COUNTY CONVENTION

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Livingston County Democrats will gather Aug. 11 for our county convention -- a key step for Democrats in preparation for the Michigan Democratic Party's statewide nominating convention.

The county gathering will be at the Howell Carnegie Library, 214 W. Grand River in Howell. Registration will be at 10 a.m., with the convention beginning at 10:30 a.m. Please enter through the rear doors of the library.

The main business of the convention is to consider resolutions for possible inclusion in the party's statewide platform, as well as choosing party members to serve on committees for the Aug. 25-26 statewide convention. That's the convention where party members will select a lieutenant governor nominee as well as officially nominate already-endorsed candidates for attorney general, secretary of state, and Michigan Supreme Court. Nominees for state education boards also will be chosen.

Resolutions to be considered at the county convention must be emailed to livcodems@gmail.com by Friday, Aug. 3, at 5 p.m. so they can be photocopied and prepared for the convention's consideration.

The committee positions to be filled at the convention include a female alternate to the Credentials Committee, one female member of the Platform and Resolutions Committee, and one male member and one male alternate to the Rules Committee. If you would like to be nominated for one of these positions, please email the party at livcodems@gmail.com by 5 p.m. Aug. 3 so that we can be sure all the committee positions are filled.
The official Call to Convention follows:

NOTE: Per rules adopted by Livingston County Democratic Executive Committee, the deadline for submitting resolutions is Friday, Aug. 3, at 5 p.m. Please email proposed resolutions to livcodems@gmail.com so they may be copied and prepared for the delegates’ deliberation.

Call to Convention

Livingston County Democratic Party County Convention

Saturday, Aug. 11

Howell Carnegie Library, 314 W. Grand River, Howell

(Please enter through rear doors)

Registration 10 a.m., Convention 10:30 a.m.

Agenda

A. Call to Order

B. Election of Permanent Convention Chair

C. Appointment of Convention Secretary

C. Credentials Report

D. Rules Report

E. Election of State Convention Committee Members & Alternates

a. Credentials Committee – one female alternate member.

The credentials committee will meet at the call of the Chair of the Michigan Democratic Party at the Aug. 25-26 MDP convention in East Lansing.

b. Platform and Resolutions Committee – one female member

The resolutions committee will meet Aug. 15 and 16 at 7 p.m. at Hart-Kennedy House, 606 Townsend, Lansing. Call-in option available.

c. Rules Committee – one male member, one male alternate.

The rules committee will meet at 7 p.m., Aug. 14, at MDP Headquarters, Hart-Kennedy House, 606 Townsend St, Lansing MI 48911. Call-in option available.

F. Resolution Consideration

G. Good & Welfare

Introduction of Candidates

Coming Events

Other

H. Adjournment

A Commit to Vote canvass will follow the convention, as well as a phone bank from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at party headquarters, 8028 Grand River, Woodland Plaza Suite 7, Brighton.

NOTE: To be eligible to vote at this convention, you must have been a member of the Michigan Democratic Party as of July 11. Precinct delegates and those whose memberships expired after July 11 may renew the day of the convention.

Livingston Dems Gathering Aug. 11 for Convention

Livingston County Democrats will gather Aug. 11 for our county convention -- a key step for Democrats in preparation for the Michigan Democratic Party's statewide nominating convention.

The county gathering will be at the Howell Carnegie Library, 214 W. Grand River in Howell. Registration will be at 10 a.m., with the convention beginning at 10:30 a.m. Please enter through the rear doors of the library.

The main business of the convention is to consider resolutions for possible inclusion in the party's statewide platform, as well as choosing party members to serve on committees for the Aug. 25-26 statewide convention. That's the convention where party members will select a lieutenant governor nominee as well as officially nominate already-endorsed candidates for attorney general, secretary of state, and Michigan Supreme Court. Nominees for state education boards also will be chosen.

Resolutions to be considered at the county convention must be emailed to livcodems@gmail.com by Friday, Aug. 3, at 5 p.m. so they can be photocopied and prepared for the convention's consideration.

The committee positions to be filled at the convention include a female alternate to the Credentials Committee, one female member of the Platform and Resolutions Committee, and one male member and one male alternate to the Rules Committee. If you would like to be nominated for one of these positions, please email the party at livcodems@gmail.com by 5 p.m. Aug. 3 so that we can be sure all the committee positions are filled.

The official Call to Convention follows:

NOTE: Per rules adopted by Livingston County Democratic Executive Committee, the deadline for submitting resolutions is Friday, Aug. 3, at 5 p.m. Please email proposed resolutions to livcodems@gmail.com so they may be copied and prepared for the delegates’ deliberation.

