Democrats in Framingham will be holding a caucus on Sunday, March 2, at 1 p.m. at Nevins Hall in the Memorial Building to elect 35 delegates and 5 alternates to the 2014 Massachusetts Democratic Convention, where Democrats from across The Commonwealth will vote to endorse candidates for statewide office.
convention will be held on June 13-14 at the
DCU Center in Worcester.
Registration for the Framingham caucus begins at noon.
"This is going to be an exciting year as we build on our recent successes and prepare for the elections in 2014," said Massachusetts Democratic Party Chairman Senator Tom McGee. "Caucuses are the next step in growing our community organizing strategy for victory. People who were part of candidate campaigns in 2012 and 2013 have the opportunity to become part of their local Democratic Party organizations."
"We have a lot of great candidates running for statewide office," said Sen. McGee. "Anyone who is interested in getting involved in a campaign for Governor, Lieutenant Governor or any other statewide office, can attend their local caucus and learn how to get involved.”
The caucus is open to all registered Democrats in Framingham, and the Democratic Committee welcomes participants.
Delegates will be divided equally between men and women, and all ballots will be written and secret.
Youth, minorities, and individuals with disabilities, who are not elected as delegates or alternates may apply to be "add-on" delegates.
Details on the rules can be found at www.massdems.org.
provides an opportunity for voters to meet and sign nomination papers for many
of the Democratic candidates for 2014 statewide and regional offices.
The Framingham Democratic Town Committee normally meets on the second Sunday evening monthly at the Community Building at Framingham Green, 136 Maynard Rd.. For more information on the caucus or the committee contact Tom Mahoney, at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 508-259-6831 or check out their website at www.framinghamdems.org.
For general information on the Convention or the Democratic Party please contact 617-939-0800 or email@example.com.