We champion and promote Democratic principles, issues, and candidates by educating voters, increasing constituent participation, and ensuring election integrity. We successfully collaborate with partner organizations at the local, state, and national levels. A charter club of the California Democratic Party, Democratic Women of Santa Barbara County has participated in progressive campaigns for over 50 years.
We endorse only pro-choice Democratic candidates who share our ideals and values. If a candidate meets our rigorous standards and requirements, we endorse and support them financially, with volunteers, and with visibility.
Democratic Women of Santa Barbara County was founded in 1970 to promote Democratic principles, issues, and candidates by educating the public, increasing voter participation, and ensuring election integrity, while collaborating with other Democratic organizations at the local, state, and national level.
Democratic Women of Santa Barbara County regularly promotes and sponsors events and programs that support political awareness, Democratic values, current events, social issues, activism, important local and national figures, and fundraising.
Democratic Women of Santa Barbara County has a long tradition of a thorough endorsement process. The committee conducts a comprehensive research and interview process followed by internal deliberations to determine which candidates best represent the values and effectiveness to serve.