The 2019 DSA National Convention will be held August 2-4 in Atlanta, Georgia.
The national office will include general interest convention updates in the monthly Dispatch and in occasional member emails. If you are a DSA member in good standing, and want to receive more frequent and detailed National Convention update emails, you can opt-in for those here.
|February 1||Delegate apportionment ratio will be decided, with a target number of 1,000 delegates|
|By March 1||National DSA will send a call for at-large delegates|
|March 1||At-large nominations begin|
|March 2||Any member or group of DSA members in good standing may propose changes to the DSA national constitution or bylaws through May 2|
|By April 2||National DSA will inform locals of the number of delegates apportioned to them|
|April 2||Any member or group of DSA members in good standing may propose political or organizational resolutions through June 2|
|April 2||NPC nominees must complete a candidate questionnaire through June 2|
|April 2||Locals elect delegates and alternate delegates, through June 18|
|April 30||Deadline for at-large nominations|
|By May 2||National DSA will hold at-large delegate elections, through May 23|
|By June 13||Compendium of proposed resolutions and constitutional/bylaws amendments and compendium of candidate questionnaires released. At least one national NPC candidate forum or debate held by this deadline.|
||Any member or group of DSA members in good standing may submit amendments to proposed resolutions and Constitutional and Bylaws changes through July 2
|By June 23||Locals must report convention delegate election results to national DSA, including delegate contact information and requests for full or partial relief from travel share requirements|
|July 12||Deadline for National DSA to send a temporary roster of delegates and alternates to delegates, alternates, locals, national commissions and DSA officers|
|July 19||Deadline for challenges to the credentials of any delegate or alternate to be submitted to national DSA|
|By July 26||Final convention program released|
We will have an accessibility committee, travel scholarships, and child watch. More info coming soon!