December General Meeting

The declared candidates for DCDEC Chair are:
  • Lisa King, DCDEC State Committeewoman
  • Hazel Gillis, Florida Democratic Black Caucus Secretary
(Left: Lisa King, Right: Hazel Gillis)
Night of the Election

The following will be the sequence of events for Chair's election:
  1. Precinct Committee People ("PCP") and proxies will sign-in with Credentials Chair Velma Rounsville and obtain their pre-printed ballots
    • Optional: Fill-out an anonymous note card w/ your question for the candidate Q&A 
  2. Credentials Chair Velma Rounsville will announce the quorum count 
  3. Starting in alphabetical order, candidates will have 5-minutes for their candidate statement to the membership
  4. FDP Community Engagement Director Lisa Peth will moderate a 10-minute Q&A. Each candidate will have 1-minute to answer randomly selected questions.
  5. Candidates will have 1-minute for closing remarks, starting in the opposite order to which they started.
  6. PCP's will then vote for their preferred candidate using their ballot
  7. Credentials Chair Velma Rounsville, a candidate observer, and volunteers will count the ballots.
  8. Interim Chair Darren Mason will announce the winner and will hand over the gavel to the new DCDEC Chair
Pursuant to Article 1, Section(s) 1.6.3 - of the DCDEC Bylaws, the following are the rules of use of proxies:
  • Elected & Appointed PCP's: Proxy holder must be a Democrat residing within your precinct and not a member of the DEC
  • At-Large PCP's: Proxy holder must be a Democrat residing in Duval County and not a member of the DEC
  • Automatic PCP's: Proxy holder must be a Democrat residing in Duval County and not a member of the DEC
Proxy holders will have the option to vote early, after the establishment of a quorum, if they choose to do so. Remember, no person will be permitted to hold more than one (1) proxy. 
If you have any questions about the election, please feel free to contact the Nominating Committee
Tentative Meeting Agenda
1. Call to order
Pledge of Allegiance
    -- Moment of Silence 
    -- Welcome/Introduction
2. Credentials Committee Chair Report of Quorum
3. Approval of the Agenda
4. Election of DCDEC Chair
    -- Nominations for Chair
    -- Candidate Statements
    -- Candidate Q&A
    -- Closing Remarks
5. Reading of the Minutes/Correspondence
6. Treasurer's Report
7. Reports of Officers, Vice Chairs, and Standing Committee Chairs
8. Unfinished Business
9. New Business
    -- Discussion on FY 2018 Budget
    -- Discussion on Upcoming Election(s)
    -- Presentation by the Ad Hoc Committee on Office Space 
10. Announcements 
11. Adjournment
December 04, 2017 at 6pm - 7:30pm
IBEW Union Hall
966 N Liberty St
Jacksonville, FL 32206
United States
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