2017 State Party Officer Elections
Delegates to this year's convention will vote on DPW's five State Party Officers (Chair, Vice Chair, 2nd Vice Chair, Secretary, and Treasurer), to serve two year terms beginning on July 1, 2017. Per the DPW Consitution and ByLaws, below you will find the deadlines and forms required for running.
1. All officer candidates must file a declaration of intent form with the state party by 5:00pm on Friday, May 12th.
2. Candidates must also file nomination papers containing no fewer than sixty (60) signatures of dues paid party members, with at least ten (10) signatures each from at least six (6) of Wisconsin's congressional districts by 5:00pm on Friday, May 12th. Candidates may submit more than the required sixty signatures.
Candidates or their representatives may begin collecting nomination signatures beginning on Saturday, March 4th. (90 Days prior to Convention)
3. Candidates who submit, by the deadlines, the required Declaration of Intent Form and the verifiable number of required signatures will be placed on the ballot for party office, to be voted on by the delegates of the 2017 DPW State Convention on June 3rd.
DNC Member Special Election
Delegates to this year's convention will also elect one male Democratic National Committee Member in a special election, to fill the remainder of a vacated term through the 2020 Democratic National Convention.
Candidates for Democratic National Committee must file a Candidate Statement of Intent form by Friday, May 12, 2017 at 5:00 PM CST (21 calendar days prior to the convention). Candidate Statement of Intent forms must be submitted to the Democratic Party of Wisconsin Headquarters at 15 N Pinckney St. Suite 200, Madison, WI 53703.