WHO RECEIVES NOTICE OF COUNTY CONVENTIONS:
- Precinct Delegates elected on August 8, 2014.*
- Elected Officials*
- Candidates nominated for County Offices, State Legislative Offices, and U.S. House* in the August 8th Primary Ballot
- Members of SCDP/MDP (via announcement through SCDP list serve). Members of SCDP are welcome to attend; Precinct Delegates, Elected Officials and Candidates (see above) are eligible to vote for the Executive Committee.
PURPOSE OF COUNTY CONVENTION:
The purpose of the Fall County Convention is to "elect a number of persons equal to twice the number of candidates for County, State Legislative, and U.S. House of Representatives offices for which candidates were nominated at the most recent fall primary election for that office." (MDP rules) The number of persons to be elected is 42. See next page for list of 21 elected officials and candidates and a list of SCDP members who have said they are interested in being elected to the Executive Committee. "Those persons [elected at the Fall County Convention], together with the persons most recently nominated by the Party for each of those offices [County, State Legislative, and U. S. House], shall constitute the Executive Committee of the Party for that County." (MDP rules)
Note: "The members of an Executive Committee . . . may vote to expand the membership of the Committee. These rules encourage the expansion of the Committee for the purpose of achieving more participation and representation." (MDP rules) If you are interested, you can contact Judi Lincoln to be added to the list. An updated list will be distributed by SCDP list serve on December 4th. You can also announce your interest at the County Convention. IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE COUNTY CONVENTION, THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WILL MEET TO ELECT THE SCDP OFFICERS FOR A 2-YEAR TERM and to expand the membership of the Committee, if it chooses to do so. This is the notice of that Executive Committee meeting and it is intended to satisfy notice requirements of MDP rules.
Questions/Comments? Judi Lincoln cell phone: 989-274-1581 or firstname.lastname@example.org.