Category: Elections

🚨An Endorsement for 2020🚨……Ranked Choice Voting

YDMA is proud to endorse the Voter Choice 2020 ballot initiative campaign. With ranked choice voting, voters are freed from having to act as political strategists, fretting about whether their vote could end up wasted if they vote for their most preferred candidate. Candidates with similar backgrounds or platforms are no longer at real or…
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Two Weeks Until Election Day: YDMA Announces More 2019 Municipal Endorsements

With the election less than two weeks away, we are proud to announce our latest endorsements.   BOSTON   David Halbert — City Councilor At Large The Young Democrats of Massachusetts are proud to endorse David Halbert for Boston City Council. David is running on a platform of bringing greater transparency and accountability to local…
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MA House Votes to Disenfranchise Young Voters across the Commonwealth

Wednesday, October 16 — This evening, the Massachusetts House voted to change the date of the 2020 state primary to September 1st, a move that will disenfranchise countless young voters across the Commonwealth, in the supplemental budget.  “We are very disappointed to hear that the MA House is planning to schedule next year’s state primary…
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Notes from the Trail: Tom Merolli

This is part of a series of brief interviews with our endorsed candidates by YDMA’s Mina Pollmann. Candidate: Tom Merolli District: Worcester & Norfolk Town: Mendon How You Can Help Out: Sign up to volunteer at http://www.tom4ma.com/events/.   (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: 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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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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2017 YDMA Annual Convention

CALL TO CONVENTION: The Young Democrats of Massachusetts as ordered by the Charter and Bylaws of the Organization do hereby call the Membership-at-Large to assemble for the 2017 Annual Convention. All members are encouraged to attend as they are able. The convention will take place on Saturday, May 13, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00…
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Young Democrats of Massachusetts Endorse Santiago Narino for DNC

BOSTON, Massachusetts — January 13, 2017 — The Young Democrats of Massachusetts, the official youth organization for Democrats in Massachusetts, announced their endorsement of Santiago Nariño for Democratic National Committeeman. Nariño, 22, is the president of the College Democrats and the founder and executive director of the the non-profit Latinx Action Group. He is running…
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