings-Fein
Marilyn Riley
Abigail Rivamonte Mesa
Mariana Sabeniano
LaRhonda Smith
Pamela Sparrow
Joy Sterling
Ann Turtle

Current Committee Staff

Charisse Narain
(916) 442-5707  

Please note that these descriptions are not meant to be an interpretation of the California Democratic Party Bylaws. The CDP Bylaws are available on our website here.


Online Credentialing and Registration for Executive Board Attendees is open!

Online Credentialing/Registration for Executive Board Attendees is open from March 11, 2024, and will close promptly on Friday, April 19, 2024, at 5:00 pm.