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
List of programs, events and activities NDCO is focusing on in 2016
NDCO has identified key county races in strategically important counties, in eight battleground states. Click on one the states below to learn more about races in CO, NM, MI, FL, NC, OH, IA & NV!
Learn more about key county races in CO, NM, MI, FL, NC, OH, IA & NV!
Electing Democrats to Countywide Office. Winning Democratic Majorities on County Boards. Defending Democratic Incumbents
and Assisting Democratic Challengers. Increasing Minority Representation in County Government.
In Loving Memory
Commissioner Joan P. Murphy Cook County, IL
NDCO Online Action Center
Democratic county officials must be equipped with the tools/resources to run political campaigns and influence public policy. NDCO has launched an online “Action Center” that will serve as a message center, campaign services platform and policy forum for Democratic county officials. NDCO members are now able to login to a secure website and access the following information from the Democratic Party, Democratic allies and NDCO partner organizations:
The NDCO Action Center is undergoing updates, check back soon to see the new an improved Action Center! www.ndcoactioncenter.org
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
Key County Officials that advise NDCO on political, legislative and electoral issues
NDCO's program to assist Democrats running for county office
2016 Key County Races in Battleground States
2016 County Officials Elected to Higher Office