Democrats To Hold Caucus In Wilmington On March 19

WILMINGTON, MA — Registered Democrats in Wilmington will be holding a caucus at the 4th of July Headquarters on Middlesex Avenue in Wilmington on Saturday, March 19, 2016 at 10:00 A.M. to elect eleven (11) delegates and three (3) alternates to the 2016 Massachusetts Democratic Convention. Delegates will be divided equally between men and women. The Convention will be held on Saturday, June 4, 2016 at the Tsongas Center in Lowell. At that time, Democrats from across the state will gather to organize to elect Democrats up and down the ballot in 2016.

The caucus is open to all registered Democrats in Wilmington as of January 31, 2016. Candidates for delegate and alternate must consent to nomination in writing. All candidates may make a two minute statement and may distribute materials on their behalf. All ballots will be written and secret. Those not elected as Delegate and Alternate, who meet the qualifications, may apply to be add-on delegates in the following categories: youth, minority, and disabled and senior citizens.

Discrimination on the basis of race, sex, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnic identity, economic status or disability in the conduct of the caucus is strictly prohibited. Challenges to the conduct of the caucus or the election of delegates and alternates shall be filed with the Compliance Review Committee of the Massachusetts Democratic Party at 77 Summer Street, 10th Floor, in Boston, MA 02110 and be postmarked within fourteen days after the caucus. Challenges may be filed only by a registered Democrat residing in Wilmington and having direct knowledge of the grounds for the challenge.

For more information, please contact Jay Donovan at (978) 658-3181.

(NOTE: The above press release was submitted by the Wilmington Democratic Town Committee.)

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