If you’d like to download, read & print the proposed resolutions from the Weld County 2016 precinct caucuses please click here:
2016 Proposed Resolutions
IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR DELEGATES AND ALTERNATES TO THE 2016 WELD COUNTY CONVENTION/ASSEMBLY
DO YOU WANT TO BE A DELEGATE TO THE APRIL 15 CONGRESSIONAL CONVENTION
AND/OR APRIL 16 STATE CONVENTION AT THE RANCH IN LARIMER COUNTY? Here’s the information you’ll need:
1. Did you complete and return the “blue form” from the caucus?
If so, you will be on the ballot unless you tell us by phone
or email to take you off.
2. Did you indicate on the form whether you want to go the
Congressional Convention/Assembly the evening of Friday, April 15 or the
State Convention/Assembly during the day of Saturday, April 16, or both?
If you didn’t mark the ballots you want to be on, let us
know by phone or email by midnight on March 15. Names can be deleted at the March 19th convention, but will not be added except under extenuating circumstances.
County Convention delegates on March 19 will elect our 133 State delegates
(17 alternates) and 132 CD 4 delegates (17 alternates) using paper ballots.
The number of delegates for each presidential candidate will be determined
by the results of the Presidential Preference Poll to be conducted during
registration for the County Convention. The Presidential Preference Poll
will close at 9:30 a.m. on March 19.
To contact the Weld Democratic Party regarding ballot information, call
Headquarters at 970-351-7047 if you leave a message please state your name and phone number and your interest in being on the ballot. We will expedite those calls.
If you email us send your message to: firstname.lastname@example.org please include your name, address, phone number, email address, candidate preference and which ballots you would like to be on.
* To read a copy of the letter to delegates and alternates with more information and logistics regarding the 2016 Weld County Democratic Convention scroll down below the Official Call.
2016 Weld Democratic Party County Convention and Assembly Also Assemblies for House Districts 48, 50 and 63 County Commissioner Districts 1 and 3, and 19th Judicial District
DATE: Saturday, March 19, 2016
LOCATION: Northridge High School – 100 71st Ave (7001 Grizzly Dr) – Greeley
TIME: Registration opens at 8:00 a.m. – Alternate seating begins at 8:45 a.m. Meetings convene at 9:00 a.m.
Meetings are expected to adjourn by approximately 2 p.m. or at the conclusion of official business.
PRESIDENTIAL PREFERENCE POLL will be conducted during Convention registration. The preference poll will close at 9:30 a.m.
Business to be conducted at the assemblies and the convention:
County Convention: Elect delegates and alternates to the 4th Congressional District and State Conventions based on the presidential preference poll. Elect two members to each of the State and 4th CD Convention/Assembly Permanent Organization Committees and the Credentials Committees.
County Assembly: Designate candidates for the June 28 Primary ballot for County Commissioner At- Large and elect delegates to the State and Congressional District Assemblies. Consider resolutions from precinct caucuses.
Other district assemblies will be held Mar 19 at the same location. The districts and the candidates to be designated are:
19 Judicial District: District Attorney
County Commissioner Districts 1 and 3: County Commissioner
State House Districts 48, 50 and 63: State Representative
Multi-County Districts: House Districts 49 and Senate District 23
County assembly delegates who live in multi-county districts will elect delegates to the district assemblies to be held at later dates.
March 13, 2016
TO: Weld Assembly/Convention Delegates and Alternates
FROM: Pat Bruner, Chairperson
Weld County Democratic Party
RE: March 19 Details and Logistics – Northridge High School, 100 71st Avenue (7001 Grizzly Dr.) Greeley CO
Registration and Credentialing:
Registration opens at 8:00am; meetings convene at 9:00 am. The convention is expected to adjourn by 2:00 pm, or at the conclusion of business.
Credentialing of alternates (seating of alternates for absent delegates) begins at 8:45. Delegates should check in before 8:45. A delegate who arrives after his/her alternate is seated may reclaim his or her delegate credentials unless a vote is underway.
Alternates should remain in the designated alternate seating area in the gym from 8:45 until the completion of alternate seating. Alternates are welcome to stay throughout the meetings to observe if not replacing a delegate.
Presidential Preference Poll: The poll will be conducted as part of the registration process from 8:00 am until 9:30 am. Delegates registering after 9:30 am will not be able to vote in the preference poll but can participate in all business after that point.
Parking and Logistics:
Handicapped parking is available, the southeast parking lot is recommended it is closest to the doors leading to the registration area.
The snack bar will be open from 7am-2pm, breakfast, lunch and snack items will be available; all proceeds will benefit Northridge High School. You are welcome to bring your own food and beverage.
Ballot sign-up for 4th Congressional (evening April 15th) and State (all day April 16th) conventions in Loveland CO: Both meetings will be at the Ranch 5280 Arena Circle, Loveland CO (located along I-25). If you want to be on the ballot to be a delegate to the 4th CD or State meetings, please notify Weld Headquarters by midnight on March 15th to give us enough time to format our printed ballot.
Deliver your “Notice of Candidacy Form” (blue form) received at caucus to Headquarters, or otherwise notify Weld Headquarters by phone or email (email@example.com) to add or delete your name from the ballot.
If you returned your Notice of Candidacy Form, but do not want to or cannot attend the meetings on April 15 or 16, please notify us to withdraw your name from the ballot. If you did not indicate on which ballots you want to be listed (State, CD 4 or both), also let us know that by email or phone.
Delete your name during registration on the 19th. Only under extenuating circumstances will names be added at the county convention.
Election of State and CD 4 Delegates: Balloting will be conducted in presidential preference groups later in the morning. If you are on the ballot, you are welcome to do some campaigning for delegate election with fliers, cards or other items to get your name out.
Weld Proposed Platform: The document will be available on the WCDP website www.weldcountydems.org early this week for your perusal. We may hear comments on some items in the proposed Platform Ballot and vote on them at the County Assembly/Convention. Because of short time limits for discussion, we encourage you to read the proposals before then.
Senate District 23 Assembly: The SD 23 Assembly, which will include delegates from Weld, Larimer and Broomfield Counties, will meet early on the evening of April 15th at the Ranch in Loveland CO. The day of the Weld County Assembly/Convention, we will be asking county delegates or alternates from that Senate District to sign up to be SD 23 Assembly delegates on April 15.
National Convention Delegate Application: The deadline to submit applications to run for National Convention Delegate to be elected at the State Convention and CD 4 Convention is 5pm March 17th, 2016. Information and application forms are available on the Colorado Democratic Party website: http://www.coloradodems.org/action/run-be-dnc-delegate.
We look forward to seeing you on the 19th. We may have dignitaries stop by, in addition to our own great local candidates. If you have questions about any of the above information, please contact Headquarters (970-351-7047) or call Patricia Bruner (970-392-0505) or Carol Burkhart (970-302-6802).
NOTE: If you are receiving this letter by regular mail, it means we do not have an email address on file for you. If you have an email address you are willing to share, which will help us get information to you in a more timely and more cost-effective way, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you.