The Medford Democratic City Committee will hold a caucus on Saturday, June 3, 2023 at 9:00 a.m. The caucus is to elect Medford delegates and alternates to the 2023 Massachusetts Democratic State Convention.
To ensure that attendees can participate in a safe manner, the 2023 Medford Democratic caucus will be held virtually on Zoom. Registration is available prior to the caucus date by completing this registration form. Zoom details will be sent to registered attendees prior to the caucus. The caucus will start promptly at 9:00 a.m.
This year’s state convention will take place on Saturday, September 23, 2023, at the Tsongas Center in Lowell, where Democrats from across the state will come together to adopt a Party Agenda and/or Platform. This is an important year for the Democratic Party – the convention will allow members of the party to discuss the many critical issues facing the citizens of Massachusetts
and set an agenda for the year ahead.
The June 3rd Caucus is open to all registered and pre-registered Democrats in Medford. Pre-registered Democrats who will be 16 years of age by caucus date will be allowed to participate and run as a Delegate or Alternate.
Youth, minorities, people with disabilities, and LGBTQ+ individuals who are not elected as a Delegate or Alternate at the caucus may apply for a spot at http://www.massdems.org.
Those interested in getting involved with the Medford Democratic City Committee can and should visit our website at https://medforddems.org or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
General meeting of the Medford Democratic City Committee. All members and other Democrats interested in the committee’s activity are welcome. Please message us on Facebook or email info@MedfordDems.org BEFORE the meeting for the Zoom info.
- Call to order.
- Acceptance of Agenda
- Welcoming Message from MDCC Chair ‘Henry Milorin’
- Approval of meeting notes for 9/17/2020. (Secretary, Anne Hagerty)
- Treasurer report & Biden’s sign purchase – (Treasurer Bruce Kulik)
- Recruit and maintain Ward members (Input from ALL)
- Increase membership (In addition to Ward Chair, we need Ward Captain and Precinct leader.)
- List of Sub-Committee and officers:
- Communication & Outreach: Anne Haggerty, Nicole Morell, Alicia Hunt, Anita Tucker.
- By-Laws & Website Committee: Stephen Russell, Bruce Kulik, and Max Weinstein.
- Issues Committee: All members of the Executive committee
- Youth Outreach Committee: (Need members)
- Affirmative Action Committee: Chair Anita Tucker (Need members)
- Ward Report: Ward 2 – Chair Alicia Hunt, Ward 3 – Chair Stephen Russell, Ward 4 – Chair Sharon Guzik, Ward 7 – Jessica Webb, Ward 8 – Max Weinstein, Ward 6 – Chair Henry Milorin plus updates on Wards 1, 5.
- Communications – (How will you participate in the next 19 days to help the Markey and Biden/Harris campaigns?)
- Schedule next meeting for TBA.
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.
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, email@example.com
Polls are open 7am to 8pm today for the primary election. Sample ballots for Medford can be found at http://www.medfordma.org/2016/08/25/sample-ballots-for-state-primary-election-sept-8-2016/.
You can find your polling location at http://wheredoivotema.com/bal/MyElectionInfo.aspx.
Per the City of Medford: “If you are voting at any of the Medford Public Schools and Tufts University Gantcher Center, please be aware that schools will be in session and parking could be limited. Try to avoid peak traffic hours before and after the schools opening and closing.”
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.