UPDATE: This convention is an action convention – plans to organize for successful 2016 election will be discussed.
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CONTACT: Janet Joakim – JanetJoakim@gmail.com
DEMOCRATS TO ELECT DELEGATES TO STATE CONVENTION
Barnstable Democratic Town Committee will hold a caucus May 13
April 26 – Centerville, MA: The Barnstable Democratic Town Committee will hold a caucus at 6:30pm on May 13 at the Centerville Recreation building, 524 Main St, Centerville, to elect 22 delegates and 5 alternates to the 2015 Massachusetts Democratic Convention, where Democrats from across the state will gather to meet fellow activists and hear from elected officials. The convention will be held on Saturday, September 19, 2015 at the MassMutual Center in Springfield.
“This convention will be unique as we build on experiences from many competitive elections these past few years and look to strengthen the party for the future,” said Massachusetts Democratic Party Chairman, Senator Tom McGee. “Caucuses are an important step in growing our party engagement at the local level.”
The caucus is open to all registered Democrats in Barnstable and the Barnstable Democratic Committee welcomes participants. Delegates will be divided equally between men and women, and all ballots will be written and secret. Youth, minorities, and people with disabilities who are not elected as delegates or alternates may apply to be “add-on” delegates. The Centerville Recreation building is handicapped accessible. Details on the rules can be found at http://www.massdems.org.
The Barnstable Democratic Town Committee meets the second Wednesday every month but July, August, and December. For more information on the caucus or the committee please contact: BarnstableDemocrats@gmail.com. Checkout their website at BarnstableDemocrats.com, Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Barnstable-Democrats/144706675546163 and Twitter @barnstabledemocrats.
For general information on the Convention or the Democratic Party please contact 617-939-0800 or firstname.lastname@example.org.