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DIVISION 6. PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS [6000 - 6954]

  ( Division 6 enacted by Stats. 1994, Ch. 920, Sec. 2. )

PART 1. PARTISAN PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARIES [6000 - 6884]

  ( Part 1 enacted by Stats. 1994, Ch. 920, Sec. 2. )

CHAPTER 1. Democratic Presidential Primary [6000a - 6241]

  ( Chapter 1 enacted by Stats. 1994, Ch. 920, Sec. 2. )

ARTICLE 1. General Provisions [6001 - 6003]
  ( Article 1 enacted by Stats. 1994, Ch. 920, Sec. 2. )

6001.
  

This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the “Alquist Open Presidential Primary Act.”

(Added by renumbering Section 6000a by Stats. 2019, Ch. 149, Sec. 3. (SB 505) Effective July 30, 2019.)

6001.5.
  

This chapter applies to the Democratic Party.

(Added by renumbering Section 6001 by Stats. 2019, Ch. 149, Sec. 4. (SB 505) Effective July 30, 2019.)

6002.
  

(a) This chapter applies both to the selection of delegates and alternates pledged to the candidacy of a particular candidate and to the selection of delegates and alternates not expressing a preference for a particular candidate.

(b) Except as otherwise specified in this chapter, the elements and practices to select delegates and alternates shall be the same as set forth in the standing rules and bylaws of the Democratic National Committee and the Democratic Party of California, including the following:

(1) The form and timeline for any required statement of candidacy for delegate candidates.

(2) The identification of the presidential preference of delegate candidates.

(3) The schedule for, conduct of, and type of districts used to organize, caucuses for the selection of district delegate and alternate candidates.

(4) The selection of delegates and alternates other than those elected based on the results of district caucuses.

(5) The allocation of delegates and alternates to presidential preferences based on the results of the primary election.

(6) Any other goals relating to the composition of the delegation.

(c) The Democratic Party of California shall post any standing rules and bylaws relating to this chapter on its Internet Web site.

(Amended by Stats. 2010, Ch. 190, Sec. 1. (AB 1689) Effective January 1, 2011.)

6003.
  

Participation in the delegate selection process in primaries shall be restricted to voters whose affidavits of registration declare the Democratic Party as their party affiliation and any other voter authorized under subdivision (c) of Section 13102.

(Amended by Stats. 2010, Ch. 190, Sec. 2. (AB 1689) Effective January 1, 2011.)

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