2016 Delegate Training

       
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    Lancaster County Convention

          September 17, 2015

 

1. What is a delegate?

  • A Voting member at County Conventions

  • Eligible to run as State Central Committeeman/woman

  • Eligible to run as a State Convention Delegate

2. How do I become a delegate?

  • You must sign and notarize a delegate registration form by March 1st,  2016 and return it to the County Election Commissioner’s Office.  

  • Once the form is turned in you will be eligible to participate as a voting member at even-year county conventions and the next odd-year county convention.

  • Forms will not be available until December.  Sign-up on our volunteer page and we'll make sure you get a form.  

        CLICK TO SIGN-UP AS A 2016 DELEGATE!

3. Conventions

  • Odd-year County Conventions

          - Conduct party business, Elect new officers

  • Even-year non-presidential county conventions

          - Conduct party business

          - Elect a man/woman to the State Central Committee from each legislative district

          - Elect a predetermined number of delegates to attend the state convention

  • Even-year presidential county conventions (first 10 days in April)

          - Conduct party business

          - Elect a man/woman to the State Central Committee from each legislative district

          - Elect predetermined number of delegates to attend the state convention  

  • Nebraska Primary Election - May 10th, 2016

  • Even-year Presidential State Convention - May 14th, 2016

          - State Convention Delegates have to register with the NEGOP prior to attending the Convention

  • National Convention - July 18-21st, 2016 Cleveland OH

           - Individuals wishing to go to the National Convention will have to file with the Secretary of State prior to the

             State Convention expressing their interest to be a National Delegate.  

           - Individuals wishing to go to the National Convention will also have to notify the Secretary of State & NEGOP                     Headquarters as to which Presidential candidate they wish to support or they may elect to support the winner               of the NE Primary.

           - This is done by filling out the 2016 National Delegate Registration Form (see below for the form)

           - Only those delegates that are bound to the winner of the Nebraska primary will be eligible to be elected to the

              National Convention during the State Convention  (winner-take-all).

            Click HERE for the 2016 National Delegate Registration form.  Due at the NE Secretary of State's Office & NEGOP               Headquarters by May 2nd, 2016.

  •  Only individuals that are elected to the County and State Conventions are eligible to be elected as Delegates to the  Republican National Convention.

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