BYLAWS OF THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY OF WEST VIRGINIA
It shall be the policy of the Democratic Party of the State of West Virginia to foster equal opportunity for all individuals to participate and serve in party offices and functions regardless of sex, age, race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender, national origin, gender identity, ethnic identity, ancestry, economic status, and persons with disabilities.
PARTY NAME AND EMBLEM
The Party’s name shall be “The Democratic Party of the State of West Virginia” and its official continuing governing body shall be known as “The West Virginia State Democratic Executive Committee.” The emblem of the “Party” shall be the donkey.
INTRODUCTION TO BYLAWS
These Bylaws shall govern the organization and conduct of the business of the Democratic Party of the State of West Virginia. The Democratic Party of West Virginia shall conduct its affairs in accordance with the Democratic National Committee Charter and Bylaws. These Bylaws shall be formally adopted by all county organizations in the state and shall control all levels of party organization in all counties. Each county organization may adopt such supplementary bylaws as they deem necessary, in so far as they do not conflict with the state party bylaws and do not abridge the lawful political rights of any person. In the absence of other provisions, Robert’s Rules of Order (as most recently revised) shall govern the conduct of all Democratic Party meetings…