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2020 County/State CONVENTIONS


Welcome to the 2020 Park County Convention

Park County Democratic Delegate Selection

Every four years, following the Primary Election ( this year-June 2, 2020), we as citizens and registered Democrats have an opportunity and an important responsibility to select delegates for the presidential candidates and represent Park County at the Montana Delegate Selection Convention. Learn more about how Montana Democrats can participate in the delegate selection process.

This year, for the first time and in light of COVID-19, the Park County Democratic Delegate Selection Convention will be held online via Zoom.  We will hold this convention on:

Wednesday, June 3 at 5:00 pm

In 2020, the presidential candidates on the Montana Primary Ballot are:

Any presidential candidate who receives at least 15% of the vote in Park County on June 2, 2020, will receive delegates at the Park County Convention and at the Montana Democratic Delegate Selection Convention to be held on June 6, 2020.

This is an opportunity to participate in a critical political process, and you’re invited!

There is a lot to cover for this convention, so please review the following information and contact the PCDCC, if you have any questions. pcdemocrats@itstriangle.com.

Eligibility and Process

Any registered voter in Park County who publicly declares to be a Democrat may participate in this convention. Check your voter registration online to confirm your status is active in Park County.

To publicly declare as a Democrat, you must complete the Democratic Affirmation Statement .

This form can be submitted via a Google Form or by downloading and completing the Democratic Affirmation Statement and sending it via email: pcdemocrats@itstriangle.com or mail to PCDCC, PO Box 795, Livingston, MT 59047.

 The completed form must be received no later than 1:00 pm on Wednesday, June 3, 2020.

Once we receive your completed Democratic Affirmation Statement, you will receive an email with instructions for joining the convention via Zoom. The convention is on June 3, 2020 at 5:00 pm, but we ask all participants to join the Zoom meeting starting at 4:30 pm. This will ensure a prompt and efficient start time.

If you are new to using Zoom, we recommend you review the Zoom support documentation. You can participate in the Zoom meeting online or by phone.

Convention Details

This will be the first time a county convention will be held online. We will do the best we can in organizing and executing this convention and appreciate your patience and understanding as we proceed.

With that in mind, please remember technology does not always work the way we expect.  


Once we receive your completed Democratic Affirmation Statement, we will email you the Zoom meeting information for the convention.

Check-in for the convention will begin at 4:30 pm on Wednesday, June 3, 2020. 

Please plan on joining the Zoom meeting at this time so that we can verify your affirmation and candidate selection.

The convention will officially be called to order at 5:00 pm by Mike Bunker, Chair. 

Participants will then choose delegates and alternates to represent their presidential candidate at the state convention. Park County is allotted a total of four delegates, who will be apportioned according to their vote totals in the June 2 primary.

The elected delegates from Park County will participate in the state convention, where they will vote in the election of state delegates to the national convention. Park County delegates who wish to run for a spot at the national convention may do so by filling out the National Convention Delegate Statement of Candidacy. That form will be emailed to Park County delegates following our convention.

The Montana Selection Convention will be held on Saturday, June 6th via Zoom.

Convention Updates and Notes

More information will be added as it becomes available.


Our Platform


Mission Statement

The Park County Democratic Central Committee

1. Recruit, support, and help elect candidates for public office who uphold the values and

philosophy of the Democratic Party.  

2. Raise community awareness regarding issues important to the citizens of Park County, consistent with the platform of the Democratic Party.

3. Act to protect the voting rights of Park County citizens and promote free and fair elections.

4. Advocate on behalf of Park County residents on issues important to Democratic principles in order to promote, pass, and enact legislation.

5. Support our elected Democratic legislators and officials.

6. Recruit members and fundraise for the Park County Democratic Central Committee.


United By a Common Goal

The Park County Democratic Central Committee works with county, state, and the national Democratic Committees to uphold the doctrines of the U.S. Constitution. We seek to ensure equality for all, including access to education and health care; dependable employment with a living wage; privacy of persons, property, and communications; and our right to participate in the democratic process. We work cooperatively within our communities to improve the lives of our citizens, our environment, and our world.

We constantly encourage citizens to engage in the democratic process, to become informed voters—and to vote. Currently, we also participate in twice yearly Adopt-a-Highway clean ups as well as in the annual Spring Trail Clean Up program.  

Please join us at our regular meetings on the second Tuesday of each month, from 5:30- 6:30 pm at the Park County Livingston Public Library.

We always welcome new members!  


