Currently we are recruiting volunteers, building our ranks now to impact the 2022 election. We need phonebankers! You can make calls at HQ (meet new people!) or from home. Eventually volunteers will register voters, knock on doors and support candidates who bring our PCDP ideals to government.
Not ready to make calls yet? Add your name to our general list to let us know your skills. Also collecting names for in-kind donations of goods and services. Can you feed the volunteers? Provide live music for events? Have new auction items? We want to know!
Meet Some of Our Volunteers!
Volunteer at HQ According to a new voter registration report, there are 254,320 registered Democrats in Pima County; that’s about 14% of the total number of Arizona Democrats! 18,540 of those...
Patti is a born and raised Tucsonan who, after attending the University of Arizona, became a pharmacist. She always kept up with politics, but the “chaos and insanity of 2016” brought Patti to the PCDP Headquarters, and she’s been volunteering ever since, making calls and answering the office phone. Although she’s learned a lot from working here over the last five years, Patti says that her favorite part about volunteering is really the people she has met while working in the office. Even though it is quiet for the time being, there is still plenty to do. We are so grateful for all the (socially distanced) work Patti has continued to do in preparation for PCDP to re-open!
Maria has been volunteering with the party for a few years now, and has been one of the first to jump back onboard to help out in the office with daily tasks! Her bright smile and organizational...
Chennai, India, is more than 9,000 miles from Tucson, but Kalyanraman Bharathan made the trip in 1988, after years of researching and teaching economics.
Not& satisfied with a PhD in Economics, Bharathan enrolled at the U of A. He earned an M.S. in Systems Engineering, then launched his career at a small business in Tucson, “building an expert system that diagnosed for incipient stuttering among young children,’’ he explained.
Other ways to get involved
If you live in Pima County, you live in one of the seven Legislative Districts (LD) that are partially or fully inside Pima County.
Volunteering with both County and your LD is effective!
Precinct Committepersons are responsible for organizing neighborhoods, ensuring great voter engagement, and turning out the vote on every block. Filling all the vacancies is important for full representation. You first term is appointed, after that PC’s gather signatures to become Elected PC’s.
Elected PCs vote for the leadership in Legislative Districts and County Party.
Clubs and Caucuses are great places to meet like minded people who share a common specific cause.
Many Clubs are location-based.
Caucuses are subgroups of the State Committee membership
that represents, acts on behalf of, or advocates for a specific
constituency group and the issues that impact it.