Membership

To be a eligible for membership in the MDP Progressive Caucus you must be a registered voter of the state of Missouri, that is a dues paying member of the Missouri Democratic Party, and is committed to promoting progressive ideals within the Democratic Party.

The membership term begins January 1st and runs thru the calendar year. Membership dues for the year are $27, however, no one will be turned away due to economic hardship. Contact our treasurer if you are experiencing hardship and would like to be a member. Additionally, dues are prorated for the year beginning with the quarter in which membership begins. Membership expires at the end of each calendar year.

Membership meetings are held in conjunction with each MDP State Committee meeting unless otherwise specified by the executive board. Other meetings which provide for participation by electronic means may be called by the chair or by request of any five members upon ten days notice. All members are notified by email or telephone.

Voting

Any member in good standing of the MDP and MDP Progressive Caucus is entitled to cast a vote or present a proxy from another member at membership meetings. Voting by proxy is only allowed for votes cast on specifically referenced agenda items.

Any matters that are submitted for a vote is decided by a majority vote, which is 50% plus one of all members present during the meeting unless otherwise specified.