Archive for April, 2016

May 2016 Events

Friday, April 29th, 2016
Cinco-de-Mayo
Please join the NODC, Countywide Candidates 
Vicki Barnett, Jim Nash, Lisa Brown, and Andy Meisner –  other guests to be announced
 

For a Cinco de Mayo Fundraiser, Social Event and Pizza and Salad Buffet, Thursday, May 5,
 
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
 
 
At C-Pub in Canterbury Village
2325 Joslyn Rd, Lake Orion, MI 48360  [ map link ]
 
$20.00 per person
 
60/40 Raffle!
 
Contact Kevin Church for details: 810-394-8253

Fellow Democrat,

Pursuant to Section III A.7 of the Michigan Delegate Selection Plan, a congressional district convention shall convene at 11:00 AM EST in all of Michigan’s fourteen districts on Saturday, May 21st. The purpose of these conventions shall be to elect Delegates and Alternates to represent the district at the 2016 Democratic National Convention.

Article IV Sections B & C of the MDP Rules and the Michigan Delegate Selection Plan 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.

Candidates for the offices of DNC Delegate or Alternate shall be those individuals whose applications and candidacies have been accepted by the appropriate presidential campaign.

Agenda

A. Call to Order
B. Appointment fo Convention Officers
C. Credential Report
D. Rules Report
E. Recess to Presidential Caucus
-Election fo DNC Delegates and Alternate
F.Convention Reconvenes
G. Adjournment

Saturday, May 21st     2016 Spring District Conventions

All conventions will convene at 11:00 AM EST.   Registration begins by 9:30 AM EST.

8th Congressional: Hannah Center  819 Abbot Rd.  East Lansing, MI 48823

9th Congressional: Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 98 555 Horace Brown Dr.   Madison Heights, MI 48071

11th Congressional:  Michigan Education Association 2625 East Oakley Park Rd, Suite 200 Commerce Township, MI 48390

14th Congressional: Southfield Parks & Recreation  26000 Evergreen  Southfield, MI 48076

 

April 2016 Events

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

April 12 (Tues) 7:00 pmOakland County Democratic Party Executive Committee Mtg at The Crofoot 1, S Saginaw St, Pontiac, MI 48342  

Guest Speaker:  Melissa Gilbert, 8th District candidate for Congress.

The Crofoot is located on the South East corner of Pike and Saginaw Streets in the heart of downtown Pontiac. The venue is one block North of the Phoenix Amphitheater, 6 Blocks South of M-59 (Huron Street) and located in the center of the Wide Track Loop (Woodward Loop).  The Crofoot is directly across the street from a large secure parking lot.

April 16 (Sat) 10:00 am – Noon – Precinct Delegate Training and Rally – UAW 5960 180 E Silverbell Rd, Lake Orion, MI 48360  –  Event Sponsors include Rochester Area, North Oakland, Waterford, and Pontiac Democratic Clubs. UAW 5960 is east of Lapeer Rd, (map link

Guest Speakers include:  MDP Chair Brandon Dillon, MI House Democratic Leader Tim Greimel, OCDP Chair Frank Houston.  Refreshments will be provided.

April 20 (Wed) 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm – NODC April Mtg at Clarkston Union Bar & Kitchen 54 S Main St, Clarkston, MI 48346

Guest Speakers: Lorie Savin, judicial candidate for Oakland County Circuit Court and Judge Mark Plawecki for Michigan Supreme Court

April 30 (Sat) 6 pm – 10 pm MDP Legacy Dinner (formerly Jeff-Jack) at Cobo Center,  1 Washington Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226 

Keynote Speaker:  Congressman John Lewis (GA -5) for information:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/legacy-dinner-2016-tickets-20970970738

Mark your calendar and save the date for our annual Cinco de Mayo fundraiser at C-Pub in Canterbury Village, 2325 Joslyn Rd, Lake Orion, MI 48360  Our focus will be countywide races including Executive, Treasurer, Clerk/Register of Deeds, Prosecutor, Water Resources Commisioner

Now is the time join or renew your membership!  (Membership Form)