Become a Democratic Convention delegate

The 2015 Massachusetts Democratic Convention is a chance for the Democratic Party to organize its members and review its platform. The convention will provide a chance for delegates to create an action agenda for the party. 

MTA members who are elected as delegates to the convention have the opportunity to have an impact on politics in Massachusetts. As delegates, members can be a strong voice for public education.

Your voice is needed. Become a delegate to the 2015 Democratic Convention.

When?

Saturday, Sept. 19

Where?

MassMutual Center, 1277 Main Street, Springfield, MA 01103

How?

To be elected as a delegate, attend your local Democratic Committee caucus between May 2 and June 28 and run to become a delegate to the convention:

  • Candidates for delegate must be registered as Democrats as of Jan. 31, 2015.
  • Candidates for delegate must be present at the caucus (except in the case of active Armed Service members).
  • Elected delegates must pay the convention delegate fee of $75 by Aug. 7. Anyone failing to pay the fee by Aug. 7 will be required to pay $100.

Add-On Delegates

There are number of add-on delegates who will be selected at the caucuses.   

The categories for add-on delegates are:

  • Youth (Ages 18-35)                
  • Minority                         
  • Disabled

Applications for these delegate positions are located at: http://massdems.org/convention/the-caucuses

Submitting an application does not guarantee that you will be selected for one of these categories.

Caucus Locations

Click here to find out when your local Democratic Committee is holding its caucus: http://massdems.org/convention/the-caucuses/

Questions?

Contact Jo Ann Fitzgerald, director of the MTA Grassroots Campaigns Division, at 508.849.8882, or email her at jfitzgerald@massteacher.org

or

Paul McClory, deputy director, MTA Grassroots Campaigns Division, at 617.921.8693, or email him at pmcclory@massteacher.org.