Hello everyone. Just a quick check-in from/for our fellow Orange Cheeseheads. The Democratic Party of Wisconsin is having its state convention Friday and Saturday in Wisconsin Dells.
I will be there. Anyone else? Feel free to respond in the comments, or if you don't want to "out" yourself, just say hi to me if you see me - I'll be wearing a red "U W R F" (think periodic table) Chemistry T-shirt and my goofy hat. (See my avatar.)
For anyone else - any thoughts on the DPW as we go into the next election season? Anything I should relay to Mike Tate? ;-)
For anyone who's interested - I would encourage you to consider becoming a delegate for next year's convention. It's easy to do, and most of the state does not send its full allowed contingent. With no election, the major business next year will be electing the party leadership.
Consider this an open forum on the direction of the DPW in the state.
7:45 PM PT: Re: questions on resolutions - the process on resolutions is that they start from a county party. Each county party, in winter, forwards resolutions to their congressional district convention. At each CD, all of the proposed resolutions are discussed, some are removed from consideration, some are revised.
Each CD can put forward a maximum of 10 resolutions to the state convention. So what happens is that each delegate at a congressional district convention votes for up to 10 most important resolutions; the ones with the most votes are forwarded to the state convention.
So if you've got a cause, and you're looking for a reason to join the party, get active, and go to your party meetings, congressional district convention, and state convention - there's your reason.
The party really isn't about "them". It's "us". And "we" need your help!