County Convention March 19th

All precinct level activities will be held at the County Convention on March 19th at the Hyatt Regency Hotel (208 Barton Springs Rd.). If you would like to become a delegate to the state convention, or try to become a national delegate, you must attend the county convention.

You may preregister online at:

Registration will open at 8 a.m.
The Convention will be called to order at 10 a.m.

See you there!


8:00 AM Registration Begins

9:00 AM Informal caucus meetings

10:00 AM Convention business begins

10:25 AM Elected officials and candidates give remarks with Mayor Adler, Rep. Doggett, Hon

Elfant, Rep. Howard, and Hon. Ortega Carter. Candidates Hernandez, Holmes, Jordan, Moore, Needles, Soifer, and Urrutia.

11:20 AM Caucus leaders give brief remarks

11:50 AM Senator Kirk Watson Speech

12:00 PM Credentials Committee presents report

12:05 PM Precinct conventions

Peterson Brothers Musical Performance

1:00 PM Community Conversation on Economic Empowerment with Union Leader Chu, CM

Garza, Rep. Howard, CC Shea, and ACC Trustee Richard.

2:00 PM HD 49 speeches with Sen. Barrientos, Rep. Naishtat, and Hon. Gina Hinojosa

2:25 PM Former MPT Sheryl Cole Speech

2:30 PM Chair Harding discusses upcoming TNC city election

2:35 PM Presidential election discussion with Garry Mauro and Jim Hightower

3:00 PM Caucus meetings/Voter deputation

4:00 PM Nominations and Resolutions committees give reports

Caucus and SD Convention Schedule

Time Group Room
9:00 Youth Big Bend D
9:00 Asian American Big Bend C
9:00 Rules Committee Big Bend A
9:00 Stonewall Hill Country A-B
9:00 Tejano Democrats Hill Country C-D
9:00 Black Austin Democrats Big Bend B
10:00 Resolutions Committee Big Bend B
11:00 Credentials Committee Big Bend A
General Session Zilker
12:00 SD 21 Hill Country C-D
SD 24 Big Bend C-D
SD 25 Hill Country A-B
SD 14 Zilker
1:00 Nominations Big Bend A
1:00 Resolutions Big Bend B
1:00 General Session Zilker
3:00 Youth Hill Country C-D
3:00 Asian American Hill Country A-B
3:00 VDR ZIlker

Parking information: Valet parking will available for $15 and garage parking will be available at the Hyatt for $6, once the garage is full attendees will be directed to park at a local city garage nearby. However, we encourage attendees to use public transportation. You can find information about bus schedules and routes on the Capital Metro website.

Deputization link: We will be hosting a voter deputization event at the convention at 3:00 PM. Please sign up ahead of time if you wish to attend.

Food: Food will be available for purchase all day at the Hyatt Regency Hotel.