|February 8, 2010|
Registered Democrats in Somerville will be holding a caucus at the Capuano School, 150 Glen St. on Monday, February 8 at 7:20 PM to elect 8 delegates and 3 alternates to the 2010 Massachusetts Democratic Convention. Delegates will be divided equally between men and women.
The Convention will be held on Friday June 4th and Saturday, June 5th at the DCU Center in Worcester. At that time, Democrats from across the state will gather to endorse statewide candidates.
The caucus is open to all registered Democrats in Somerville. All ballots will be written and secret. Those not elected as Delegate and/or Alternate, who meet the qualifications, may apply to be add-on delegates in the following categories: youth, minority, and disabled.
Discrimination on the basis of race, sex, age, color, creed, national origin, disability, religion, ethnic identity, sexual orientation or economic status in the conduct of the caucus is strictly prohibited. Challenges to the delegate selection process can be filed with the Massachusetts Democratic Party, 56 Roland Street, Suite 203, Boston, MA 02129 no later than ten days after the caucus date.
The Ward 3 Caucus will be held in Ward 1 in order to hold all the ward caucuses in one location. Each caucus will take place within the school but in different classrooms.
For caucus information please contact Ward 3 Chair Michael Grunko at 617/666-1997 or email (grunkom at yahoo.com)
The Somerville City Committee will be holding a meeting prior to the Ward 3 Caucus Featured speaker will be Congressman Mike Capuano
All Democratic candidates for State-wide office have been invited.
[Note: Press release written by Mike Grunko, Chair of the Ward 3 Dem Committee and sent to W3 committee members]