On Saturday January 28, 2017, the County Executive Committee of the Mecklenburg County Democratic Party met to elect interim members of the State Executive Committee. The Committee also voted on a proposed Alternative Plan of Organization that would change CEC meeting quorum requirements for the next two years from 40% to 35%.
The full membership roster of the Mecklenburg County Democratic Party State Executive Committee is posted below, with those members elected on January 28 listed in bold.
The Alternative Plan of Organization was approved by a weighted vote of 484 to 88. The Alternative Plan will be submitted to the Plan of Organization committee and the NCDP State Executive Committee for final approval.
The SEC members elected on January 28, 2017 will finish the unexpired term ending in April 2017
All SEC members are expected to attend the SEC meeting:
Saturday, February 11, 2017
Rolesville High School
1099 East Young Street, Rolesville, NC.
Registration begins at 10:00 am. Meeting begins at 1:30 pm.
If a member cannot attend, another Mecklenburg Democrat may attend and vote as their proxy. If you are an SEC member and cannot attend Saturday's meeting, the MCDP may be able to assist you in finding a proxy for you. Notify the MCDP at 704-525-5843 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you cannot attend the February 11 meeting and want assistance finding a proxy.
The Women's March on Charlotte on January 21, 2017 drew thousands of participants from the Charlotte area - estimates say over 15,000+ - many of whom were Democrats! People of all ages, races, abilities, genders, religions marching to support each other in the unifying message of equality and defending one another's rights. The event was peaceful and positive, with many marchers ready to volunteer and carry forward their activity through the year.