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The Democratic Party

Thomas Jefferson founded the Democratic Party of the United States in 1792 and was elected as the first Democratic President in 1798.

The Democratic National Convention established the Democratic National Committee (DNC) in 1848. The DNC is the oldest continuing party committee in the United States and the world.



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Democratic National Committee

    The Democratic National Committee plans the Party's quadrennial presidential nominating convention; promotes the election of Party candidates with both technical and financial support; and works with national, state, and local party organizations, elected officials, candidates, and constituencies to respond to the needs and views of the Democratic electorate and the nation.

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