Press Release: Barnstable Caucus to Elect Delegates

February 11, 2014


DCU  MA Democratic Convention

DCU MA Democratic Convention

The Barnstable Democratic Town Committee (BDTC) will hold a caucus for registered Democrats in Barnstable at the Centerville Rec Building, 524 Main Street, Centerville on Saturday, March 1, at 9am. All registered Democrats are welcome; participants do not have to be members of the BDTC to either run for delegate or vote in the caucus, but must have registered as a Democrat with the Barnstable Town Clerk by Jan. 31, 2014.

Barnstable will elect 22 delegates,11 women and 11 men and four alternates to the 2014 Massachusetts Democratic Convention.  The convention will be held on Friday June 13 and Saturday, June 14, 2014 at the DCU Center in Worcester.  Barnstable delegates will join Democrats from across Massachusetts who will vote to endorse candidates for statewide office.

Candidates for statewide office need a minimum of 15% of the convention vote to be placed on the primary ballot in Massachusetts.

Delegates will be divided equally between Read the rest of this entry »


February 4, 2014

reminderThe Barnstable Democratic Town Committee will hold it’s caucus March 1, at 9am, in the Centerville Recreation Building, Main St. Centerville.

Watch this space for more information, or sign-up for our email alerts in the right-hand column.

Our next regular meeting will be February 12, at 7pm in the same location.

IMPORTANT: Last day to register or change registration Jan 31

January 28, 2014

reminderThis coming Friday Jan 31, is the last day to either change your registration or register as a Democrat to be able to participate in local caucuses.

If you are a “unenrolled” aka “independent” or even a registered Republican and you want to be involved in our upcoming caucuses, please visit the town clerk and make the changes. If you are not enrolled in Barnstable and this is your primary resident, you need to visit the town clerk’s office and enroll.

Barnstable’s Town Clerk is located in Town Hall. This is her page:

Directions to Town Hall:

Please note, Barnstable Democratic Town Committee’s caucus is tentatively scheduled for March 1, at the Centerville Rec Building at 9am.


January 3, 2014

update: We will hold a meeting at our regularly scheduled time to discuss caucus etc January 8, 2014 at the Centerville Rec Building – members associates and friends welcome.

Please let me know if you will be making our meeting on Wed the 8th of Jan. – I want to be sure we will have a quorum.  Send a message to or to the chair.

Caucus tentatively scheduled for March 1, 2014 – a.m. details to follow….

Meet 3 Gubernatorial Candidates in Barnstable (and close by) Saturday!

December 20, 2013

Berwick PortraitTake a few minutes out of your busy day to Meet and Greet these candidates for governor 


Don Berwick — Nancy Ayotte will host Don at 64 Goose pt Rd., Centerville. 4-6pm  — call Nancy with any questions, please come by!  617-945-2618

marthaAttorney General Martha Coakley —  Diane Parvin and friends will host Martha at The Wianno Green Cafe’, Osterville, 2:45 pm, RSVP and/or for more information contact
Diane Parvin: 508-364-4350

jkJuliette Kayyem —  (in Falmouth) The Moorings Lodge –  207 Grand Ave, Falmouth, 3pm — RSVP or information: Brenda Joyce 774-223-0846

IMPORTANT UPDATE: MA Democratic Convention date change

February 5, 2013

In light of the special senate election scheduled for June 25., the Democratic State Committee voted to reschedule the 2013 Platform and Youth Conventions in Lowell to Saturday, July 13th.

Our Caucus date will remain February 13, 2013- for details about the caucus are here:  Barnstable Caucus Open to All Democrats Registered in Barnstable

For details about the convention visit:

For a copy of the current state party platform visit:

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:

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:

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.


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