Call To Convention
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The 2020 Oakland County Democratic Party Convention will be held on Friday, November 20, 2020 at 7pm over Zoom. The Zoom link will be sent out as we get closer to the convention.
The purpose of the convention will be to elect members of the County Executive Committee.
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.
A Geographical Distribution proportional voting method will be used, as outlined in Section 6 of the Rules for Voting and Elections in the Michigan Democratic Party.
Click here to see the break-down of Executive Committee members apportioned to each club. Further details about the Executive Committee can be found on the "About the OCDP" page on our website, and current Executive Committee members from your geographical area can be found on your Club's page under the CLUBS menu on our website.
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 County Committee Members
G. Good & Welfare