JFK Scholarship Award – Applications Accepted

Mass Democratic Party Accepting Applicants For the JFK Scholarship

The Massachusetts Democratic Party has announced it is accepting applications for the JFK Scholarship and Joe Moakley Internship Programs.

These are two scholarships and six paid internship opportunities to all students enrolled in college or post-secondary programs and 2019 college graduates and post-secondary certificate holders who are residents of Massachusetts and registered Democrats.

Application deadline is Wednesday May 1, 2019 by 5pm.

To apply click:

JFK Scholarship & Joe Moakley Internship Programs

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2019 Framingham Democratic Caucus

Caucus To Be Held May 19

Framingham Democrats will caucus on Sunday May 19 for the purpose of electing Framingham’s delegation to the 2019 Democratic State Convention.

The Framingham delegation will consist of 34 delegates, 17 male, 17 female, and 6 alternates, also gender balanced, 3 male, 3 female.

The caucus will be held at the Community Room of the Framingham Green 136 Maynard Road, Framingham. All caucus attendees are reminded to park their vehicles outside the Green’s property using the parking lot at 1071 Wocester Road (corner of Maynard Road and Rt. 9).

Caucus call-to-order is 7pm.  Registration begins at 6pm and will close 15 minutes after call-to-order.(Read more…)

Delegate Selection For 2020 DNC

The Massachusetts Democratic Party has released its delegate selection plan for 2020 delegates attending the Democratic National Convention. (The DNC will be held in July 2020 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.)

See the plan (PDF) at:
https://massdems.org/2020-massachusetts-national-delegate-selection-plan/

Massachusetts will be represented by 114 delegates and 8 alternates at the 2020 DNC.  Of this 114 delegates, 59 pledged delegates will be elected at the Congressional District caucus taking place in April next year.  The remaining 55 delegates consist of at-large delegates, and unpledged or “super” delegates.  The at-large delegates will be elected at the Democratic State Committee meeting in May of 2020.

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MDP Announces Dates Electing 2020 DNC Delegates

The race to the White House is already underway as the Democratic Primary field of candidates continues to grow. The Massachusetts primary is now less than 12 months away.

Following the primary Congressional District caucuses will be held to elect delegates who will attend the 2020 Democratic National Convention (DNC) taking place in Milwaukee. After delegates are elected at the district causes, at-large delegates will be elected at a meeting of the Democratic State Committee.

Please mark your calendar for these dates:

 – Saturday April 25, 2020 : Congressional District caucus to elect delegates
 – Saturday May 16, 2020 :DSC meeting to elect PLEO and At-Large delegates

The locations and times for the caucuses and the DSC meeting will be determined later

Chair’s Caucus Training – Updates

DSC Field Service Workshops In April & May

The DSC Field Services is conducting training workshops to instruct town/ward chairs on essential information for running their respective cauuses to elect state convention delegates.

The caucuses are being planned within Congressional Districts. Two are taking place in CD5:

Sunday April 7, 11am to 1pm
At Anthony’s of Malden
105 Canal Street, Malden, MA

Sunday April 28, 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Waltham Public Library
735 Main St, Waltham, MA

Committee chairs and one other officer (typically the vice chair) should attend any one of the workshops. All workshops will cover the same material.(Read more…)