Congressional District Conventions

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

Schedule:

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:

  1. 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.  

  2. Contact Secretary Michelle Bryant at bcordelia@hotmail.com or call 414-499-2827 and ask to be placed on the official delegate list by 5:00pm on March 24, 2017.

  3. Download and fill out the pre-registration form and mail it in. It must be received by 5:00pm on March 24, 2017.

For any further questions or information contact:  Terrell Martin, 4th CD Chair, at 414-758-1261/ tfmartin824@gmail.com or Michelle Bryant, 4th CD Secretary, at 414-499-2827 or bcordelia3@hotmail.com


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.

 


Congressional District 6: Information to be posted soon.

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