ADEM 2023 Elections

What is it?

The California Democratic Party (CDP) holds Assembly District Election Meetings (ADEM elections) every two years, where registered Democrats can vote for delegates to represent them in the party governance. _These elections are open to all registered Democrats in California. If you're not a registered Democrat, you need to re-register to change your party affiliation.

Because CDP has so much power, delegates have a lot of influence: particularly in the Democratic Party endorsements for state and federal offices like the CA Assembly, CA State Senate, CA Governor, US House of Representatives, and the US Senate. This high-impact, low-turnout election determines who gets elected and how our government is run in California.

Learn more at, or this explainer from Steven Buss.

How to vote?

The ADEM elections will be conducted both via mail-in voting and in-person voting. If you have already received your ballot in the mail, you should mail it back by Monday, January 23 to ensure it arrives by the voting deadline of January 31.

If you haven't received your ballot in the mail, you can still vote in person but you must register to vote in person.

You can also register via a dedicated phone line: (916-442-5707).


Not sure which district you're in? Look up your address.

District 17: Stronger Future Slate

  • #2 Hanley Chan
  • #3 Tony Delorio
  • #7 Armie Morgan
  • #8 Lan Fun Lau (Anita Lau)
  • #10 Adrienne Sims
  • #11 Robert Sandoval
  • #13 Kristin A. Hardy
  • #14 Bart Pantoja
  • #15 Carrie E Barnes
  • #16 Amber P Baur
  • #17 Seth Brenzel
  • #18 Tom Temprano
  • #19 Dyanna Volek
  • #26 Jupiter Peraza

District 19: Neighbors and Labor United Slate

  • #2 Nick Josefowitz
  • #4 Martin Rawlings-Fein
  • #5 Anu Menon
  • #6 Lanier Coles
  • #8 Lealani Manuta
  • #9 Sabrina Hernandez
  • #11 Greg Hardeman
  • #12 Eric Kingsbury
  • #15 Nicole Y Christian
  • #17 Cliff Yee
  • #18 Eddie Ahn
  • #19 Juslyn Manalo
  • #21 Cyn Wang
  • #22 Ryan McGilley


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