The new (2016-2020) Democratic National Committee met the morning after adjournment of the National Convention (July 29, 2016). As is customary, it was a short meeting. The DNC will next meet in Washington DC in January to elect a chair and other officers. I want to recognize and thank our outgoing DNC Members George Wallace..
The Democratic National Convention’s Rules Committee adopted the proposed Convention Agenda, Officer Slates, and Rules, and a number of resolutions and charter amendments. Most importantly, one resolution calls for a Unity Reform Commission (URC) to make recommendations re 2020 Delegate Selection Rules, including reducing the role of “superdelegates.” The Committee met for 9 hours, with long..
Below is the final draft of the Democratic Party Platform, to be voted on at the Convention on Monday. And here’s the GOP 2016 platform. Clear choices, people!
I understand that the Democratic National Convention Rules Committee will meet in Philadelphia on Saturday July 23rd and the Credentials Committee will meet on Sunday July 24th. I have not seen draft committee reports, but the 2016 Call to Convention, Article 8, contains the Temporary Rules. Also, fyi, below are the final Rules and..
The Democratic Party Platform Drafting Committee has completed its draft platform – the full Platform Committee will meet in Orlando on July 8-9 from 8 am to 4 pm, and you can still submit comments at the Democratic Convention Platform site. Also, here’s a DNC summary of the Draft Platform.
Here’s a link to a DNC summary of the Democratic National Convention Draft Platform. The actual draft Platform will be released prior to the platform committee meeting, in Orlando on July 8-9; I’ll post it when I get it.
From the DNC: Wednesday marked the beginning of the platform drafting process with the first session of the Mid-Atlantic Democratic Platform Forum taking place in Washington, DC. The forum brought together those appointed by the two presidential campaigns and DNC Chair Rep. Wasserman Schultz to create an inclusive platform that will be instrumental in guiding..
The Democratic National Convention meeting in Philadelphia on July 25-28 will adopt a national party platform that will set forth the principles and issues that motivate us as Democrats, and make the choice very clear for the American people this November. It is an open process and you can participate in two ways – First, all..
The next step in Virginia’s National Convention Delegate Selection process is our state convention, which will be held in Richmond on June 18 at the Richmond Convention Center. This is a great event for all Virginia Democrats to attend – as elected delegates/alternates, as guests, or as volunteers. It provides you with an opportunity..
I have been posting materials on the 2016 Democratic National Convention Delegate Selection process on the DemRulz References page, but I just set up a new page with these materials, including slides from yesterday’s presentation. Go to: 2016 Convention. I will be updating, including with the draft convention rules and filing forms for the State..
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