Original language:

ARTICLE I Name, Formation, & Affiliation

A        The name of this organization is the Jefferson County Democrats and Central Committee, hereinafter called, “The Jefferson County Democrats” (JCD).

B        Formation of the JCD is governed by Revised Code of Washington (RCW) 29A.80, Political Parties, included herein as Appendix A.

C        The JCD is affiliated with the Washington State Democratic Party and the Democratic National Committee through its elected delegates: the JCD Chair and Vice-Chair, the State Committeewoman and State Committeeman.

Proposed changes:

ARTICLE I Name, Formation, & Affiliation

A        The name of this organization is the Jefferson County Democrats and Central Committee, hereinafter called, “The Jefferson County Democrats” (JCD).

B        Formation of the JCD is governed by Revised Code of Washington (RCW) 29A.80, Political Parties, included herein as Appendix A.

C        The JCD is affiliated with the Washington State Democratic Party and the Democratic National Committee through its elected delegates: the JCD Chair and Vice-Chair, the State Committeewoman and State Committeeman

Proposed new language with edits incorporated

ARTICLE I Name

A        The name of this organization is the Jefferson County Democrats and Central Committee, hereinafter called the Jefferson County Democrats (JCD).

B        The JCD is authorized by the Charter and Bylaws of the Democratic Party of the State of Washington to function continuously to govern Party affairs and to make Party policy in Jefferson County.  

C        The JCD is also governed by Revised Code of Washington (RCW) 29A.80, Political Parties, included herein as Appendix A.

Purpose:

Update to match current State party Charter and Bylaws.