The Maricopa County Legislative District 20 Democrats (LD20) are the official organization of the Democratic Party for residents living in LD20 — with over 98,000 registered voters. We represent the precinct’s registered Democrats and up to 297 precinct committee persons.


LD20 works to elect Democrats to public office who embrace the values of the Democratic Party. To further this mission, the LD20:

  • 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


LD20 is dedicated to developing a well-organized, effective political organization prepared to win local, state, and national elections.


MCDP Executive Board

Chair: Steve Slugocki
1st Vice Chair: Carol Maas
2nd Vice Chair: Natacha Chavez
Treasurer: Jow Downs
Secretary: John Barwell
Sergeant-at-Arms: Fern Ward

LD20 Executive Board

Chair: Jim Larson
1st Vice Chair: Celeste Pettijohn
2nd Vice Chair: Larry Harrera
Treasurer: John Zimmer
Secretary: Rivko Knox
Sergeant-at-Arms: Open