Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Call To Convention

Call to County Convention

The Jackson County Convention will be held on Saturday, March 8, 2008 at 2:30 p.m. in the City of Maquoketa at the Maquoketa High School Cafeteria, 600 Washington St.

The County Convention will conduct the following business:

A. Elect District Convention Committee Members (one each for Platform, Rules, Permanent Organization and Credentials).

B. Elect 15 delegates and 8 alternate delegates to the District and State Conventions.

C. Create a County Platform.

IMPORTANT: If you wish to serve as a delegate or alternate delegate to the District and State Conventions, or wish to serve on one of the four District Convention Committees inform Jackson County Republican Central Committee Chair Jean Davidsaver by March 6—call 563-872-3705 or email jeandavidsaver@hotmail.com. Ballots will be prepared for voting at our county convention. There will be a place on the ballot for write-ins or people who are nominated at the county convention.

Delegates to the District and State Conventions are charged a fee of $40 each, payable at the County Convention. Alternate delegates are not charged a fee. Delegates and alternates may sign up for an optional $20 luncheon at the state convention.

The District Convention is Saturday, April 19, starting at the Grand River Center in Dubuque. The District Presidential Caucus meets in Des Moines on Friday, June 13. The State Convention meets at Hy-Vee Hall in Des Moines on Saturday, June 14.