WDCC November 2022 Newsletter

Election Day is less than a week away!

The State and Mid-Term Elections are fast approaching!  Please read through this newsletter for ways you can get involved – and don’t miss our stand-out on Saturday morning to bring awareness for the election and our Democratic candidates!  

WDCC Stand-Out for Democratic Candidates

Saturday, November 5, 9:30am-11am, Woburn Common

Join Woburn Democrats on Saturday morning for a stand-out/visibility opportunity on Woburn Common.  We’ll have signs, but you can also bring your own to make sure we have enough for everyone.  Come out and show Woburn that we are 100% behind our Democratic candidates!  We had such a great show of support at the Country Club on the 19th – let’s bring that enthusiasm out on Saturday!  Bring your friends!

Share the Facebook Event Link or RSVP at WoburnDems@gmail.com.

Take Action Before Election Day!

There are lots of ways to volunteer to help get Democrats elected in November.  Check out these opportunities in Woburn and surrounding communities!

Attend the Boston Rally with Vice President Kamala Harris – