Democratic National Convention

California Democrats will send 495 delegates and 35 alternates to the Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. All pledged delegates are allocated to the presidential candidates according to the results of the March 3, 2020 Primary. At-Large and PLEO Delegates are chosen by the Presidential Campaigns, keeping in mind our affirmative action goals, and confirmed by the Statewide Delegation at the June 28th meeting *pending approval by the DNC Rules and Bylaws Committee. 

Apply Today:

Step 1. Our 2020 Delegate Selection application process has changed from previous cycles. Please review the Step by Step instructions before applying to avoid any delays in the processing of your application: HERE 

Step 2. Click HERE to apply online. *Please contact CDP staff at or 916-442-5707 if you have any questions regarding the online application process. 

Don't want to apply online?  Download and print your application:

If you prefer to submit a hard copy application, please download and print the hardcopy PDF's below. Completed applications may be scanned and emailed to or faxed to 916-442-5715.

District-Level Delegate: Filing Period has closed. 

At-Large Delegate: Form B

PLEO Delegate: Form C


Congressional District Caucuses: Candidate List


Upcoming Key Dates:

May 18, 2020: Caucus Location and Convener Deadline

June 7, 2020: Congressional District-Level Caucuses 

June 9, 2020, 5:00 PM: At-Large (Form B) and PLEO (FORM C) Delegate Filing Deadline

June 28, 2020: Statewide Delegate Meeting (Pending Approval of the DNC Rules and Bylaws Committee) 

August 17-21, 2020: Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin


2020 Delegate Selection Plan:

2020 Delegate Selection Plan (Adopted at Executive Board meeting 8/25/2019)

Becoming a Delegate:

How to Become a Delegate

Running as a District-Level Delegate

Important Fact Sheets:

Congressional District Delegate and Alternate Allocation

District-level Delegate Allocation Gender Breakdown by Congressional District

PLEO and At-large Delegate Allocation

Gender Non-Binary Candidates and the Equal Division of District-Level Delegates and Alternates

2020 Delegate Selection and Affirmative Action Plan Overview

2020 Delegate Travel Cost  


2020 Delegate Selection Media Kit 


Estevan Rojas



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