Party Documents

Party Documents

ADP Bylaws

Approved June 14, 1980
As Restated and Amended April 12, 2014

ADP Platform

Download a copy of the 2012 Arizona Democratic Party Platform

ADP Party Structure

Learn about the different levels of the party's operation as of 2010.

History of the Democratic Party

A Brief History of the Democratic Party

At the start of the 21st Century, the Democratic Party can look back on a proud history — a history not just of a political organization but of a national vision. It is a vision based on the strength and power of millions of economically empowered, socially diverse and politically active Americans. Over two hundred years ago, our Party’s founders decided that wealth and social status were not an entitlement to rule. They believed that wisdom and compassion could be found within every individual and a stable government must be built upon a broad popular base...


A History of the Democratic Donkey

When Andrew Jackson ran for president in 1828, his opponents tried to label him a “jackass” for his populist views and his slogan, “Let the people rule.” Jackson, however, picked up on their name calling and turned it to his own advantage...