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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Platform Hearings

Seven Hearings Scheduled Across State

In the year following a presidential election, the Massachusetts Democratic Party re-sets its party platform.

Platform hearings are conducted to gather testimony on issues that will be included on the platform planks.  Due to  gathering restrictions the hearings for 2021 are being conducted virtually.  (As gathering restrictions ease, in-person hearings are planned as well.)

Schedule of hearings:

UPDATED:
To register for a platform hearing and obtain Zoom link information visit:
https://massdems.org/platform-hearings/

FDC Tent At Friday Concerts Return

Voter Registration Table Will Be Present At Friday Concert

The Framingham Democratic Committee’s voter registration and information tent/table will be returning to the Friday Night Concerts On The Green (Vernon Street and Edgell Road). The FDC has conducted this effort since 2007 and was interrupted only last year due to gathering restrictions.

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Convention Fee Due By Aug 13

On-Line Payment Form On Act Blue

Delegates and alternates attending the 2021 Democratic State Convention should pay their convention fee by the due date of August 13, 2021.

Use this link for on-line payment (preferred):
https://secure.actblue.com/donate/mdpconvention2021

Waiver forms available at:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeFn8kdPPIxpmOQ0wq1wR4muGLd62MQx-i8tEBwyz_e4xEVyQ/viewform

The 2021 Democratic State Convention is the platform convention to adopt the party platform for this election cycle.  The convention will be held in September at the Tsongas Center in Lowell.  Framingham Democrats will caucus in June to elect delegates.

Fair Share Amendment On ’22 Ballot

Amendment Proposes 4% Tax Increase On Income Over $1M

The Fair Share Amendment has passed the Constitutional Convention and will appear on the November 2022 state-wide ballot in Massachusetts.  If passed it will impose a 4% tax increase on incomes of $1 million or greater.

The additional revenue is targeted for education and transportation.

Framingham state representative Maria D. Robinson is a co-sponsor of the amendment.

Read the amendment text:
Fair Share Amendment Official Text