Founded in 1965, we represent and advance the interests of the Democratic Party in Princeton and provide a forum for discussion of local questions relating to our local, state, and national government. We seek to elect Democrats for local municipal office in Princeton as well as in Mercer County, the State of New Jersey and the United States of America.
The PCDO has regular monthly meetings featuring a variety of speakers on local and national issues. We have a politics book club and several ad hoc committees, which may be formed by any member. We endorse candidates at all levels and host candidate forums before each election.
Through our email list, we notify members of upcoming political events and volunteer opportunities. We have hosted a volunteer headquarters for presidential candidates and anticipate doing so again for the next presidential election.
Voting membership privileges are available to any registered Democrat residing in Princeton. Associate Memberships (non-voting) are available to any registered Democrat in the State of New Jersey. Elected Official (non-voting) Memberships are complimentary and offered by invitation to any elected Democrat serving in the State of New Jersey.
As much as we welcome and encourage participation, we also welcome members who are too busy to take an active role, but who enjoy politics and government. Membership carries no obligation to participate – many people join just to be kept in the loop on Democratic events and news.
General membership meetings are free and open to the public. We welcome visitors.