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MCDP Winter Convention Re-Org
December 8, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
You’re invited to one of the largest county conventions in the nation. Find everything you need to know about our 2018 Winter Convention and Reorganization Meeting below!
General information: The mandated reorganization meeting of the Maricopa County Democratic Party will be held on Saturday, December 8th, 2018 at Central High School 4525 N. Central Avenue, Phoenix, AZ. NO PROXIES ARE ALLOWED.
Voting: While 1,300+ delegates, leaders, and guests are invited to attend, only delegates on THIS LIST may run for election and vote at this convention.
Online Registration: EVERYONE who plans on attending the reorganization convention is asked to register online. Remember, you are attending one of the largest county conventions in the country. Your early registration helps ensure that the convention is properly staffed and prepared to make the event a good and safe experience for all.
Delegate (Elected PC’s) Day-of Check-In: All delegates must check-in to the Central High School cafeteria between 11:45 am – 1:45 pm to be properly credentialed for voting. At 1:45 pm check-in will be closed down. No further check-ins will be allowed. Credentials are mandatory and you will not be allowed to vote without them. Please allow yourself time to check-in for voting.
Non-Voting-Guests Day-of Check-In: As a security measure, guests are asked to report to the cafeteria and report to the guest table for guest credentials. Guests are welcomed and asked to assist us in making this a good and safe experience for all.
Running: If you intend on running as a candidate for an office of the executive board of the Maricopa County Democratic Party, you must be on this list to run for election. ONLY ELECTED PC’S MAY RUN. If you would like to be included in the candidate announcements being sent to the MCDP email group before the convention, you must email Executive Director Miguel Medrano by Friday, November 30th at 5:00 PM. You are allowed 200 words and 1 graphic. A separate email will be mailed for each individual elected office and will include every candidate (who meets the deadline) for that office. Please email to email@example.com.
Volunteering: A smooth and well executed convention will rely on many volunteers stepping-up to make this one of our best conventions ever. We’ll need assistance with security, greeting guests, assisting guest, and check-in. All volunteers are asked to attend a briefing at the Central High School Cafeteria at 11:15 AM on the day of the convention. To volunteer for the convention, please register online at:tinyurl.com/MCDP-2018Reorg.
Giving: It is an expensive endeavor to ensure thousands of delegates and guests are comfortable, content, and safe. The county party alone is responsible for fundraising for every dollar spent on this event. That includes facility rental, security, audio visual personnel, classrooms, comfort items, credentials, and more. Please contribute what you can to ensure we can offer you the very best experience possible. We thank you for your commitment to helping fund one of the fastest growing and most successful county party in the country.
Additional Information: A copy of the Maricopa County Democratic Party’s Bylaws can be found here. To receive updates on the convention please make sure you register online before November 30th. For those who register before November 30th you will receive the agenda via email prior to the convention.
If you have any further questions, please call 602-298-0503.