The major decision taken at the convention meeting of the Peace and Freedom Party State Central Committee was the choice of a Presidential candidate. After hearing statements by representatives of the candidates being considered (including a visit by independent candidate Ralph Nader in which he answered questions) and much discussion by delegates and guests, the convention chose Leonard Peltier as our Presidential candidate and Janice Jordan as our Vice-Presidential candidate.
The convention also adopted positions on all most of the statewide ballot measures on which the party had not previously taken a position.
Another important, though quick and non-controversial, decision was to reaffirm our previously adopted platform and to set a schedule for reviewing it before the 2006 elections.
Five resolutions were passed at the convention:
The mailing to members of the State Central Committee included:
The Los Angeles County P&F website's convention page includes links to printable PDF versions of most of these materials.
|Saturday, July 31|
|10:00 am||Call to order|
Recess for meetings of committees: presiding, credentials, resolutions
|11:30||Welcome, approval of agenda and rules, selection of session chairs|
|12:00 noon||Site Committee Report|
|12:05 pm||Credentials Committee Report, and Introduction of and Vote on new members covered by new bylaw|
|12:35||Minutes (Provided in Convention Packet, Pre-distributed, Corrections to be submitted in advance)|
|1:10||Other Officers' Reports|
|1:30||The "No Choice" Initiative
|2:10||50 minute break|
|3:00||Other November ballot propositions|
|4:00||Selection of Presidential Candidate
|Evening Event at 7:30 pm|
|Sunday, August 1|
|9:30 am||Call to Order, Approval of Agenda|
|9:40||Platform Committee report|
|9:50||Bylaws Proposals -- reading only (should be written and available for distribution)|
|10:00||Senate, Congressional and Legislative Campaigns
|11:00||Election of new SCC Officers|
|12:00 noon||Future Meetings|
|12:10 pm||50 minute Lunch Break|
|1:00||Media and Organizing Tools
|1:40||Resolutions (submitted in writing)|
|2:45||Good and Welfare|
For more information about the Peace and Freedom party in general, please visit our state web site, our Los Angeles County web site, or our newspaper's web site.
This page was last updated on 4 August 2004
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