|General Meeting/ County Convention Notice|
In accordance with the Spring 2020 Call to Convention issued by the State Central Committee in December, the Leelanau County Democratic Party Convention will be held as follows:
Date: February 1st, 2020
Place: Leland Library, Munneke Room
Time: 10:00 (before the regularly scheduled Leadership Team Meeting)
The purpose of the conventions will be to elect members & alternates to each of the three state 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.Eligibility
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 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.