Election Day!

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.

Mayoral and School Committee Candidates’ Night Forum

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.

Medford Democratic Candidates’ Night Forums

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.

Medford Democratic Ward Caucuses

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