Electing Democrats to Countywide Office. Winning Democratic Majorities on County Boards. Defending Democratic Incumbents

and Assisting Democratic Challengers. Increasing Minority Representation in County Government.

2016 County Officials Elected to Higher Office 

Campaign resources, guides and trainings for candidates and staff

County Officials are future state legislators, members of Congress and statewide elected officials. In 2016 there were three high profile races where current county officials ran for higher office and won!


- Bernalillo County Clerk Maggie Toulouse Oliver – Secretary of State of New Mexico

- Montgomery County Commissioner Josh Shapiro – Attorney General of Pennsylvania

- Santa Barbara County Supervisor Salud Carbajal – CA 24th U.S. House of Representatives

             The Voice of Democratic County Officials

The National Democratic County Officials (NDCO) is the official campaign arm of the Democratic Party dedicated to electing Democrats at the county level. The NDCO Chair, Vice Chair and Past Chair are members of the Democratic National Committee, and the Chair serves on the DNC Executive Committee. NDCO members serve in over 3000 county governments in all 50 states. NDCO represents/supports a broad diversity of elected officials from all corners of this nation. NDCO provides training and campaign support to elect first time candidates and reelect incumbent Democrats. With the help of NDCO, Democrats are able to run successful campaigns for county office in states all over the country.

NDCO Partners & Sponsors

Key County Officials that advise NDCO on political, legislative and electoral issues

NDCO Digital Organizing Tools

Democratic county officials must be equipped with the tools and resources to run successful political campaigns and influence public policy. NDCO is helping candidates learn about new affordable software tools - and how to apply them.


Candidates have access to the tools, but what's even more valuable is knowing how to use them and the best practices developed by other campaigns.


Join the NDCO. As a member you will have access to digital tools, training and so much more.


NDCO's program to assist Democrats running for county office

List of programs, events and activities NDCO implementing in 2018.

2018 Key County Races in Battleground States

NDCO is strategically evaluating key county races in counties across the country. We welcome input from all stakeholders and encourage involvement from local leaders as well as national party leadership.