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2024 DPH STATE CONVENTION
DEADLINES

Know when everything is due and is scheduled to happen prior to the start of the 2024 DPH State Convention.

NOTICE: Delegates & Alternates make sure you add 2024conv@hawaiidemocrats.org to your email contact list so you receive all the important emails from the 2024 DPH Convention Committee.

March 6 from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM - Biennial Elections where we meet at our House Districts to elect Delegates to the 2024 DPH State Convention.

March 28th by 5:00 p.m. (EXTENDED) is the initial deadline for Delegates to apply​ to be appointed to serve on the Standing Committees (Affirmative Action, Credentials, Platform, Resolutions, and Rules Committees) for the 2024 DPH State Convention. Applications received after this date will be considered for any vacancies left unfilled.

April 2: District Council needs to hold a meeting to: 

  1. Address any challenges to the Biennial Election

  2. Elections to fill Delegate and Alternate pukas (vacancies)

  • Movement within the District is allowed but only after there has been at least one (1) additional meeting besides the Biennial Elections which were held on March 6, 2024 where Members from the Precinct, where the vacancies occur, had the opportunity to fill those vacancies. 

  • Only District Council members vote at these meetings.

April 8 by 11:59 p.m.  – Deadline to file nominations for Awards.

April 12 by 5:00 p.m. – Deadline for members to submit amendments and resolutionsAny submissions submitted after the deadline by individuals will be marked as LATE and can only be considered by their respective committee after they vote on all the proposals submitted on time and then if only 2/3 of the Committee Members vote to consider the proposal. (Amendments are to the Party's Foundational documents, Affirmative Action Plan, Bylaws, Constitution, and Platform.)

 

April 13 by 11:59 p.m. – Deadline EXTENDED for Early Bird registration. NOTE: Anyone who is made a Delegate after this deadline will have three (3) days to submit their registration and payment to receive the Early Bird price.

April 19 by 5:00 p.m. – Deadline for Counties to submit amendments and resolutions. - Any submissions submitted after the deadline by individuals will be marked as LATE and can only be considered by their respective committee after they vote on all the proposals submitted on time and then if only 2/3 of the Committee Members vote to consider the proposal.

April 27 by 11:59 p.m. – Candidates for SCC Senate Reps, National Committee Members, & Party Chair to turn in their nomination form, supporting signatures and required $10 filing fee

April 30 by 11:59 p.m. - Deadline for a Delegate to request a waiver. Waiver requests received after this deadline will only be available for on-line Delegates. Any Delegate that shows up in-person at the Tapa Tower Ballroom at the Hilton Hawaiian Village that filled out the VOTER Pledge of Support Form by the 5:00 PM May 2, 2024 deadline will be able to vote in the elections that they are authorized to by the Delegate Selection Plan. Watch this quick briefing for more information on this issue.

May 2 by 5:00 p.m.: Deadline to submit the completed VOTER Pledge of Support Form;CANDIDATE Pledge of Support Form; Statement of Candidacy Forms for CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT-LEVEL, PLEO, and AT-LARGE forms; Electors Pledge of Support Form; and Electors - ​Statement of Candidacy Form to the the Party Secretary.

May 2 – May 7: District Chair can appoint to fill Delegate and Alternate vacancies

May 6 – Last meetings, if called by the Chair of the committee, for Affirmative Action, Platform, Resolutions, and Rules Committees.

May 7 by 5:00 p.m. – Deadline for Delegates to register and pay Delegate fees; and Submission of Non-policy, courtesy, or memorial resolutions. 

 

May 8 – May 10: Credentials Committee attempt to move Alternates up to unregistered delegates slots in each District.

May 10 by 11:59 p.m. - Deadline for all In Memoriam submissions.

 

May 13 – Affirmative Action, Platform, Resolutions, and Rules Committee Reports will be posted to the website.

May 16 by 6:00 p.m. – Deadline for Delegates to request separations from the Affirmative Action, Platform,  Resolutions, and Rules committees reports to be debated at the Convention. 

 

May 16 by 6:00 p.m. – Deadline for Delegates to register to speak on any item that was separated. Click here for the Registration to Speak Form

 

May 18 – May 19:  2024 DPH State Convention

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