Membership

Membership in CCYD is open to anyone between the ages of 18 and 35. If you are over 35, you can still join as an associate (non-voting) member and enjoy all the privileges of regular members. We encourage students and young professionals alike to join. If you would like to test the waters before jumping in, simply come to one of our social events, campaign events or monthly meetings. Meetings are held the third Monday of the month (except December). A list of our events are posted to the events page), or simply send us an email for more information.

There shall be four (4) classifications of membership: 

A. Active. Any registered Democrat between the ages of eighteen (18) and thirty-five (35) shall be eligible for Active membership. 

B. Associate. Any registered Democrat who has attained the age of thirty-six (36) shall be eligible for Associate membership.

C. Honorary. Any person who is not an Active member of this organization, who professes and demonstrates allegiance with the principles of the Democratic Party, shall be eligible for honorary membership. 

D. At-large. Any registered Democrat residing in a county where no county club exists shall be eligible for At-large membership, except that no county may have more than five (5) At-large members.

E. Any Associate, Honorary, or At-large member shall carry all of the rights and privileges of Active membership except that no Associate, Honorary, or At-large member shall be eligible to vote or to hold office in the Cumberland County Young Democrats of North Carolina.

A membership fee of twenty dollars ($20.00) shall be forwarded to the Cumberland County Young Democrats of North Carolina for each Active, Associate, and At-large member. Membership fees are due beginning January first (1) of each calendar year. Once paid, membership fee grants membership for the remainder of the calendar year.

 Young Democrats of North Carolina State Convention Delegate. Any Active member of the Cumberland County Young Democrats of North Carolina shall, upon being duly registered at a Young Democrats of North Carolina state convention, be considered a delegate and entitled to vote a proportionate share of said club’s vote. Associate, Honorary, and At-large members shall be duly registered as non-voting delegates, seated with their respective delegations, and extended the courtesies of the convention.

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