Become a Member!

Weekly meetings take place every Thursday evening. Our first meeting of the Fall 2016 semester will be on 9/1 from 8-9PM in 103 Genetics and Plant Biology. Any current UC Berkeley student, faculty member, or staff member may be an active member in Cal Berkeley Democrats, although only members in good standing can vote or hold office. All former students (those who have previously been enrolled for at least one academic term) who are also registered Democrats (or declare their support of the D...

About Us!

Cal Berkeley Democrats (Cal Dems) was founded in 1960 by California State Treasurer Bill Lockyer. Cal Dems is the official arm of the Democratic Party on UC Berkeley’s campus, and the largest campus chapter of the California College Democrats. Cal Dems won the Chapter of the Year award in 2011 for our enormous efforts to elect Democrats in the 2010 election. In the last four years, the club has hosted California Secretary of State Debra Bowen, California Attorney General Kamala Harris, Ca...

Cal Dems Endorsement Candidates

Cal Berkeley Democrats will have an endorsement meeting on October 2, 2014 on the following candidates. Only Members in Good Standing may vote in this meeting. Please see the Constitution or contact VP of Membership Anthony Barros ( if you would like to determine your standing.