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The California Democratic Party is reminding people that today is the final day to register to vote by mail-in ballot for Assembly District Delegates.

The California Democratic Party Bylaws provide that an Assembly District Election Meetings be held in each of the 80 California Assembly Districts in January of each odd-numbered year to elect 7 “self-identified female” and 7 “other than self-identified female” to be Assembly District Delegates (ADDs) to represent the Assembly District they are registered in. These elections are open to all California Democrats.

Assembly District Delegates (ADD) the Democratic State Central Committee (DSCC) are responsible for planning and attending informational meetings throughout the region and working with other DSCC delegates throughout California to represent their community.

AD Delegates are elected by voters (to participate in the ADEM you MUST be a registered Democrat in that Assembly District).

AD delegates vote within CA Democratic Party on behalf of the community they represent at CDP Regional Meetings, the California Democratic Party Convention, and those who are also elected to serve as an Executive Board member are responsible for voting and representing their community at the semi-annual E-Board meetings.

CADEM Delegates vote and conduct Party business at the yearly State Convention and Executive Board meetings, including:

-Election of CDP Officers: Chairman, two Vice-Chairs, Secretary and Controller (in odd-numbered years after presidential elections)

-Election of 16-25 Regional Directors who function as liaisons between the California Democratic Party, County Central Committees, and Democratic Clubs in regions comprised of 3 to 5 Assembly Districts (in odd-numbered years)

-Vote for the Endorsements of the California Democratic Party for partisan legislative and statewide offices in California

-Vote for Positions on Ballot Propositions (as needed)

-Establishment of the official California Democratic State Party Platform (in even-numbered years), and CDP Resolutions.

The High Desert’s district is number 33. A link to the registration form can be found here.