Utah Democratic Party
The 2017-2019 State Executive Committee Interim Candidates to be elected at Q1 2019 State Central Committee on February 23, 2019
With two openings on the State Executive Committee to fill out the remaining term, until the next Organizing Convention in June 2019, members of the State Central Committee will vote for interim Secretary and Treasurer on February 23, 2019, at Weber State University, Shepherd Union Hall – Wildcat Theater. Check-in begins at 5:30PM, with the meeting beginning at 6:00PM. Only credentialed members will be allowed to vote, but all are welcome to attend.
Lisa Jeannine Hansen
Sheila T Srivastava, CPA
2019-2021 Utah Democratic Party’s State Executive Committee Candidate Declaration Period Opens
This is an organizing year and that means Party Leadership elections. Utah Democratic Party State Delegates will be electing a new administration at the 2019 State Organizing Convention in June. The specific date will be announced Monday, February 25, 2019. The elected positions available to file your Statement of Candidacy are:
State Party Chair
State Party Vice-Chair
State Party Secretary
State Party Treasurer
Specifics outlining the roles of each of the above listed positions are located within our Constitution and Bylaws. The 2017-2019 (current) Executive Committee roster can be viewed here. (Note: We will be electing an interim Secretary and Treasurer to finish out the remainder of the 2017-2019 Administration on Saturday, February 23, 2019, beginning at 5pm at Weber State University, Wildcat Theater. This special election is voted upon by members of the Utah Democratic Party’s 2017-2019 State Central Committee.)
TO FILE A STATEMENT OF CANDIDACY
Please use the form above or you may submit your name, address, phone, email address, and position you are filing for to UDP Executive Director, Alex Cragun, at firstname.lastname@example.org between 12pm, Monday, February 11, 2019, through 5pm, Thursday, February 28, 2019.
Additional Elected Member positions on the State Executive Committee that will be voted upon at the 2019 Utah Democratic Party State Convention are:
Chair of Chairs, who is elected by the County Chairs and Vice Chairs to serve as their voice and vote on the State Executive Committee.
Chair of Issue Caucuses, who is elected by the State Party Caucus Chairs and Vice Chairs to serve as their voice and vote on the State Executive Committee.
Voting Member positions on the State Executive Committee without elections at this time:
DNC National Committeewoman and DNC National Committeeman elections occur at the 2020 Utah Democratic Party State Convention. These positions are four-year term commitments in which two members of opposite genders are elected to represent Utah to the Democratic National Committee. These positions were elected at the 2016 Utah Democratic Party State Convention and are currently held by the Honorable Jenny Wilson and Charles Stormont.
House Representative is a position that is held by an elected or appointed representative of the Utah House Democratic Caucus. It is currently held by Representative Jennifer Dailey-Provost (SLC).
Senate Representative is a position that is held by an elected or appointed representative of the Utah Senate Democratic Caucus. It is currently held by Jon Hennington.