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Platform Committee

The California Democratic State Central Committee (DSCC) adopts its Platform every two years. The Party’s current 2024 Platform was adopted at the annual California Democrats State Party Convention in 2023.

The Platform Committee is responsible for:

  • Holding at least three meetings throughout the state;
  • Having a platform draft available for interested persons on the first day of the meeting of the Democratic State Central Committee (DSCC) at which the platform is being considered;
  • Holding a final hearing during the first day of that meeting; and
  • Presenting to the DSCC for approval a final draft of the platform during the second day of that meeting.

Platform Information

2022 Platform
2022 Platform (Adopted 03.06.2022)
2022 Platform Draft Amendment Submission Form
2022 State Convention Rules-Platform Amendment and Adoption Process
2022 Platform Committee Calendar
Platform Plank Subcommittee Member Assignments

2020 Platform
2020 Platform (Adopted 11.17.2019)
2019 State Convention Rules-Platform Amendment and Adoption Process
2020 Platform Draft Amendment Submission Online Form

Platform Plank Subcommittee Member Assignments (Updated 8/26/2019) 

Committee Roster 2023-2025


Shanna Ingalsbee
Michael Soto

Chair Emeritus

Howard Welinsky


Elizabeth Betancourt
Douglas Case
Arwen Chenery
Taunya Jaco
Jonathan Lyens
Jackie Prager
Joely Proudfit


Kev Abazajian
Martha O Acevedo
Lester Aponte
Daniel Bral
Keane Chukwuneta
Seta Ghazarian
Kevin Hendrick
Naomi Hui
Ariel Kelley
Eric Kingsbury
Jeanie Le
Dotty LeMieux
Julio Mendez Vargas
Brian Mineghino
Annalisa Perea
Antonio Sanchez
Susan Sheu
Michael Sweet
Adam Weinberger
Carolyn Wysinger

Committee Staff

Estevan Rojas

(916) 442-5707
[email protected]

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


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