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Notes from the Trail: Jack Stanton

This is part of a series of brief interviews with our endorsed candidates by YDMA’s Mina Pollmann. Candidate: Jack Stanton District: 5th Barnstable (House) Town: Sandwich How You Can Help Out: Sign up to volunteer at https://www.electjackstanton.org/volunteer/.   (1) What is the issue you have learned the most about by talking directly to voters as part…
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Notes from the Train: Tram Nguyen

This is part of a series of brief interviews with our endorsed candidates by YDMA’s Mina Pollmann. Candidate: Tram Nguyen District: 18th Essex (House) Town: Andover How You Can Help Out: Sign up to volunteer at https://votetram.com/get-involved/.   (1) What is the issue you have learned the most about by talking directly to voters as…
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Notes from the Trail: Katie McBrine

This is the first in a series of brief interviews with our endorsed candidates by YDMA’s Mina Pollmann. Candidate: Dr. Katie McBrine District: Plymouth & Norfolk (Senate) Town: Hingham How You Can Help Out: Sign up to volunteer at http://votemcbrine.com/volunteer/.   (1) What is the issue you have learned the most about by talking directly…
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Want to Make Sure More People Get Registered to Vote? Here’s How.

The deadline to register before the general election here in Massachusetts is thus Thursday. If you are free this weekend, it’s the perfect time to run your very own voter registration drive! They’re very easy to do, and they can make a huge difference. I’ve run several outside of the Quincy Center MBTA station with…
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Join the YDMA Board!

YDMA is looking to fill the position of Secretary. What responsibilities are involved? Maintaining clear and accurate records of YDMA meetings and activities, and organization documents, Contacting YDMA members concerning upcoming meetings, conventions, and other events in consultation with the Communications and Membership and Outreach Director, Making all appropriate filings with the State Committee and…
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Announcing the YDMA AAPI Caucus!

  Caucuses serve an important function within the organizational structure of the Young Democrats of Massachusetts (YDMA). By providing a platform for underrepresented groups, caucuses help YDMA pay attention to politicians, issues, and actions that might otherwise be missed. Furthermore, caucuses should provide the kind of welcoming social space that makes the Democratic Party the…
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Today’s National Voter Registration Day. Here’s What That Means for You.

Today is National Voter Registration Day! We here at YDMA know how important it is for everyone to vote and we want to help other young people use their power of the vote. Voting Across the Nation The U.S. has some of the worst voter turnout rates in the developed world. We’re solidly in the…
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Democratic Unity: Onwards to November

Over the next two months, we look forward to working hard to elect Jay Gonzalez and Quentin Palfrey and bring back strong Democratic leadership to the Corner Office. Every day, Donald Trump and the Republicans are taking steps to roll back the progressive reforms passed by President Obama. It is vital that states like Massachusetts…
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September Board of Directors Meeting

Roll Call Attendance Led by Caesar In person: Rebecca, Caesar, Melissa, Aidan, Rob, Frank, Liana, Makayla, Jonathan P, Bryan, Matt M, Lisa, Jeremy, Jonathan C On phone: Michael B, Brittany, Meghan L, James B, Brendan, Alex, Laura, Caroline, Jocelyn, Hanna, Solomon   President’s Remarks Led by Rebecca Congrats Jeremy on DSC win. It was great to…
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YDMA Announces First 2018 Endorsements

Tram Nguyen (18th Essex — House)   When she was five years old, Tram and her family fled the hostile communist regime of Vietnam and immigrated to the United States, where they settled in the Merrimack Valley. Tram is a proud graduate of Massachusetts public schools; she attended grade school in Lawrence and Methuen and went…
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