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    • Resolution to Platform The Voice of the People, or Your Chance to Define the Democratic Party
    • Process Overview
      • Create a resolution
      • Precinct Caucus votes
      • County Platform Committee writes a plank
      • County Convention votes
      • State Platform Committee includes the plank
      • State Convention votes
    • Create a Resolution
      • Choose an issue.
      • Research it.
      • Develop an argument for your solution.
      • Write the resolution.
      • Take copies to the Precinct Caucus.
    • The Precinct Caucus
      • Rally support before the meeting
      • Ask the PCO how to distribute your copies
      • “I move we approve a resolution to…”
      • Participate in the discussion
      • Give the secretary a copy
      • Volunteer to be on the platform committee
    • County Platform Committee
      • Start with existing county platform
      • Add any resolutions passed since then
      • Add resolutions from the Precinct Caucuses
      • Create plank(s) for each resolution
      • Draft the proposed new platform
    • County Convention
      • Starts with the proposed platform
      • May add, amend, or remove planks
      • Votes on the platform as amended
      • Approved document is the County Platform
    • State Platform Committee
      • Members are elected by county and legislative district according to state party rules.
      • Committee receives all county platforms.
      • Consolidates planks.
      • Drafts proposed state platform
    • State Convention
      • Motion to approve proposed platform
      • Delegates may add, amend, or remove platform planks
      • Delegates vote on platform as amended
      • Approved document becomes state platform.
    • National Platform
      • Only written in Presidential election years
      • Platform committee chosen from national delegates elected at state conventions
      • Platform committee begins with a platform written by the nominated Presidential candidate