Events

Congressional District Conventions

Saturday, May 21, 2016 - 10:00am

Election of delegates and alternates for Presidential Candidates for the DNC Convention in Philadelphia

 

 

Fellow Democrat,

Pursuant to Section III A.7 of the Michigan Delegate Selection Plan, a congressional district convention shall convene at 11:00 AM EST in all of Michigan’s fourteen districts on Saturday, May 21st. The purpose of these conventions 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 and the Michigan Delegate Selection Plan 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 fo Convention Officers
C. Credential Report
D. Rules Report
E. Recess to Presidential Caucus
-Election fo DNC Delegates and Alternate
F.Convention Reconvenes
G. Adjournment

Saturday, May 21st     2016 Spring District Conventions

All conventions will convene at 11:00 AM EST.   Registration begins by 9:30 AM EST.

8th Congressional: Hannah Center  819 Abbot Rd.  East Lansing, MI 48823

9th Congressional: Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 98 555 Horace Brown Dr.   Madison Heights, MI 48071

11th Congressional:  Michigan Education Association 2625 East Oakley Park Rd, Suite 200 Commerce Township, MI 48390

14th Congressional: Southfield Parks & Recreation  26000 Evergreen  Southfield, MI 48076

Precinct Delegate Rally

Saturday, April 16, 2016 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

 

Lake Orion, Mich.

Four Democratic Clubs in north Oakland County are planning a Democratic Rally to recruit and train Precinct Delegates and welcome new members.  The North Oakland Democratic Club, Rochester Area Democratic Club, Pontiac Democratic Club, and Waterford Democratic Club will host the Rally that will take place on Saturday morning, April 16, 2016. The Rally will be held from 10 am until noon at UAW 5960 which is located at 180 East Silver Bell Road, Lake Orion, Michigan 48360.   

 Guest speakers will include:

  • Brandon Dillon,  Chairman of the Michigan Democratic Party,                                  
  • Michigan Representative Tim Greimel,  House Democratic Leader
  • Frank Houston,  Chairman of the Oakland County Democratic Party,
  • Amanda Klein,  Director of Operations of the Oakland County Democratic Party.

Tax Town Hall with State Rep. Wittenberg

Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Please join for a town hall on income and tax inequality in Michigan. Discussion topics will include a proposal to change Michigan’s income tax from a straight tax that disproportionately affects working and middle-class families to a graduated income tax that would require everyone to pay their fair share of taxes. Joining me will be special guest Charles Ballard, Ph.D., a Michigan State University economics professor who co-authored “The States of Income Inequality: Changes in Income Distribution in the U.S. States and Census Divisions, 1976-2008.”

 

Campaign Kick off for State Rep. Christine Greig

Monday, April 11, 2016 - 5:30pm

It's official! Chris is running for re-election to the Michigan House of Representatives. She needs our support to continue her work representing District 37 and serving all Michiganders.

Please join us with special guests

US Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence
State Senator Vincent Gregory
House Minority Leader Tim Greimel
State Representative Jeremy Moss
State Representative Robert Wittenberg
Oakland County Treasurer Andy Meisner
Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash
Oakland County Commissioner Marcia Gershenson
Oakland County Commissioner Janet Jackson

With appetizers and small plates by Chef Bob Greig!

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