Caucus & Convention - Somerville Democrats

Caucus & Convention

On Friday, June 3rd and Saturday, June 4th, delegates will gather virtually and at the DCU Center in Worcester for the Massachusetts Democratic State Party's Convention to endorse candidates for statewide office, including Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Secretary, Attorney General and Auditor, ahead of the Democratic Primary this September. 

Delegates, alternates, and guests will be able to attend the Convention virtually and all voting will take place remotely. Over the coming months, the Massachusetts State Party be closely monitoring changes in public health guidance, and adjusting plans accordingly. Click here to sign up for updates on the 2022 Convention.

The Massachusetts Democratic Party has more information on the convention and how to run to be a delegate.

Each Ward Committee will run their own caucus to elect delegates to represent their Ward. Anyone interested in running to be a delegate to the convention must be registered Democrats at the time of the caucus within the ward from which they are running as delegates. For these purposes, a registered Democrat is a duly registered voter who has enrolled in the Democratic Party. Please contact the Chair of the Democratic Committee for your Ward if you have questions about the caucuses or how to run to be a delegate. More information can also be found here: RSVP for the caucus organized by your ward’s Democratic Committee. If you are not sure which ward you live in, you can check on the Somerville Elections website.

Wards 1, 2, 4, 5, and 6

The Democratic Ward Committees of Wards 1, 2, 4, 5, and 6 in Somerville will hold virtual caucuses at the same time on March 5 at 12pm to select delegates to the convention. The caucuses will use the same Zoom link, and everyone will split into their wards in Zoom breakout rooms. RSVP to receive the Zoom link.

Ward 3

Ward 7

The Ward 7 Democratic Committee Caucus will hold a virtual caucus on Sunday, March 6, at 4pm. RSVP for the Zoom link.




Delegates and alternates both pay a $75 fee which helps the Party defray the substantial cost and is due by March 21st. A $15 late fee will apply after this date.

The MassDems are committed to ensuring that all delegates are able to attend the convention, regardless of financial standing. A reduced fee of $50 is available for students, seniors, and persons with disabilities.