The purpose of the convention will be to elect members & alternates to each of the three convention committees: Rules, Resolutions, and Credentials. The secondary purpose of these conventions will be to consider resolutions to be forwarded to the state party for consideration.
Please submit proposed resolutions in the appropriate format to be reviewed by 11thCongressional District Bylaws, Rules, Policy & Resolutions Committee on or before March 12, 2018 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 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.