We’ve got a ton of great events planned for the upcoming week of Convention starting tonight! Make sure you mark your calendars and come hang out with Missouri Democrats and friends from all over the country as we nominate our next President and Vice-President of the United States, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris!
TONIGHT, Sunday, Aug. 16th at 6:30 PM CST: Welcome to the Heartland Reception
The Missouri, Kansas, and Nebraska Democratic Parties are kicking off National Convention with a Welcome Night featuring U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar, Kansas Governor Laura Kelly, and Congressman Emanuel Cleaver. And potentially, another nationally-known speaker TBA*! This event is open to the public, with tickets available by donation only. Grab a ticket right now and join us tonight!
*Update: Sen. Cory Booker just added to tonight’s line-up! See you at 6:30 PM!
Monday Night, Aug. 17th at 6:30 PM CST: Missouri & Vermont’s First Night Kick-Off
The Missouri and Vermont Democratic Parties are pleased to bring you Fmr. Governor Howard Dean, Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego, and D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser for a First Night Kick-Off event. Delegates may attend for free and will receive their info separately. This event will be open to the public, with tickets available for $25. All contributions will be split evenly between the Missouri and Vermont Democratic Parties.
Tuesday Morning, Aug. 18th at 9:00 AM CST: Voting Rights Breakfast
The Missouri, Oklahoma, and Ohio Democratic Parties will host a breakfast event highlighting the state of voting right in our country and feature guest speakers Missouri SOS candidate Yinka Faleti, Minnesota SOS Steve Simon, Ohio Majority Leader Emilia Sykes, and Young Democrats of America President Joshua Harris-Till. This event will be open to delegates only, and is free for them to attend. Links will be sent separately.
Tuesday Night, Aug. 18th from 6-8 PM CST: 19th Amendment Celebration
Missouri is honored to co-host a virtual celebration to honor women’s suffrage and feature guest speakers, musical performances, and a symbolic roll call of the 36 states that are celebrating their centennial anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment. Auditor and Candidate for Governor Nicole Galloway will represent Missouri’s vote. This event will be open to the public, with tickets available for $50. Delegates may attend for free. Ticket links for both are forthcoming.
Thursday Night, August 20th, Time TBA: Multi-State Nomination Celebration
Missouri, Louisiana, Kentucky, and South Carolina are teaming up to bring you some terrific candidates for Congress right before Joe Biden is set to accept the nomination for President. Join us and hear from Amy McGrath of Kentucky, Jaime Harrison of South Carolina, and Jill Schupp of Missouri. This event will be open to the public with tickets available by donation only. Ticket link and exact time of event is forthcoming.
We can’t wait to see you for National Convention Week – starting tonight!
-Missouri Democratic Party
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