Who is eligible to request and receive a roster list?
Any candidate for office seeking the DFL endorsement
Any party unit or officer of a party unit
Any person seeking party office
Any DFLer requesting a list
How do we determine the eligibility of individuals requesting lists?
Verify they have registered to run as a DFLer with the Secretary of State? OR
Look up the candidate or individual in VAN and establish DFL bona fides OR
Verify they are an officer of a party unit
What if a candidate has not yet registered and VAN does not clearly establish the candidate as a DFLer?
The “LIST REQUEST AGREEMENT” requires a candidate pledge to run as a DFLer
Who should a list be requested from?
For lists of delegates to a party unit convention direct requests to party unit Chair/Secretary
For lists of SCC, SEC or delegates to State Convention direct requests to DFL Party Affairs
For lists of party unit officers direct requests to party unit Chair/Secretary or DFL Party Affairs
What list will party unit Chair/Secretary or DFL staff produce upon request by a candidate?
A “roster” as defined in the Rule Book list policy is a list of members elected as officers, delegates, or alternates by that unit to any office, convention, endorsing commission, central committee, or executive committee within the DFL
The list may be from VAN and the list type is ¡PAPER CALL LIST in pdf form
The list will include:
Email address (ONLY if the organizing unit sends Official Notices for the convention via email)
The list will only contain the most recent list of officers or delegates, not any prior data
What is the “LIST REQUEST AGREEMENT”?
A document explaining who is requesting a list, for what campaign (if applicable) & for what use,
It is a pledge to be or run as a DFLer,
Defines the intended use of the list,
A pledge to not share the list or use it for other purposes,
A one-time use limitation