Thursday, 02 February 2012 15:16

Voice your VOTE

People often say that, in a democracy, decisions are made by the majority of the people.  Of course, that is not true.  Decisions are made by a majority of those who make themselves heard and who vote –a very different thing. -Walter H Judd

 

Make yourself heard and become a DELEGATE for the 2012 election cycle. We will show you how.

Our comprehensive delegate training program will make it easy to understand our caucus system, and how you can play a major role in creating a more welcoming and inclusive Utah that we can all be proud of.

 

March 6th- Webinar Delegate Training online/over the phone

 

(Webinar) Space is limited.                                                        System Requirements
Reserve your Webinar seat now at:                                           PC-based attendees
https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/218974394               Required: Windows® 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server
Utah Votes-- How to become a delegate                                  Macintosh®-based attendees
Title:    Utah Votes-- How to become a delegate                      Required: Mac OS® X 10.5 or newer
Date:    Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Time:    6:00 PM - 7:00 PM MST
Dial: (760) 984-1000
Access Code: 259462#

 

After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar.

 


March 8th- Delegate Training in Partnership with Utah Votes

6-7PM (Labor Union Center) 2261 S. Redwood Rd. SLC, UT


Why Would I want to be a Delegate?

 

 Were you frustrated during the last legislative session, wondering what you could do to make a difference?  Becoming a delegate within the Democratic or Republican Party will give you a voice in putting fair-minded candidates on the ballot.

  • Making a difference in your community begins in discussions with your family, friends, co-workers and neighbors; once you become a delegate you can represent your views and the views of your neighbors and co-workers by becoming a powerful voice in your party.
  • To achieve a fair and just Utah for the LGBT community and its allies, your participation in all levels of the political process is crucial.  Becoming a delegate is an important first step in electing fair-minded candidates to office.
  • Delegates are also the grassroots organizers of their political party and when delegates are active, fair-minded candidates win!

Delegates are individuals who have the power to elect candidates within the political parties.  They make the decision about who represents the party in the primaries and the general elections.  They may also elect State and County party officials.

Learning how to be an effective delegate and participating in the (electoral) precinct process will allow our community to play a role in placing fair-minded candidates on the front lines of politics.

In order to change the faces on Capitol Hill, we must change the names on the ballots.  As a delegate, you have the power to make that change.


Can't make any of the trainings but want to learn how to become a delegate?

pdfClick here to download step by step instructions.

 

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