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Nebraska Democratic Party Spring Meeting and Blue Bench Training

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Quality Inn & Suites / Sandhills Convention Center

2102 S Jeffers Street

North Platte, NE 69101

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The Nebraska Democratic Party (NDP) and Lincoln County Party are excited to see all SEC and SCC members along with County Chairs, Candidates, Elected Officials and grassroots Democrats at our Spring Meeting in North Platte--home of the Golden Spike! The meeting dates are April 6-7, 2018.

At our meetings, which we hold four times a year, the NDP conducts party business, issue and constituency-based Caucuses meet and we gather to further the goals of the party—electing Democrats at all levels in our state.

If you have any questions about the logistics of the meeting or can not afford a ticket, please contact Ryan Krumel, ryan@nebraskademocrats.org; 402-304-1884.

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Meeting Agenda: Posted soon.

Registration: Online registration closes on April 3, 2018 at 10am CT. The NDP meetings are open to all Democrats and we welcome Independents. Guests may attend the caucuses, trainings, and SCC Meeting but cannot vote on items in the meetings. We do charge a fee to register which includes breakfast. An additional fee is applied for lunch. If you have trouble paying the fee, please request a free registration.


On April 6 during the day, a special non-partisan Union Summit is taking place in North Platte. More details soon.

April 6: Featured Caucus—Working Families Caucus, a Night at the Spike!

  • The Golden Spike Tower, North Platte
  • 6-9pm CT
  • Heavy appetizers and tours happen all night. Speakers from Nebraska Unions will begin at 6:30pm.

April 7: Caucuses, Congressional Districts, Blue Bench Trainings and SCC Meeting

  • Quality Inn & Suites, 2102 S Jeffers Street, North Platte
  • 8:30am-4:30pm (registration open 8:30am-noon)
  • Meeting and Training Agenda: posted soon

Key Highlights

The featured caucus on Friday, April 6, is the Working Families Caucus with a special Night at the Spike.

On Friday afternoon, a non-partisan Union Summit is taking place. Details posted soon.

The Blue Bench Trainings at the Saturday, April 7, meeting include: Creating Targeted Walk Lists, Becoming a Block Captain and Communicating with Voters.

The #NebDemsCare items we are collecting at this meeting are feminine hygine products that we will donate to the local women's shelter and community health center under attack by Gov. Ricketts budget cuts.

You can bring an item with you or buy an item from the #NebDems Care Wish List: http://a.co/5IWWPHi

Meals/Ticket Price

April 6: The ticket price for the special event on Friday is $7.00 which includes heavy appetizers and tours.

April 7: The ticket price for trainings and meetings on Saturday is $7.00 which includes breakfast. You can also purchase a ticket that includes breakfast and lunch for $15.00. If you can not afford those fees, please choose the free registration which includes breakfast but not lunch.

We have vegetarian and gluten free options at all meals--please choose this option during registration.

Lodging and Things to Do

Hotels and fun things to do while in North Platte: https://visitnorthplatte.com

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2102 S Jeffers Street

North Platte, NE 69101

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