Meet the Democratic Candidates for State Office

The Arlington Democratic Town Committee & Senator Ken Donnelly invite you to meet the Democratic candidates for state office.

Tuesday, April 29th, 6:30-9:30PM
Arlington Senior Center
27 Maple Street

Please join us for a chance to personally meet the candidates for the Democratic nominations for Governor, Lt. Governor, Treasurer and Attorney General. All are welcome. Light refreshments will be served.

Candidates attending are:

Governor Lt. Governor Attorney GeneralTreasurer
Juliette KayyemSteve Kerrigan Warren Tolman Barry Finegold
Don Berwick Mike Lake
Steven GrossmanJim Arena-DeRosa
Lelund Cheung

Markey Campaign Fellowship Program

The Markey Campaign is inviting applications for its 2014 Spring/Summer Fellowship program.

Fellows will receive in-person training from the leading organizing experts in Massachusetts and work to build the 2014 operation for US Senator Ed Markey. Fellows will be trained in community, digital and field organizing and briefed on the campaign's messaging and overall strategy. The fellowship will provide hands-on experience and intensive training on campaign organizing in cities and towns across Massachusetts.

If you or someone you know is interested in such an experience, the application (with some more information) is available at

State Convention

Arlington Dems Elect Delegates to 2014 Massachusetts Democratic Party Convention

Caucus Picture On Saturday, February 8, over 160 Democrats in Arlington gathered in Town Hall for a caucus to elect delegates to the Massachusetts Democratic Party’s 2014 endorsing convention. Delegates to the convention will select candidates to compete for the Democratic nominations for statewide office. The convention will be held on Saturday, June 14, 2014 at the DCU Center in Worcester.

The caucus, organized by the Arlington Democratic Town Committee, elected 36 delegates and 5 alternates to represent Democrats in Arlington at the annual convention, one of the largest delegations in the state. Delegates are Carole Allen, Chris Barry-Smith, Wesley Beal, Richard Beinecke, Sidi Belkziz, Lynn Bishop, Dana Black, Joan Black, Marc Breslow, Michael J. Brown, Mark Burstein, Maureen Crewe, Mary Cummings, Joseph Curro, Douglass Davidoff, Susan Doctrow, Catherine Farrell, Sharon Grossman, Gwenyth Hooper, Vanessa Kerr-King, Colleen Kirby, Adele Kraus, Annie LaCourt, Richard McElroy, Pearl Morrison, Brian Rehrig, Paul Schlichtman, Carroll Edward Schwartz, Paulette Schwartz, Hannah Simon, Ann Smith, Susan Stamps, Edward Starr, Mark Streitfeld, Robert Tosi Jr., and Jonathan Wallach,. Alternates are Eugene Benson, Juliana Brazile, Leba Heigham, Garfield Morrison, and Mona Zeftel.

In addition, Town Committee Chair Aimee Coolidge, along with State Committeewomen Patricia Deal, Deborah Sirotkin Butler, and Heather Fowles, State Sen. Kenneth Donnelly, and State Rep. Sean Garballey, will serve as ex officio delegates.

Caucus Picture To ensure a diverse convention, the state party will complement local delegations with delegates representing youth (ages 18 to 35), minority, and disabled. Those who meet the qualifications may apply to be add-on delegates in these categories. Applications are available by download from or by contacting the Massachusetts Democratic Party at 617-939-0800. Completed applications must be returned to the Democratic State Committee by March 28, 2014.

According to Aimee Coolidge, Chair, "there is a very large and enthusiastic group of Arlington Democrats that is determined to keep Democratic candidates in office and will work hard to that end. It was quite exciting to see new folks in town step up and become so passionately engaged in this process."

For more information on the State Committee, visit

Our Democratic Elected Officials In Washington

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Barack Obama

Vice President
Joe Biden

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Elizabeth Warren

Ed Markey

Katherine Clark

Our Democratic Elected Officials On Beacon Hill

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Ken Donnelly

Sean Garballey

Dave Rogers