FDC Endorses Stewart-Morales

First Endorsement Ever By Committee

At its July 18, 2021 business meeting the Framingham Democratic Committee passed an amendment to its by-laws by which the Committee may endorse candidates for election.

At the same meeting the Committee endorsed Cesar Stewart-Morales for City Council, District 2.

Stewart-Morales becomes the first candidate ever endorsed by the Framingham Democratic Committee.

 

Biden Weekly Conversations – Up to July 17

In place of the old weekly radio address, President Biden is having weekly conversations.

July 17, 2021: President Biden talks about his infrastructure Build Back Better plan:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jxk6wCk8RVc

June 26, 2021: Dr. Vivek Murthy and Deputy Coordinator of COVID Response Natalie Quillian
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MXw2Knv7f8w&list=PLRJNAhZxtqH9ZwJnK6qMOczJjf_3RkwWE

June 20, 2021: Press Secretary Jen Psaki on the Biden’s first overseas trip.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9CNofp0usZ4

June 19, 2021: Energy Sec. Jennifer Granholm at a solar farm.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pyox3toB49Y&list=PLRJNAhZxtqH9ZwJnK6qMOczJjf_3RkwWE&index=1

June 12, 2021: Conversation with Sec. of Education Cardona
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gFgU6mU9G28&list=PLRJNAhZxtqH9ZwJnK6qMOczJjf_3RkwWE&index=1

Full play-list:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRJNAhZxtqH9ZwJnK6qMOczJjf_3RkwWE

Memorial For Jack Duffy

Services Were Held In Wellesley

FDC member John “Jack” Duffy passed away on June 6, 2021 after a struggle with cancer.  A memorial service was held on June 30, 2021 at the Wellesley Village Church.  (Jack and his wife Carmen moved to Framingham from Wellesley during the mid-2000s.)

Many of the FDC membership attended the service.  FDC Chair Mike Hugo was asked to be one of the presenters sharing thoughts about Jack.  His comments are published here.

Remarks about Jack Duffy
Michael Hugo
June 30, 2021

When I look back at my 15-year friendship with Jack Duffy, I think about what was important to him and what he loved the most.(Read more…)

2021 CAUCUS RESULTS

Elected Delegates Representing Framingham At 2021 DSC

The Framingham Democratic caucus to elect delegates to the 2021 Democratic State Convention was held on Sunday June 27th at Edwards Church in Framingham.  Seventeen male delegates and 10 female delegates were elected.  The 7 vacant female seats are returned to the Democratic State Committee for the add-on pool.  No alternates were elected.

The 2021 Democratic State Convention is the platform convention to adopt the Massachusetts Democratic Party’s platform for the current election cycle.  The state convention will be held on September 25th in Lowell, Mass.

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Caucus Scheduled For June 27

UPDATED:
Caucus To Elect Framingham’s Delegate To the 2021 State Convention
Taking Place At Edward’s Church

Framingham Democrats will caucus on Sunday June 27, 2021 for the purpose of electing delegates to represent Framingham at the 2021 Democratic State Convention.

As pandemic restrictions on gathering are beginning to ease, it is expected this caucus will be held as live event with an option for remote participation.

Those wishing to participate remotely should request the Zoom link by sending email to:  framingham.democrats@gmail.com

The caucus will be held at Edward’s Church, 39 Edwards Street in Framingham.

Registration desk opens at 1:30pm.

Call-to-order at 2pm.  Nominations begin after registration desk closes at  2:15pm.

All participants in the caucus must be registered Democratic Party voters in Framingham.  Same day voter registration is permitted.