MEDIA ADVISORY PRESS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Ruth Holloway
Name: Blount County Democratic Party
Phone Number: 865-379-8683
Local Democratic Party to Host County Delegate Convention March 5
Maryville, Tenn. January 22, 2016 – The Blount County Democratic Party will host its Democratic Party County Delegate Convention on Saturday, March 5, 2016. The Convention will be held at the Martin Luther King Center at 209 E. Franklin Street in Alcoa to select the delegates from Blount County to the District Convention. The doors open at 11:00am for registration and sign in. Doors will then be closed and locked promptly at 1:00pm during the proceedings. The event is open to all registered voters in Blount County, supporters of the Democratic Party, and those who agree to support the nominee of the Democratic Party in the 2016 Presidential election. All Democrats who wish to participate in selecting Tennessee’s delegates to the Democratic Presidential Convention are welcome to attend. In order to participate in the proceedings, you must be credentialed. In order to be considered credentialed you must meet ALL of the following requirements: 1. Voted in the March 1st Democratic Presidential Primary during the early voting period or on election day March 1st.
2. Pledge support for Democratic candidates. 3. Agree to support the Democratic nominee in the 2016 Presidential election. You may not participate in the 2016 Republican presidential primary.
Information about becoming a DNC delegate and the rules governing the DNC Delegate Selection Process may be obtained from tndp.org, or from the Tennessee Democratic Party, 1900 Church St, Ste 203, Nashville, TN 37203, 615-327-9779.