WHARTON County Democratic Convention will be held on Saturday, March 19, 2016 at Wharton County Library 1920 N. Fulton Street Wharton, Texas 77488 9:30 a.m. The conventions will be open to any qualified voter who registered to vote at least 30 days prior to the convention and who signs an oath of affiliation with the Democratic Party. Because of the changes to the election schedule the Texas Convention and Delegate Selection process this year will skip precinct conventions and begin at County/Senatorial District conventions.
“We encourage all Democrats of WHARTON County to attend the Democratic Convention and make their voice heard,” said, Linda Baca, “Individuals who want to represent our area as delegates to the Texas Democratic Party State Convention should attend.”
The delegates and alternates elected at the County/Senate District Convention then go to the State Convention. The State Convention will be held on Thursday 16 June -Saturday 18 June 2016, San Antonio, Texas. Delegates and alternates elected at the State Convention will go to the Democratic National Convention is July 25–28, 2016, at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, with some events at the Pennsylvania Convention Center,
“As one of the largest and most diverse delegations in the country, the TDP will make certain that all voices of our broad constituency are heard at our National Convention,” said TDP Chair Gilberto Hinojosa.