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About Democratic Party Endorsements
An official Democratic Party endorsement is a valuable vote of confidence. The Democratic Party takes endorsement procedures seriously, and conducts endorsements according to party bylaws.
The Democratic Party is organized into National, State, and County Parties who are responsible for endorsements at different levels of office.
The Democratic National Committee (DNC) oversees Presidential nominations. The California Democratic Party (CDP) conducts endorsements for Congress and State offices, including U.S. Senate, U.S. House of Representatives, Statewide offices, State Legislative offices, and state ballot propositions.
The Democratic Party of Orange County (DPOC) conducts endorsements for local races including county, municipal, school district, water district, special district elections, and local measures. For a more detailed overview of DPOC endorsement rules and procedures, see DPOC Bylaws (Endorsement rules start on page 41).
We thank all Democratic candidates who submitted applications for endorsement by the Democratic Party of Orange County for the November 2018 elections. Congratulations to our endorsed candidates. Find endorsed candidates online here and consider donating or volunteer to Democratic candidates in your area.