Also, Secretary Galvin, how’s about you STFU?
Galvin said he would like to see the Democratic Party choose a nominee sooner than Wednesday so he can begin printing the ballots for the November election and deliver them to clerks early.
“I have taken great pains to urge the Democratic Party to do this promptly,” Galvin said. “With all due respect to the august office of the probate, I don’t want this to interfere with people’s ability to vote.”
This whole process, including calling town and city caucuses to elect the delegates to go to the big caucus, had little over a week to scramble and get this done, in the most populous county in the state. With all due respect, sir, how do you expect up to 600 delegates to be chosen and then a caucus held in less than a week? Really, honestly, how smart do you have to be to get elected, anyway? Oh, right.
Update: forgot to mention the important part of the article. The big caucus is set to be next Wednesday, Sept. 24, in Waltham. The Sun doesn’t say what time (nor do the Dem or SecState websites). So if you want to stand to be a delegate make sure you keep that in mind! Our [Lowell] caucus to select delegates will be held (all wards) at the East End Club, 15 W. 4th St., Monday Sept 22 at 7pm.
UPDATE II: Thanks to sco, I have the following info to update people:
Only full ward/town committee members (not associate members) are the ones who are eligible to be elected to become a delegate (and the only ones who can vote on delegates).
IF your ward/town has open seats, AND the chair calls a meeting before the meeting, so to speak, there MAY be a procedure for you to become a full member of your ward or town committee. Please check with your town/ward chair. Proper paperwork must be filed as well.
The Middlesex-wide caucus will be held on Wednesday, September 24th, 6:30PM at the Waltham High School, 617 Lexington St. There is no news yet so far as I know as to Buonomo’s withdrawal from the race – he has until Monday, 5pm to do so.
It appears that no alternate delegates are to be elected.