Reminder: Annual Women’s Luncheon & MDP Legacy Dinner April 30th.

I would like to invite you to join Democratic Women from across Michigan on April 30, 2016, 11:30 AM at the COBO Conference Center for the 30th Annual Women’s Luncheon. We are honored this year to award our Eleanor Roosevelt award to Justice Marilyn Kelly an outstanding Michigan citizen, who has served the Democrat Party and the Michigan Supreme Court with distinction and honor.

Justice Kelly has been a member of the Michigan Democratic Party for over fifty years.  The Party in convention has nominated her six times.  She was elected and has served a total of twenty-five years in office on the State Board of Education, the Michigan Court of Appeals, the Michigan Supreme Court and the Wayne State Board of Governors.

At present, Justice Kelly is serving an eight-year term on the Wayne State Board.  She is also teaching at the Wayne Law School as its Distinguished Jurist in Residence.  She has created a class there in “Access to Justice” aimed at encouraging students upon graduation to serve those not able to afford legal help.  In addition, Justice Kelly has established a scholarship for students committed to working in public service law on graduation.

Come and hear Justice Kelly and other motivating speakers as we prepare to take back the State House and gear up for the Presidential election. We need your support to make this a great Luncheon. Limited seats, so get your tickets as soon as possible. Donation $50.

Democratically yours,

Virgie M Rollins, Luncheon Chair 313 892 6199

Save the Date: Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence Reception with Planned Parenthood National President Cecile Richards May 6th.

E-mail or call (248) 410-0702 for information.

Next 14th District Democrats Meeting May 14th in Harper Woods.

SATURDAY, MAY 14, 2016

Wayne County Community College
Mary Ellen Stempfle University Center
19305 Vernier
Harper Woods, MI, 48225

10:00 a.m. Executive Committee Meeting, 11:00 a.m. General Membership Meeting

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Call to Convention: 14th District Electing Delegates, Alternates to Democratic National Convention.

Call to Convention

April 21, 2016

Fellow Democrat,

The 14th Congressional District Convention will convene at 11:00 AM on Saturday, May 21 at the Southfield Civic Center, Parks and Recreation Building, 26000 Evergreen Road, Southfield MI 48076. Registration will begin at 9:00 AM and continue until 11:00 AM. The purpose of this Convention shall be to elect Delegates and Alternates to represent the District at the 2016 Democratic National Convention.

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.

Candidates for the offices of DNC Delegate or Alternate shall be those individuals whose applications and candidacies have been accepted by the appropriate presidential campaign.


A. Call to Order

B. Appointment of Convention Officers

C. Credential Report

D. Rules Report

E. Recess to Presidential Caucus

– Election of DNC Delegates and Alternates

F. Convention Reconvenes

G. Adjournment

Michigan’s Mighty 14th District Democrats!

Michigan’s 14th Congressional District includes the communities of Detroit, Farmington Hills, Grosse Pointe, Grosse Pointe Farms, Grosse Pointe Park, Grosse Pointe Shores, Grosse Pointe Woods, Hamtramck, Harper Woods, Keego Harbor, Lathrup Village, Oak Park, Orchard Lake, Pontiac, Royal Oak Township, Southfield, Sylvan Lake and West Bloomfield Township.

This is the Democratic Party for that 14th District.

We’re proudly represented by Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence, a Democrat serving in her first term.  #TeamBrenda  #FightingForUs  #MI14

Congresswoman-Elect Brenda Lawrence delivers her victory speech on Election Night, November 2014.
Congresswoman-Elect Brenda Lawrence delivers her victory speech on Election Night, November 2014.