Stockbridge Democrats       
                                          "All politics is local."


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Stockbridge Democratic Town Committee
Stockbridge Massachusetts

Updated - July 14, 2015

*Former U.S. Speaker of the House from Massachusetts Tip O'Neill coined this phrase - "all politics is local."
It has come to represent the fundamental importance of political action at the local level.

What's happening ....
2015 Calendar of Events:

Special Election Dates:

Nominating Papers Available -

Deadline for Returning Nominating Papers to the Town Clerk -
July 28, 2015

Election Day - Tuesday September 15, 2015

State Democratic Convention:
Saturday September 19, 2015

Announcements ..........

As the Mass Democratic Party Field Manual states: "...the next election cycle begins on the day the last one ends..."

Special Election Announced
Town Clerk Teri Iemolini has announced the schedule for the special election to fill the vacant Selectman position caused by the resignation of Chuckie Cardillo.  Dates and deadlines appear in our calendar at left.

The Summer Meeting of the Stockbridge Democratic Town Committee including the State Democratic Convention Caucus was held Saturday June 27 in the Town Offices.  23 attendees heard guest speakers Suzanne Bump (State Auditor) and Patsy Harris (Register of Deeds).  Discussions included status of the conflict issue on the Select Board, among other items.  Delegates Kate Fletcher, Patrick White, Anne Rabinowitz, Heidi Teutsch and Don Chabon were elected delegates to the Convention and SDTC officers Don Chabon and Anne Rabinowitz were re-elected Chairman and Secretary.  Complete meeting minutes will be posted shortly.

May Town Election Results:
All Democratic Caucus Nominees Win!  Chuck Cardillo Selectman; Peter Curtin continues as Tree Warden; Unopposed candidates Barney Edmonds, Jonathan Chabon, Gary Pitney, Don Chabon all reelected.
619 people voted.  The number of votes for each candidate appears in the Election Score Card tab at left.

Political Survey:
At the meeting of May 14 participants were asked to complete a small survey to help our town try and better understand our local political process.  23 survey forms were returned.  Results appear in our Bulletin Board tab, under General Announcements. Thank you to everyone who participated.

NEW - Local Political Happenings ...
... are now being listed right here.  Look at the Calendar (left column) for dates and see our Bulletin Board tab at left for details.

Questions on campaign financing and funding?  Our Treasurer Sue Rogers recently attended a meeting on that topic and is available to point people in the right direction and answer questions.

Running for Town Office ?
The Stockbridge Democratic Town Committee seeks Democratic candidates to run for all town offices.  Our "Election Score Card" (tab at left) lists upcoming positions and the last elections results.  All Stockbridge Democrats are urged to support our candidates and to consider running for town office themselves.  Want to run?  Want more info?  Contact the SDTC Chairman at StockbridgeDemocrats@Yahoo.Com


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