About Us

We are the Douglas County Democrats!


Historic Achievements:

-Awarded an electoral vote to Barack Obama in 2008 and Joe Biden in 2020

-Hold the majority on the Omaha City Council, Douglas County Commissioners, Omaha Public School Board of Education, and various Douglas County offices

-Elected the first bisexual person to the Nebraska State Legislature

-Elected the first 2 African-American women to the Nebraska State Legislature

-Elected the first transgender candidate in the state to the Ralston Board of Education

-Elected more women and people of color than any other county across Nebraska


Leadership Team:

Chair – C.J. King | Vice Chair – Dulce Sherman

Secretary – Nick Miller | Treasurer – Jay Ignowski

Latino Representative – Lucia Pedroza-Estrada

Diversity Representatives – Jason Valandra and Ken Riter

African American Representatives – William King and Kimara Snipe

Executive Advisors – Deborah Neary and Lacey Merica

Executive Director – Grant Sorrell


The DCDP Central Committee:

The Central Committee meets on the 4th Thursday of every month.

Meetings convene at 7pm at the CWA (Communication Workers of America) hall at 44th and Frances (near 42nd and Center). Parking and entry is on the west side of the building. Handicap entry is on the east side of the building. Ometro bus access includes the no’s. 15/55 routes and the no. 3 route. Both are within 1 or 2 blocks of the building.

DCDP Constitution and Bylaws


For media inquires, contact Grant Sorrell at [email protected] or at 402-558-5912

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