2009 Candidate Info

City Convention Registration Info

Attention Candidates: The Minneapolis DFL will be using a computer based registration system for credentials this year.

Campaigns & Candidates will not be permitted to loiter in the Credentials Room. Campaigns & candidates who wish to view real-time credentialing & check in status of delegation members on convention day should do the following:

Bring a computer with wireless networking capabilities and an updated Browser. System requirements: Mac or PC with at least Mozilla 2, IE7, or Safari 3. Javascript and cookies must be enabled.

Additional Directions will be provided upon request or on convention day.

Questions? Contact Louis McCoy Credentials Committee Co-Chair at louis@ok-computers.com.

Minneapolis DFL Party -- 2009 City Candidate Options

Information on possible options for candidates to reach the People at the 2009 Minneapolis DFL City Convention.
There are 1,851 Delegates & Alternates to this Convention, plus many more expected visitors, speakers, and interested political activists.

Convention Program Ads

Each delegate will receive a copy of the program, which will contain the agenda, rules of the convention, officer reports, and other important materials. For your advertisement to be included, ads must be received in scalable, black and white JPEG format, no later than 5:00 PM on May 7th.
Ad rates:
1/4 page ..... $100
1/2 page ..... $200
full page ..... $300
cover page ... $500 (inside front cover, inside or outside back cover)
Send Program Ads to:James Durham, durhajim@hotmail.com

Tables and Hospitality Rooms:

We will have a large number of tables and hospitality rooms available. Please note that table charges are per table and not per organization. If you need to use multiple tables, we will be happy to accommodate you, but you will be asked to pay for them.
Rental rates:
tables ..... $50 (candidates & organizations)
tables ..... $75 (commercial vendor rate)

Hospitality rooms .... $100 (Plus a separate $100 damage deposit check. This check will be returned to you if the room is left in a satisfactory condition at the end of the Convention.)

Reserve Tables & rooms from:Andy Hauer, 612-332-7623, andyhauer@yahoo.com

Mailing Lists & VAN access:

Mailing lists of Delegates & Alternates are available. The price is 10 cents per name, payable in advance. The entire list includes 1,851 Delegates & Alternates; smaller lists for specific Wards or Park Districts are also available
The lists are in electronic spreadsheet format, containing name, address, phone, ward-precinct, delegate/alternate status, etc. (Not emails; those are only available with VAN access.)
Obtain lists from:Tim Bonham, 612-721-1007, t-bonham@scc.net

VAN access provides a candidate or organization with online access to the Minnesota State DFL database, with online data storage, generation of lists, labels, and mass emails. Cost depends on the office sought and the district size.
VAN access is available from:Dave Weinlick, 651-251-6304, weinlick@gmail.com

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Last updated on May 4, 2009