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.

Agenda

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.