PennDems, elected eight party members to attend the June 2018 SD Democratic Party Convention in Sioux Falls, SD.  Members interested in representing Pennington County Democratic Party at the 2018 State Convention were required to give a 2 minute verbal or written statement of interest at the May business meeting. Congratulations to the elected delegates and alternates and a big THANK YOU to the members submitting their interest in being a delegate and the voting member body.

Representing Pennington County Democratic Party at the SDDP’s 2018 State Convention will be County Chair Leon Fenhaus and the following delegates and alternates:

Delegates: -Jay Davis -Karen Hall -Karissa Loewen -Curt Pochardt -Sandra White Shield

Alternates: -Conor Duffy -Barb Dunfee -Doug Erickson

Delegates at the 2018 State Convention Will:
Serve on one of the twelve Platform Sub committees: 1) Agriculture and Rural Life; 2) Economic Development & Tourism: 3) Education; 4) Health Care; 5) Human Rights; 6) Labor & Employment; 7) Natural Resources & Environment; 8) Tribal & Native American; 9) Senior Issues; 10) State & Local Government; 11) Veterans;12) Women’s Issues
Adopt the Party Platform
Vote to select the seven Democratic constitutional candidates who will appear on the 2018 General Election Ballot, including: Lt. Governor, Attorney General, Secretary of State, State Auditor, State Treasurer, School & Public Lands Commissioner, and one Public Utilities Commissioner

The SDDP’s 2018 State Convention will be held on June 15th & 16th in Sioux Falls, SD at the Sioux Falls Convention Center. 

The Convention will convene to adopt the Party Platform, nominate candidates for Lieutenant Governor, Public Utilities Commission, Attorney General, Secretary of State, State Auditor, State Treasurer, and Commissioner of School and Public Lands.

NOTE – Convention Banquet Dinner – The SDDP’s State Convention Dinner Banquet will be held at 7 pm on Friday, June 15th. The Dinner is open to the public, regardless of status as a delegate.

PennDems are ‘kicking it’ into gear!