CALL TO REORGANIZATION

ALBEMARLE COUNTY DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEE

CALL FOR REORGANIZATION MEETING

TO ELECT MEMBERS OF THE ALBEMARLE COUNTY DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEE

1. Authority:

Pursuant to the authority provided by the Democratic Party of Virginia Democratic Party Plan, the Albemarle County Democratic Committee hereby calls a reorganization meeting.  This meeting will be held at 6 PM on Monday, December 18, 2017, in the Meeting Room A at Albemarle County Office Building at 1600 5th Street, Charlottesville, VA.

2. Incorporated Documents:

All appropriate provisions of the Virginia Democratic Party Plan (“State Party Plan”), as amended, and the Bylaws (“Bylaws”) of the Albemarle County Democratic Committee  are incorporated into this Call by reference and made a part hereof.

3. Purpose:

The purpose of this reorganization shall be to elect members of the Albemarle County Democratic Committee for two-year terms, in accordance with the State Party Plan and Bylaws. The newly elected committee will then elect officers.

4. Candidate Interest and Requirements:

All candidates must meet the requirements specified by the State Party Plan and the Bylaws and should complete the online interest form at www.albemarledems.org/reorganization.

5. Notice Requirements:

It shall be the duty of the Albemarle County Democratic Committee and its officers to insure that this call receives the widest possible dissemination.

6. Voting Eligibility and Requirements:

Any Democrat who is registered to vote in the Albemarle County may attend and vote in the reorganization, provided that he or she signs a declaration that he or she is a Democrat, is a registered voter in the Albemarle County, believes in the principles of the Democratic Party, and does not intend to support any candidate who is opposed to a Democratic nominee in the next ensuing election.

7. Caucus Committees and Officers:

The Chair of the Albemarle County Democratic Committee shall appoint temporary rules and credentials committees which will publish rules and credentials procedures for the reorganization.

8. Outreach:

Participation in the Caucus is open to all registered voters who wish to participate as Democrats. The Albemarle County Democratic Committee shall conduct outreach efforts to insure that all members of the Democratic community are aware of the reorganization and how to participate.

Sincerely,

Patty Haling, Chair