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2023 Reorg Positions and Duties

Larimer County Democrats

Chair
  • Convene and preside at all County Central and Executive Committee meetings.

  • Lead the development of the vision and goals of the Larimer County Democrats.

  • Encourage volunteer engagement in Larimer County elections.

  • Work with other officers in planning fundraising, events, and campaigns.

  • Convene Caucuses and County Assemblies. Supervise Credentials and Permanent Organization committees.

  • Convene and preside at any Larimer County Vacancy Committee meetings

  • Convene and preside at Reorganization meetings.

  • Assist in identifying and developing good candidates for elected office. Govern and guide the nominating process. Support Democratic nominees and assist in all Larimer County campaigns.

  • Liaison for all elected officials, candidates and Colorado Democratic Party officers.

  • Automatic member of almost all Central Committees and State Executive Committee.

Secretary
  • Support the Chair.

  • Take minutes at meetings, specifically recording any actions or decisions taken at the meeting. 

  • Assist in developing and distributing meeting agendas.

  • Assist with filling out paperwork related to Reorganization, Assemblies, Caucuses, and Vacancies.

  • Keep records of meetings for the County Party.

  • Other duties and obligations determined by skill set, other board members and guidance from Chair.

  • Support Democratic nominees and assist in all Larimer County campaigns.

1st Vice Chair
  • Support the Chair.

  • Handle duties of the Chair when the Chair is unavailable.

  • Help to set the vision and goals for the County Party.

  • Other duties and obligations determined by skill set, other board members and guidance from Chair.

  • Support Democratic nominees and assist in all Larimer County campaigns.

  • Automatic member of almost all Central Committees and State Executive Committee.

2nd Vice Chair
  • Support the Chair.

  • Handle duties of the Chair when the Chair is unavailable.

  • Help to set the vision and goals for the County Party.

  • Other duties and obligations determined by skill set, other board members and guidance from Chair.

  • Support Democratic nominees and assist in all Larimer County campaigns.

Treasurer
  • Support the Chair.

  • Keep all financial records for the County Party. Follow standard bookkeeping practices including balancing and reconciling bank accounts.

  • Signer on bank accounts.

  • Registered filing agent with the Secretary of State.

  • Responsible for filing all Tracer (campaign finance reports) by their deadlines.

  • Ensure all funds received have all information required by state law and know what funds can and cannot be accepted.

  • Monitor funds and lead/assist with fundraising. Help with fundraising events.

  • Other duties and obligations determined by skill set, other board members and guidance from Chair.

  • Support Democratic nominees and assist in all Larimer County campaigns.

Additional Positions

Senate District Positions

Each Senate District has a Chair, Vice Chair, and Secretary.

Their responsibilities are: 

  • Run Senate District Reorganizations, Senate District Assemblies, and Senate District Vacancy Committees. 

  • Assist in identifying and developing good candidates. 

  • Oversee the Nominating process and help develop winning campaigns.

  • Support Democratic nominees and assist in all Larimer County campaigns.

Note: Multi-County Districts elect only Central Committee members at County Reorganization meetings.

Judicial District Positions

Each Judicial District has a Chair, Vice Chair, and Secretary. Their responsibilities are: 

  • Run Judicial District Reorganizations, Judicial District Assemblies, and Judicial District Vacancy Committees. 

  • Assist in identifying and developing good candidates. 

  • Oversee the nominating process and help develop winning campaigns.

  • Support Democratic nominees and assist in all Larimer County campaigns.

Note: Multi-County Districts elect only Central Committee members at County Reorganization meetings.

Bonus Members for State Central Committee

Larimer County elects 26 members for the State Central Committee.

Their responsibilities are:

  • Voting in State Central Committee Meetings to nominate statewide candidates.

  • Voting in State Central Committee Reorganization meetings to elect statewide party officers.

  • Consideration and approval for new initiatives of the Colorado Democratic Party.

  • Consideration and approval for rules of the Colorado Democratic Party.

  • Consideration of formal proposed policies that govern the Colorado Democratic Party.

  • Consideration and approval for delegate selection plans in Presidential election years.

  • Other decisions that require a vote of the governing body of the Colorado Democratic Party.

House District Positions

Each House District has a Chair, Vice Chair, and Secretary.

Their responsibilities are: 

  • Run House District Reorganizations, House District Assemblies, and House District Vacancy Committees. 

  • Assist in identifying and developing good candidates. 

  • Oversee the nominating process and help develop winning campaigns.

  • Recruit and organize Precinct Organizers.

  • Primary point of contact with Precinct Organizers.

  • Support Democratic nominees and assist in all Larimer County campaigns.

Note: Multi-County Districts elect only Central Committee members at County Reorganization meetings.

Bonus Members for State Executive Committee

Larimer County elects 11 members for the State Executive Committee.

Their responsibilities are: 

  • Oversee and approve the budget for the Colorado Democratic Party.

  • Ratify the Executive Director of the Colorado Democratic Party.

  • Help with outreach and fundraising for the Colorado Democratic Party.

Bonus Members for Congressional District 2 Central Committee

Larimer County elects 26 members for the Congressional District 2 (CD2) Central Committee.

Their responsibilities are: 

  • Voting in CD2 Central Committee meetings to nominate our congressional candidate.

  • Voting in State Central Committee Reorganization meetings to elect Congressional District officers.

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