List of state parties of the Democratic Party (United States)

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This is a list of the official state and territorial party organizations of the Democratic Party

Democratic Party
Chairperson Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL)
Secretary Stephanie Rawlings-Blake (MD)
President of the United States Barack Obama (IL)[1]
Vice President of the United States Joe Biden (DE)[1]
Senate leader Harry Reid (Minority Leader) (NV)
House leader Nancy Pelosi (Minority Leader) (CA)
Founder Andrew Jackson
Founded 1828
Preceded by Democratic-Republican Party
Headquarters 430 South Capitol St. SE,
Washington, D.C., 20003
Student wing College Democrats of America
Youth wing Young Democrats of America
Women's wing National Federation of Democratic Women
Overseas wing Democrats Abroad
Membership  (2012) 43.1 million[2]
Ideology Liberalism[3][4]
Progressivism[5]
Social liberalism[6]
National affiliation Democratic Party
International affiliation None
Colors      Blue
Seats in the Senate
44 / 100
Seats in the House
188 / 435
Governorships
18 / 50
State Upper House Seats
832 / 1,972
State Lower House Seats
2,344 / 5,411
Website
www.democrats.org

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Democrats.org". Democrats.org. 
  2. ^ Samuel Kernell; Gary C. Jacobson & Thad Kousser. "Background of Political Parties in the United States". ProCon.org. Retrieved November 9, 2012. 
  3. ^ Arnold, N. Scott (2009). Imposing values: an essay on liberalism and regulation. Florence: Oxford University Press. p. 3. ISBN 0-495-50112-3. Modern liberalism occupies the left-of-center in the traditional political spectrum and is represented by the Democratic Party in the United States. 
  4. ^ "President Obama, the Democratic Party, and Socialism: A Political Science Perspective". The Huffington Post. 2012-06-29. Retrieved 2015-01-09. 
  5. ^ "The Left's Quiet Advance in Democratic Primaries". theatlantic.com. 2013-06-19. Retrieved 2014-06-22. 
  6. ^ Paul Starr. "Center-Left Liberalism". princeton.edu. Retrieved 2014-06-09. 
  7. ^ "Montana's Steve Bullock to lead Democratic governors - OnPolitics". OnPolitics. Retrieved January 19, 2015.