Shulman Will Attend 2020 DNC Pledged To Warren
Framingham Democratic Committee and also State Committee member Norma Shulman was elected a national delegate to the 2020 Democratic National Convention. Norma, elected in Congressional District 5, is pledged to support Senator Elizabeth Warren at the convention’s first ballot.
The 2020 DNC is scheduled for the week of August 17th in Milwaukee, Wisconsin A decision is still pending on whether the convention will be held in-person due to the COVID-19 restrictions.
See the full list of the elected district level delegates at this link:
Voting Will Be Via Mail-In Ballots
The state of emergency forced by the COVID-19 pandemic has forced the cancellation of the congressional district caucuses that were scheduled for April 25th for the purpose of electing delegates to the 2020 Democratic National Convention.
The DNC itself was moved from July to the week of August 17th, still in Milwaukee, Wisc.
Election of national delegates will be conducted by mail-in ballots.
Only 3 primary candidates reached the 15% threshold in Massachusetts to receive national delegates. The three are: Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren.
Those who are interested in voting for national delegate candidates may request a ballot from the Massachusetts Democratic Party using this link:
Apr 6 – Apr 22: Window to request mail in ballots (using the above link)
Apr 24 : Ballots will be mailed out
May 4 : Postmark date by which ballots will be considered valid
For further information, call the MDP at 617-939-0800.
FDC April Business Meeting Conducted Via Zoom
The April 2020 business meeting of the Framingham Democratic Committee took place on April 5, 2020 using Zoom on-line conference. (This was necessary due to the restrictions on large gatherings forced by the COVID-19 emergency.)
The agenda included election of officers for the term 2020-22.
The following were elected without opposition:
Mike Hugo – Chair
Rozzy Hooper Hamersley – Co Vice Chair (re-elected)
Cesar Stewart-Morales – Co Vice Chair
Robert Case – Secretary
Larry Stoodt – Treasurer (re-elected)
Margareth Shepard – Co Affirmative Action & Outreach (re-elected)
Carmen Chico – Co Affirmative Action & Outreach
April Business Meeting To Be Conducted Remotely
Due to restrictions on large gatherings in light of the coronavirus pandemic, the April meeting of the Framingham Democratic Committee will be conducted remotely.
Call-in No. (929) 205-6099 Meeting Code:106662896#
Framingham Democrats Will Caucus March 8
*** LOCATION CHANGED TO FRAMINGHAM HIGH ***
The Framingham Democratic Caucus to elect state convention delegates will take place on Sunday March 8, 2020 at Framingham High School, 115 A Street, Framingham with registration at 1pm, call to order at 2pm.
The purpose of this caucus is to elect Framingham’s delegation to the 2020 Democratic State Convention taking place at the end of May in the city of Lowell, Tsongas Center.
Framingham has been allocated 34 delegates, plus 6 alternates to send to the state convention.