The annual Ohio Young Democrats Convention will take place on Saturday, April 27, 2019 in Columbus, Ohio. Convention will take place at the Ohio Democratic Party (340 E. Fulton Street Columbus, Ohio 43215). Convention will kick off at 10:00am and should end at 3:30pm.
All Young Democrats (between the ages of 16-39), including those that are not a member of a chartered OYD chapter, are welcome to attend the convention. However, only chartered entities will be able to cast votes during officer elections.
In addition to trainings, breakout sessions and speeches from Ohio Democratic Party leaders. We will hold elections for the following officer positions at convention:
- 1st Vice President (campaigns committee chair)
- Sergeant at Arms
Check out the agenda for the day! We're excited to offer two amazing panels, some fantastic guest speakers and a keynote from Columbus City Council President Shannon Hardin!
Updated Constitution and Bylaws:
At this year's convention, we'll also be discussing and voting on a revised OYD constitution and bylaws. A group of OYD leaders, specifically our Secretary, Parlimentarian, Deputy Parlimentarian and our President, worked on updating these document, removing redundancies, and setting OYD up for success in the future. You can review the proposed constitution and bylaws here. If you have questions about any specific section, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chartering materials were due by 12:00 PM EST on Friday, April 12, 2019. Please click here for a memo regarding the 2019 chartering process. If you have questions about the chartering process, please email us at email@example.com.