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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 2. Number and Certification of Delegates and Alternates [6020 - 6024]
  ( Article 2 enacted by Stats. 1994, Ch. 920, Sec. 2. )

6020.
  

(a) The Chairperson of the Democratic State Central Committee shall notify the Secretary of State on or before the 120th day preceding the presidential primary as to the number of delegates and alternates to represent the state in the next national convention of the Democratic Party.

(b) The chairperson shall also notify the Secretary of State at the time prescribed in subdivision (a) as to the type of districts that may be used to select delegates and the number of delegates that may be selected from each district in connection with the presidential primary. The number of delegates and alternates that may be selected from each district shall be based on a formula adopted by the Democratic Party of California in compliance with the standing rules and bylaws of the Democratic National Committee for the national convention where the nominee of the Democratic Party for President of the United States will be selected.

(Amended by Stats. 2010, Ch. 190, Sec. 5. (AB 1689) Effective January 1, 2011.)

6023.
  

The notification of the number of delegates and alternate delegates shall be in substantially the following form:

Statement of Number of Delegates and Alternate Delegates to Democratic National Convention and of Number of Delegates and Alternate Delegates to Be Selected from ____ Districts

To the Secretary of State

Sacramento, California


You are hereby notified that the number of delegates and alternate delegates to represent the State of California in the next national convention of the Democratic Party is ____.

You are hereby notified that the number of delegates which may be selected from all ____ districts as a part of the delegation to the national convention of the Democratic Party is as follows:


District No. 1.__ delegates __ alternates.

District No. 2.__ delegates __ alternates.

District No. 3.__ delegates __ alternates.

(Followed by the remaining districts).


You are hereby notified that the categories and number of delegates, other than those selected by ____ districts, are as follows:

Category ____. ____ Delegates. ____ Alternates.

(Followed by the remaining categories and number of delegates and alternates).


Dated this ____ day of ____, 20__.

_____ Chairperson of the State Central Committee of

the Democratic Party.

(Amended by Stats. 2010, Ch. 190, Sec. 7. (AB 1689) Effective January 1, 2011.)

6024.
  

If the Chairperson of the Democratic State Central Committee fails to file the notice required by Section 6020 with the Secretary of State, the Secretary of State shall ascertain the total number of delegates from the call for the national convention issued by the Democratic National Committee and shall compute the number of delegates that may be selected from each district based on a formula specified by the Democratic National Committee.

(Amended by Stats. 2010, Ch. 190, Sec. 8. (AB 1689) Effective January 1, 2011.)

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