July 28, 2016 – Debbie Wasserman Schultz resigns as Chairman of the Democratic National Committee; Donna Brazile appointed as interim Chairman. Mid–December – Meeting of the executive board of the Democratic National Committee. Candidates For DNC Chair And Their Plans For Democrats To Win Again Members of the Democratic National Committee vote this week for a new leader. Here are the candidates’ own words on where they want to take the party next. Candidates aspiring to take over as chairman of the Democratic National Committee met Monday night to discuss what went wrong in 2016 and how to get the party back on track. Early into the event the candidates gravitated toward a particular scapegoat for the party’s poor showing in November: Political consultancies owned by white people. (CNN)The Democratic National Committee chair candidates explain why they’re the right choice to lead the Democratic Party. Tune in Wednesday at 10 p.m. ET to hear the candidates in a debate moderated by CNN’s Dana Bash and Chris Cuomo. Following devastating November defeats, the DNC is looking for a new Chair to replace Donna Brazile. Here’s a quick bio and list of dnc chair candidates. The seven candidates running for Democratic National Committee chair are coming to terms with an increasingly likely scenario: This race could go all the way to the DNC’s Feb. 23 winter meeting in Atlanta, when members vote on the next chair. .
She hasn’t released any endorsements from DNC members, while The Hill’s survey uncovered no first-choice votes and only one second-choice vote for her. Sam Ronan and Peter Peckarsky. The final two candidates on the ballot, Ronan and Peckarsky aren’t expected to win any votes at Saturday’s elections. The Democratic National Committee The committee coordinates strategy to support Democratic Party candidates Debbie Wasserman Schultz served as DNC chair If the Democratic Party is planning to move away from identity politics in the wake of its presidential election defeat, that memo didn’t reach some of the candidates running for Democratic National Committee chair. In addition to Perez and Ellison, candidates for the top spot include South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg; Idaho Democratic Party executive director Sally Boynton Brown; New Hampshire Democratic Party chair Ray Buckley; South Carolina Democratic Party chair Jaime Harrison; media strategist Jehmu Greene; Robert Vinson Brannum, Veterans Committee chair of the NACCP’s Washington D.C. branch; Milwaukee attorney Peter Peckarsky and Ohio activist Sam Ronan. .