Friday, August 31, 2012
The Democratic National Convention is being held Sept. 3 through Sept. 6 in Charlotte, NC.
Norfolk County District Attorney Michael Morrissey is one of 136 Democratic delegates from Massachussetts that will likely pledge their support to President Barack Obama for the party's nomination next week during the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC. Braintree Patch asked the DA a few questions ahead of his trip. What conventions have you attended in the past? How do you think those experiences will differ from this year's DNC? I have been to the last four: Chicago, L.A., Boston and Denver. Some of those were nominating conventions. This is the re-nomination of the President of the United States by his party, so it won’t prove to be contentious. Will you be traveling to Charlotte by yourself, or with any friends, family or …
Monday, August 27, 2012
The Democratic National Convention is in Charlotte, NC from Sept. 3 through Sept. 6, 2012.
During the first week of September, 136 people from Massachusetts will head to Charlotte, NC to cast their votes for the 2012 Democratic presidential nominee – by all accounts President Barack Obama. Among them will be unpledged delegates – office holders such as Gov. Deval Patrick and U.S. Sen. John Kerry – but 110 of the delegates are categorized by the Democratic party as unpledged, ranging from relative unknowns involved in local politics to mayors, city councilors and district attorneys. Representing Braintree during the convention will be Mayor Joseph Sullivan, who was re-elected in November 2011 to a second term as the town's top official after serving in the state House of Representatives, as the Executive Director of the …
Friday, April 27, 2012
The delegate elections took place on April 21, 2012 across the state.
Friday, April 27, 2012
The following is from the Massachusetts Democratic Party: A huge turnout across the state marked last Saturday's events held by Massachusetts Democrats to elect delegates to this year’s Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC. Convention delegates – including Mayor Joseph Sullivan of Braintree – will cast their votes to officially nominate President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden for a second term and approve the Democratic Party platform. Massachusetts delegates to the Democratic Nation Convention are selected in three ways: At this weekend’s caucuses, registered Democrats in each congressional district elected four men, four women and one alternate delegate. On May 5th, the Democratic State Committee will elect a slate…