What We’re Looking For
- 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 7-11,2022)
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:
- Great candidates are involved, both in their communities and in the Democratic Process, and approach leadership with a servant’s heart.
- They know the issues and they know the community they desire to serve.
- They have demonstrated a commitment to others by volunteering for other Democratic candidates, volunteering for the Party, and by voting in Democratic Primaries.
- 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.
- They may serve on the Rockdale County Democratic Committee.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Please let us know who you are and what you are running for here: email@example.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
Here are several organizations providing candidate training for both partisan and nonpartisan office across Georgia at several events during the year:
- Georgia Government Transparency and Campaign Finance Commission
- Democratic Party of Georgia Trainings
- Represent Georgia
- The Arena
- Run for Something
- Emily’s List
- Higher Heights
- The Collective
- Emerge America
- National Democratic Training Committee
- Victory Fund
- Progressive Change Campaign Committee
- GA WIN Leadership Academy
- Democracy for America
- Her Term
- Get Her Elected
- Georgia Women’s Policy Institute
- Leadership Georgia
- NewPower PAC