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2019 2nd CD Convention

2019 Convention Information

Join Congressman Mark Pocan, Elected Officials, Local Candidates and Candidates for State Offices as well as your fellow 2nd CD Team Members.  We have a lot to celebrate this year before we dig in for 2020.

Saturday, March 16, 2019

Doors open at 9:30 a.m.

Convention begins at 10:30 a.m.

Enter through New Hotel Entrance.

We are in Room B/H


Ho-Chunk Convention Center

S3214 Cty Rd BD

Baraboo, WI 53913

Registration Information

To be eligible to register for the 2nd CD Convention, you must be registered be a current member in good standing of your local county party.


Registration fees:

$20 in advance

$25 at the door on March 16th

$10 for students/limited income


Early registration ends at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 14th for online registration. Mail-in registrations must be postmarked no later than Friday, March 8th.

Convention Agenda

9:30 a.m. - Registration Opens (ends at 11:30 am)


10:30 a.m. - Convention Opening – Christine Welcher, Chair

                    -Call to order

                   - Approval of the rules

                    - Update and explanation of the day’s events


10:45 a.m. – US Congressman Mark Pocan


11:15 am. – ** Updates from WI **

                  Senate Member (15mins) – Sen. Mark Miller

                  Assembly Member (15mins) – Rep. Dave Considine                                     


11:45 am – Nominations and Speeches (no more than 3mins each) for Chair and Representative to the Admin Board positions


12:00 pm – Voting for Chair and Rep to Admin Board 


12:15 pm – Short Break: Lunch will be served


12:45 pm – Announcement of winners


12:50 pm – Introduction speeches from State DPW Candidates

  • Chair:  Ben Wikler

  • Vice Chair: Felesia Martin

  • 2nd Vice Chair: Lee Snodgrass

  • Treasurer: Randy Udell


1:20 pm – Nominations and Speeches (no more than 3 mins each) for Vice Chair, 2nd Vice Chair,                                  

Secretary, Treasurer and CD Resolutions Member


2:00 pm – Voting on CD Board Positions


2:15 pm – Caucus Updates

  • Disability Caucus

  • Progressive Caucus

  • Environmental Caucus

  • Rural Caucus


2:40 pm – Announcement of winners


2:45 pm – Resolutions


4:00 pm - Adjournment

2019 Convention Documents

Past Years' Resolutions

If you're interested in reviewing resolutions adopted by the Democratic Party of Wisconsin in recent years, please see below.