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January 2017 Events

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

Wed. January 18 6:30 – 8:30 pm North Oakland Democratic Club Meeting at the Clarkston Union (downstairs in the M/C room) 54 S Main St, Clarkston, MI 48346

  • Officers Election
    • Chair, Vice Chair, Treasurer, Secretary
  • Additional Agenda items to be discussed

 

https://www.womensmarch.com/

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Women's March on Lansing 1.21.17

1.21.17 2 pm - 4pm Gather outside the Federal Building at 5th & Liberty

1.21.17 2 pm – 4 pm Gather outside the Federal Building at 5th & Liberty

 

Sat. Jan. 28 Noon – 1:30 pm  Oakland 8th District Convention  Orion Twp Public Library – James Ingram Room, 825 Joslyn Rd Lake Orion, MI 48362

  • Our meeting will be in the James Ingram Room in the Adult section of the library.  Registration begins at 11:30 a.m.
    We will elect members to three MDP State Convention committees and receive/approve any resolutions to forward to the Resolutions Committee. In order to vote, you must be a member of the Michigan Democratic Party for 30 days prior to this convention, unless you were elected Precinct Delegate in August, 2016 – in that case you can join the MDP as late as the day of the convention.
  • Any new business, or good and welfare.

Committee meetings
Rules date: Tuesday, January 31, 2017 7 PM
place: Hart Kennedy House Lansing, MI
Allocations members Male Oakland Female Ingham
alternate Male Ingham Female Livingston

Credentials
The Committee shall meet at the call of the Chair of the Michigan Democratic Party at the convention if necessary.
Allocations members Male Ingham Female Livingston
alternate Male Oakland Female Ingham

Resolutions
There will be a meeting. Information was not included in the call. Motion was made at the state central meeting on Saturday to amend the call to included resolutions.

Allocations member Male Ingham Female Ingham
alternate Male Livingston Female Oakland

October 2016 Events

Saturday, September 24th, 2016
  • Sun. 10.2.16 10 am – 5 pm Taste of Clarkston, W. Washington St at Mill St, downtown Clarkston, 48346 – join us at our booth as we support our candidates!
  • Sun. 10.9.16 6 pm – 9 pm – Oakland County Democratic Party annual Phil Hart Dinner at Farina’s Banquet Center in Berkley, MI, let us know if you would like to join our table!  If so, tickets are $85  There will be a Presidential Debate Watch Party at the end of the event.
  • Wed. 10.21.16 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm NODC monthly meeting at Clarkston Union (downstairs) 54 S Main St, Clarkston, MI 48346 – Speakers (candidates) to be announced.

 

Save the date!  Election watch party Tues. Nov. 8 at the Clarkston Union (downstairs)

August 2016 Events

Friday, August 5th, 2016

Sat. Aug. 6 10:15 a.m. – Noon – Lone Ranger Parade in Oxford, meet at Oxford Marketplace, 208 S. Washington, Oxford, MI 43871, parade route is North on Lapeer Rd (M24) for .8 miles to the Oxford Fire Dept on Church St.  Please join us to support our candidates!

Sun. Aug. 7 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm – OCDP annual Summer Picnic, this year at the home of the Honorable Mykale Garrett, 18804 Lacrosse Ave., Lathrup Village, MI 48076.  Suggested donation is $20.16 or OCDP Basic Membership renewal.  This is a potluck, so please bring a dish to share.  RSVP to Amanda at info@ocdp.org

Sat. Aug. 13 10:30 – Noon, Oakland 8th District Convention, Orion Twp. Public Library, 825 Joslyn Rd, Lake Orion, MI 48362  Sat. Aug 13 10:30 – Noon Oakland 8th District Convention – Orion Twp Library we will be electing 1 female delegate to the MDP Credentials Committee, 1 male and 1 female (alternate delegates) to the MDP Platform & Resolutions.  We will also be voting to approve any submitted resolutions to be sent to the MDP Platform and Resolutions Committee.  Candidates welcome!

Sat. Aug. 20 4 pm – 8 pm – NODC Annual Summer Picnic, this year at the home of Fred and Nancy Miller, 875 N Baldwin Rd, Oxford, Mi 48371 Food, Fun, and Candidates!  Adults $10 each, Children under 18 $5 each, Please bring a dish to pass, NODC will provide hamburgers, hot dogs, soft drinks, water Also, please bring a donation for our ongoing support of the Oxford/Orion FISH Food Pantry

Sat. Aug. 27 9 a.m – 8 p.m. Michigan Democratic Party State Convention at Lansing Center, 333 E Michigan Ave, Lansing, MI 48933.  We will be electing Candidates for State Supreme Court; State Board of Education; State University Boards; Michigan Presidential Electors.

Precinct delegates, Democratic elected officials, and Democratic nominees to partisan office must be members of the Michigan Democratic Party on August 27, 2016 and may become members that day when they register at State Convention.  Otherwise, in order to vote at the State Convention, a person other than a precinct delegate, Democratic elected official, or Democratic nominee to partisan office must be a member of the Michigan Democratic Party at least thirty (30) days prior to August 27, 2016 or by July 29, 2016

The 2016 Michigan Coordinated Campaign is up and running!  The closest office is at 4 N. Saginaw St. Pontiac, MI 48342. The area coordinator is Elania Pruzinski, and the Oakland Cty Regional Field Director is Mona DeQuis. Please drop by and introduce yourself.

 

 

 

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)