Call to Convention: 7th Congressional District

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The Washtenaw County Convention for members of the 7th Congressional District will convene via Zoom on Saturday, February 6th at 10 a.m. Registration will be done at this link and will continue until 9 a.m. the morning of the convention. The purpose of this Convention shall be to elect 1 male member to the Credentialing Committee and 1 female alternate to the Resolutions Committee (see meeting information below) and to consider resolutions to be forwarded to the State Party for the State Convention taking place on February 20th (see the note below.)

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 (January 7th) 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 members in order to vote and may join the same day as the Convention, Caucus, or meeting.

If you wish to submit a resolution, please use the form here.

Agenda
A. Call to Order
B. Election of Permanent Convention Chair
C. Appointment of Convention Secretary
D. Credential Report
E. Rules Report
F. Election of Convention Committee Members & Alternates
G. Consideration of Resolutions
H. Good & Welfare
I. Adjournment

NOTE: In order to participate in the MDP Convention on February 20th, you will need to have been a member of the Michigan Democratic Party no later than January 21st (or meet the requirements of one of the exceptions noted above.) You can join the MDP or renew your membership at https://michigandems.com/join.

Convention Committee Meetings

Resolutions
Dates: Thursday, February 11, 2021
Time: 7:00 PM EST/6:00 PM CST
Place: Meeting will be held virtually
Agenda: The Committee shall meet to consider resolutions proposed by County and District Conventions for the State Convention’s consideration.

Credentials
The Committee shall meet at the call of the Chair of the Michigan Democratic Party at the convention if necessary.


Washtenaw County Democratic Party
418 West Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197


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