Weston Democrats To Elect Delegates To State Convention

Registered Democrats in Weston will be holding a caucus at the Weston Community Center Great Room, 20 Alphabet Lane on Sat Mar 11, 2017 at 1 pm to elect 4 delegates and 4 alternates to the 2017 Massachusetts Democratic Convention, where Democrats from across Massachusetts will gather to adopt a new Party Platform. The Convention will be held on Saturday, June 3rd at the Tsongas Arena in Lowell.

“People are excited about politics and want to make a difference. Our caucuses are a great opportunity for those who are interested to get involved,” commented Massachusetts Democratic Party Chair Gus Bickford. “Delegates will be voting on our Party Platform in Lowell, 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.”

Massachusetts Democratic Party Chair Gus Bickford. “Delegates will be voting on our Party Platform in Lowell, 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.”

The caucus is open to all registered and pre-registered Democrats in Weston, and the Democratic Committee welcomes participants. Pre-registered Democrats who will be age 18 by Sept 11, 2018, the anticipated date of the primary, will be able to participate in caucuses and run for delegate. Delegates will be divided equally between men and women, and all ballots will be written and secret. In the spirit of inclusion, youth, minorities, and people with disabilities who are not elected as delegates or alternates may apply to be add-on delegates, either at their caucus or online at www.massdems.org

The Weston Democratic Town Committee meets periodically throughout the year. For more information on the caucus or the committee please contact John Hennessey at John.H@wonk.com / 781-894-1918 or check out more of this  website at www.Westondems.org.

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Post-election 3rdMAD Meeting

Third Middlesex Area Democrats     Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Meeting Announcement and Invitation for post-election meeting of 3rd MAD
Host: Lincoln Democratic Town Committee
November 19, 2016
Reception 9:30am – 10:00am        Meeting 10:00am – 12:00 noon

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The Long Haul

Paul Krugman, 11 Nov 2016 NY Times

As I said in today’s column, nobody who thought Trump would be a disaster should change his or her mind because he won the election. He will, in fact, be a disaster on every front. And I think he will eventually drag the Republican Party into the abyss along with his own reputation; the question is whether he drags the rest of the country, and the world, down with him.

But it’s important not to expect this to happen right away. There’s a temptation to predict immediate economic or foreign-policy collapse; I gave in to that temptation Tuesday night, but quickly realized that I was making the same mistake as the opponents of Brexit (which I got right). So I am retracting that call, right now. It’s at least possible that bigger budget deficits will, if anything, strengthen the economy briefly. More detail in Monday’s column, I suspect.

On other fronts, too, don’t expect immediate vindication. America has a vast stock of reputational capital, built up over generations; even Trump will take some time to squander it.

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Final Days in NH

We’ve gotten a lot of interest from people like you who are signing up to volunteer during the last four days of the campaign — but we still need to fill a few more volunteer shifts.

Click here to sign up for a shift: hillaryclinton.com/gotv!

We need your help to make sure Hillary and Democrats up and down the ticket are elected here in New Hampshire.

Let me know if you have any questions — see you soon (hopefully)!

Collin GatelyNew Hampshire Together

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CANDIDATE FORUM – For Chair, Massachusetts State Democratic Committee

CANDIDATES FOR CHAIR, Massachusetts State Democratic Committee
Gus Bickford,   Steve Kerrigan,   Steve Tompkins
Tuesday, November 1, 2016, 7:00pm


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Clear your calendar! 

In spite of what you hear/see in the media and polls, 

EVERY VOTE is needed for Clinton-Kaine, Maggie Hassan, 

and all the other NH Democratic candidatesNashua, 291 Main Street

NH Canvassing Schedule October 15 – November 8

All the rest are canvassing Democratic voters to turn them out to vote.
Check on the NH registration rules (http://sos.nh.gov/VoterRegFAQ.aspx).

Dry Run 2: October 29-30 
Saturday: 9:00am, 12:00pm. 3:00pm, 6:00pm
Sunday: 12:00pm, 3:00pm. 6:00pm

October 31-November 4 (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri)
9:00am, 12:00pm. 3:00pm, 6:00pm 

GOTV: November 5-8  
Saturday: 9:00am, 12:00pm. 3:00pm, 6:00pm
Sunday: 12:00pm, 3:00pm. 6:00pm
Monday: 9:00am, 12:00pm. 3:00pm, 6:00pm

Election Day:
Yes, there will be thousands of other volunteers throughout NH on Election Day to encourage voters to go the polls and vote.
8:00am, 11:00am, 2:00pm, 5:00pm (polls close at 7:00pm)


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Help elect Hillary Clinton, Maggie Hassan, Carol Shea Porter and Annie Kuster in New Hampshire. Talk to voters face to face, one-on-one. We know people talking directly to other people is the most effective way to encourage people to vote. 

Salem, 15 Ermer Road
Portsmouth, 125 Brewery Ln
Nashua, 291 Main Street
Manchester, 379 Elm St

These offices are open and ready to go. There are wonderful staffers in all these offices who are very accommodating to Massachusetts volunteers.

Standard canvass launch times are Saturday 10am and 1pm, and Sunday 11am and 2pm. Use this link to find or post an event: https://www.hillaryclinton.com/events/

Hillary Clinton carpools to NH are happening across the state. If you are looking for a carpool from MA use this link. Carpooling is fun and a way to get people involved who do not have their own transportation. Going up on your own is also an option. This allows you to have a car as you canvass, which can be very helpful. It also allows you to control your own schedule.

There are regular phone banks in the Boston office at MDP HQ on Beacon Street. Check the list for a carpool or phone bank near you. If you don’t find something convenient, or start one!

Weekday opportunities are available too! 

To help by making phone calls from home:

* Borrowed from Dems Dispatch
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