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Agenda

Friday, May 27, 2016

10:30am-5:00pm Platform Committee Meets

11:00-7:00pm     Registration open

2:00-4:00pm       Credentials and Ballots Committee

 Nomination/Delegate Selection Committee

                         Rules and Bylaws Committee  

Evening: Optional Laramie County Democrats Welcome Reception 

 

Saturday, May 28, 2016

6:30-8:30am Ticketed Breakfast - Meet the National Delegate Candidates!

7:00am Registration open

9:00am Convention called to order by State Chair

Presentation of Colors, National Anthem, Pledge of Allegiance Report of Credentials/Ballots Committee & seating of delegates

Nomination Committee/Intro of Convention officers & Convention Chair

Adoption of Convention Rules

Results of Presidential Caucus Vote

Nomination of National Committeeman/Election Speeches

Results of National Committeeman election

Nomination of National Committeewoman/Election

Introduction of Legislative Candidates & Legislators

Results of National Committeewoman election

Delegate Election to the National Convention in Philadelphia

-Recess for lunch-

12:15pm Ticketed Lunch w/Speaker

1:30pm Convention Reconvenes

Results of Delegate election for National Convention

Announcement of National Electors for Presidential Election

Bylaws Committee Report and adoption of amendments to bylaws

Platform Committee Report/Adoption of Platform

Resolutions

Other Business

5:00pm Adjourn Convention

Introductions, addresses, and sundry activities may be interspersed in the order of business at the discretion of the Democratic State Chair and the Chair of the Convention.

While only delegates can vote on matters before the convention, the Democratic State convention is open to the public and all are welcome to attend. We would especially like to extend a warm invitation to the public to attend our Nellie Tayloe Ross Gala and hear Keynote Speaker Jess O’Connell , the Executive Director of Emily’s List, a group dedicated to supporting and electing Democratic women.

6:00pm-Evening: Nellie Tayloe Ross Gala

Sunday May 29th

9:00am National Delegation Breakfast  

Convention fees and tickets:

Delegate Fee: $25

Article VI:

A registration fee to cover convention expenses may be imposed or assessed on State Convention delegates, however non-payment of such fee shall not deny any delegate’s voting status. Delegates may be required to advance meal and lodging costs if they wish the same to be reserved for them.

“Early Bird” rates - end Sunday May 1st

$85 Convention Meals Ticket (includes breakfast, lunch and state convention care package on May 28th)  

$85 Nellie Tayloe Ross Gala with keynote Jess O’Connell

General Admission rates- May 2nd-May 25th

$100 Convention Ticket (includes breakfast, lunch, and state convention care package on May 28th)

$100 Nellie Tayloe Ross Gala with keynote Jess O’Connell

Procrastinator’s Special- May 26th-May 28th

$120 Convention Ticket (includes breakfast, lunch, and state convention care package on May 28th)

$120 Nellie Tayloe Ross Gala with keynote Jess O’Connell

Meal options will be available soon.

Lodging at Little America Cheyenne

Rates vary from $86 a night to $99 a night based on your choice of room. Please call  (307) 775-8400 to make your reservations.

***As part of our commitment to reducing paper usage, we encourage delegates - those who have them - to bring portable electronic devices as we will be emailing all documents and pertinent information*** !