Rules to vote in Party Conventions
The following applies to Both the Michigan Democratic Party and the Grand Traverse Democrats:
Any Democrat may attend a convention. No membership is required to attend a convention.
To vote in a party convention of either Michigan Democratic Party (MDP) or Grand Traverse Democratic Party (GTDems) a person must be a member of MDP for at least 30 days.
Click HERE for the MDP Guide to Conventions
See our calendar for upcoming conventions.
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 the Michigan Democratic Party (MDP) HERE.