How to become a delegate for the Democratic Party:
- District level – Delegate candidates usually submit a form pledging their support for a presidential candidate and they will be chosen by their congressional districts.
- At-large – similar to district delegates, at-large delegates must submit a form pledging their support for a presidential candidate and will be chosen at statewide delegation meetings
- PLEO – Party Leaders and Elected Officials are democrats from one of the following categories:
- Large-city majors
- Statewide elected officials
- State legislators
- County and Elected officials
- California Democratic Party leaders
Normally delegates are representatives who hold some political office either on the state or local level or hold important positions inside the state party.