Official 2020 CDP Primary Endorsed Candidates - Click Here



2019 Pre-Endorsement Information - Candidates

2019 Pre-Endorsement Memo to Candidates 

Endorsing Caucus PERC Committee Appointments   


2019 Pre-Endorsement Information - General 

2019-20 CDP Endorsement Timeline 

Duties Overview - 2019 Endorsements 

CDP Endorsement General Overview 

2019 Pre-Endorsement Conference .vs. Endorsing Caucus Table 

Endorsement Material Inspection Guidelines 


2019 Pre-Endorsement Information - Chartered Clubs and Organizations (CCOs) 

2019 Endorsement Guide for Clubs 

CCO Roster Submission Form

CCO Roster Submission Template 

CCO Potential Representative Memo

CCO Potential Representative Submission Form 

CCO Potential Representative Excel Template for Submission 


The CDP By-Laws supersede any information provided by staff regarding the endorsement process. Please refer to the CDP By-Laws for details. 


2019 Special Election Endorsement Information 

Congressional District 25 - Special Election Endorsing Caucus Information 

Special Election Endorsing Caucus Info 

CD 25 Special Election Endorsing Caucus VBM ballot 

CD 25 Candidate Registration Form 



Senate District 28 - Special Election Endorsing Caucus Information 

Assembly District 01 - Elizabeth Betancourt 

Elizabeth Betancourt became our official endorsed candidate for the upcoming Special Primary Election in Assembly District 1 at a Special Election Endorsing Caucus held on Sunday, June 29 2019. Elizabeth obtained 100% of the valid votes cast for that endorsement. The Special Election Primary will be held on August 27, 2019, and (if necessary) the General Election will be held on November 5, 2019. 




Senate District 33 - Lena Gonzalez

Lena Gonzalez was the highest vote-getting Democratic candidate from the Special Primary Election on March 26, 2019 and is, therefore, the official endorsed candidate going into the Special General Election on June 4, 2019. 

Note on DSCC List and List Requests:


The California Democratic Party (CDP) Democratic State Central Committee (DSCC) Member List is only to be used by the requester for communicating with DSCC Members regarding official CDP business, including but not limited to the CDP endorsement process, matters before CDP Standing Committees, and events taking place at CDP Conventions and Executive Board Meetings.  The list may not be transferred, sold, duplicated, posted or published in any medium, in whole or in part.  The list may not be used for commercial or any other purposes not authorized by the CDP.  Unauthorized use of the list beyond permissible purposes is strictly prohibited.  Failure to adhere to the terms will result in revocation of the requester’s right to use said list, loss of the requester’s right to request DSCC Member Lists for the remainder of the DSCC term, and, if applicable, prosecution or other legal action. 


The CDP DSCC Member List is as of the deadline prescribed by the CDP Bylaws and Rules.  No changes may be made to the list past that deadline except as permitted by the CDP Bylaws, or as necessary to mitigate possible issues (e.g., voter registration discrepancy or changes, voter contact information update) or clerical error.  For more information on the CDP endorsement process, please visit the CDP Endorsements webpage at www.cadem.org/endorsements.  If you have any questions, please contact the CDP at (916) 442-5707.  If you have any questions regarding endorsements, please contact kasey@cadem.org. (Updated 3/4/19)


Local Endorsements


The California Democratic Party issues endorsements in federal and state election contests, including statewide, U.S. House, State Assembly, State Senate offices, and statewide ballot measures. The Democratic County Central Committees consider and issue endorsements in local and municipal election contests. To find out more about your County Party's endorsement process, please contact the Central Committee near you using the button below! 


Find your local County Central Committee



Candidate Endorsement Contacts

Chris Myers
(916) 442-5707

Kasey Walukones
(916) 442-5707

“This is the endorsement that actually helps a candidate win.”–Washington Post 

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