On February 22 at 10:00am, the Medford ward committees will hold their caucuses to select delegates to the Massachusetts Democratic Convention. The convention will take place Friday, June 13, and Saturday, June 14, 2014, at the DCU Center in Worcester. This year the convention is an endorsing convention, where candidates for our statewide offices will seek to earn the nomination of the party delegates.
Ward caucus locations vary by ward:
Ward 1: Medford City Hall, Room 207, 85 George P. Hassett Drive
Ward 2: Medford City Hall, Mayor’s Office/Conference Room, 85 George P. Hassett Drive
Ward 3: Lawrence Memorial Hospital, Regis College Nursing & Radiography Programs, 170 Governors Ave
Ward 4: Tufts University, Halligan Hall, Room 111 A, 161 College Ave
Ward 5: South Medford Fire Station, 0 Medford St
Ward 6: West Medford Community Center, 111 Arlington St
Ward 7: Medford City Hall, Alden Chambers, 85 George P. Hassett Drive
Ward 8: Medford Senior Center, 101 Riverside Ave
Additional locations will be posted as they become available. [Update 1/26/14: All locations are now listed.]
All are welcome to attend the caucuses. Any individual registered as a Democrat as of January 31, 2014, may vote in the caucus for the ward in which he or she is registered. Only those present may vote or be nominated as delegate candidates. (Members of the U.S. armed forces that are unable to attend may request to be eligible for nomination by writing to the ward chair prior to February 8.)
Please remember to vote today in the municipal elections for City Council, School Committee, and Mayor. Polls will be open 7am to 8pm. To find your polling location, visit WhereDoIVoteMA.com.
Candidates’ opening statements from the recent Medford Democratic City Committee Candidates’ Forums can be found on YouTube:
Mayoral candidates: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9rhTq2dX7SY&feature=youtu.be
City Council candidates: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CW4RJ8EgEN0&feature=youtu.be (part 1) and http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yHuU76-bd-U (part 2).
An independent citizens’ group, South Medford Residents Together, created an issues survey for City Council candidates. The candidates’ responses are available at http://www.smrto.org/election-2013.html.
Reminder! This Wednesday, October 23, please join the Medford Democratic City Committee for a City Council Candidates’ Night Forum. The forum starts at 7pm and will be held at Medford City Hall, in the Alden Chambers on the second floor.
Reminder! This Wednesday, October 16, please join the Medford Democratic City Committee for a Mayoral and School Committee Candidates’ Night Forum. The forum starts at 7pm and will be held at Medford City Hall, in the Alden Chambers on the second floor. The candidates for Mayor will speak from 7 to 8pm, while candidates for School Committee will speak from 8 to 10pm.
The Medford Democratic Party will be holding two Candidates’ Night Forums with a local focus on the Mayoral, School Committee and highly contested City Council races.
The Mayoral and School Committee forum will be held on October 16th beginning at 7:00 p.m. in Alden Chambers at City Hall. Candidates will be asked questions by guest panelists, including a representative from the Medford Transcript, Robin Baker, a Medford parent of a recent MHS graduate and Manager of Community Performances & Partnerships at the Celebrity Series of Boston and panelist Doreen Wade, owner of New England Informer newsmagazine.
The City Council forum will be held on October 23rd beginning at 7:00 p.m. in Alden Chambers at City Hall. Guest panelists will include the Medford Transcript, a member of the Medford Chamber of Commerce Governmental Affairs committee and William Young, retired labor union organizer and Chairman of the Medford Housing Authority.
Both events will be televised live on the local Educational Channel.
This year’s moderators for the event are Democratic City and Ward Committee members Michael Lungo, Henry Milorin and Carolyn Rosen.
The public is invited to attend these informational events to see and hear the candidates running in the general election on the November 5th ballot.
Please remember to vote today for Edward Markey, Democrat for U.S. Senate. Polls will be open 7am to 8pm. If you are unsure where to vote, see http://wheredoivotema.com.
Please remember to vote TODAY for U.S. Senate. Polls will be open 7am to 8pm. Find your polling location at http://wheredoivotema.com.
The Medford Ward 8 Democratic Committee has endorsed Ed Markey for U.S. Senate. For more information about Congressman Markey, see his campaign website. For information about how to get involved on or before the election, check out the Medford for Massachusetts Facebook page or @MedfordForMA on Twitter.
The Medford Democratic ward caucuses originally scheduled for Feb. 9 have been rescheduled to Wednesday, Feb. 27, 6:30pm. The location remains the same: Medford City Hall, Alden Chambers.
Title: Medford Democratic Ward Caucuses
Location: Medford City Hall, Alden Chambers
Description: The purpose of the caucus is to elect delegates to the State Convention being held at the Tsongas Center, University of Lowell, on
June 1st July 13, 2013. A Medford Democratic meeting will follow immediately after the Caucus.
Date & Time: Saturday, February 9, 2013, 10am