Call to Convention

Livingston County Democratic Party County Convention

Saturday, Aug. 11

Howell Carnegie Library, 314 W. Grand River, Howell

(Please enter through rear doors)

Registration 10 a.m., Convention 10:30 a.m.

Agenda

A. Call to Order

B. Election of Permanent Convention Chair

C. Appointment of Convention Secretary

C. Credentials Report

D. Rules Report

E. Election of State Convention Committee Members & Alternates

a. Credentials Committee – one female alternate member.

The credentials committee will meet at the call of the Chair of the Michigan Democratic Party at the Aug. 25-26 MDP convention in East Lansing.

b. Platform and Resolutions Committee – one female member

The resolutions committee will meet Aug. 15 and 16 at 7 p.m. at Hart-Kennedy House, 606 Townsend, Lansing. Call-in option available.

c. Rules Committee – one male member, one male alternate.

The rules committee will meet at 7 p.m., Aug. 14, at MDP Headquarters, Hart-Kennedy House, 606 Townsend St, Lansing MI 48911. Call-in option available.

F. Resolution Consideration

G. Good & Welfare

Introduction of Candidates

Coming Events

Other

H. Adjournment

A Commit to Vote canvass will follow the convention, as well as a phone bank from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at party headquarters, 8028 Grand River, Woodland Plaza Suite 7, Brighton.

NOTE: To be eligible to vote at this convention, you must have been a member of the Michigan Democratic Party as of July 11. Precinct delegates and those whose memberships expired after July 11 may renew the day of the convention.

(Paid for by Livingston County Democratic Executive Committee, 8028 Grand River, Woodland Plaza, Suite 7, Brighton, MI 48114. Labor donated.)

COUNTY CONVENTION

Livingston Dems H...

Livingston County Democrats will hold their spring convention on Thursday, March 22, in preparation for the Michigan Democratic Party’s statewide endorsement convention on April 15.

The convention is the time when the county party will elect members to represent it on the rules, resolutions, and credentialing committees for the April 15 convention. The statewide convention will endorse candidates for Secretary of State, Attorney General, and Supreme Court. A total of four committee delegates will be chosen and the positions are listed in the official call below. Anyone interested in one of the positions is encouraged to contact the party by 5 p.m. March 12 at livcodems@gmail.com.

The county convention also will consider resolutions for submission to the state party for consideration at the statewide convention. Anyone wishing to submit a proposed resolution should email it to livcodems@gmail.com by 5 p.m. March 12.

Any Democrat in the county whose membership was current as of Feb. 20 is eligible to vote at the county convention.

The event will be held at RE/Max Platinum Auditorium, 6870 Grand River, between Brighton and Howell. Registration begins at 6:30 p.m., with the convention beginning at 7 p.m. Attendees are advised to park in the back, use the rear entrance, and take the stairs or elevator down to the auditorium.

The party’s regular executive committee meeting will follow the convention.

The official call to convention is below.

Call to Convention:

Thursday, March 22, 2018
Registration 6:30 p.m.
Convention 7 p.m.
RE/Max Platinum Auditorium
6870 Grand River, Brighton, MI 48116

Agenda:

1. Call to order by County Vice Chair acting as temporary chair
2. Election of Permanent Convention Chair
3. Election of Permanent Convention Chair and Secretary
4. Chair announces appointment of permanent County Convention Committees
A. Credentials
B. Rules
5. Report of Committee on Credentials
6. Report of Committee on Rules
7. Election of Convention Committee Members and Alternates for April 15 State Convention:
a. Credentials Committee – one male alternate delegate
The credentials committee will meet at the call of the Chair of the Michigan Democratic Party at the April 15 convention if necessary.
b. Resolutions Committee – one male delegate
The resolutions committee will meet March 28 and March 29 at 7 p.m. at MDP headquarters, 606 Townsend St, Lansing MI 48911. Call-in option available.
c. Rules Committee – one female delegate, one male alternate delegate.
The rules committee will meet at 7 p.m., March 27, at MDP Headquarters, Hart-Kennedy House, 606 Townsend St, Lansing MI 48911. Call-in option available.
8. Consideration of Resolutions
9. Good and Welfare
10. Adjournment

The Livingston County Democratic Party Executive Committee will meet immediately following the convention.

Note on Eligibility:

In order to vote at the county convention, you must have been a member of the Michigan Democratic Party for at least 30 days prior to the convention (as of Feb. 20). Precinct delegates, Democratic elected officials, and Democratic nominees to partisan offices are exempt from the thirty (30) day advance membership requirement and may join the day of the convention.

(Paid for by Livingston County Democratic Executive Committee, 8028 Grand River, Woodland Plaza Suite 7, Brighton, MI 48914. Printed in-house. Labor donated.)