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

John “Jack” Duffy Passes Away

Sad News On Death of FDC Member, Past Officer

Jack Duffy passed away on June 6, 2021.  Duffy had served as the Committee’s secretary from 2012 to 2014.

Jack Duffy with his wife Carmen Chico.

Here is a message from FDC Chair Mike Hugo:

“Members & Friends,

I am so sorry to have to announce that our beloved Jack Duffy has passed after a short but difficult illness. He passed away last night.

Please join me in prayer for Jack, and for Carmen as she summons the strength to keep moving forward.  This has been a terrible ordeal for Carmen as she has watched her most cherished friend endure this pain.(Read more…)

Convention To Be Held In Lowell

2021 Platform Convention At Tsongas Center

The 2021 Massachusetts Democratic State Convention will be an in-door event taking place at the Tsongas Center in Lowell, Mass.

This will be a platform convention to adopt the 2021 Massachusetts Democratic Party Platform.

The convention will take place on Saturday September 25th.

In addition candidates running for state-wide office in the 2022 midterm elections are expected to be in attendance.