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Friday, January 31, 2003


Democrats to hold caucus in Carlisle

Registered Democrats in Carlisle will be holding a caucus at the First Religious Society, 27 School Street on Saturday, February 15, to elect four delegates and four alternates to the 2003 Massachusetts Democratic Convention. Delegates will be equally divided between men and women.

The convention will be held Saturday, June 7, 2003 at the Paul E. Tsongas Arena in Lowell. The caucus is open to all registered Democrats in Carlisle. Candidates for delegate and alternate must consent to the nomination in writing. All candidates may make a two-minute statement and may distribute materials on their behalf. All ballots will be written and secret. Those not elected as delegate and alternate, who meet the qualifications, may apply to be add-on delegates in the following categories: youth, minority, and disabled.

Discrimination on the basis of race, sex, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, ethnic identity, sexual orientation or economic status in the conduct of the caucus is strictly prohibited. Challenges to the delegate selection process can be filed with the Massachusetts Democratic Party, 10 Granite Street, Quincy, MA 02169 no later than ten days after the caucus date. For more information, contact Cynthia Schweppe at 1-978-369-5738.

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