VIRGIN ISLANDS 2004
9 Total Delegates Territorial Meetings: 2/28/04
Step 1 – Territorial Meeting
Purpose: To elect national convention delegates.
Process: The method of selecting delegates to the national convention is determined by the Territorial Committee. Party Rules art. XIII § 1. St. Croix and St. Thomas/St. John are each allocated three (3) delegates and three (3) alternates to the national convention. Territorial Committee Meeting Resolution 8/23/03.
Step 2 – Certification of Delegates
Purpose: Filing of the credentials of the state delegation to the Secretary of the RNC.
Process: No later than thirty (30) days before the time set for the meeting of
the national convention, the credentials of each delegate and alternate
delegate shall be filed with the secretary of the Republican National
Committee for use by the secretary in making up the temporary roll
of the national convention (RNC Rule 18(c)).
Step 3 – Organizing Convention Delegation
Purpose: To select national convention delegation chairman and choose committee persons.
Process: National Party Rules require the election of a delegation chairman, as well as one (1) man and one (1) woman for each of the four (4) Convention Committees, including: Committee on Resolutions (Platform), Committee on Credentials, Committee on Rules and Order of Business, and Committee on Permanent Organization. States are required to file notice with the RNC Secretary the selection of these committee members and their state delegation chairman. Alternate delegates may not serve as delegation chairman or as members of the convention committees (RNC Rules, Rule 40(a)).
Table of Authorities
Rules, Policies, and Principles of the Republican Party of the
United States Virgin Islands.
Territorial Committee Meeting Resolution 8/23/03.
Territorial Committee Meeting Resolution 9/27/03.