Notice: Special Meeting of the Third District Central Committee
of the Iowa Democratic Party
The Third District Central Committee of the Iowa Democratic Party has scheduled a Special Meeting for Saturday, June 8, 2019, for the sole purpose of electing its Chairperson. The meeting will begin at 9:00 a.m. and will be held at the Anita Community Center, 805 Main Street Anita, Iowa.
Pursuant to the Iowa Democratic Party Constitution, any person who resides in Iowa’s Third Congressional District is eligible to be elected. This election results from the resignation of prior Chairperson, Al Womble. The person elected will fill out the remainder of Mr. Womble’s term. Pursuant to the Third District Central Committee Bylaws, the term will expire at the first quarterly meeting of the Third District Central Committee in 2021.
Pursuant to the Third District Central Committee Bylaws, the duties of the Chairperson shall be that of a Chief Executive Officer, being an ex-officio member of all Standing Committees, and presiding at all Committee meetings and meetings of the Executive Committee. The Chair is required to submit an agenda to the secretary at least seven (7) days prior to all meetings.
Eligible voters for this election include all members of the Third District Central Committee and any alternate who is seated to replace a District Central Committee member from the alternate’s county who does not participate in the meeting. However, alternates may not be seated in place of any of the 8 elected Third District representatives to the State Central Committee.
Nominations for Chairperson will be taken at the June 8 meeting. Each candidate will be given up to five minutes to address the voters. Following all candidate presentations eligible voters will cast ballots, in person or via telephone. A majority vote of all those voting shall be required to elect.
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