Governing Documents

The Utah Democratic Party is governed by its constitution, bylaws, and any other policies adopted by its Central Committee

Constitution

We, the Democrats of the Great State of Utah, united in common purpose, acknowledge that we are a party of enduring strength, and that we must lead, guided by those we lead. These principles are essential to the democracy our country’s forefathers set forth.

We dedicate ourselves to seek individual freedom in the framework of a just society, and political freedom through meaningful participation by all citizens.

Read the constitution in full.

Bylaws

The bylaws of the Utah Democratic Party include Six Basic Elements of an Open Party, Regional Organizations, Conventions, Central Committee and Standing Sub-committees, Executive Committee, Standing and Select Committees, and Issue and Identity Caucuses.

Read the bylaws in full.

Platform

This platform was approved by State Delegates at the 2018 Utah Democratic Party State Convention.

Utah Democrats: Forward Together

Utah Democrats believe we all share a common humanity. This belief drives our efforts to build a vibrant society in which all can pursue their dreams.  Quality education, good health, economic security, environmental protections, and effective governance are key to our success. 

Read the platform in full.

Anti-harassment Policy

Allegations of harassment can be both sensitive and complex. At all times, the emotional and physical safety of the individuals involved is paramount. All proceedings held and reports generated under this policy are to be kept confidential, excepting those communications made by a participant to an individual’s spouse, physician, mental health therapist, legal counsel, or cleric, and not unto him/her or them unless also bound by the same understanding of confidentiality. Any violation of this confidentiality requirement may be the subject of a complaint under this policy.

Read the Anti-Harassment Policies & Procedures in full.

National Delegate Selection

The National Delegate Selection Plan sets out the rules and processes for selecting Utah’s national delegates to the Democratic National Convention. Read the Utah Delegate Selection Plan plan in full.

The period for filing a statement of candidacy for national delegates is March 3 to March 27. Filing closes on March 27 at 5 pm.

File online by form.

Using this form is encouraged, but you may also print the form and file via mail to the Utah Democratic Party (825 South 300 West, Suite C400, Salt Lake City, UT, 84103) or by electronic mail to mpatterson@utdem.org.