Convention Q&A


Every four years the membership of the Constitution Party comes together to fellowship, conduct Party business and select the Party’s Presidential and Vice-Presidential candidates. ​​ This April 29th-May2nd, the 2020 convention will​​ take place at the Hilton Union Station Hotel in downtown St. Louis, Missouri. ​​ This hotel is an historic landmark and fantastic venue. ​​ It is a perfect setting for this event.


  • It will make you feel good to be with like-minded people

  • You will be part of something bigger than yourself

  • You will have the chance to personally meet all the candidates for the CP nomination

  • You will hear what each/all the candidates have to say

  • You will attend the campaign kick-off banquet

  • We need you there!!!

So, plan to attend the convention, by registering now and contacting your state chairman to find out how you can participate. Register before March 15th​​ to benefit from the Early Bird pricing.  ​​​​ It’s easy! ​​​​ (See #5 below)  ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​​​ 




1.  ​​ ​​ ​​​​ Who​​ can attend the National Nominating Convention?

Answer:​​   ​​ ​​ ​​​​  Anyone can attend the convention but there are two types of attendees.

Delegates:​​ People who,​​ according to the By-laws of their state, are selected as representatives to serve

on one or more convention committees and to vote on the business brought forth at the​​ 


Non-Delegates (Guests): ​​ People who attend the convention but have no voting or committee responsibilities. ​​ 

While they cannot serve on the committees, they may attend the committee meetings.

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The Registration Fee is the same for both types of attendees.



​​ 2.  ​​ ​​ ​​​​ What​​ exactly is the National Nominating Convention?

Answer:  ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​​​ Once every 4 years, the Constitution Party selects their nominee for President and Vice President of the United States,​​ 

​​ reviews/modifies the Party Platform and encourages each other in a like-minded environment with speakers and presentations.​​ 

​​ After the conclusion of the Convention, the National Committee made up of National Committee Members from each state hold​​ 

​​ the National Party elections for Chairman, Vice Chairman, Secretary, Treasurer and Regional Chairmen.


​​ 3.  ​​ ​​ ​​​​ When and Where is the National Nominating Convention being held for 2020?

Answer: ​​ ​​ ​​​​ Wednesday, April 29 – May 2, 2020 at the Hilton Union Station Hotel in downtown St. Louis, Missouri.




​​ 4.  ​​ ​​ ​​​​ Why should I attend?

Answer:It will make you feel good to be with​​ like-minded people

To be part of something bigger than yourself

To personally meet the candidates

To attend the CP Presidential Candidate Debate

To be there for the nominations and speeches

To attend the campaign kick-off banquet

To witness the​​ Platform Committee in action

To be a part of history


5.  ​​ ​​ ​​​​ How Do I Register)

Answers: If you plan to print the registration form, fill it out and then call in your credit card info or mail a check​​ Click here


 If you plan to fill out the​​ registration form and pay online, go to this link​​ HERE.



6.  ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​​​ How much does it cost to register for the Convention?

Answer:If you register prior to March 15th​​ the price is  ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​​​ $300 a person  ​​​​ EARLY BIRD PRICE

 If you register after March 15th​​ the price goes to  ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​​​ $350

   Children and Students through high school rate is  ​​ ​​​​ $280**

   **Only children who have meal tickets will be allowed in the meal areas

   National Committee dues need to be paid for 2020 prior to the​​ National Committee Meeting on Saturday


7.  ​​ ​​ ​​​​ What meals are covered by the Registration Fee?

Answer: Because of the expense of hotel food,​​ Friday and Saturday lunch and dinner​​ are the only meals covered by the

registration fee. ​​ You are on your own for​​ all other meals


8.  ​​ ​​ ​​​​ Are there restaurants around the hotel?​​ 

Answer: There are reasonable restaurant options in and very close to the hotel.  ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​​​


9.  ​​ ​​ ​​​​ What hotel room options are available and what will they cost?

Answer:​​  The room rate of $147 plus tax equals 174.83 a night and​​ the rate is good for 2 days before through 2 days after the event​​ 

  Up to three people per room so if you share with another person it is $85.26 a night or for 3 people it is only $56.84 a night

HOTELIMPORTANT:​​ If you don’t use the CP Rate when​​ making your reservation, your room will not

 Count toward our required numbers. ​​ Using Hilton Points will not count either.

     Our room count allows us to get our meeting space for free. ​​ Otherwise the​​ 

meeting space is extremely expensive. ​​ Please use the CP rate of $147.


10.  ​​​​ How do I make Hotel Reservations?

 ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​​​ Answer: ​​ Go to this link  ​​ ​​ ​​​​ HOTEL ​​ ​​​​ 



11.  ​​ ​​ ​​​​ Guest Arrival and Departure

Answer: Hotel check-in is 4:00 pm but if rooms are ready, they will check you in earlier. ​​ If not, they will store your luggage

A Noon check out on Saturday and Sunday will be honored. ​​ Carpooling to St. Lois or from the airport is highly recommended. ​​ 


There is no airport shuttle. ​​​​ But, here is information from the internet to help you out​​ getting to and from the airport.

Train   ​​  30 min​​  $3

Taxi   19 min  ​​​​  ​​  $35 - 50 

Town Car   19 min $130 - $190  ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​​​ Taken off Google

Uber   19 min.​​  $28 - $32  ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​​​ an Estimate


If you are driving in

·Overnight​​ self-parking $18 (discounted) per day

·Overnight valet-parking $30

·Event only self-parking $12



12.  ​​ ​​​​ What is the State Delegation Fee?

Answer: ​​   To seat a delegation from your state, the state must pay a $100 state delegation fee. ​​ This allows the​​ delegates

from that state to participate as delegates. ​​ If the fee is not paid, the delegation has no vote.​​ 



13.  ​​ ​​​​ Where can I find a copy of the Platform?




14. ​​ ​​ ​​​​ When during the convention is the CP Presidential Candidate Debate? ​​ Is it included in my registration?

Answer: Wednesday, April 29th​​ at 8:00 pm which is prior to the opening of the convention



15. ​​ ​​ ​​​​ Will there be WIFI in the hotel room? ​​ Will there be​​ WIFI in the meeting space?

Answer: There will be complimentary WIFI in the hotel rooms

   If you want WIFI in the meeting space, it will cost $12 a day (be sure to mark it on your registration form)



16.  ​​ ​​​​ If I have questions, who can I contact?

Answer:  Joan Castle

   Conventi901-481-5441 ​​ (Central Time Zone)



What You Can Expect​​ 


An atmosphere of excitement and energy ​​​​ 


Platform Committee hearings where issues regarding the national platform are discussed

Chance to make friends with people of​​ like-mind from all over the United States ​​ 

A seat at the CP Presidential Candidate Debate to be held on Wednesday night​​ 


A beautiful, historic venue in downtown St. Louis with a flair all its own


Speakers who will challenge you to think deeper into​​ relevant issues that face America.​​ 


An event you will remember as you return home encouraged, motivated and inspired once​​ 

again that our Republic and our values are worth fighting for.​​