Mississippi Democratic Party
The Party of Progress
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County Contacts

County Contacts

County Committee Contacts


County Committee Duties

I. BUILD THE PARTY AT THE GRASSROOTS LEVEL

ASSIST IN ESTABLISHING MUNICIPAL DEMOCRATIC EXECUTIVE COMMITTEES
ASSIST IN ESTABLISHING A COUNTY FEDERATION OF DEMOCRATIC WOMEN CHAPTER
ASSIST IN ESTABLISHING YOUNG DEMOCRATIC CHAPTERS AT SCHOOL AND AT-LARGE
REGISTER VOTERS
COOPERATE WITH DEMOCRATIC ELECTED OFFICIALS
MOBILIZE VOTERS AND ENCOURAGE INVOLVEMENT
WRITE LETTERS TO THE EDITOR AND WORK WITH NEWS MEDIA TO PROMOTE VISIBILITY
MAINTAIN COMMUNICATION WITH DEMOCRATIC ACTIVISTS AND SUPPORTERS
 

II. CONDUCT REGULAR PARTY RELATED EVENTS – such as:

ANNUAL GREENS & BEANS
FORUMS / DEBATES  
COMMUNITY EVENTS
VOTER REGISTRATION DRIVES
 

III. MANAGE PARTY ORGANIZATION (REQUIRED BY PARTY CONSTITUTION)

CONDUCT PRECINCT CAUCUSES AND COUNTY CONVENTION
MEET AT LEAST ONCE PER MONTH
CONDUCT PARTY AFFAIRS IN THE COUNTY
 

IV. REPORT TO STATE COMMITTEE

REPORT PRECINCT CAUCUS AND COUNTY CONVENTION RESULTS
REPORT COUNTY COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP AND OFFICERS

V. SUPPORT PARTY NOMINEES IN GENERAL ELECTIONS

ORGANIZE COUNTY CAMPAIGN EFFORTS TO GET OUT THE VOTE
COORDINATE EFFORTS WITH STATE COMMITTEE
DISTRIBUTE SAMPLE BALLOTS

VI. CONDUCT PRIMARY ELECTIONS (REQUIRED BY STATE LAW)

RECEIVE QUALIFYING FORMS AND FEES
CERTIFY CANDIDATES FOR NOMINATION
PREPARE ELECTION MATERIALS
HIRE AND TRAIN POLL WORKERS
ISSUE AND RECEIVE ELECTION MATERIALS
CANVASS AND CERTIFY ELECTION RESULTS
HEAR ELECTION CONTESTS