14th District Meeting this Saturday!

14th District Democrats May Meeting May 12th
Held at the Northwest Activities Center, 18100 Meyers Road, Detroit 48235. Executive Board meeting begins at 10:00 a.m. General Membership meeting begins at 11:00 a.m.

Note: Endorsements for some offices may be considered and voted upon this Saturday.

Save the Date: 14th District Democrats Veterans Committee is hosting a Forum at the Southfield Pavilion on June 4th

Save the Date: Thursday, June 7th Grosse Pointe Democratic Club Annual Picnic, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Held at Thompkins Center, Windmill Pointe Park, Grosse Pointe Park 48230.

Save the Date: 14th District Democrats June meeting is Saturday, June 9th at the Northwest Activities Center in Detroit.

Save the Date: Monday, July 9th is the Last Day to Register to Vote and Still be Eligible to Vote in Primary

Save the Date: 14th District Democrats Annual Dinner is Friday evening, July 27th at the Southfield Westin.

14th Congressional District Democrats Meeting April 14th:

14th Congressional District Democrats Meeting April 14, 2018

Executive Board Meeting 9:00 am

General Membership Meeting 10:00 am

LOCATION:
Parks and Recreation
14300 Oak Park Blvd.
Oak Park, MI 48237

The Political Action Committee’s – Economic Development Committee has partnered with Operation Hope! A Representative will be present at our meeting to offer our members FREE Credit Repair, and FREE Business plans.

14th Congressional District Democratic Party Convention & Upcoming Activities

Greetings, Democrats! There is much work to be done in order to organize and mobilize ahead of the crucially important midterm elections this year. Please lean in — we are stronger together and can accomplish a great deal. To get our Congresswoman back on the ballot, we need your help circulating a petition sheet. If you have a completed petition, please bring it with you to the upcoming Convention.

UPCOMING ACTIVITIES:

Saturday, March 24th — 14th Congressional District Democratic Convention. Held at Northwest Activities Center, 18100 Meyers Road, Detroit 48235. Registration will begin at 9:00 a.m. and continue until 10:00 a.m., which is when the convention will convene. The purpose of this Convention shall be to elect for the following:

One Female Member and One Male Member Delegate, and One Female Member and One Male Member Alternate Delegate to the Credentialing Committee of the Michigan Democratic Party

One Female Member and One Male Member Delegate, and One Female Member and One Male Member Alternate Delegate to the Resolutions Committee of the Michigan Democratic Party

One Female Member and One Male Member Delegate, and One Female Member and One Male Member Alternate Delegate to the Rules Committee of the Michigan Democratic Party (MDP)

We will also consider resolutions to be forwarded to the State Party.

Article IV Section 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 a member in order to vote and may join the same day as the Convention, Caucus, or meeting.

Convention Agenda
A. Call to Order
B. Election of Permanent Convention Chair
C. Appointment of Convention Secretary
D. Credential Report
E. Rules Report
F. Election of Convention Committee Members & Alternate
G. Consideration of Resolutions
H. Good & Welfare
I. Adjournment

Saturday, April 14th — 14th District Democrats April Meeting. Held at the Oak Park Community Center, 14300 Oak Park Boulevard, Oak Park 48237. 9:00 a.m. Executive Board meeting, 10:00 a.m. General Membership meeting.

– Saturday, April 14th — Michigan Democratic Party Women’s Caucus Luncheon. Held at Cobo Center, Detroit. For more information, call Caryl Conway at (313) 408-9810.

– Saturday, April 14th — Michigan Democratic Party Annual Legacy Dinner, with Keynote Speaker U.S. Senator Kamala Harris (Cobo Center, Detroit). For tickets and info, visit www.michigandems.com/legacy2018

– Sunday, April 15th — Michigan Democratic Party Endorsement Convention, (Cobo Center, Detroit). 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Endorsements of the 2018 Democratic candidates for Attorney General, Secretary of State, and State Supreme Court will be decided. To be eligible to vote, you will need to have had your membership current by March 16th. Note: The 14th District Caucus Meeting will be held in Room 260 and runs from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

– Tuesday, April 24th — Filing Deadline for Partisan Candidates for Office (Congress, State Legislature, County Commission)

– Tuesday, May 8th — Filing Deadline for Precinct Delegate Candidacy

– Thursday, June 7th — Grosse Pointe Democratic Club Annual Picnic, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Held at Thompkins Center, Windmill Pointe Park, Grosse Pointe Park 48230.

– Monday, July 9th — Last Day to Register to Vote and Still be Eligible to Vote in Primary

– Friday, July 27th — 14th District Democrats Annual Dinner (Save The Date!) Held at the Southfield Westin. $60 per person.

– Tuesday, August 7th — Primary Election Day

– Tuesday, October 9th — Last Day to Register to Vote and Still be Eligible to Vote in General Election

– Tuesday, November 6th — General Election Day: Time for a Blue Wave in 2018, if we do the work! 230 days to go!

For more information, please feel free to reach Democratic District Chairman Rick Blocker at (248) 217-1637.

P.S. — If you have any Democratic events that you’d like highlighted on the 14th District Democrats’ website or future email updates, please email us at: info@14thDistrictDems.org

We are stronger with your activism + involvement!

