Galvanize Residents to Become More Involved in Community Affairs: The State Committee person is a local liaison between the community and city, state and federal elected officials. A strong State Committee person should be an effective advocate and activist for the leading issues impacting the neighborhood.
Select the Brooklyn Democratic Party Leader: The 42 State Committeepersons vote to elect the leader of the Brooklyn Democratic Party. Considering three of the past four party leaders have been indicted on charges of corruption – this is a critically important function.
Determine Slate of Democratic Judicial Candidates: The 42 State Committeepersons are charged with reviewing and endorsing Democratic judicial candidates. State Committeepersons can reform the notorious Brooklyn Democratic judicial selection.
Endorse Candidates for Local Office: As members of the Executive Committee of the Brooklyn Democratic Party, the 42 State Committeepersons vote to endorse candidates for elective office within in Brooklyn, as well as for citywide, statewide, and national offices.
Represent Brooklyn at New York State Democratic Convention: The State Committeepersons are the Brooklyn Democratic Party’s delegates to the State Convention. At this convention, the State Committeepersons vote to endorse candidates for Statewide office.
Additionally the District leaders hire poll workers and election inspectors for the primary and general elections.