DNC Releases Additional Details, Full List of Candidates Participating in Detroit DNC Future Forum
February 2, 2017
DETROIT – On February 4, the Democratic National Committee will hold its third of four regional DNC Future Forums at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan.
The DNC Future Forum will begin at 9 a.m. local time and end at approximately 6 p.m. local time.
The morning portion will feature remarks from DNC Chair Donna Brazile, Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan, Kansas City Mayor Sly James, Ohio State Representative Alicia Reece, and United Steelworkers Local 1999 President Chuck Jones, who was attacked by Donald Trump for fighting for his workers’ jobs. The morning portion will also feature forums with candidates for election for the following offices: Secretary, Treasurer, and Finance Chair.
The afternoon portion will feature remarks from DNC Chair Donna Brazile, Midwest Caucus Chair Rhine McLin, and Michigan Democratic Party Chair Brandon Dillon. The afternoon portion will also feature forums with candidates for election for the following offices: Vice Chair for Civic Engagement and Voter Participation, Vice Chair At-Large, and Chair.
All candidate forums will be moderated by Stephen Henderson, Columnist and Editorial Page Editor of the Detroit Free Press.
The DNC Future Forums will be open to the press and the public and will be livestreamed on Democrats.org and on social media for maximum audience participation.
Members of the public can use this form to submit questions for the officers: http://my.democrats.org/page/s/detroit-questions-for-future-dnc-leaders
WHAT: DNC Future Forum
WHERE: Wayne State University Community Arts Theater, 450 Reuther Mall, Detroit, MI 48202
WHEN: The program will run from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Press credentialing and check-in will be open at 7 a.m. There will be a mult box provided for cameras. If you are planning to bring a satellite truck, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for logistical information.
Candidates for Chair
- Sally Boynton Brown, Idaho
- Raymond Buckley, New Hampshire
- Pete Buttigieg, Indiana
- Keith Ellison, Minnesota
- Jehmu Greene, Texas
- Jaime Harrison, South Carolina
- Honorable Tom Perez, Maryland
- Peter Peckarsky, Wisconsin
- Sam Ronan, Ohio
- Vincent Tolliver, Georgia
- Robert Vinson Brannum, Washington, D.C.
Candidates for Vice Chair
- Michael Blake, New York
- Melissa Byrne, Pennsylvania
- Mitch Ceasar, Florida
- Maria Elena Durazo, California
- Liz Jaff, Washington, D.C.
- Lorna M. Johnson, California
- Latoia Jones, Washington, D.C.
- Grace Meng, New York
- Rick Palacio, Colorado
- Adam Parkhomenko, Virginia
Candidates for Vice Chair of Civic Engagement and Voter Participation
- Melissa Fazli, California
- Chris Reeves, Kansas
- Yasmine Taeb, Virginia
Candidates for Secretary
- Ana Cuprill, Wyoming
- Roberta Lange, Nevada
- Jason Rae, Wisconsin
- Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Maryland
Candidates for Treasurer
- Joyce Amico, Colorado
- William Derrough, New York
Candidates for National Finance Chair
Henry Munoz III, Texas