Framingham Democrats Caucus Feb 11, 2018
The Framingham Town Democratic Caucus will take place on Sunday February 11, 2018 at Heritage Senior Assisted Living, 747 Water Street, Framingham.
The purpose of this caucus is to elect Framingham’s delegation to the annual Democratic State Convention taking place in June at the DCU Center in Worcester.
The 2018 Democratic Convention will be a nominating convention with candidates running for state-wide offices seeking nomination to the 2018 Democratic state primary ballot.
The caucus registration will begin at 6:00pm. Call-to-Order at 7:00pm. (Registration desk closes 15 minutes after call-to-order.)
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NOTE: All candidates for delegates and alternates must be present at the caucus. Nominations cannot be given for individuals not in attendance. An exception is made for military personnel who are on duty. Such persons must inform the Committee chair ahead of time that they are serving, therefore unable to attend the caucus and wish to be nominated.
For details on the 2018 convention visit the Mass Democratic Party convention page at: https://massdems.org/convention/2018-convention.
“Where Do We Go From Here”
At the Nov 19th Framingham DTC meeting, Chair Beverly Hugo gave a Powerpoint presentation titled “Where Do We Go From Here”. This presentation discussed next steps for the FDTC, a look toward the midterm elections and how members and supporters can participate.
Click for slide presentation (opens in PDF).
Minutes October 22, 2017
Framingham Democratic Town Committee
Heritage Senior Living 747 Water St. Framingham, MA 01701
Meeting Minutes – Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 5:30 PM
Call to Order: Chair Beverly Hugo called the meeting to order at 5:34 PM.
– Jeanne Bullock recently fell and broke her arm; a get-well card is circulating, so please sign. Clearly, we will need an interim Hospitality Chair for the next few meetings until Jeanne regains use of her arm. – We are also seeking a Minority Outreach Chair as our current chair is no longer able to attend meetings on Sunday evenings.
– We will be electing at least one new member of the FDTC in November.
– Beverly requested a moment of silence for Devin Suau, the 6 year-old Framingham boy who died last Friday.(Read more…)
DCI JAN 19-21 at UMASS Conference Center in Lowell
The Democratic State Committee’s Campaign Services Subcommittee is bringing back the Democratic Campaign Institute (DCI). This is a 3-day program featuring political operatives from Massachusetts and also from across the nation. Attendees will received hands-on training on all elements of successful campaigning. Included topics are : capaign plan development, stategic messaging, fund raising basics.
DCI takes place January 19, 20 & 21, 2018 at the UMASS Lowell Inn & Conference Center. Registration is $75. It begins 5pm on Friday Jan 19th, concluding by 2pm on Sunday Jan 21st.
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If financial assistance is needed, click here.
Limited hotel rooms are available for $119.00 plus taxes and fees at the UMass Lowell Inn, though many participants will choose to commute. For hotel information contact DCI@massdems.org
Beverly Hugo Elected to School Committee, District 1
Framingham DTC Chair Beverly Hugo was elected to Framingham School Committee on Nov 7, 2017 in Framingham’s first ciy elections.
Story on all Framingham 2017 school commitee elections: http://www.metrowestdailynews.com/news/20171107/experience-carries-hugo-to-framingham-school-committee-win-in-district-1