To accommodate families and students affected by recent flooding and storms, the scholarship committee of the Quincy Dems is extending the deadline for applications for the Archie Wahlberg Scholarship for Public Service to April 2nd.
The results of yesterday's municipal election are in, and we have some great successes to share. All three Councillor-At-Large seats were won by members of our Democratic City Committee: incumbents Noel DiBona and Nina Liang, and the newly elected Anne Mahoney. The winners of the Ward races are as follows:
In the event you missed the Meet the Candidates Night jointly hosted by the Quincy Democratic City Committee and the Quincy Republican City Committee on October 26, you have the chance to catch it on QATV (channel 8) tonight, November 1, 2017 at 7:00 pm.
The Quincy Democratic City Committee has endorsed the We the People Act, a call for an amendment to the U.S. Constitution to clarify that Constitutional rights are exclusively for people, not corporations, that money is not speech, and consequently, that our government can place appropriate restrictions on financial contributions in political campaigns.
The following notice was sent by We the People Massachusetts regarding a public hearing Massachusetts House Bill 1926, which calls for a United States constitutional amendment and amendments convention:
The Quincy Democratic and Republican City Committees will host a City-Wide Candidates Night on Thursday, October 26th. The forum will take place at the Lloyd Hill Performing Arts Center at Quincy High School. The program will run from 6:45pm to 9:00pm. ...
We are collecting suggestions for questions and input for our upcoming Meet the Candidates Night. So far we've gotten some great responses from our Facebook post, and we wanted to extend the deadline for a few days. If you have any questions you'd like to have answered from any of the candidates for any city councilor position, or for any of the school board candidates please submit them here by noon on October 5, 2017: https://goo.gl/forms/u2kGFlCepgW8M0D73
Please note that due to time restraints we are unable to issue any guarantees that suggested questions will be asked of the candidates. These submissions are being received and tallied by a subcommittee and will not be sharedwith any of the candidates prior to the Meet the Candidates Night.
On September 14, 2017, the Quincy Democratic City Committee held a special election for some vacancies. The election results are as follows:
Male Vice Chair: Theodore Riordan
Treasurer: Joseph Moya
Corresponding Secretary: Alicia Rinaldi
Recording Secretary: Wini Peterson
Affirmative Action Officer: Sheika Babin
Congratulations to the winners and thank you to all who ran!
On August 24, 2017, the Quincy Democratic City Committee held its annual summer BBQ at the American Legion Robert L. Nickerson Post, 20 Moon Island Road, Quincy MA.
The weather was perfect: sunny and just the right temperature.
The steak tips were excellent, and what a great idea to have chocolate covered macaroons as the dessert!
The company was even better. Suzanne Bump, the State Auditor, joined us. Also present were many of the local Democrats running in the upcoming city election.
Click on the picture below to see a slideshow of our gathering.
On March 2, 2017 the Democratic residents of Quincy Massachusetts, home of President John and John Quincy Adams, mustered at the Fore River Club House to elect delegates to the 2017 Massachusetts Democratic Convention. The convention will be held June 3, 2017 at the DCU Center in Worcester. The purpose of the convention is to discuss and decide the party’s 2017 Platform.
“Our caucuses are a great opportunity to strengthen our Party’s organization and to welcome new participants who are interested in getting involved in our Party,”
-Massachusetts Democratic Party Chair, Gus Bickford.