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2020 Democratic Primary

To view candidates who have filed so far in the 2020 Democratic Primary – please visit the Georgia Secretary of State website Select “2020” under Election Year, and then:

  • For President: Select “03/24/2020 — 2020 March 24, 2020 PPP/Special Election” under Election, select “Democrat” under Party, select “Federal” under Office Type, and click “Qualified Candidates Information”.
  • For Other Offices: TBA (To be updated after Qualifying Week March 2-6)

What We’re Looking For

Interested in running for office as a Democrat? Want to advocate for Democratic values in elected office? Well, you’re at the right page! Here’s what we’re looking for in a Democratic candidate:
  1. Great candidates are involved, both in their communities and in the Democratic Process, and approach leadership with a servant’s heart.
  2. They know the issues and they know the community they desire to serve.
  3. They have demonstrated a commitment to others by volunteering for other Democratic candidates, volunteering for the Party, and by voting in Democratic Primaries.
  4. They embody Democratic values and principles in their day-to-day lives, and are not planning on running as a Democrat just because Democrats make up the majority of voters in the community they wish to serve.
  5. They may serve on the Rockdale County Democratic Committee.

Candidate Resources

Here are some great resources to assist you in preparing to run for office:

  • All of the filing deadlines and important dates are on this website:
    Georgia Secretary of State Elections Information
  • The Georgia State Ethics Commission is where you’ll find all the details regarding getting a treasurer's report filed and all campaign finance rules, forms and dates: Georgia State Ethics Commission
  • Apply for VoteBuilder access, so that you can be provided with voter access and other resources: Vote Builder
  • If you’re running for office at the county level, find all qualifying fee and affidavit information here: rockdalecountydems@gmail.com
  • Please let us know who you are and what you are running for here: rockdalecountydems@gmail.com
    • If you’re running for nonpartisan office, we can offer you our support.
  • For Mobilize America, to set up your FREE candidate account, please visit this link:  Mobilize America