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Shulman 2020 Elector

Norma Shulman Elected to Mass Democratic Electoral College For 2020

At the August 8th meeting of the Democratic State Committee, DSC and FDC member Norma Shulman was elected to serve on the Massachusetts Electoral College pledged to Joe Biden.

In presenting her candidacy for elector, Norma stated:

“I am a lifelong Democrat, 20-year member (and past chair) of the Framingham Democratic Committee, a decade-long caucus seat member of the Massachusetts State Committee, co-chair of the MassDems Women’s Outreach Subcommittee, field director or field organizer on numerous campaigns, and volunteer on many more. For more years than I will admit, I have participated in canvassing, phone banks, text banks, recruiting and training volunteers, VoteBuilder administration, planning and running events and forums, tables at concerts and other venues, lawn sign distributions and decorating the polls, social media, coordinated campaigns, GOTV, rallies conventions, coffees, parades, caucuses, debate watch parties, visibilities, signature drives, voter registration drives, recounts, press releases, letters to the editor, cable TV programming and more.”

FDC Members Pass Two Resolutions

Resolutions On Bill H.832 and Family Mobility Passed By Unanimous Vote

At the July 19, 2020 business meeting of the Framingham Democratic Committee two resolutions were passed, both by votes of 24-0-0 in support of the H.3983 and H.3012/S.2641.

H.3983 is for legislation to address climate protection, green economy and global warming solutions. Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.

H.3012 and S.2641 mandate driver’s licenses for undocumented immigrants.

View the resolutions:
Framingham Dem Comm Resolution H3983 Roadmap

Framingham Dem Comm Resolution Imm Driver Lic

VOTE BY MAIL INFO

Massachusetts Will Allow Voting By Mail In 2020

Legislation has been established to allow voters in Massachusetts to vote by mail starting with the 2020 elections.  This will be available for the September 1st primary and the November 3rd general election.

To obtain a vote-by-mail ballot follow these steps:

1 – Visit this link to obtain a mail-in application:
https://www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/elepdf/2020-Vote-by-Mail-Application.pdf?fbclid=IwAR1zp0qzW0n6hFxDRu5Tor4xMd7UBrTfMm1Ialt2x9cav1ZTXu3vGpHA8IU

2 – The link opens a PDF document, print this document

3 – Fill sections 1 and 2 as desired (section 3 is used when assisting another person).  You can check “All 2020 Elections” to request for both the primary and the general election.

4 – Unrolled voters: in section 2, check the desired party for a primary ballot

5 – Be sure to sign and date

6 – Mail to your local city/town clerk.  (The form indicates the deadline dates.)

Framingham voters can mail to:

City Clerk
City Hall
150 Concord Street
Framingham, MA 01702

Voters not registered in Framingham should contact their local clerk’s office for mailing address.

Minutes – April 5, 2020

Framingham Democratic Committee
Minutes
April 5, 2020, 7:00p.m.
ZOOM REMOTE Meeting

Meeting Attendees
Members: Mike Hugo, Beverly Hugo, Gwen Holbrow, Kurt Fusaris, Adam Freudberg, Barbara LeDuc, Cesar Stewart-Morales, Cheryl Tully Stoll, Chris Broyles, Dhruba Sen, Doug Lawrence, Maria Robinson, Mary Kate Feeney, Mel Warshaw, Norma Shulman, Parwez Wahid, Robert Case, Rozzy Hooper-Hamersley, Jack Patrick Lewis, Kathie McCarthy, Larry Stoodt, David Magnani, Jack Duffy, Carmen Chico, Jim Stockless, Margareth Shepard, John Stefanini, Lori Bornstein, Tom Mahoney, Caraline Levy, Patrick Dunne, Adam Steiner, Jim Hansen

Associate Members: Ohad Klopman, Andrew Machkasov, Chris Lorant, Vanessa Poindexter, Pam Roberts, Priscilla Sousa

Guests: Liam Horsman

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