Maricopa County
Democratic Party

The Maricopa County Democratic Party (MCDP) is the official organization of the Democratic Party in Maricopa County, Arizona.  With over 4 million people, we're the fourth largest county by population in the United States. We represent the county’s registered Democrats and we have over 1,000 precinct committee members across our county.  Maricopa County holds more than 60% of Arizona's total population, and contains 19 of the state's 30 legislative districts.



MCDP works to elect Democrats to public office who embrace the values of the Democratic Party. To further this mission, MCDP:

  • Works to increase the number of registered Democrats
  • Recruits, trains, and promotes registered Democrats as candidates for elected office, supports their campaigns, and assists them in office
  • Works for and promotes accurate, transparent, and fair elections
  • Raises funds to support the above activities and to advance our mission
  • Conducts other activities as appropriate to strengthen and promote the aims and objectives of the Democratic Party
  • Works to Get Out the Vote



MCDP is dedicated to being a well-organized, effective political organization prepared to win local, state, and national elections.


MCDP Executive Board

  • Steven Slugocki, Chair
  • Carol Maas, 1st Vice Chair
  • Natacha Chavez, 2nd Vice Chair
  • Joe Downs, Treasurer
  • Naketa Ross, Secretary
  • Fern Ward, Sergeant-at-Arms


MCDP Staff

  • Miguel Medrano, Executive Director
  • Hugo Polanco, Development Director
  • Laura Copple, Field Director
  • Maritza Miranda Saenz, Operations Director

 To contact MCDP Executive Board members or MCDP Staff, call 602-298-0503 or email