2018 Platform-Draft for Public Comment
Step 1: Review the 2018 Platform Draft
Step 2: Have feedback? Submit them here.
2018 Platform Process
The Indiana Democratic Party adopts a Platform at each State Convention. This year’s convention will be held on Saturday, June 16.
Party staff and State Central Committee members held three public hearings (Gary, Indianapolis, & Scottsburg) in January 2018 where over 250 people attended to tell their personal stories and give input suggestions for this year’s Platform.
January – Three Platform Hearings
February – Party staff begins drafting 2018 Platform
April 12 – First Platform draft will be put on our website for a public comment period of 30 days
May – Final drafting
June 8 – Final draft with public comment considerations sent to the State Central Committee
June 15 – State Central Committee considers and approves Platform
June 16 – Platform is presented during the General Session at State Convention for consideration and adoption by delegates