Join us in Houston June 7-9 for the Texas Democratic Party State Convention held at the George R. Brown Convention Center.
Thank you to our sponsors:
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We are proud to have selected the Hilton of Americas as the convention hotel. Both the Hilton and the George R. Brown Convention Center are award winners in environmental practices and sustainability and proud employers of union labor.
Hilton of the Americas
Houston, TX 77010
The room block for the state convention has closed. If you have questions about your reservation or if you would like to make a reservation, please contact the hotel directly at 713-739-8000.
6 PM on Thursday - Kick Off Reception
The Kick Off Reception for the State Convention is always fun, and it's a great way to meet Democrats from across the state. A very limited number will be available for purchase from 10 AM to 2 PM on Thursday, June 7th in the lobby of the Hilton of the Americas (1600 Lamar, Houston, TX). If any tickets are left, we'll also sell them at the door. Tickets are $65.00 per person.
If you are attending the Kick-Off Reception, you will be able to pick up your wrist bands for the reception from 10 AM to 2 PM on Thursday in the lobby of the Hilton of the Americas. If you are unable to pick up your wrist band during this time, it will also be available at the door.
8:30 AM on Saturday - Lady Bird Breakfast
Saturday starts with a great Democratic tradition. The Lady Bird Johnson Breakfast honors our Party's legacy of great female leaders. A very limited number will be available for purchase from 10 AM to 2 PM on Thursday, June 7th in the lobby of the Hilton of the Americas (1600 Lamar, Houston, TX) and from 9 AM to 2 PM on Friday in Exhibit Hall E at the George R. Brown Convention Center (1001 Avenida De Las Americas, Houston, TX). If any tickets are left, we'll also sell them at the door. Tickets are $50.00 per person.
If you are attending the Lady Bird Breakfast, you will be able to pick up a sticker for your credential in Exhibit Hall E from 9 AM to 2 PM on Friday. If you are a delegate or alternate, ask for your envelope when you pick up your credential at the registration booth for your senate district. If you are a guest, please visit the guest registration booth. Stickers will also be available for pick up at the door on Saturday morning.
If you're looking for more information on the convention process, here are a few helpful resources:
- Schedule for the 2012 Texas Democratic Party State Convention
- The Rules of the Texas Democratic Party go into greater detail about how the convention process works. (See Article IV starting on page 20.)
- The Texas Delegate Selection Plan for the 2012 Democratic National Convention explains how the state's 287 delegates and 22 alternates to the national convention are chosen.
- The Alternate to Delegate Elevation Form can be used by an absent delegate to designate which duly-elected alternate should take his or her place.