Membership Information

Dues: $10.00 per year renewed on or after August 1st of each year. A member who shall fail to renew membership by August 1st of each year shall not have any endorsement voting privileges until renewal is made.

7th Ward Neighborhoods: The Neighborhoods within or near the 7th Ward including Benton Park, Bohemian Hill, Compton Heights, Downtown/Downtown West, Fox Park, Kosciusko, Lafayette Square, LaSalle Park, McKinley Heights, Near North Riverfront, Peabody-Near Southside, Soulard, and Tower Grove East.

Endorsement Voting Rights: Upon earning at least three Member Points during the August to August period, a Member may vote on endorsements.

Member Points:
1 Point: Attendance at an organization sponsored or sanctioned event
1 Points: Assisting in planning/set-up/clean-up of an organization sponsored or sanctioned event or activity (in addition to Attendance point)
1 Point: A two-hour Voter Registration shift
1 Point: A two-hour Canvass shift
1 Point: Per each hour working polls on Election Day

MEMBERSHIP LEVELS

7th Ward Member:  Open to 7th Ward Democrats registered to vote in the 7th Ward and who are not members of any other 7th Ward Democratic organization. A 7th Ward Member may vote on all endorsement matters upon earning at least three Member Points.

7th Ward Neighbor Member: Open to Democrats registered to vote outside the 7th Ward but within a 7th Ward Neighborhood and who are not members of any other 7th Ward Democratic organization.  Membership in the ward organization of the ward you vote in is not only allowed, it is encouraged. A 7th Ward Neighbor Member may vote on all endorsement matters except 7th Ward specific races or ballot issues upon earning at least three Member Points.

 

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