Grand Traverse Democratic Party Convention
Saturday, Feb, 22, 2020
10AM - NOON
NMC – Great Lakes Campus Room 101
Agenda & Resources
NOTE: Any proposed resolutions must be submitted to the Chair by Feb 15, 2020 see item I below.
The MDP memo calling for the Local Parties to hold conventions can be downloaded HERE.
Depending upon your browser settings documents are usually downloaded to your "downloads" folder after clicking a link on this page.
Attendance is open, subject to the discretion of the chair, to anyone with an interest in supporting the party. Voting qualifications are as follows:
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.
A. Call to Order
B. Election of Permanent Convention Chair
(This is the person who will chair the convention)
C. Appointment of Convention Secretary
(This will be the official record keeper of the convention. This person will also be responsible for sending minutes and results to the State Party)
D. Credential Report
(This is a report out of all credentialed delegates for the convention)
E. Rules Report
(This will be the time to review and accept voting procedure for the convention)
F. Election of a Female Delegate to the Michigan Democratic Party (MDP) Rules Committee
Note this is per the allocation assigned by the MDP. The allocations document from MDP can be downloaded HERE.
G. Nomination & Election of new Executive Board members if applicable
H. Nomination & Election of new Precinct Delegates if applicable
J. Good & Welfare
You can join Grand Traverse Dems HERE.
You can join Michigan Democratic Party (MDP) HERE.
You must be a member of BOTH to vote in this Convention