Get Involved

“Be a nuisance where it counts. Do your part to inform and stimulate the public to join your action. Be depressed, discouraged, and disappointed at failure and the disheartening effects of ignorance, greed, corruption and bad politics—but never give up.”~ Marjory Stoneman Douglas

  • Call your Representative: 

Senator  Tester: (202) 224-2644
Senator Daines: (202) 224-2651​
Representative Greg Gianforte: (202) 225-3211

Representative Laurie Bishop -HD 60 (406) 223-1122   

Representative Alan Redfield- HD 61  (406) 220-1247

  • Like" our Democratic representatives on your Facebook page.
  • "Like" us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/parkcountymtdemocrats/
  • Write letters to the editor in your local and state newspapers; both print and online.
  • Contact us to volunteer! pcdemocrats@itstriangle.com 
  • Donate to Park County Democrats!
  • Host house parties in your neighborhoods.
  • Share meals and discussions with your friends, family and neighbors on issues important to you in this dangerous administration.
  • Make calls, canvass.
  • Donate to our representatives.
  • Register people to vote.
  • Start now!

Our Leadership

Park County Democrats- Executive Committee

Mike Bunker, Chair

To be filled, Vice Chair

Diana McKinlay, Secretary

Ruth Dargis, Treasurer​ 

Rita Rozier, Deputy Treasurer

Margarita McLarty- State Committeewoman

Rick Van Aiken-State Committeeman

Rebecca Loughrie-First Alternate Committeewoman

Dan Vermillion-First Alternate Committeeman

Ruth Dargis-Second Alternate Committeewoman

Jim Vernon-Second Alternate Committeeman​

Contact Information:

PO Box 795

Livingston, MT 59047



Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/parkcountymtdemocrats/


Events Calendar 2020



Please click here for a complete listing of ALL Montana candidates running in the 2020 Primary.

Thank you Montana Free Press...




Montana Primary    Tuesday, June 2nd

Register to Vote:


Learn about Democratic Primary Candidates:


 Contribution Limits (Per Election):

            President    -          -          -          $2800
            Senate and House -         -          $2800 
            Governor     -          -          -          $710
            Statewide (e.g Attny General) -$360
            Legislature -          -          -          $180
            Supreme Ct -          -         -          $180
            PSC    -          -          -         -          $180


Monthly* Meetings of Interest

* Onsite meetings are cancelled until further notice


Second Tuesday of the month


Livingston Park County Library

Montana Women For

First Monday of the Month


Livingston Park County Library- Upper Level Meeting Room


Indivisible Upper Yellowstone

Second Wednesday of the month

Livingston Park County Library

Lower Level - Steveson Room

Livingston Commissioners Meeting- Virtual Meetings

Third Tuesday of the Month

Livingston City Commission Meeting Live Stream
5:30 pm
Online: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvnKDo8M27ODiXljnjUD2-A?view_as=subscriber

Livingston City Commission Meetings are live-streamed on You Tube. 

Donation Station

Please consider a cheerful donation to support the Park County Democratic Central Committee. Any amo

Park County Democrats exists through the work and time donated by volunteers.  Our success also requires financial support especially in an election year. Please consider donating to help us in our efforts. No amount is too small. We are grateful for your help!

State and Federal Democratic Leaders

Steven Bullock, Governor

Steven Bullock, Governor

Steven Bullock, Governor


Mike Cooney, Lt. Governor

Steven Bullock, Governor

Steven Bullock, Governor


Jon Tester, Senator

Steven Bullock, Governor

Dan Vermillion for HD 59 State Senator


Dan Vermillion for HD 59 State Senator

Dan Vermillion for HD 59 State Senator

Dan Vermillion for HD 59 State Senator


State Representative, Laurie Bishop HD 60

Dan Vermillion for HD 59 State Senator

State Representative, Laurie Bishop HD 60


Montana Legislature / Bills

Dan Vermillion for HD 59 State Senator

State Representative, Laurie Bishop HD 60


State Government

State Government

State Government


Meet the 2020 Democratic Candidates

Please click the link below and learn about the candidates!

Community Outreach and Programs

The Park County Democratic Central Committee is dedicated to enhancing our community through various projects; one which is Highway Clean Up.  We participate in this event at least twice a year and hope to inspire other groups and citizens to join us in keeping our highways clean and our community healthy. Take a look through our PHOTO GALLERY above to see our volunteers in action.

Connect With Other Progressive Organizations

Connect With Other Progressive Organizations

Montana Women's March

The Women's March

Montana Women For

The Resistance

Democratic Socialists of America

Indivisible Upper Yellowstone

Write your letters! Run your ads!

Livingston Enterprise

PO Box 665
Livingston, MT 59047
Fax- (406) 222-8580


Send a letter to the editor: enterprise@livent.net

Bozeman Chronicle 

(Letter submission form)

PO Box 1188

Bozeman, MT 59771



Word limit: 200 for election focused letters to the editor, 300 for non-election letters.

Citizens can publish only one letter per month.

Billings Gazette

PO Box 36300

Billings, MT 59107

Fax- (406) 657-1208


Letters to the Editor:  https://billingsgazette.com/forms/contact/letter_to_the_editor/

Go Democrats & Progressives!