DemDaily: The Candidates
February 22, 2017
The elections for the new leadership of the Democratic Party are just three days away and DemList will be providing you with the Daily rundown from the road.
The DNC Winter Meetings and Officer Elections are this Thursday, February 23 through Saturday, February 25th in Atlanta, Georgia.
The officers of the Party are elected by the 447 voting members of the Democratic National Committee. Under the Party's Charter and Bylaws, the DNC has nine officers including the Chair, five Vice Chairs (including the President of the ASDC, elected by that body), a Treasurer, a Secretary and a National Finance Chair
Candidates for Chair
Sally Boynton Brown: Executive Director, Idaho Democratic Party & President, Association of State Democratic Executive Directors (http://wethednc.org)
Pete Buttigieg: Mayor, South Bend, Indiana (https://petefordnc.com)
Keith Ellison: Congressman, Minnesota's 5th Congressional District (http://www.keithfordnc.org)
Jehmu Greene: Political Strategist & former President, RockTheVote (https://www.jehmufordnc.org)
Jaime Harrison: Chair, South Carolina Democratic Party (www.jaimefordncchair.com)
Tom Perez: Former US Secretary of Labor (https://www.tomperez.org)
Peter Peckarsky: Wisconsin
Sam Ronan: Ohio
Robert Vinson Brannum: Washington, D.C.
*Ray Buckley stepped out of the race Feb 19 and endorsed Keith Ellison.
Michael Blake, New York
Melissa Byrne, Pennsylvania
Mitch Ceasar, Florida
Maria Elena Durazo, California
Liz Jaff, Washington, D.C.
Lorna M.Johnson, California
Latoia Jones, Washington, D.C.
Grace Meng, New York
Rick Palacio, Colorado
Adam Parkhomenko, Virginia
Candidates for Vice Chair of Civic Engagement and Voter Participation
Karen Carter Peterson, Louisiana
Melissa Fazli, California
Chris Reeves, Kansas
Yasmine Taeb, Virginia
Ana Cuprill, Wyoming
Roberta Lange, Nevada
Jason Rae, Wisconsin
Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Maryland
Candidates for Treasurer
Joyce Amico, Colorado
William Derrough, New York
Candidate for National Finance Chair: Henry Munoz III, Texas
Kick-Off Tonight: Watch CNN's DNC Chair Candidate's DEBATE tonight @10pm Eastern. Anderson Cooper. Live Stream: CNNgo
For the current DNC Winter Meeting Schedule, go to the DemList Calendar!
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