Glossary of Democratic Party Terms:
These are a few terms you’re likely to hear at Party meetings and more. For a wider range of political and civic terminology, check out CivCity’s Ann Arbor Votes Glossary.
Caucus: A group of members who unite to advance a cause or an issue. Learn more about Michigan Democratic Party Caucusi at https://michigandems.com.
CD: Congressional District
Credential: A physical proof that you have registered and are recognized as a member, such as your member card. Used for voting at conventions.
DSCC: Democratic State Central Committee
DNC: Democratic National Committee
MDP: Michigan Democratic Party
MDP Membership: Membership in the Michigan Democratic Party. Learn more about joining the MDP here.
Precinct Delegate (PD): A volunteer who is elected (during the primary election) to represent and organize their precinct within the County Party. Learn more about Precinct Delegates here.
WCDP: Washtenaw County Democratic Party
WCDP membership: Membership in the Washtenaw County Democratic Party.
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