Berkshire County Democratic committees will be holding their caucuses in February. This year's Massachusetts Democratic Party Endorsing Convention will be held June 1-2 at the DCU Center in Worcester, where thousands of Democrats from across the state will come together to endorse Democratic candidates for statewide offices, including constitutional officers and gubernatorial candidates. Committees can submit their information to by email to be included in this list. A complete list of caucuses across the state can be found here.
* Adams: The Adams Democratic Town Committee will hold its caucus at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, at the Adams Free Library, Miller Annex, 92 Park Street, McKinley Square. The caucus is open to all registered Democrats.
* Lenox: The Lenox Town Democratic Committee/Caucus will be held on Thursday, Feb. 15, at 6:30 p.m. in the Lenox Town Hall Auditorium, 6 Walker St.
* North Adams: Registered Democrats in North Adams will hold a caucus on Feb. 15 at 6 p.m. at the Freight Yard Pub & Restaurant Upstairs meeting space to elect delegates and alternates to the 2018 Massachusetts Democratic State Convention. The caucus is open to all registered and pre-registered Democrats in North Adams. Pre-registered Democrats who will be 18 by Sept. 18 will be allowed to participate and run as a delegate or alternate. Each ward can elect one delegate, with the exception of Ward 4, which can elect two delegates and five alternates to the convention. Youth, minorities, people with disabilities, and LGBTQ individuals who are not elected as a delegate or an alternate may apply to be an add-on delegate at the caucus or online. Those interested in getting involved with the North Adams Democratic City Committee should contact Stephanie Bosley at 413-884-2484.
* Williamstown: The Williamstown Democratic Town Committee will hold its caucus on Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018, at 10 a.m. in the Williamstown Municipal Building (31 North St.) Its purpose is to elect seven delegates and four alternates to the State Democratic Convention. In order to vote, or to be a delegate or alternate, one must have been registered (or pre-registered, for those who turn 18 before the primary date, Sept. 18) to vote Democratic in Williamstown as of the date of the caucus. In order to vote or to run for delegate, a person must also be present at the caucus. The only exception to the rule of caucus attendance is for people serving in the U.S. Armed Forces, who must notify Jim Mahon by email of their desire to be considered for election by Feb. 1. For those now unregistered or registered as unenrolled, registration forms will be provided.
Support Local News
We show up at hurricanes, budget meetings, high school games, accidents, fires and community events. We show up at celebrations and tragedies and everything in between. We show up so our readers can learn about pivotal events that affect their communities and their lives.
How important is local news to you? You can support independent, unbiased journalism and help iBerkshires grow for as a little as the cost of a cup of coffee a week.
iBerkshires.com welcomes critical, respectful dialogue; please keep comments focused on the issues and not on personalities. Profanity, obscenity, racist language and harassment are not allowed. iBerkshires reserves the right to ban commenters or remove commenting on any article at any time. Concerns may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
iBerkshires.com welcomes critical, respectful dialogue. Name-calling, personal attacks, libel, slander or foul language is not allowed. All comments are reviewed before posting and will be deleted or edited as necessary.