Convention Announcement!




Raleigh, North Carolina will host Young Democrats April 1-3

RALEIGH, N.C. -- North Carolina’s Teen, College, and Young Democrats announced today that their 2016 State Convention will be held in Raleigh, N.C. from Friday, April 1 to Sunday, April 3.

Monday, January 11, 2015
Press Contact: Justin Conley
Phone: 828.347.5261


The convention is expected to bring hundreds of young Democrats to Raleigh. The convention will feature the annual awards luncheon, guest speakers from across the country, political trainings for Young Democrats, caucus and committee meetings, and elections for YDNC, CDNC, and the North Carolina Association of Teen Democrats (NCATD). 2016 features several young democrats on the ballot in North Carolina, and the organizations are intent on expanding their leadership throughout the state.

“The Young Democrats of North Carolina spent the past year assuming leadership roles by winning elected offices and providing strong and effective leadership on a variety of issues impacting our state. No partisan organization has done more to train the next generation of civic leaders,” said Justin Conley, YDNC President. “I’m excited for what our organizations will together accomplish to elect Democrats up and down the ballot in 2016, and it all starts in Raleigh.”

The 2016 convention marks the first time in several years that the convention has been held in the capital city. The Wake County Young Democrats and the NC State University College Democrats will serve as host chapters for the convention.

The awards luncheon will begin at noon on April 2nd. Rooms for attendees are available at discounted rates at the Sheraton Raleigh Hotel. More information can be found on

WHO: Local, State, & National Democratic Leaders
WHAT: 2016 Teen, College, and Young Democrats of North Carolina Convention
WHERE: Raleigh, N.C. at the Sheraton Raleigh Hotel
WHEN: Friday, April 1 through Sunday, April 3
HOW: Early Bird registration is online at

Founded in 1928, the Young Democrats of North Carolina (YDNC) is an organization for all registered Democrats under 36, including College Democrats and Teen Democrats. YDNC is one of the oldest political organizations in our state, and is the founding chapter of the Young Democrats of America. YDNC is the official youth auxiliary of the North Carolina Democratic Party. The College Democrats of North Carolina are the official college adjunct of YDNC.


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