9th District Convention
9th Congressional District Convention
The 9th Congressional District Convention will convene virtually at 10:00am on Saturday, February 6 via Zoom. Registration will begin today and continue until 9:30am on the morning of the convention. You must register prior to the deadline in order to vote at the convention. The purpose of this convention will be to elect members and alternates to each of the three convention committees for the Michigan Democratic Party's 2021 Spring Convention on February 20th: Rules, Resolutions, and Credentials, and to consider resolutions to be forwarded to the State Party.
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.
- 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.Precinct Delegates, Democratic elected officials, and Democratic nominees to partisan offices are exempt from the thirty (30) days advance membership requirement.