The state Democratic parties work to elect local, state, and federal candidates in their states. Democrats are committed to building the party from the ground up, in every single precinct in the country.
Our Democratic leaders from grassroots activists to elected officials are working hard to make California a better place to live for everyone. From passing a balanced budget on time with a Democratic supermajority in the state legislature to protecting homeowners from bad loans to turning districts from red to blue, throughout the state we are gaining ground so that California is thriving.
California Democrats hold every statewide elected office, and California has Congress’ largest Democratic delegation.
The Association of State Democratic Chairs’ mission is to help build strong state parties in order to elect Democrats from the statehouse to the White House. To accomplish this goal, the ASDC focuses exclusively on the current and future needs of state Democratic parties. It acts as a service organization dedicated to supporting and educating its members and state party executive directors and staff.
The Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee, or DLCC, works to win state legislative seats and chambers for Democrats. The DLCC’s mission is to build and maintain winning, state-of-the-art campaign committees through a continuing partnership with legislative leaders, professional staff, and supporters.
Since its inception in 1994, the DLCC has been an integral part of the success that Democrats have had winning at the legislative level and has worked to protect and pick up legislative chambers and seats in states across the country.
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee serves as the official national Democratic campaign committee charged with recruiting, assisting, funding, and electing Democrats to the U.S. House of Representatives. They provide services that include designing and helping execute field operations, polling, creating radio and television commercials, fundraising, communications, and management consulting.
The purpose of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee is to elect more Democrats to the United States Senate. From grassroots organizing to candidate recruitment to providing campaign funds for tight races, the DSCC is working hard all year, every year to elect Democrats to move our country forward.
They provide services such as designing and helping execute field operations, polling, creating radio and television commercials, fundraising, communications, and management consulting.
Founded in 1983, the Democratic Governors Association, or DGA, is an independent voluntary political organization organized to support Democratic governors and candidates across the nation.
As the only organization dedicated to electing Democratic governors and candidates, the DGA participates at all levels of campaigns, from providing resources to fund operations to helping articulate and deliver their messages. The DGA also provides expert advice in policy areas to Democratic governors and candidates, with several policy conferences a year on topics such as biotechnology and life sciences and the new energy economy.
The Democratic National Committee, or DNC, was created during the Democratic National Convention of 1848. For 167 years, it’s been responsible for governing the Democratic Party and is the oldest continuing party committee in the United States.
The Committee, which plans the Party’s presidential nominating convention and promotes the Democratic Platform, the statement of core principles at the heart of our Party, is governed by its Charter and Bylaws.
The DNC also raises money, hires staff, and coordinates strategy to support candidates throughout the country for local, state, and national office.
Additionally, the Committee works with various constituencies to respond to the needs and views of Democrats across the nation.
Under the leadership of Chair Tom Perez, the DNC is composed of the chairs and vice-chairs of each state Democratic Party Committee and over 200 members elected by Democrats in all 50 states and the territories.