Southborough Democrats (and those who would like to become one) are invited to the annual caucus. The Southborough Democratic Committee will elect delegates to this summer’s state convention.
This year delegates will be helping to approve a new platform for the state party. Southborough is entitled to send ten representatives to weigh in. The caucus to choose them is this Saturday.
Here are the details:
Southborough Democrats to Elect Delegates to State Convention
Calling all Democrats or would-be Democrats in Southborough! Would you like to have direct input into setting policies for the Massachusetts Democratic party? Our Town Committee will elect 10 delegates to attend the State Convention this June 3rd in Worcester, and we will choosing them at our caucus next Saturday, April 1, at 10:30 AM at the Southborough Library.
All registered Democrats in Southborough are eligible to run for delegate and to vote. In a departure from previous years, you will be able to change party registration at the caucus if you need to do so.
The chief business of the convention this year will be approving a new state party platform to replace the current platform from 2013. We will be examining the party’s policies on issues like the economy, health care, education, the environment, energy, defense, government ethics, immigration, income inequality, and criminal justice. The election of 2016 opened up a lot of dialogue within the state party, and our new chairman, Gus Bickford, is determined to maintain that openness. “People are excited about politics and want to make a difference.” he commented. “Delegates will be voting on our Party Platform in Worcester, and we want to make sure that every Democrat has a voice. This is a time to come together and speak to our shared Democratic values.”
We should also be hearing from Senator Eldridge and Representative Dykema on state legislative matters at the caucus. The location will be the Eaton Meeting Room on the lower level of the library, 25 Main Street. The caucus should run until approximately 12:00 noon.
If you cannot attend the caucus but would like to learn more about the committee, please contact Rose Mauro at email@example.com or visit our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/southborough.democrats/ If you would like more information on the state convention, state platform, or Democratic Party events, check out the website of the Massachusetts Democratic Party at https://www.massdems.org/.