The DNC RBC completed its meeting today. Below are attached the draft rules discussed yesterday and today. I will post some thoughts shortly.
RBC_Draft.pdf (2.0 MiB, 804 hits)
The RBC continued to review the draft rules as follows:
Rule 12 – Presidential Preference – signing pledge of support to presidential candidate for delegates and alternates; candidate right of review process. Delegates in good conscience should reflect the preferences of the people who elected them. No change from 2008. Adopted
Rule 13 – Fair Reflection of Presidential Preference – provides for proportional allocation, 15% threshold. No changes, adopted.
Rule 14 – Petition requirements and Filing Deadlines – sets deadlines, requirements for filing fees and number of required signatures (5,000) for presidential candidates and delegates. No changes from 2008. May require waiver for pre-window states. Adopted.
Rule 15 – Quorum Requirements – No change, adopted.
Rule 16 – Proxy Voting – allows it in limited circumstances. Amended to address directions in proxies.
Rule 17 – Unit Rule and Slate-Making – Allows formation of slates, can’t be favored.
Rule 18 – Alternates and Vacancies – terms may be changed if rules are changed to provide for more delegates, no alternates. Adopted, except section E, to be considered in July.
Rule 19 – DNC Rules and Bylaws Committee – sets out RBC role in approving, implementing delegate selection plans.
Rule 20 – Challenges – to be considered in July.
Rule 21 – State Legislative Changes – to be considered in July
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