2021 4th Congressional District Democratic Convention
Saturday, May 22, 2021 via Zoom
Virtual Doors Open 9:30 am I Call to Order 10:00 am
Consistent with the Resolution on 2021 North Carolina Democratic Party Meetings in Response to Ongoing COVID-19 State of Emergency adopted by the State Executive Council on December 21, 2020, the 2021 4th Congressional District Democratic Convention was held virtually, via Zoom.
Congratulations to District Chair Jesse Goslen (Franklin), District 1st Vice Chair Jan Nichols (Chatham), District 2nd Vice Chair Sharon Brown (Orange), and District 3rd Vice Chair Elijah King (Durham). These officers will serve through the next biennium.
The Convention did not receive nominations for the offices of Distirct Treasurer or District Secretary that met the requirements stipulated under Section 3.04 of the North Carolina Democratic Party Plan of Organization. These offices will be filled by meeting of the 4th Congressional District Democratic Executive Committee.
Among other items of business, the Convention Agenda included: remarks from Congressman David Price, elections of district officers, and consideration of a package of public policy resolutions previously adopted by the preceding Democratic conventions of the seven counties that constitute the district.
The Convention operated under the following order of priority of rules: (1) the North Carolina Democratic Party Plan of Organization, (2) the Special Rules adopted by the Convention, (3) Robert’s Rules of Order.
The Convention engaged in substantive debate on several public policy resolutions contained within the Resolutions Report but, ultimately, voted to adopt all 54 public policy resolutions contained within the report. These resolutions were then advanced to the North Carolina Democratic Party Resolutions and Platform Committee for further consideration.
The Resolutions Report is comprised of resolutions previously adopted by the preceding Democratic conventions of the seven counties that constitute the district.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I join the virtual meeting space on the day of the Convention? When should I join? How do I participate? How do I seek asistance with technical difficulties?
Answers to these questions and more are detailed within the Delegate FAQ.