|Raleigh – Today, the North Carolina Democratic Party announced its draft plan to select its delegates for the 2020 Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee. In accordance with the Democratic National Committee’s rules, the NCDP has opened the plan to a 30-day comment period for members of the public to offer their feedback.
“North Carolina Democrats will be crucial to selecting the next president, and today we’re proud to begin the process of selecting our Democratic National Convention delegation, which will represent the energy, enthusiasm and diversity of our party,” said North Carolina Democratic Party Chairman Wayne Goodwin.“We encourage every North Carolina Democrat interested in being a part of the 2020 convention to get informed about our delegate selection plan and offer their comments on how we can ensure North Carolina is best represented on the national stage.”
North Carolina will have a total of 122 delegates and 9 alternates, evenly divided between men and women, with inclusion goals for African Americans, Hispanic/Latinos, Native Americans, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, LGBTQ+, people with disabilities, seniors (age 65+) and young people (age 18-36).
The North Carolina Democratic Party State Executive Committee will vote to adopt the delegate selection and affirmative action plan at the next upcoming meeting. Final approval of the plan is subject to the Rules and Bylaws Committee of the DNC.