A key part of party governance takes place at each Congressional District's annual convention. Milwaukee County is divided among four Congressional Districts: CD1, CD4, CD5, and CD6. Each holds its own annual convention, details of which can be found below.
Congressional District 1: Hosted by Democratic Party of Walworth County, Colleen Robson, Chair
Date: Saturday, April 8, 2017
Location: Walworth County
Badger High School
220 E. South Street
Lake Geneva WI 53147
Cost: $25 at the door
Registration: 9:00 am
Convention begins: 10:00 am
Lunch: 12:00 pm
Program concludes: 2:30 pm
Walworth County Chair Colleen Robson has arranged for a continental breakfast and lunch.
Congressional District 4: Chair, Terrell Martin
Date: Saturday, March 25, 2017
Location: McGovern Park Senior Center
4500 W. Custer Ave., Milwaukee 53218
Schedule: 11:00 AM — 3:00 PM
Cost: pre-registration is $25 per person with lunch or $20 per person without lunch. In-person registration at the door is $25 and does not include lunch. Make check or money order payable to 4th CD and mail it with your registration form to: Michelle Bryant, 3385 N 45th St., Milwaukee, WI 53218.
How to become a Delegate:
- Members with a current paid DPW membership and who are registered with their county party, are eligible to be a delegate to the 4th Congressional District Convention and the DPW State Convention. You can pay membership fees and join the Democratic Party of Wisconsin on-site, prior to the start of the convention.
- Contact Secretary Michelle Bryant at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 414-499-2827 and ask to be placed on the official delegate list by 5:00pm on March 24, 2017.
- Download and fill out the pre-registration form and mail it in. It must be received by 5:00pm on March 24, 2017.
Congressional District 5: Hosted by Washington County Democratic Party, Tanya Lohr, Chair
Date: Sunday, March 19, 2017
Location: Washington County
Riverside Park Pavilion
800 E Kilbourn Ave
West Bend WI 53095
Cost: $20 (Must be paid online via Act Blue or by postal mail by March 15. Make your checks payable to 5th Congressional District and mail to Rod Bartlow, 5th CD Treasurer, 2780 Hwy. CC, Slinger WI 53086)
Schedule: Noon — 3:00 PM
Elections: Committee leadership will be elected at this convention. All positions are for 2 years unless specified:
Chair, Representative to the State Administrative Committee, Vice Chair, Secretary, Treasurer, Sergeant at Arms, Platform & Resolutions Committee member (1 year term).
Individuals who wish to have their names on the printed ballot shall file a written request with the District Chair at least five (5) days prior to the District Convention. Nominations must be consented to by the nominee prior to the election to that office. Failure to obtain such consent shall invalidate the election of a person so nominated.
TO BE A VOTING DELEGATE YOU MUST BE A CURRENT MEMBER OF THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY OF WISCONSIN AND HAVE BEEN ELECTED A DELEGATE AT THE COUNTY LEVEL. Attend your next county party meeting or contact your county party chair.
For any further questions or information: Contact Kristin Hansen, 5th C.D. Chair,
262-408-1477 or KristinHansenWI@gmail.com.