The General Department oversees the organization's leadership and is responsible for upholding and furthering the mission of Mock Convention: to inspire enthusiastic engagement and active participation in the electoral process in both the Washington and Lee University community and the public.
The Financial Department manages the organization's fundraising efforts and budgeting strategies. As Mock Con is not directly funded by Washington and Lee University, our fundraising efforts are a crucial aspect of a successful and enjoyable convention.
At its core, Mock Convention is a political research project. The Political Department oversees our predictive mission and is responsible for the distribution of the more than 2,000 delegates to the Democratic National Convention. Learn more about the team here.
The Operations Department is in charge of the non-political aspects of the Mock Convention student experience. Operations creates a professional environment that rivals the quality of a true national convention. The department is also the chief memory-maker, responsible for exciting experiences and memorabilia.
The Communications department is in charge of promoting the organization on all levels: to the Washington and Lee University community, and the general public. Communications manages the organization's advertisements, publications, social media, online presence, press coverage, and greater technological needs.