Presidential Primary Election 2020

The 2020 Presidential Primary Election will take place Tuesday, March 3. Polls will be open from 7am to 8pm.

Where do I vote?

In addition, early voting will be available, as described on the Medford website:

Early voting will take place in the Howard F. Alden Chambers, Medford City Hall, 85 George P. Hassett Drive, Medford, MA 02155, on the following dates and times:

Monday, February 24
8:30 a.m. — 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, February 25
8:30 a.m. — 4:30 p.m.

Wednesday, February 26
8:30 a.m. — 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, February 27
8:30 a.m. — 4:30 p.m.

Friday, February 28
8:30 a.m. — 12:30 p.m

Note: The Medford Democratic Caucus taking place on March 7 is not related to the Presidential election.

Medford Democratic caucus – March 7

DATE:   MARCH 7, 2020
PLACE:   MEDFORD CITY HALL, ALDEN CHAMBERS
START TIME:  10:00 A.M.

Registration opens at 9.30 a.m. 

This caucus is to elect delegates to the Massachusetts Democratic Party convention taking place in Lowell on May 30.

Only registered and preregistered Democratic voters shall be allowed to vote in the caucus.

Pre-registered Democrats must be 16 years old by May 11, 2019, must be pre-registered by the time of the Caucus, and must provide proof of their pre-registration. 

Any person not shown on the Democratic registration list must either provide proof of Democratic Party registration (or pre-registration) or register (or pre-register) prior to the close of the caucus registration period.

Caucus registration shall open at 9:30 and will remain open until all persons presenting themselves by 10:15 a.m. have registered.

Note: This caucus is not related to the presidential election. Here’s information about the presidential primary election.

Together for Medford Breakfast

Citizen of Medford,

The Medford Democratic City and Ward-6 Committees cordially invite you, friends, neighbors, candidates and elected officials (past and present) to join us for a special breakfast gathering at Carroll’s Restaurant, on Sunday, January 12, 2020, at 10:00am. We are confident that you will make an extra effort to join us for our first ”Together For Medford Breakfast.”  It will be a great opportunity to interact with Medford stakeholders from every neighborhood of the City.

We strongly believe that we must keep the City moving in the right direction. The event is an opportunity to rally our citizen to demonstrate our love for Medford.

Everyone is welcome to attend.  Donation is $20.00 at the door (cash only).  

It is a great opportunity to interact with other fellow Medford citizen in addition of elected officials.

Please RSVP no later than 12/29/2019, so we can provide the restaurant with a total head count.

RSVP at 781-483-3455 or email us at ward6.medford@gmail.com

Sincerely,

Paul Donato
Medford Democratic City Committee, Co-Chair

Nancy White
Medford Democratic City Committee, Co-Chair

Henry Milorin
Ward-6 Medford Democratic Committee, Chair
Medford Democratic City Committee, Affirmative Action Officer

Bruce Kulik
Ward-6 Medford Democratic Committee, Vice-Chair
Medford Democratic City Committee, Treasurer

Christopher D’Aveta
Ward-6 Medford Democratic Committee, Treasurer 

Vote today, November 5

Municipal elections in Medford take place today, Tuesday, November 5. Polls are open from 7am to 8pm. If you’re not sure where to vote, take a look at WhereDoIVoteMA.com.

There is a useful non-partisan guide to the candidates at MedfordVotes.org.

A sample ballot is available on the City of Medford website.

The re-election campaign of Mayor Stephanie Burke is offering rides to the polls for anyone who needs them. Contact the campaign at 978-996-0019.

Preliminary election Sep. 17

The preliminary election for Medford will be held Tuesday, Sep. 17. Polls will be open 7am to 8pm.

The purpose of this election is to narrow the field of City Council candidates.

Find out where to vote.

An independent website called MedfordVotes.org has posted information about the candidates, including questionnaire responses. MedfordVotes.org is not affiliated with the Medford Democratic City or Ward Committees.

Medford Candidates Night Forums

The Medford Democratic City Committee and Medford Ward 6 Democratic Committee will sponsor three Candidates Forum events over two nights. The dates are:

October 17, 2019:
Mayoral Candidates 7:00–8:00 p.m.
School Committee Candidates 8:30—9:30 p.m.

October 24, 2019:
City Council Candidates 7:00–9:00 p.m.

The events will take place at Medford City Hall in the Howard Alden Memorial Chambers on the 2nd Floor.

The event is free to the public. All the Medford candidates have been invited.

The purpose of these forums is to give each candidate an opportunity to address policy issues vital to our city’s future. These issues involve a range of crucial issues that include community planning, land use, infrastructure, environmental sustainability, streets and drainage, parks and playgrounds, economic development, school construction and maintenance, historic preservation, cultural enhancements, and public health, safety and zoning. We would like to know their respective priorities with respect to issues involving the environment, transportation, housing, and growth. And what actions will they take in these areas to enhance the quality of life for the people of our city.

The moderator for the forums is Henry Milorin, who is the Chair of the Ward 6 committee.

The public is invited to attend these informational events to see and hear the candidates running in the general election on November 5.

Need a ride to the convention?

Teresa Walsh, State Comitteewoman, is traveling to the Springfield State Convention on Saturday September 14 at 6 AM from the West Medford Walgreens and leaving Springfield at 3PM. There is room for 4 people in the car. Please contact Teresa directly by Thursday, 9/12 if interested in getting a ride to Springfield. 617.413.3914, teresawalsh57@outlook.com

Ward 8 meeting July 18

The next meeting of the Medford Ward 8 Democratic Committee will be Thursday, July 18, at 7pm, at 57 Ashland Street.

All Medford Democrats are welcome.

Key agenda items will include:

  • planning for a voter registration drive at the Medford Square Market
  • proposal to endorse the Medford People’s Platform established by Our Revolution Medford

Ward 8 “meet your neighbors” event

If you live in ward 8 (i.e., you vote at the Senior Center or previously voted at the VFW), come meet your Democratic neighbors at a casual afternoon reception. This is not a fundraiser. It’s just a chance to meet some people and hear a little bit (really, just a little!) about the Democratic Party’s work in Medford.

Date: Sunday, April 28
Time: 3:00 to 4:30pm
Place: Home of Roger Wile, 54 Forest St (old Medford High School), unit 313
Parking: On Forest Street; please do not park in the building’s lot

Light refreshments will be served.

Questions? Email ward8@medforddems.org.

Medford Democratic Caucus May 11

Date: May 11, 2019
Place: Medford City Hall, 85 George Hassett Drive
Registration begins at: 9:30 a.m.
Caucus begins at: 10:00  a.m.

The purpose of the caucus is to elect delegates to the Democratic Issues Convention to be held at the Mass Mutual Center in Springfield on September 14, 2019. All registered and pre-registered Medford Democrats are eligible to participate.

Attending the caucus, whether to run as a delegate or to participate in delegate selection, is a great way to learn more about the Democratic Party. Here are the full details about how delegates are selected.