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    April 18 DC Democratic State Convention POSTPONED

    Because of the current coronovirus pandemic, the DC Democratic State Committee has postponed the April 18th Democratic Party State Convention until this fall.

    First, thank you to everyone who applied to be a State Convention delegate. 

    Second, while the details of the postponed Convention are very much up in the air right now, this summer, we will still need to elect the DC Delegates to the Democratic National Convention. Details of how we're going to do that are also still being worked out. A number of active Ward 6 Democrats are running to represent the District at the DNC. They will need your support and vote.

    Third, you still have time submit your Statement of Candidacy to be a National Delegate. The deadline is THIS SATURDAY, March 21. For more details or to submit your Statement of Candidacy, visit https://www.dcdemocraticparty.org/run-for-delegate

    Did you already submit your Statement of Candidacy for a candidate who is no longer running? You can switch your support to a still-viable candidate by submitting a NEW Statement of Candidacy, also by THIS SATURDAY, March 21, at https://www.dcdemocraticparty.org/run-for-delegate

    We will follow up with updates on how we'll vote for DNC National Delegates as they become available, as well as keeping you informed of the reimagined State Convention, campaign events, GOTV opportunities, and Party activities in the District, Virginia, and Maryland.

    Additionally, our happy hour with At-Large Councilmemebr Robert White, which was to have taken place Tuesday, March 24, at Mr. Henry's, is cancelled.

    If you have any questions or concerns, do not hesitate to contact me at cabjr3@gmail.com or 202.258.5316.

    Chuck Burger

    President, Ward 6 Democrats

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  • URGENT: Call for Delegates for the DNC

    Do you want to represent DC as a National Delegate at the DNC in Milwaukee, July 13-16, 2020? Thirteen National Delegate Candidates will be elected at the 2020 DC Democratic Party State Convention on April 18.

    In order to run, you must file a Statement of Candidacy with the DC Democratic State Committee by Saturday, March 21, 2020. Final selection will be determined after DC primary election on June 2, 2020.

    For  more information or to file, visit: https://www.dcdemocraticparty.org/run-for-delegate

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  • URGENT: Call for Delegates to the State Convention

    UPDATE

    As of Thursday, March 12, Charles Wilson, the Chair of the DC Democratic State Committee, has announced:

    "Out of an abundance of caution, especially for our seniors, and following current guidance from the mayor and health officials regarding the coronavirus, the Executive Committee voted to postpone the DC State Convention until October. The extended time period will give us an opportunity for more planning and to secure high-profile speakers.

    We are still planning to continue with national delegate voting on April 18th at the Washington Convention Center."

    Details about delegate voting will be forthcoming.

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    We need you to represent Ward 6 at our state convention, Saturday, April 18 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center (801 Mount Vernon Place NW). 

    Delegates from all eight Wards will establish the DC Party platform and caucus to elect 13 National Delegate Candidates who will represent DC at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Milwaukee, July 13-16, 2020. To serve, you must be a registered Democrat living in Ward 6.

    On April 18, registration will open at 10:00 a.m., the formal program will start at 11:00 a.m., and we anticipate the caucus meetings will end at 4:00 p.m.

    Deadline to apply is Wednesday, April 1.

    Apply at https://www.ward6dems.org/delegate.

    Questions? Contact Chuck Burger at chuckburger.ward6dems@gmail.com or 202.258.5316.

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  • Ward 6 Budget Town Hall with CM Charles Allen - Wednesday, March 25

    Charles Allen, our Ward 6 Councilmember, will be holding his annual Ward 6 Budget Town Hall meeting on Wednesday, March 25, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Maury Elementary School (1250 Constitution Avenue NE). CM Allen will provide an overview of the proposed city budget for the next fiscal year and then open the floor so we can share our concerns and priorities with him and his team.

    Details and RSVP at http://www.charlesallenward6.com/ward_6_budget_town_hall_2020

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  • Salon with Commander Morgan Kane - Wednesday, April 29

    Plan now to join the Ward 6 Dems and First MPD District Commander Morgan Kane for a salon-style conversation, Wednesday, April 29, from 7:00 -9:00 p.m. at Solid State Books (630 H Street NE). Commander Kane will highlight the latest news from MPD and the First District, after which we'll have a relaxed and wide-ranging discussion focused on your concerns. 

    Details and RSVP at https://www.ward6dems.org/salon_with_commander_kane

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