Wednesday, December 26, 2012
The Massachusetts Democratic Committee Platform Chair Mayor Setti Warren named the Platform Drafting Committee last week.
As the Massachusetts Democratic Committee works to put together its 2013 Platform, local communities will be well-represented on the party's Platform Drafting Committee. Newton resident and activist Holly Ryan was named last week as a member of the committee and will focus on the area of justice and civil rights, according to a press release issued last week by the Mass. Democratic Committee. Newton Mayor Setti Warren is the chair of this year's Massachusetts Democratic Party Platform Committee and made the nominations for the 40-person committee. “Our platform is a set a values and statement of what we believe as Democrats,” Mayor Warren said in the press release. “Over the course of the next months, the Platform Committee will …
Thursday, May 31, 2012
The convention will be held this Sat., June 2 in Springfield.
Thursday, May 31, 2012
The following is a press release from the Massachusetts Democratic Party: Newton Democrats will be among the more than 5,000 delegates to the Massachusetts Democratic Party’s Endorsing Convention who will gather on June 2 in Springfield to award the Party’s endorsement to one of the Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate. In February, Democrats and unenrolled voters gathered at a caucus in Newton to elect local representatives to the convention. Additional delegates were appointed by the Democratic State Committee to ensure that young people, minorities and persons with disabilities are adequately represented. They will join together with other delegations from around the state to participate in one of the largest examples of grassroots …
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
The Fourth Congressional Caucus was held Saturday at Mount Ida College in Newton.
Three Newton Democrats were recently elected delegates to attend this year’s Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC, according to a press release issued by the Massachusetts Democratic Party. Susan Heyman, Sharon Stout, and Martin H. Heyman (alternate), were elected at the Fourth Congressional District caucus, which was held in Newton at Mount Ida College on Saturday, April 21. In September, convention delegates will cast their votes to officially nominate President Barack Obama for a second term. Massachusetts delegates are selected to the Democratic National Convention three ways, according to a press release the Massachusetts Democratic Party: Massachusetts Democratic Party Chair John Walsh spoke about the statewide caucuses…