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


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:

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.

Winners of Stephanie Mercandetti Scholarship


A scholarship fund was established in memory of Stephanie Mercandetti, a Framingham resident, originally from Brooklyn, New York, who passed away in January 2018.

Stephanie was past Vice Chair of the Framingham Democratic Town Committee in the early 2000s.  She was on the staff of former Framingham state senator David Magnani and served on Framingham’s Planning Board.  She came to Massachusetts to pursue her college education in political science at Northeastern University.

Her untimely passing was felt deeply by so many who admired and respected her.

A scholarship was created in her memory to be awarded to high school students pursing careers in political science.  The winners are:

  • Kaitlyn Calnan, Medway High School
  • Mira Donaldson, Framingham High School
  • Jack Landsiedel, Framingham High School
  • Sam McKeown, Medway High School