Resources for Local Units

2020 Local Unit Convention Handbook

This document will walk you through all of the steps that need to be taken to prepare for your ballot in the new electronic balloting system.

Temporary Rules for Ballot Online Conventions

These are the official rules that have been drafted for running ballot only conventions.

Remote Meeting & Working Options

This memo outlines various options for local units to meet and work together remotely in order to facilitate the switch to online balloting.

Request Video Conference Meeting

The Minnesota DFL has a limited number of paid Zoom video conferencing accounts that we are working to make available for DFL organizing units. Please fill out this form to request the use of the DFL's Zoom account for a meeting you'll be holding.

This is a limited resource, and we may not be able to grant all requests. As such, we ask that you consider some of the options listed in the memo above, as well as Google Hangouts, which is a free video conference platform.

Requests made on this form will be responded to within 3 business days.

DFL Announcement of Switch to Online Balloting

This press release outlines the rationale for a switch to online balloting, as well as a general description of how the process will work.

Ranked Choice Voting Explainer

This memo explains the ranked choice voting system that Minnesota DFL Party conventions will be using to determine endorsements.

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