Sunday, February 23, 2014

County Convention--Saturday, March 8, 2014 9:00 AM

The Delaware County Republican Party will host its biannual county convention on Saturday, March 8 at the Delaware County Courthouse.  Delegates and alternates from all county precincts elected at the precinct caucuses have been invited to attend.  Convention business will begin at 9:00 AM in the third floor courtroom, with registration starting at 8:30 AM.  Area legislators, as well as candidates for state, county, and congressional elections have been invited to attend and address the delegates.  Delegates will also adopt a county party platform, as well as select delegates and alternates for the district and state republican conventions.  "With close races in the 1st Congressional District and US Senate primaries, the Republican candidate may have to be selected at the state convention," stated Jeff Madlom, Delaware County Republican chairman.  "If that occurs, our delegates selected at the county convention would play a pivotal role in selecting those candidates.  We have a goal of having 100 delegates attend from across Delaware County, and we are hoping that we will come close to this attendance mark again this year."  Members of the public who would like to observe the convention proceedings are also welcome to attend.