78th Assembly District Election Meeting

Update! We have put together a dream team of talent, a remarkable group, with broad ranges of experience – the current and future movers and shakers of our city. And they are all Pt Loma Dems, everyone!

You can read all about our Dream Slate here.


Do you want to get more involved in determining how the Democratic Party formulates policy? Then run for election as a delegate to the Democratic State Central Committee. You will be able to:

  • Attend annual convention
  • Network with other Democrats
  • Represent your constituency
  • Elect Party officers
  • Promote the California Democratic Party agenda
  • Endorse candidates for statewide, legislative and congressional office
  • Vote to endorse resolutions and ballot measures

The club will be putting a slate together for the 78th Assembly District election on January 10. We’re hoping to get 5 men and 5 women on the slate, please contact us by phone (619) 800-5098 or email info@pointlomadem.org if you’re interested to learn more.

Click here to apply online. Deadline to apply is December 11 at 5pm so please contact Susan or Ruth before then.

This short video provides an overview of the process and what it means to be a delegate.

The Assembly District Delegates (ADDs) and Assembly District Executive Board representatives (“EBd Reps”) are elected at Assembly District Election Meetings (ADEMs) held in each of California’s 80 Assembly Districts.

The California Democratic Party will be convening the ADEM for the 78th Assembly District on Saturday January 10 at the Marina Village Conference Center, Quivira Way (map) where 14 people (7 men / 7 women) will be elected to represent the district as DSCC (Democratic State Central Committee) Delegates for both the 2015 and 2016 State Conventions.

A person may only participate in the ADEM if he/she is a Democrat residing in and registered to vote by the October 20, 2014, voter registration deadline, in the Assembly District they wish to represent, unless the person turned 18 or was a naturalized after the deadline, and is registered or registers onsite.

Click here to apply. Deadline to apply is December 11 at 5pm.

ADEM Information

Reorganization of the Democratic State Central Committee (DSCC) begins at the end of 2014. The deadline for ALL DSCC delegates to be submitted to the CDP, for the 2015-17 term, is February 9, 2015, at 5:00pm. Members of the DSCC (also known as “Delegates”) come from the following sources:

  • Elected through County Committees
  • Appointed by Democratic Elected Officials / Nominees
  • Elected through Assembly District

Learn How to Run for Assembly District Delegate:

If you want to understand more about the California Democratic Party, here’s a short primer.

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