Grand Traverse Democrats Spring Convention

Saturday, March 3 from 1 to 3 pm

American Legion Hall, 1231 Hastings St., Traverse City

See Eligibility criteria below.

Elect members to MDP State Convention Committees and consider resolutions to be forwarded to MDP for consideration.

NOTE:  Proposed resolutions must be submitted in advance of the convention.  Email proposed resolutions by March 1 1pm  to

chair@gtdems.org

Click HERE to download a resolution form.


GT Dems Convention Agenda:

 

A. Call to Order

B. Election of Permanent Convention Chair 

C. Appointment of Convention Secretary 

C. Credential Report (This is a report out of all credentialed delegates for the convention)

D. Rules Report (This will be the time to review and accept voting procedure for the convention)

E. Election of Convention Committee Members & Alternates (State allocation by office and gender)

F. Resolution Consideration

G. Good & Welfare

H. Adjournment

 

Convention Committee Meetings:

 

MDP Rules Committee:

Date: Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Time: 7:00 PM EST

Place: Hart-Kennedy House, 606 Townsend St, Lansing MI 48911

Agenda: The Committee shall meet to consider rules for the State Convention and to receive training in those rules and on proportional voting. A call in option will be provided to District Chairs for distribution to committee members.

 

MDP Resolutions Committee:

Date: Wednesday, March 28, 2018 & Thursday, March 29, 2018

Time: 7:00 PM EST

Place: Hart-Kennedy House, 606 Townsend St, Lansing MI 48911

Agenda: The Committee shall meet to consider resolutions proposed by County and District Conventions for the State Convention’s consideration. A call in option will be provided to District Chairs for distribution to committee members.

 

MDP Credentials Committee:

The Committee shall meet at the call of the Chair of the Michigan Democratic Party at the convention if necessary.

 

Eligibility to Vote (per MDP):

 

Article IV Sections B & C of the MDP Rules stipulate the following qualifications for candidacy and eligibility to vote:

 

In order to hold Party office or vote at any Convention, Caucus, or meeting at any unit of the Michigan Democratic Party at any level, a person must be a member of the Michigan Democratic Party for at least thirty (30) days prior to that Convention, Caucus, or meeting. A Party member must be a qualified elector in order to vote on nominations for public office.  Precinct Delegates, Democratic elected officials, and Democratic nominees to partisan offices are exempt from the thirty (30) days advance membership requirement. However, Precinct Delegates, Democratic elected officials, and Democratic nominees to partisan office must be member in order to vote and may join the same day as the Convention, Caucus, or meeting.

 

You can join GT Dems at the Convention or using this link. To join MDP, either download and send the form (select "other" on the form to join free) or join online for $10 or more using this link.

You can join GTDems by clicking on the Red Button

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Traverse City MI, 49685

309 E. Front St
Traverese City MI 49684

(231) 946-5555

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