Frequently Asked Questions

When is the Convention?

The Convention is June 4-6, 2020 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas.

Is the Convention free?

Yes! The Convention is free to attend.

Who can attend the Convention?

Anyone! Please register in advance so we can prepare appropriately for the correct number of attendees.  But only elected delegates may vote in elections during the convention!

What is the Convention schedule?

The Convention schedule will be released in early May.

What will happen at the Convention?

Thousands of Texas Democrats will converge in San Antonio for the 2020 Texas Democratic Convention. We will hear from Texas Democrats: party leaders, candidates, and elected officials. We will do the Party’s business of
– passing our 2020 Texas Democratic Party Platform;
– electing Party leaders: members of the State Democratic Executive Committee and Democratic National Committee;
– selecting delegates to the July Democratic National Convention to be held in Milwaukee;
– considering Resolutions on party affairs and public policy.

Are County Chairs required to go?

No, but it is highly recommended that they attend.

How do I reserve a hotel?

We have hotel blocks available at the Hyatt, the Hilton, and La Quinta near the Convention Center. You are welcome to book at any of them!

Will food be provided?

There are many food options available for purchase at the Convention Center. There will be a number of fundraisers and events that serve food, but tickets must be purchased to attend.

How do I request an ADA accommodation?

Texas Democratic Party wishes to be as helpful and inclusive as possible and to make reasonable modifications for everyone if needed. The Texas Democratic Party will use your responses to the following questionnaire to assist you if you are coming to the events of the State Convention, held on June 4 – 6, 2020 at the Henry B. González Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas.

How can I reserve a vendor booth at the Convention?

Please email Hannah Roe Beck at hroebeck@txdemocrats.org and Madeleine Cohen at maddie@txdemocrats.org for more information.

How can I request a meeting space for my organization?

We will not be able to provide a meeting space for everyone who requests it, but you are welcome to email Hannah Roe Beck at hroebeck@txdemocrats.org with your request.