Barnstable Caucus Open to All Democrats Registered in Barnstable

January 10, 2013

2/4/2013 UPDATE State Convention Date Changed - Barnstable Caucus date remains: 2/13/2013

*ADVISORY* Barnstable Democrats will hold Caucus to select 2013 Convention Delegates on February 13th at 6:30PM at the Centerville Rec Building524 Main Street in Centerville.  All Democrats registered in Barnstable are welcome to attend.

 demdonkey2The 2013 convention delegates will hear from exciting future party leaders and vote to ratify new platform.

The platform can be found here: http://www.massdems.org/your-party/governance/platform/

This year the convention will also feature a Youth Convention for high school students in Massachusetts.

 Barnstable, MA  – Democrats in Barnstable will hold a caucus to elect delegates to the Massachusetts Democratic Party’s 2013 Platform Convention on February 13th at 6:30PM at the Centerville Rec Building on Main Street in Centerville.  All registered Democrats in Barnstable are eligible to participate. The caucus is open press.

“At our 2013 convention, the delegates selected by Barnstable Democrats will debate and adopt  our platform for the next four years, catch up and network with other organizers around the  Commonwealth and hear from some exciting future leaders of our party,” said Massachusetts Democratic Party Chair John Walsh.

WHAT: Barnstable Democratic town caucus to select delegates for the 2013

Massachusetts Democratic Party’s Platform Convention.

WHEN: February 13, 2013 6:30 PM

WHERE: Centerville Recreation Building

WHO: Janet Joakim, Caucus Chair at 562-546-2632  or email: BarnstableDemocrats@gmail.com

BACKGROUND: Delegates to the 2013 Massachusetts Democratic Party Platform Convention will debate and adopt a new party platform. The convention will be held on Saturday, June 1 in Lowell.

Starting this year, the Massachusetts Democratic Party will also hold a Youth convention for high school organizers.

The Barnstable Democratic Caucus will elect 22 delegates and four alternates to the 2013 Massachusetts Democratic Convention. Delegates will be divided equally between men and women. Those not elected as Delegate and/or Alternate, who meet the qualifications, may apply to be add-on delegates in the following categories: youth, minority, and disabled.


January Meeting Wed 1/9/2013

January 1, 2013

Agenda
7:00 PM call to order:

NEWS AND UPDATES ON THE – * NEXT * – SENATE ELECTION – Discussion about organizing in advance, recruiting etc.

 Approval of minutes
 Treasurer’s report
 Good wishes’ report
 Election of regular members, associate members & officers
 New Business
o Plans for FEB caucus for June convention regarding MA Dem platform
 Old business
o St. Patrick’s Day
 Announcements, correspondence, and upcoming events

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Please make your annual donation; our committee needs your membership donations to support our candidates and activities.

• Regular members $25.00
• Associate members $15.00

If you have a financial hardship and need to give less- please speak with Diane, Janet or Sean and we will keep the discussion confidential. Please don’t let a donation keep you from being involved!
If you have any questions about annual donations, please contact with Diane Parvin, treasurer:
DIN747@aol.com

IF YOU CANNOT MAKE THIS MEETING PLEASE CONTACT:
Janet Joakim – Chair – JanetJoakim@gmail.com or 562-546-2632
or Bonnie Oliphint Corresponding Secretary BJCHARLIE@VZW.BLACKBERRY.NET


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