HAMLET — The 9th Congressional District of the North Carolina Democratic Party will hold its 2017 District Convention this Saturday at Cole Auditorium on the campus of Richmond Community College.
The 9th Congressional District includes the counties of Anson, Bladen, Cumberland, Mecklenburg, Richmond, Robeson, Scotland, and Union.
Registration begins at 10 a.m. and will gavel to order at 11 a.m. Lunch may be purchased at the meeting via a food truck.
“I’m so excited by the overwhelming turnout at our recent Democratic events around the district,” Cynthia Wallace, district chairwoman, said in a statement. “There has been so much interest from both long time and new Democrats!”
Election of district officers for the 2017-19 term and voting on resolutions will be on the agenda. All registered Democrats residing in the 9th district are welcome to attend, but voting is limited to delegates who were elected as delegates to the district convention at their respective county conventions held on either April 1 or April 8.
Disttrict officials say they “are excited to have some energizing speakers,” including Hamlet native Wayne Goodwin, the state chair of the NCDP, along with notable others.
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