Platform Committee

The California Democratic State Central Committee (DSCC) adopts its Platform every two years. The Party’s current Platform was adopted at the annual California Democrats State Party Convention in 2019.

The Platform Committee is responsible for:

  • Holding at least three meetings throughout the state;
  • Having a platform draft available for interested persons on the first day of the meeting of the Democratic State Central Committee (DSCC) at which the platform is being considered;
  • Holding a final hearing during the first day of that meeting; and
  • Presenting to the DSCC for approval a final draft of the platform during the second day of that meeting.

Platform Information

2020 Platform (Adopted 11.17.2019)

Platform Plank Subcommittee Member Assignments (Updated 8/26/2019) 

Committee Roster 2019-2021

Lead Chairs

Julie Soo
Howard Welinsky


Martha O Acevedo
Lester Aponte
Shanna Ingalsbee
Jonathan Lyens
Daniel Ortiz
Tisa Rodriguez


Jonathan Abboud
Melissa Bahmanpour
Resa Barillas
Jennifer Barraza
Debra Broner
Douglas Case
Arwen Chenery
Micaela Cichocki
Jessica Craven
Angela de Joseph
Wendy Eccles, Rancho Cucamonga
Kevin Hendrick
Corey Jackson
Harini Krishnan, Hillsborough
Dotty Le Mieux
Will Rodriguez-Kennedy
Sal Rosselli
Michael Sweet
Caroline Torosis
Gracie Torres, Riverside
Nicole Walker

CYD Ambassadors

Emily Bruns, Butte
Edgar Ortiz, Los Angeles

Committee Staff

Estevan Rojas

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Please note that these descriptions are not meant to be an interpretation of the California Democratic Party Bylaws. The CDP Bylaws are available on our website here