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
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
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*** !