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Become A Precinct Committee Person (PCP)
A Precinct Committee Person is a representative of the Party in the precinct in which he or she resides. For every 500 registered voters in a precinct, there should be one precinct person of each gender. Each Precinct Committee Person is a member of the County Central Committee of the county party.
In order to qualify as a Precinct Committee Person candidate, you must:
• Be a member of the major political party you wish to represent at least 180 days before the deadline for filing a certificate of candidacy;
• Be 18 years of age by the date of the Primary Election:
• Live in the precinct you wish to represent, or an adjoining precinct:

Forty-two (42) Polk County Democratic PCP's were elected in the May 15, 2018 election. Since then, two (2) more have been appointed.

As of May 13th, 2019, there are both female and male Democratic PCP positions open in all of the 16 precincts in Polk County. The process for being appointed as a PCP is:
• Notify the Chair of the Polk County Democrats, Bill Lamers at BLamers99@icloud.com that you want to be appointed as a PCP.
• Attend two (2) monthly Polk County Democratic Central Committee (PCDCC) meetings in a row.
• At the second meeting, a vote will be held to appoint you as a PCP.

There is no fee for filing to run as a Precinct Committee Person. Submit form SEL 105 Candidate Filing Precinct Committee Person in person, by mail, or scanned to:
Val Unger
Polk County Clerk
850 Main Street
Dallas, Oregon 97338