Republican National Convention--Delegates

2,509 delegates and 2,344 alternate delegates

According to its organizers the 2004 Republican National Convention
will be the most
diverse in the party's history

Women make up 44 percent of total delegates.

Minorities make up 17 percent of total delegates.
Veterans make up 15 percent of total delegates, and current military reservists make up 3 percent of total delegates.

Note: By comparison, according to the party, "In 2000, minorities made up 10 percent of total delegates and women made up 36 percent.  In 1996, minorities made up 6.3 percent of total delegates and women made up 33 percent."


Republican National Convention--Officers
Permanent Convention Chairman
Speaker Dennis Hastert (IL)

Temporary Convention Chairman
Gov. Linda Lingle (HI)

Deputy Permanent Chairmen
Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, Sen. Norm Coleman, House Republican Conference Chairman Deborah Pryce, Rep. Henry Bonilla, Rep. Shelley Moore Capito, Rep. Jack Kingston, and Lt. Gov. Michael Steele.

Convention Parliamentarian
Rep. David Dreier

Secretary of the Convention
Vermont RNC National Committeewoman Sara Gear Boyd

Sergeant at Arms
Connecticut RNC National Committeeman Charles Glazer

Republican National Convention--Standing Committees

Chairman of the Committee on Resolutions (Platform Committee) - Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, M.D.
Chairman of Committee on Permanent Organization - Florida State Representative Jennifer Carroll  

Chairman of the Committee on Credentials - Idaho RNC National Committeeman Blake Hall 

Copyright © 2004  Eric M. Appleman/Democracy in Action.