June 12th, 2018 Posted In: News

On Saturday, June 16th, the Iowa Democratic Party will hold the 2018 State Democratic Convention. Democrats will gather together to celebrate our new general election candidates and conduct Party business.

Press can anticipate that the convention will gavel in at 9:00 AM and business will include the announcement of the candidate for Lieutenant Governor, debate of Constitutional Amendments, and election of the statewide Affirmative Action chair.

Speakers will include Gubernatorial Nominee Fred Hubbell, the nominee for Lieutenant Governor,  and featured speaker Jason Kander.

RSVP to Tess Seger, tseger@iowademocrats.org.

WHO: Iowa Democratic Party, Gubernatorial Nominee Fred Hubbell, the nominee for Lieutenant Governor, featured speaker Jason Kander, and 2018 Democratic nominees.

WHAT:  Iowa Democratic Party 2018 State Convention, click here for more information.

WHERE:  Iowa Event Center, HyVee Hall, 730 3rd St, Des Moines, IA 50309

WHEN: Saturday, June 16th
7:00 AM          Delegate registration begins
8:30 AM          Constituency Caucuses meet
9:00 AM          Convention gavel
10:00 AM        Alternate delegate seating begins
10:30 AM        Tentative start of business.

Business will begin once the seating of alternates is complete. Business will include: Announcement of Lieutenant Governor, Debate amendments to Iowa Democratic Party Constitution, Election of State Affirmative Action Chair, Debate and discuss the platform.

All events after 10:00 AM are subject to the timing of delegate seating. 

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