Category: Elections

Mass Democratic Party: The Stakes of the Massachusetts Senate Race

The following message was sent by Massachusetts Democratic Party (MDP) Chair John Walsh and includes and important memo from MDP Communications Director Kevin Franck on the stakes of the 2012 Massachusetts U.S. Senate race:   Dear Democrats, Kevin’s right. The stakes of the Senate race here in Massachusetts are very high. The first debate for our…
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Have a say in your local elections

Have you recently turned 18, or will you be 18 before the next local election? Are you new to Massachusetts? Did you move off campus or into a new apartment? Local elections help decide the future of the communities we live in, and it’s vital that students and young professionals have a voice in choosing…
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Know anyone looking to organize this fall?

We thought this might be of interest to YDM members interested in getting involved in President Obama’s re-election campaign. This message comes from Sara El-Amine the National Training Director for Obama for America and is not affiliated with YDM. I’m the national training director at Obama for America. My job is to develop the programs and…
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2012 Democratic Senate Candidates

We’re already more than half way through 2011, and 2012 is right around the corner, which means it’s time to start learning about the Democratic challengers to Scott Brown to find out where you want to get involved. Lear more about the candidates by visiting their websites, and give them a call or an email…
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President Obama’s Boston 50th Birthday Reception With Special Guests Robert Gibbs & Deputy Campaign Manager Jen O’Malley Dillon

Obama for America invites you to join special guests Robert Gibbs & Jen O’Malley Dillion at a reception that will bring Boston area supporters together for President Obama’s 50th birthday. What: Obama Victory Fund 2012 – Birthday Reception Where: Towne 900 Boylston Street Boston, Massachusetts When: Wednesday, August 3, 2011 6:30 PM To attend, please…
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2010 Victories – Thank You!

 Bucking national trends and demonstrating the power of grassroots organizing and belief in our values, YDM was proud to be a part of Massachusetts Democratic victories across the Commonwealth. We’re very proud of our endorsed candidates, all of whom ran strong, issues-based campaigns: Gov. Deval L. Patrick & Lt. Gov. Timothy P. Murray Steve Grossman, Candidate…
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Gov. Patrick’s Rally to Move Massachusetts Forward with President Obama

This Saturday Governor Deval Patrick was joined by President Barack Obama and a diverse, energized crowd of 15,000 voters – young Democrats and old – to move Massachusetts forward with an incredible GOTV effort.   Check out the video clips from the rally below, learn about the Governor’s GOTV effort, sign-up to help on November…
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Game On.

Dear Young Democrats, First of all, we should all take a moment to appreciate the incredible amount of work put in by all of the Democratic candidates and staff (including many Young Democrats on this list).  The time and energy all of the campaigns put forth to serve the Commonwealth is incredible. And after all…
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MassVOTE’s TOP 10 TIPS FOR VOTERS THIS YEAR’S PRIMARY ELECTION

The following tips have been adapted form a useful resource made available by MassVOTE: 10. Vote early. Turnout will be moderate – you may be in line for 5 or 10 minutes during peak hours. Vote between 7am and 3pm to avoid the rush. But don’t worry – you have a right to vote if…
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Reminder: Pre-Primary Voter Reg Deadilne is TOMORROW

Have you changed addresses?  Are you a new student in Massachusetts?  Are you turning 18 before September 14?    No matter what the reason, make sure that you update your voter registration by tomorrow to have your voice heard in the Democratic Primary election on September 14.   Voter registration forms must be postmarked or…
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