CANDIDATE RESOURCES

On this page, you will find resources for those wishing to appear on the ballot as a Democrat in the District of Columbia or within the DC Democratic State Committee. If you have any questions, please contact our Executive Director Claudette David at executivedirector@dcdemocraticparty.org.

Running for the DC Democratic State Committee

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There are currently three (3) open positions on the DC Democratic State Committee, the governing body of the DC Democratic Party: one (1) At-Large Committeeman position and two (2) Add-On Committeeman positions.

  • To apply for the At-Large Committeeman position:

    • Submit the Committee Member Application by February 27, 2020 at 5:00 PM.​

    • Either submit payment of a $100 application fee in person to the DC Democratic Party orpetition with 100 signatures (including 10 from each ward) of registered Democratic voters in the District of Columbia by February 27, 2020.

  • To apply for the Add-On Committeeman position:

    • Submit the Committee Member Application by February 27, 2020 at 5:00 PM.​

    • Either submit payment of a $50 application fee in person to the DC Democratic Party orpetition with 50 signatures (including 5 from each ward) of registered Democratic voters in the District of Columbia by February 27, 2020.

Elections will be held Thursday, March 5, 2020, at our General Body Meeting.

Ballot Access for Presidential Candidates

  • The Affidavit of Presidential Candidate must be signed by the Presidential candidate and submitted to the DC Board of Elections (DCBOE) prior to March 4, 2020.  Please submit a copy to the DC Democratic Party after submitting the original to the DCBOE.

  • One of the following must accompany the Democratic Presidential Filing Statement: a petition containing one thousand (1,000) signatures of registered qualified electors who are members of the District of Columbia Democratic Party OR payment of a $2500 filing fee (by check or online using this link).

DC Democratic Party

80 M St. SE, Suite 03-158

Washington, DC 20003

(202) 642-5255

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