Tag: Elections

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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Greater Boston Young Dems 2015 Board Elections

Join the Greater Boston Young Democrats for a business meeting in Boston on Tuesday, December 15th at 6pm for our annual GBYD Board Elections. We’ll be electing our leaders for the 2015-2016 year! Positions up for election: Chair Vice Chair Treasurer Secretary Director of Membership & Outreach Political Director Communications Director Whether you want to…
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GBYD Elections: Coming Soon!

In November, the Greater Boston Young Democrats will be hosting their 2015 Elections, electing the Board to serve through the fall of 2016. Positions up for election: Chair Vice Chair Treasurer Secretary Director of Membership & Outreach Political Director Communications Director This organization succeeds thanks to the involvement and input of our members, and we…
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Add Your Name to Pass Early voting and Online Registration TODAY!

Dear Members, The Young Democrats of Massachusetts have long advocated that true Democracy comes with the participation of every eligible citizen at the ballot box. We have been calling for updates and reforms in the Massachusetts election laws that would improve the ease and accessibility in voting. Sign our Petition to update the Massachusetts election…
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Massachusetts Special Election Dates and Information

On February 1st, John Kerry resigned his United States Senate seat after being confirmed to the post of Secretary of State. Secretary of the Commonwealth Bill Galvin has scheduled a special election to fill the seat. The Democratic candidates so far are Congressman Ed Markey and Congressman Stephen Lynch. Special Election Primary for United States…
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A First Time Canvasser’s Experience: Who Thought Civic Duty Was This Much Fun?

I’ve been a fan of Elizabeth Warren ever since I learned about her, when President Obama tapped her to set up the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. At the time, I was still living in New York (not the city – upstate, where the cows come from). I was immediately taken with her. A woman…
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Canvassing Lessons from A Seasoned Door-knocker

This very hot and muggy Saturday morning, I joined many other volunteers in Medford to knock doors and talk to voters about Elizabeth Warren, candidate for United States Senate. Door-knocking can seem intimidating: you’re going to a complete strangers house to tell them how to vote! But the influence volunteers have on a campaign by…
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Canvassing Lessons From A Beginner

On Sunday, April 15th, I went out to Everett, MA to canvass with the Greater Boston Young Democrats to engage voters around Elizabeth Warren. First thing about canvasing is that you don’t get to choose where you’re going to be. You are where the need is. For me, this meant two things: I had to…
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