August County Convention
Time & Location
About the Event
Livingston County Republican Party – Official Call
to the August 13, 2020 Livingston County Republican Convention.
The next Livingston County Republican Party Convention shall take place on Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 7:00 PM local time. The Convention will be held via Livestream on the Livingston County Republican Party’s official Facebook page located at www.Facebook.com/LivingstonGOP. The Livestream will begin at 6:45 pm. The Convention will start at 7:00 pm sharp. All voting for the convention will take place online via Association Votinglocated at https://vote.associationvoting.com/lcgop.
The purpose of this County Convention shall be to elect 60 Delegates and 60 Alternatesto the August 29, 2020 Virtual State Convention. The purpose of the State Convention is to elect 16 Presidential Electors and nominate two candidates for each of the following offices: Michigan Supreme Court, State Board of Education, Michigan State University Board of Trustees, University of Michigan Board of Regents and Wayne State University Board of Governors.
A convention Committee has been appointed to recommend the process of electing the 60 delegates and 60 Alternates to the State Convention. The recommended process is a secret ballot, with the deadline being MONDAY, AUGUST 10TH at 8:00 PM for those wishing to have their names appear on the ballot. The Delegates shall be voted on separately from the Alternates with the Delegates being elected prior to the Alternates. Any County registered voter who wishes to attend the August 29, 2020 State Convention as a Delegate/Alternate must notify Mitchell Zajac by email at Mitchell.firstname.lastname@example.org of their desire to be in the State Delegation on or before MONDAY, AUGUST 10TH at 8:00 PM.
Precinct delegates and certain at-large delegates given the preference under Rule 8 of the Convention Rules, but who do not attend the county convention, must notify Mitchell Zajac of the person’s intention to become a delegate or alternate delegate to the State Convention. The notification must be done by email and must be received by Mitchell Zajac no later than the start of the County Convention. Failure to provide notification shall mean that person shall not be given the preference under Rule 8 of the Convention Rules. It isn’t necessary to send a notification if a person attends the County Convention to be given preference. In order to be on the BALLOT however, you must contact Mitchell Zajac by MONDAY, AUGUST 10TH at 8:00 PM.
All Republicans are encouraged to attend. Only Precinct Delegates elected at the August 4, 2020 Primary Election, the most recent Republican nominees for County and State Legislative offices, the Michigan Congressional Delegation, the Republican National Committeeman and National Committeewoman from Michigan and Michigan Republican Party Officers (see Rule 5B) where such person resides in the county in question and Precinct Delegates elected to permanently fill vacancies at all subsequent County Conventions will be seated and considered eligible to vote at this convention.
Please contact Meghan Reckling at (810) 522-8265 with any questions. Thank you.
Meghan Reckling, Chair of the Livingston County Republican Party