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Precinct Committee Persons (PCPs) are the building blocks of the Democratic Party of Kansas. They are elected every two years by Democratic voters in their precinct, and serve for two years. PCPs are the critical driving force behind registering voters, getting out the word on candidates, and helping Democrats understand the party’s structure, process, and platform. They are the people who go out, walk neighborhoods, and connect with and activate progressive Kansans, by talking to independent, unaffiliated, and Democratic voters alike. These are completely volunteer positions with time commitment and responsibilities largely set by each PCP individually.

Examples of Elected Democratic PCPs Duties and Activities:

Elect local party leadership

Have a voice and vote in filling state legislative vacancies

Help with the operations of the Riley County Democratic Party 

Do outreach at community events

Help facilitate local Get-Out-The-Vote efforts

Help recruit volunteers and develop party membership

Represent your neighbors in the Party

Represent the Party in your community

How to Become a PCP?

  • You must meet the following two criteria:

  1. Your primary residence must be within a Riley County precinct.

  2. You must be registered as a Democrat.

  • You need  to run for election during the Primary Election that is held every even-numbered years. To remain or become a PCP you will therefore need to run  and be elected in 2024. 

  • You need  to file a Declaration of Intention with the Riley County Clerk before June 3rd, 2024

  1. Ensure your voter registration is up-to-date and active and verify your precinct number:
  2. Download a declaration of intention (Form PD) available from the Riley County Government's website
  3. Fill out your declaration of intention (Form PD)

  4. Have your declaration of intention form notarized

  5. Turn in your filing form to the Riley County Clerk's office before the filing deadline.

Filing location: Riley County Clerk's office, 110 Courthouse Plaza Suite B118

Filing Deadline: June 3rd, 2024 @ noon

Primary Election: August, 6, 2024

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