California: 440 Delegates and 61 Alternates

Automatic Unpledged Delegates
DNC members: 33
 Congressional members: 32  (3 are counted as DNC members*)
Distinguished Party Leader: 1
updated March 2, 2004
DNC members:
Hon. Antonio Villaraigosa (Los Angeles)
Steven K. Alari (Long Beach)
Jeremy Bernard (member-at-large, Los Angeles)
Christine Pelosi (Washington, DC)
Robert Rankin (Carson)
Alexandra "Alex" Gallardo-Rooker (First Vice Chair CDP)
Vernon R. Watkins (member-at-large)
Rosalind Wyman (Los Angeles)

Congressional members:
Dianne Feinstein (CA)    09/16/03 
Mike Thompson (CA-1)    02/ /04   ...had backed Clark
Ellen Tauscher (CA-10)  02/13/04   ...had backed Lieberman
Tom Lantos (CA-12)   02/ /04
Lois Capps (CA-23)   01/24/04    ...had backed Gephardt
Brad Sherman (CA-27) 01/26/04
Howard Berman (CA-28)  02/ /04   ...had backed Gephardt
Adam Schiff (CA-29)  02/10/04  ...had backed Gephardt
Lucille Roybal Allard (CA-34) 02/ /04  ...had backed Dean
Juanita Millender McDonald (CA-37) 
Linda Sanchez (CA-39)   01/26/04
Lynn Woolsey (CA-6)  6/19/03
SHARPTON former candidates
Mike Thompson (CA-1)    09/30/03 letter 
Pete Stark (CA-13)   12/31/03 
Zoe Lofgren (CA-16)    04/09/03 
Xavier Becerra (CA-31)   12/15/03 
Hilda Solis (CA-32)    12/16/03 
Diane Watson (CA-33)     01/14/04
Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-34)   12/15/03 
Grace Napolitano (CA-38)     01/14/04
Loretta Sanchez (CA-47)   12/09/03 
Bob Filner (CA-51)    09/04/03 
Robert Matsui (CA-5)    05/14/03 
Nancy Pelosi (CA-8), House Democratic Leader 05/14/03 *
Lois Capps (CA-23)    05/14/03 
Howard Berman (CA-28)    05/14/03 
Adam Schiff (CA-29)    05/14/03 
Dennis Cardoza (CA-18)   04/10/03 
Cal Dooley (CA-20)    04/10/03 
Ellen Tauscher (CA-10)    04/10/03 
NOT ANNOUNCED as of 03/02/04
Sen. Barbara Boxer
Joe Baca (CA-43)
Susan Davis (CA-53)
Anna Eshoo (CA-14)
Sam Farr (CA-17)
Jane Harman (CA-36)
Mike Honda (CA-15) *

Barbara Lee (CA-9)
George Miller (CA-7)
Maxine Waters (CA-35) *
Henry Waxman (CA-30)

Complete List of DNC members:
Steven K. Alari (Long Beach)
Jeremy Bernard (member-at-large, Los Angeles)
Rachel Binah (Mendocino)
Hon. Willie L. Brown Jr. (San Francisco)
Hon. Yvonne B. Burke (Marina Del Ray)
Mary Ellen Early (Sherman Oaks)
Patricia Ford (member-at-large)
Nely Galan (member-at-large)
Alexandra "Alex" Gallardo-Rooker (First Vice Chair CDP)
Inola Henry (Los Angeles)
Mike Honda (Congressional Representative) x
Alice A. Huffman (Sacramento)
Aleita J. Huguenin (Rancho Murieta)
Hon. Carole Migden (San Francisco)
Gloria Molina (DNC Officer)
Bob Mulholland (Chico)
Kevin Murray (DLCC)
Mona Pasquil (Walnut Grove) 
Christine Pelosi (Washington, DC)
Nancy Pelosi (Congressional Representative) x
Robert Rankin (Carson)
Garry S. Shay (Los Angeles)
Christopher Stampolis (San Jose)
Hon. Art Torres (Chair CDP)
Norma Torres (member-at-large, Pomona) 
Keith Umemoto (Sacramento)
Hon. Antonio Villaraigosa (Los Angeles)
Maxine Waters (Congressional Representative) x
Vernon R. Watkins (member-at-large)
Diane Watson (member-at-large)
Rosalind Wyman (Los Angeles)
Steven Ybarra (Sacramento)
1 vacancy-DNC member

Distinguished party leader:
Charles T. Manatt, former DNC Chairman

Note: there are also 5 add-on unpledged.

March 2, 2004 Democratic Primary
Democratic and Decline to State voters may participate.
Determines 370 delegates

-241 chosen by congressional district: 53 CDs x 3-6 delegates per district.
Any candidate receiving 15% or more of the vote in a CD gets a delegate.

Presidential candidates held individual caucuses in each of the state's 53 congressional districts.  Democrats committed to one or another of the candidates can run to be delegates at these caucuses and will be ranked, first, second, etc.  Then, depending on how their candidate fares, the top female and male vote getters can become delegates to the National Convention.

-129 selected proportionally according to statewide totals.
Candidates receiving 15% or more of the statewide vote get delegates.

Copyright © 2004  Eric M. Appleman/Democracy in Action.