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Become a Delegate to the 2017 Florida Democratic Party Convention

Want to know how you could be a Seminole County delegate to the 2017 FDP State Democratic Convention, in Orlando, from October 27th-29th? We hope to have one of the largest delegations in the state for the convention, with nearly 60 delegates!

The Seminole County election for delegates will be held at a special DEC meeting on Thursday, September 7th from 7 to 9 PM at the Lake Mary Community Center, located at 140 E Wilbur Ave., Lake Mary, FL 32746. The deadline for applications is Saturday September 2nd!

The convention brings together party leaders, activists, operatives, candidates, and elected officials from across Florida every two years to build the party and prepare for next year’s elections. General sessions, candidate forums, trainings, special speakers, and more! This year’s exciting convention will be at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort, 1000 West Buena Vista Parkway, in Orlando, from Friday, 10/27 through Sunday, 10/29. All registered Democrats in Seminole County are eligible to be SemDems delegates. The filing deadline is Saturday, September 2nd. The SemDems delegate election will be held on September 7th, at a special delegate election.

To apply to become a 2017 SemDems delegate, click HERE to download the Delegate Application Form, and submit with your $45 registration fee, payable to SCDEC.

Completed applications may be sent to the SemDems Mailing Address, Attn: Marian Williams, 4300 Lake Mary Blvd, Suite 1010 #369, Lake Mary, Florida 32746.  Or dropped off on Saturday September 2nd at the SemDems Labor Day Weekend Picnic, that will be held at Fort Mellon Park, 600 E. 1st Street, Sanford Florida 32771 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Deadline for applications is Saturday September 2nd!  
Florida Democratic Party Convention Information:
The 2017 Florida State Democratic Conference will be held on October 27th through 29th at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort, 1000 West Buena Vista Drive, Orlando, FL 32830. DOWNLOAD THE FORM
Summary of delegate selection rules: 
  • 75% of all elected county delegates must be members of the County DEC and 25% non-members.
  • All delegates must be registered Democrats in the State of Florida, and any registered Democrat may run for a delegate position in the county in which he or she is registered.
  • All candidates are required to complete and submit the delegate filing form (see attached) to the County Chair, Vice Chair, State Committeeman or Committeewoman by the deadline of August 30th. Forms may be filled out and mailed to the SemDems Mailing Address, 4300 Lake Mary Blvd, Suite 1010 #369, Lake Mary Florida 32746 or dropped off in person Saturday September 2nd at the SemDems Labor Day weekend Picnic being held at the Fort Mellon Park, 600 E. 1st Street, Sanford Florida 32771 from 11 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  •  Applicants must submit a $45 registration fee to the Seminole County DEC which will handle delegate registration. The fee for students is $25. Checks should be made payable to SCDEC.
  • Non-delegates may attend and are allowed to attend workshops and seminars. The fee for non-delegates is $75. Checks should be made payable to SCDEC.
State Convention Room Block
The FDP has secured a special group rate of $199 per night plus taxes. To make your reservations, please use the link below, or call the Disney Group Reservations Phone Team number: (407) 939-4686. Click Here to Make a Reservation.
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