Renewals: The deadline for all chartering requirements, including any Associate member applications and payment of chartering fees is December 15, 2018. Renewing clubs that meet all aspects of the December 15 deadline have vote eligibility at the January Area meeting for their designated Area(s). Renewing clubs that miss any aspect of the December 15 deadline are still eligible for chartering in January as long as they meet all aspects by January 1, 2019. Following that, the deadline for rechartering is at least fourteen (14) days prior to the Central Committee meeting where the club wishes to charter.
New charters: The deadline for chartering a new club is at least fourteen (14) days prior to the Central Committee meeting where the club wishes to charter.
New affinity clubs: Prior to submitting a charter, at least one representative of a proposed new Affinity club shall appear in person at a Central Committee meeting to provide an overview of the purpose and goals of the club and to announce the notice of their next organizational meeting. The club’s charter application may be considered at the next meeting of This Committee following the club’s organizational meeting.
If you need help or have questions, please contact the SDCDP office at 858-277-3367 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The SDCDP Bylaws related to chartering and the endorsement rules can be found at www.sddemocrats.org/bylaws Article X and Article XIII. The SDCDP Policies on chartering and rechartering can be found at www.sddemocrats.org/policies Section X.
**Note to Young Democrats, your Associate Member must be 18 and a registered voter.**Note to Affinity clubs, if you have only one Associate member they may be registered to vote in any Area. If you have more than one Associate, each additional Associate must be registered in the Area they caucus.
Club email addresses should be non-personal addresses. Gmail addresses are an option if the club does not have email or email forwarding with the club's website hosting (e.g, email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org).
The Club President's or designee’s name and phone number will be listed on the Club Directory.
The Director of Clubs, the Chair, and SDCDP staff will use the Clubs Council email list to make announcements and for Club Council correspondence.
The SDCDP requires a list of members (download Excel spreadsheet here: www.sddemocrats.org/clubstemplate). Registration and party affiliation are verified using the information you provide. For any club that wants to participate in CADEM pre-endorsement caucuses, CADEM requires a similar list of members but with additional information, submitted by July 15.
Please contact the office if you would like a copy of your previous list or help verifying party registration.