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The main purpose of a national nominating convention is to select the party’s presidential nominee. This convention adopts the party’s principles and goals, commonly known as platform, and adopts the rules of the activit... More »

According to the University of Washington’s Civic Engagement Center, a national convention for a political party is an event in which members set the party platform and nominate a presidential candidate and vice-presiden... More »

The first National FFA convention was held in 1928 in Kansas City, Mo. The first meeting was attended by 33 representatives from 18 states and was held in the Kansas City Baltimore Hotel. Leslie Applegate was elected as ... More »

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According to the University of Washington’s Civic Engagement Center, a national convention for a political party is an event in which members set the party platform and nominate a presidential candidate and vice-presiden... More »

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To fill out a nomination form template, type or print the name of the nominee at the top of the form, include the date of the nomination and provide information about the nominee, such as accomplishments, academic achiev... More »