REMINDER

A reminder about our upcoming short May meeting of the Cumberland County Democratic Committee. On Sunday, May 12th, from 3:00 – 4:00 PM via Zoom, we will elect those in Cumberland County still wishing to be a state delegate to the upcoming State Convention 2024. If you wish to attend the State Convention as a delegate, we will be holding elections for vacant seats – and this is your LAST opportunity if you missed your caucus or were not elected as a delegate at a follow up meeting.

Please note, this meeting is being scheduled for 60 minutes (1.0 hours) via Zoom. The Zoom information is below.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the gathering.

Welcome to New CCDC Members
Approval of Chair’s Agenda – Chair Joe Z.
Election of Delegates to State Convention (10 min)
Featured Guest Speaker – TBD (20 min)
Approval of the April Minutes – Secretary Angel B.
Treasurer’s Report – Treasurer Marcia S.
Program Committee Chair – Jay P.
Communications Chair – Chad J.
Anti-Racism and Inclusion Committee Chair – Dick F.
Fundraising Chair – Olivia V.
Municipal Committee Check Ins
Election of New CCDC Membership (At-Large Members)
New Business

Questions? Email us at cumberlandcountydems@gmail.com

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAocumgpzsjG9ZLSjz9rvYhzKpM3gVrhV4x

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

May 12 CCDC Meeting

Please join us for a short May meeting of the Cumberland County Democratic Committee. On Sunday, May 12th, from 3:00 – 4:00 PM via Zoom, we will elect those in Cumberland County still wishing to be a state delegate to the upcoming State Convention 2024. If you wish to attend the State Convention as a delegate, we will be holding elections for vacant seats – and this is your LAST opportunity if you missed your caucus or were not elected as a delegate at a follow up meeting
Please note, this meeting is being scheduled for 60 minutes (1.0 hours) via Zoom. The Zoom information is below.


After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the gathering.
Welcome to New CCDC Members 
Approval of Chair’s Agenda – Chair Joe Z. 
Election of Delegates to State Convention (10 min)
Featured Guest Speaker – TBD (20 min)
Approval of the April Minutes – Secretary Angel B. 
Treasurer’s Report – Treasurer Marcia S.
Program Committee Chair – Jay P.
Communications Chair – Chad J.
Anti-Racism and Inclusion Committee Chair – Dick F. 
Fundraising Chair – Olivia V.
Municipal Committee Check Ins 
Election of New CCDC Membership (At-Large Members)
New Business

Questions? Email us at cumberlandcountydems@gmail.com

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAocumgpzsjG9ZLSjz9rvYhzKpM3gVrhV4x 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Democratic State Committee Ballot Petition Form 2024

Every county in Maine gets a certain number of representatives to the Democratic State Committee (DSC). The DSC makes all the major decisions about how the Maine Democratic Party runs. 

The DSC meets six times each year, with the meetings being held virtually. 

Any Maine Democrat interested in running for State Committee must take out a ballot petition to run. These petitions require a minimum of 10 signatures collected from State Delegates and Alternates from within your county.

https://www.mainedems.org/2024petitions

Presidential Elector Ballot Petition Form 2024

Presidential electors cast Maine’s electoral college votes following the next presidential election. They meet in Augusta at the State Capital for this ceremonial exercise. Presidential electors are required to cast their votes in accordance with the results of the state’s presidential election results.

Any registered Maine Democrat may use this form to take out a petition to get on the ballot to run for  Presidential Elector. These petitions require 25 signatures of State Delegates and Alternates from your Congressional District.

https://www.mainedems.org/2024petitions

Democratic National Committee Member Ballot Petition Form 2024

Maine is entitled to two representatives to the Democratic National Committee (DNC). The DNC makes all the major decisions about how the national Democratic Party runs. 

The DNC meets twice a year, once in the Washington, DC area and once at locations across the country. Its Eastern Regional caucus meets once a year. DNC members are responsible for the costs of going to the meetings which, including airfare and two to three nights in a hotel, can be expensive. Members can raise funds to defray their costs.

Any registered Maine Democrat may use this form to take out a petition to get on the ballot to run for the Democratic National Committee (DNC). These petitions require 25 signatures of State Delegates and Alternates.

https://www.mainedems.org/2024petitions

National Delegate Ballot Petition Form 2024

Maine is entitled to 24 pledged delegate seats at the Democratic National Convention. These seats are distributed to presidential candidates based on the Presidential Primary results. 

People who run for national delegate run for a specific category (1st Congressional District, 2nd Congressional District, At-Large, or Party Leaders & Elected Officials), and for a specific candidate who won national delegate seats in that category. If elected, they are bound to vote for that candidate at the Democratic National Convention.

Delegates are responsible for the costs of attending the convention. Expenses including airfare, hotel (four-day minimum) and food costs could run as high as $4,000. Delegates are able to raise funds to defray their costs.

Any registered Maine Democrat may use this form to take out a petition to get on the ballot to run for National Delegate. These petitions require 25 signatures of State Delegates and Alternates from the Delegate Category you select.

https://www.mainedems.org/2024petitions

How to Submit a Petition for the 2024 State Convention

Any Democrat can propose an amendment to the MDP Platform or Charter, and run for State Committee, National Delegate, Democratic National Committee Member, and Presidential Elector by taking out an online petition through our system and collecting signatures from State Delegates and Alternates. Petitions will be circulated electronically by the MDP.

We will notify you when your petition has been accepted, and when it has received the required number of signatures. Please allow us a few business days to respond to your petition after it has been submitted due to the volume of requests.

The deadline to finish collecting signatures and submit a petition is May 17, 2024.

Please email petitions@mainedems.org with any questions.

https://www.mainedems.org/2024petitions

Nominate Exceptional Maine Democrats for 2024 Convention Awards

One of the most important functions we can do at the Maine Democratic State Convention is to recognize those people who are exceptional in their field. Whether it is for public service, party activism, or volunteerism and grassroots support, please take a minute to nominate an exceptional Maine Democrat for one of our three Convention Awards. 

The deadline to submit nominations is April 30th.

https://www.mainedems.org/convention-awards

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