Wall Street reform, economic recovery, and the following statement on the DNC Rules and Bylaws Commitee on the 2012 National Convention Delegate Selection Plan. (see… Read More »DNC Communications Report – July 16, 2010 (RBC)
Discussion of Call (continued): Article 2 – Delegate qualifications. Note that delegates are pledge to support Democratic nominees. State parties to adopt affirmative action – change… Read More »DNC Rules & Bylaws July 10, 2010 – #2 Delegates
The Committee reviewed the draft Call – Articles 1-5, to be completed (Articles 6-8) at August 18 meeting.
But first – clarified that unpledged delegates must declare their presidential preference, but “uncommitted” is a presidential preference.
Call Article 1 – Distribution of Delegate Votes– allocation among states, assignment of alternates, and discussion of “bonus delegates,” e.g., to reward states for moving back in the process. Changes – increase number from 3000 to 3700 delegates, bonus delegates, eliminate add-on unpledged delegates, change alternate allocation to 1 alternate per 12 delegates: if a candidate meets a threshold in a state, but no alternates are available, DNC may award additional alternates.Read More »DNC Rules & Bylaws Committee – July 10, 2010 – # 1 Frontloading
Note that the RBC will meet on August 18, prior to the August 19 DNC meeting, if it wants to make changes. Rule 7 –… Read More »DNC Rules & Bylaws, July 9, #2 – Inclusion and Superdelegates (updated)
The DNC RBC commenced its meeting today at 2 pm to continue the process of adoption of the draft 2012 Democratic National Convention Delegate Selection… Read More »DNC Rules & Bylaws Committee Meeting – July 9, 2010 #1 – Sanctions
Check out the President’s Weekly Address: A Solar Recovery. As part of the explosion of Recovery Act projects this summer and as a move towards a… Read More »Obama: Economic Recovery and Clean Energy