To stay plugged in with your local Democratic Party, visit us at www.14thDistrictDems.org

We are on Twitter @14thDistrictDem

We are on Facebook: facebook.com/14thDistrictDems/

Grosse Pointe Democratic Club Fundraiser to Support Senator Stabenow, February 24th.

From the Grosse Pointe Democratic Club:

In our quest to take back the government, we have identified our first step is keeping Senator Debbie Stabenow in the US Senate.
To that end we are having a fundraiser for her on Saturday, February 24, from 4pm – 530pm. In Grosse Pointe Farms.
We need all members of the Grosse Pointe Democratic Club to step up.
1. Please save the date
2. Purchase tickets and sell tickets
If you are in the position to be a host, which is donating at the $1000 level, contact Jackie at 313 886 8063 or reply to this email.
Our goal is to have at least 100 members purchasing at least $100 tickets. Reply to this email to purchase tickets, or you can sign up online at

February Meeting Cancellation + Upcoming Activities Update:

NOTICE: Due to the winter weather emergency, the February 10th Meeting of the 14th District Democrats has been cancelled. Please help spread the word to anyone you knew was planning to attend this Saturday.

Please also note that the Michigan Democratic Party State Central meeting slated to occur this Saturday, February 10th in Flint has likewise been cancelled due to the winter weather emergency. It was set to be held at the University of Michigan Flint, but the university has closed due to weather.

For more information, please feel free to reach Democratic District Chairman Rick Blocker at (248) 217-1637.

UPCOMING ACTIVITIES:

– Tuesday, February 13th — Pontiac Democratic Club Meeting, 5:00 p.m., Held at Nick’s Corner Restaurant, 225 Auburn Avenue, Pontiac 48342. For more information, contact President Gloria Harsten-Spann at (248) 977-0942.

– Tuesday, February 13th — Oakland County Democratic Party Meeting, 7:00 p.m., Held at Plumbers Local 98, 555 Horace Brown Drive, Madison Heights 48071. For more information, visit www.ocdp.org

– Thursday, February 15th — Grosse Pointe Democratic Club General Membership Meeting, 7:00 p.m., Held at the Grosse Pointe War Memorial, 32 Lake Shore Drive, Grosse Pointe Farms 48236. For more information, visit www.gpdems.com

– Thursday, February 15th — Oak Park-Huntington Woods Democratic Club Meeting, 7:00 p.m., Held at Oak Park Community Center, 14300 Oak Park Boulevard, Oak Park 48237. Guest Speaker: Gretchen Whitmer, Democratic Candidate for Governor.

– Monday, February 19th — 14th District Democrats Political Action Committee Meeting, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Held at the District Office, 18409 Livernois Avenue, Detroit 48221. For more information, contact Committee Chair Tiffany Tilley at tiffanydtilley@gmail.com

– Saturday, February 24th — Grosse Pointe Democratic Club Fundraiser in Support of U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow, 4:00 to 5:30 p.m., Held at the Home of Shannon Byrne and John Simon, 63 Cloverly Road, Grosse Pointe Farms 48236. For tickets and more information, visit www.debbiestabenow.com/february24grossepointe

– Saturday, March 10th — Next 14th District Democratic Party Meeting, 10:00 a.m. Executive Board, 11:00 a.m. General Membership (Location being finalized)

– Friday, March 16th — Deadline for Michigan Democratic Party Membership Submissions, in order to be eligible to vote at the Endorsement Convention on April 15th. Fore more info, visit www.michigandems.com

– Saturday, April 14th — Michigan Democratic Party Annual Legacy Dinner, with Keynote Speaker U.S. Senator Kamala Harris (Cobo Center, Detroit). For tickets and info, visit www.michigandems.com/legacy2018

– Sunday, April 15th — Michigan Democratic Party Endorsement Convention, (Cobo Center, Detroit). Endorsements of the 2018 Democratic candidates for Attorney General, Secretary of State, and State Supreme Court will be decided. To be eligible to vote, please have your membership current by March 16th.

– Tuesday, April 24th — Filing Deadline for Partisan Candidates for Office (Congress, State Legislature, County Commission, et cetera)

– Tuesday, May 8th — Filing Deadline for Precinct Delegate Candidacy

– Thursday, June 7th — Grosse Pointe Democratic Club Annual Picnic, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Held at Thompkins Center, Windmill Pointe Park, Grosse Pointe Park 48230.

– Monday, July 9th — Last Day to Register to Vote for Primary

– Friday, July 27th — 14th District Democrats Annual Dinner (Save The Date!)

– Tuesday, August 7th — Primary Election Day

– Tuesday, October 9th — Last Day to Register to Vote for General Election

– Tuesday, November 6th — General Election Day: Time for a Blue Wave in 2018, if we do the work! 269 days to go!

P.S. — If you have any Democratic events that you’d like highlighted on the 14th District Democrats’ website or future email updates, please email us at: info@14thDistrictDems.org

We are stronger with your activism + involvement!

To stay plugged in with your local Democratic Party, visit us at www.14thDistrictDems.org

We are on Twitter @14thDistrictDem

We are on Facebook: facebook.com/14thDistrictDems/

Our Congresswoman, Brenda L. Lawrence, has been resoundingly endorsed by the 14th District Democrats for a third term in Congress. To help us circulate nominating petitions to get her back on the ballot, please email info@brendalawrence.com #TeamBrenda