A month ago, I had never heard of precinct conventions, but I went yesterday evening to my convention after the polls closed for the primaries. The precinct captain was there presiding, along with two former Sunset Valley city council members. A total of 8 adults and one minor were present, and we debated resolutions into the night. All four of the resolutions I brought and presented passed unanimously. All four were related to gay rights, and although I did not write them myself -- I got them from Equality Texas
, after Glen Maxey
sent out links) -- they're all resolutions I believe in strongly. I'm so happy they were approved.
Also, I'm proud to say I was elected a delegate to the Travis County Democratic Convention. Now, we had 4 delegate slots and 4 participants who wanted to go, so it wasn't like there was any heated contest or anything, but I'm still proud, darn it. This is about as involved as I've ever been in politics, and I'm loving it! I'm such a dork...
Anyone else out there going? Readers? Other bloggers? Celebrities? Canadians?