Lansing Center

MDP State Convention

Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 9:00am to 8:00pm

The Democratic Electors of the State of Michigan are hereby notified that, by direction of the Democratic State Central Committee, the Fall State Convention shall convene on Saturday, August 27, 2016 in Lansing. In order to vote at the State Convention, a person other than a precinct delegate, Democratic elected official, or Democratic nominee to partisan office must be a member of the Michigan Democratic Party at least thirty (30) days prior to August 27, 2016 or by July 29, 2016. Hand-delivered membership applications must be delivered to Hart-Kennedy (606 Townsend St., Lansing MI 48933) by 5:00pm on July 29, 2016. Applications submitted online must be submitted by 11:59pm on July 29, 2016. Membership applications submitted by USPS must be postmarked no later than July 29, 2016. Membership applications may not be submitted by Fax. Persons whose memberships are current as of July 29, 2016 but which expire before August 27, 2016 are eligible to vote if they renew on or before August 27, 2016. Precinct delegates, Democratic elected officials, and Democratic nominees to partisan office must be members of the Michigan Democratic Party on August 27, 2016 and may become members that day when they register at State Convention.



2:00 p.m. - LUNCH BREAK


8th Lansing Center Ballrooms 2 & 4

9th Lansing Center Rooms 101 & 102

11th Lansing Center Rooms 203 & 204

14th Lansing Center Ballrooms 6 & 8


4:30 p.m. CONVENTION CONVENES Lansing Center CONVENTION SCHEDULE  Credential Committee Report  Rules Committee Report  Election of Convention Officers  Adoption of 2016 State Party Platform and Resolutions  Nomination of Candidates for State Supreme Court  Nomination of Candidates for State Board of Education  Nomination of Candidates for State University Boards  Selection of Michigan Presidential Electors


8:00 p.m.* CONVENTION ADJOURNS *Adjournment time is tentative & subject to change 8:01 p.m State Central Committee meets to canvass and ratify convention proceedings.