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Vote and Volunteer in Today’s Massachusetts Presidential Primary.

  Today is Super Tuesday, the presidential primary in Massachusetts and 9 other states across the U.S. Here in Massachusetts polls are open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. If you need help identifying polling place visit: http://www.wheredoivotema.com. This is your chance to cast your primary ballot for President Barack Obama! Our friends at the Massachusetts Democratic Party…
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5 Years ago today — a message from President Obama

President Obama wrote a message to us today: "Five years ago today, a few thousand of us gathered in Springfield, Illinois, to launch an improbable campaign for president. The task was to build a grassroots movement capable of making the kind of change we believe in. You’ve got to see this video about that journey…
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Time is running out!

The deadline to register to vote in the Massachusetts’ Presidential Primary election is Wednesday, February 15, 2012 — less than a week away! The Primary will take place on March 6, so please mark your calendar and plan to get out and vote. If you or your family, friends, or co-workers have not previously registered…
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YDM Statement on President Obama’s State of the Union Address

Highlight advances in employment and education for young Americans, differences from former Gov. Romney BOSTON – In response to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address, Young Democrats of Massachusetts Chair Elaine Almquist issued the following statement: "President Obama and congressional Democrats have fought to stem the tide of rising unemployment for young people…
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Results of the 2011 Municipal Elections, YDM Endorsed Candidates

Tuesday’s Elections showed some pretty amazing results for the endorsed candidates of the Young Democrats. Most of our candidates won, and many of those candidates whose races didn’t turn out as we’d hoped still came in close and ran great campaigns. The Young Democrats of Massachusetts thanks our members and allies for putting themselves out…
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Young Democrats endorse Frank in Chelsea City Council race

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 1, 2011 Contact: Kevin Gilnack, Communications Director kgilnack@ydma.org, 617.506.9670   CHELSEA, MA – The Young Democrats of Massachusetts (YDM) and Greater Boston Young Democrats (GBYD) are proud to announce their endorsement of YDM Board Member and former Chelsea City Councilor Matt Frank for the Chelsea City Council district three seats. Frank…
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Young Dems endorse Stewart for re-election to Brockton City Council

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 15, 2011 Contact: Kevin Gilnack, Communications Director kgilnack@ydma.org, 617.506.9670 Young Democrats endorse Stewart’s re-election bid for Brockton City Council BROCKTON, MA – The Young Democrats of Massachusetts (YDM) are working to re-elect Jass Stewart and reminding residents to get out to the polls next Tuesday. “Jass has been a champion for…
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Pioneer Valley Young Democrats work to protect, add to progressive voices in region’s city halls

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 1, 2011 Contact: Kevin Gilnack, Communications Director kgilnack@ydma.org, 617.506.9670   BOSTON – With municipal elections around the corner in more than 50 Massachusetts communities, the Young Democrats of Massachusetts (YDM) and Pioneer Valley Young Democrats (PVYD) are working to create more progressive representation at the most local level of government across…
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Young Dems endorse Cheung, Seidel, Simmons and Nelson for Cambridge City Council

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 2, 2011 Contact: Kevin Gilnack, Communications Director kgilnack@ydma.org, 617.506.9670   Young Democrats work to protect, add to progressive voices on Cambridge City Council Endorse Cheung, Seidel, Simmons and Nelson BOSTON – With municipal elections around the corner in more than 50 Massachusetts communities, the Young Democrats of Massachusetts (YDM) and Greater…
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Young Democrats work to protect, add to progressive voices on Boston City Council

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 1, 2011 Contact: Kevin Gilnack, Communications Director kgilnack@ydma.org, 617.506.9670   Young Democrats work to protect, add to progressive voices on Boston City Council Endorse Pressley, Murphy, Connolly, Arroyo and Lee BOSTON – With municipal elections around the corner in more than 50 Massachusetts communities, the Young Democrats of Massachusetts (YDM) and…
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