2024 Apply for Democratic Endorsement

With the primary election date set for April 23, 2024, we’re happy to announce the process for the 2024 Endorsement from the Allegheny County Democratic Committee (ACDC) for this election cycle.

The Endorsement Vote will be held on Sunday, February 11, 2024 at the Pittsburgh Federation of Teachers located at 10 S. 19th St, Pittsburgh, PA 15203, 10:00 AM–3:00 PM. Democratic Committee members will vote to endorse Democratic candidates for Congress, State Senate, and State House.

Candidates who receive the greatest number of votes—a plurality—will receive the Allegheny County Democratic Committee’s Endorsement.

2024 Endorsed Offices

Democratic Candidates considering a run for one of the below elected offices in the 2024 primary election are invited to file for the ACDC’s endorsement. ACDC members will be endorsing for the following offices:


  • District 12
  • District 17

State Senate

  • District 37
  • District 43
  • District 45

State House 

  • District 19
  • District 20
  • District 21
  • District 23
  • District 24
  • District 25
  • District 27
  • District 28
  • District 30
  • District 32
  • District 33
  • District 34
  • District 35
  • District 36
  • District 38
  • District 39
  • District 40
  • District 42
  • District 44
  • District 45
  • District 46

    Requirements for Candidates

    In order to be considered for endorsement by the Allegheny County Democratic Committee, the following information and fees MUST be delivered to the ACDC Headquarters at 22 Wabash Street, Suite 205, Pittsburgh, PA 15220 by 5:00pm on January 12, 2024. No exceptions will be allowed.

    • A letter of intent including the following details:
      • Your Name
      • Your contact information
      • The date
      • The office you’re seeking
      • A statement of your intention to seek the ACDC endorsement 
      • Your signature
    • A check for the filing fee, made payable to ‘Allegheny County Democratic Committee,’ amounts listed below

    Voter Guide Information: Each candidate must provide the information they want to include in the Voter Guide, please use this form:

      As you expect the candidate's name to appear on the ballot

      Candidate Contact Information for Publication

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      Campaign Contact for Committee Use

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      Filing Fees

      Member of Congress  $5,000
      State Senator  $2,500
      State Representative  $1,000