EVENT: Nominations and Election of DPG Officers Jan. 26

Elections for the officers
of the Democratic Party of Georgia (DPG)
and the Congressional District Chairs
will occur on January 26, 2019, beginning at 11:30 a.m.
at the IBEW Auditorium in Atlanta!

New-DPG-LOGO-Blue-485You are invited to run for one of these positions!

OFFICES UP FOR ELECTION: The State Committee will vote for the following offices and voting will take place in the order stated below:

  1. State Chair
  2. First Vice-Chair
  3. Congressional District/County Liaison Vice-Chair
  4. Constituency Group Vice-Chair
  5. Candidate Recruitment Vice-Chair
  6. State Secretary
  7. State Treasurer

Furthermore, diversity shall be present in the outcome of the election of Officers. The First-Vice Chair shall be of the opposite gender to the State Chair.  Where a racial group constitutes 20% or more of the registered voters in the state and where the Chair or the First Vice-Chair are not of that race, one of the additional Vice-Chairs shall be of that race .
All officers will be elected by a majority of State Committee members present and all officers have terms of 4 years.

CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT CHAIR ELECTIONS: Congressional District Chair Elections will be held immediately following officer elections.

A Congressional District Chair is a member of the Executive Committee of the DPG, member of the State Party Affirmative Action Committee, and shall coordinate State Party affairs within the Congressional District and has responsibilities that he or she must fulfill.

CHAIR AND 1ST VICE-CHAIR FORUM: The DPG Disability Caucus will host a forum for candidates for all Chair and 1st Vice-Chair candidates via telephone conference call on Wednesday, January 23 at 7pm.

ALL Georgia Democrats are invited to participate and learn more about the people seeking to lead our Party for the next four years. The candidates will take questions from those people on the cal, as well as from the Moderator.To join the call dial 712-775-7031 and enter PIN 608190939.

For more information contact the Caucus at disabilitycaucus@georgiademocrat.org.

NON-STATE COMMITTEE MEMBERS INTENT TO RUN: A non-member of the State Committee must submit an “Intent to Run,” a signed affidavit, and the endorsement of no less than thirty State Committee Members. Click here for for the “intent to Run” for a DPG Office and here for an “Intent to Run” for a Congressional District Chair.
Signatures must be collected from the thirty State Committee Members (electronic submission, if a scanned original, is acceptable.)  All three forms must be RECEIVED by the DPG headquarters by 5:00 pm on January 15, 2019.  Forms can be sent, emailed, or delivered to the Executive and the Deputy Executive Director. Fax will not be accepted. To email your form, please sign and scan a copy of the form and send it to BOTH Rebecca DeHart at Rebecca@GeorgiaDemocrat.org and to Chrystian Woods at Chrystian@GeorgiaDemocrat.org. You may mail your form to the office at:
Rebecca DeHart
DPG
501 Pulliam St. SW
Suite 400
Atlanta, GA 30312

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