Take the Leap: Be a Precinct Committee Member
The most important position in the Democratic Party is a Precinct Committee Member. You are the heart, soul and strength of this party. Grassroots activism begins with you. You represent the Party to your neighbors and in turn you are the eyes and ears of the Arizona Democratic Party.
Democratic Precinct Committee Members (PCs) are the go-to representatives of the Party in their neighborhood. They advocate for our common values, support our local candidates, organize volunteers, plans fundraisers, hold social events, and most importantly, PCs take ownership in the trajectory of our great state.
Arizona will not be a red state for very long. The politics of hate, fear, and greed are losing their stranglehold and only together we will deliver real change. History is on our side, our day is rapidly approaching. Those of us who have been at it for years can the momentum is building. Be a part of the new Arizona we have been quietly but effectively building.
What Is a Precinct?
The precinct is the smallest political unit in the country; each precinct responds to one polling place. A precinct is where elections are won or lost. Most importantly, it is your neighborhood. You know the people, the schools, and the community centers. You have your hand on the pulse of the precinct. You understand the assets and needs of your neighborhood and have a desire to improve it.
Never underestimate the power of your efforts. We can and do make a difference. It is the PC, actively participating in our Democracy, that wins elections. It is the PC who advances Democratic values and ideals at the local, state, and national levels.
Basic Party Organization
The Arizona Democratic Party would not exist but for the PCs that comprise it. Being a PC means using the tools the Legislative District (26), County and State Democratic Parties can provide to organize your precinct and educate the voters in your neighborhood that will look to you for guidance. It involves a minimum time commitment of a couple of hours a month (slightly more during campaign season), but it is about so much more than our "work." We are friends, we are colleagues, and we are a community. We have fun together, we support each other, and we win together. We are a team.
PC Job Description
The PC serves as the main communication source between the Arizona Democratic Party and current and future Democratic in their precinct. The PC is charged with connecting the people in the precinct to the Democratic Party, and working towards the Arizona you would like to see.
Contact the Chair, Richard Wall, to be appointed. Or, come to the next monthly meeting for more info!