The next DFL State Convention will be held June 1-3, 2018, at the Mayo Civic Center in Rochester, Minnesota.
The State Convention is the supreme governing body of the Minnesota DFL Party. At the 2018 State Convention, delegates will:
- Endorse candidates for governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general, secretary of state and state auditor, and U.S. Senate.
- Elect DFL State Directors
- Present and deliberate amendments to the State DFL Constitution and Bylaws
- Consider proposed resolutions for inclusion in the DFL Ongoing Platform and Action Agenda
State Conventions are held on even-numbered years with over 1,300 voting delegates in attendance. The convention is open to the public, and is held in different parts of the state every two years. The State Central Committee is the governing body of the party between conventions.
Every four years, delegates at the State Convention also elect at-large representatives to serve on the Democratic National Committee along with the state party chair and vice chair.