2024 Convention Planning Materials
This is the main resource page for Units Planning for Conventions.
You can find information on participating in Conventions here.
January 15, 2024 – Deadline to report your convention date to the State Party (via your report forms)
February 27, 2024 – Precinct Caucuses
March 5, 2024 – Presidential Primary
March 9 – April 21, 2024 – Window for holding Organizing Unit Conventions
March 9 – May 12, 2024 – Window for holding Endorsing-Only Senate District Conventions
May 4 – May 12, 2024 – Window for holding Congressional District Conventions
May 18-19, 2024 – State Convention Pre-Convention Committee Meetings
May 31 – June 2, 2024 – State Convention in Duluth, MN
August 19-22, 2024 – Democratic National Convention in Chicago, IL
Click the link below for all the date/location information that has been reported to us at this time. If you do not see your unit’s convention/business conference here, or you have information to update, please reach out to us at [email protected].
Reported Convention Dates (under construction)
Items To Review
Outgoing Officer Duties
These can be found in the Officer Duties. This document also includes descriptions and the duties for all positions of unit leadership.
Update Your Shared unit folder
Instructions for updating your shared unit folder can be found here. If you need help updating or accessing your folder, let us know at [email protected].
Code of Conduct
All new unit volunteers and officials are responsible for reading and signing the DFL code of conduct form
2024 Convention Information
Reporting your convention information
Your 2024 Convention Report Form can be found in your unit’s shared folder – if you need help accessing your folder, let us know at [email protected]. The Convention Report Form is where you will input all the information related to your convention, from your Convention Chair to who got elected to which positions. This report will remain in your folder as a record of what happened at your convention, and it will help us assist you with any questions as they arise.
Please enter the following information into your Convention Report Form as soon as you know it:
- Convention date
- Convention start time
- Convention location
- Convention Chair
⇒Convention Planning Guidebook – A guide for how to plan your convention
Convention training is also available on the DFL Training Hub at dfl.org/training.
⇒Accessibility Guidelines – Provides guidelines for accessibility at precinct caucus.
⇒ Proof Of Insurance: Some locations will require Proof of Insurance for Conventions. You can request this through the State Party using the linked form.
⇒Convention Chair Guidebook
If you need the list of certified convention chairs, please reach out to [email protected]