Pittsfield, North Adams, Adams Announce Democratic Caucus Dates
Feb. 8: Due to the impending storm, the Pittsfield caucuses (excluding Ward 5) has been rescheduled for March 2.
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Democrats will hold caucuses in their respective wards to elect delegates to the Massachusetts Democratic Party's 2013 Platform Convention to be held
June 1 July 13 at the Tsongas Center at University of Massachusetts in Lowell. All registered Democrats in Pittsfield wards 1 through 6 are eligible.
► Ward 1 – 2 p.m., Sat. March 2, Back Nine Bar and Grille, 303 Crane Ave.
► Ward 2 – 2 p.m., Sat. March 2, Kennedy IUE/CWE Union Hall, 789 Tyler St.
► Ward 3 – 2 p.m., Sat. March 2, DelGallo’s Restaurant, 390 Newell St.
► Ward 4 – 2 p.m., Sat. March 2, Miss Hall’s School, 492 Holmes Rd.
► Ward 5 – Noon, Sat. March 2, American Legion, 41 Wendell Ave.
► Ward 6 – 2 p.m., Sat. March 2, Polish Community Club, 55 Linden St.
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Wards 2, 3, 4 and 5 of the North Adams Democratic City Committee
will caucus on Saturday, Feb. 16, at 11 a.m. to elect delegates to the Massachusetts Democratic Party's 2013 Platform Convention.
All registered Democrats residing in those wards are invited and eligible to participate in the caucus, to be held at North Adams Housing Authority Community Room, 150 Ashland St.
State Rep. Gailanne Cariddi, D-North Adams, will convene the caucus.
Ward 1 will caucus on March 2.
At the statewide convention, to be held at the Tsongas Center in Lowell on Saturday, July 13, delegates will debate and adopt a platform for the next four years.
State Democratic Party Chairman John Walsh announced the postponement of the convention from June to July to follow election of the U.S. senator to replace John Kerry, now confirmed as U.S. secretary of state.
Massachusetts Secretary of State William F. Galvin has scheduled a primary for April 30, and special election of U.S. senator to be held on June 25.
Cariddi is also scheduled to address local Democrats on Thursday, Feb. 21, at 6 p.m. at a gathering at the Freight Yard Pub. Cariddi is interested to hear from North County constituents as to their legislative priorities; she will also update them as to current statewide initiatives in Boston.
ADAMS, Mass — The Adams Democratic Committee will hold its caucus on Saturday, March 2. The caucus will elect delegates to attend the Platform Convention on July 13.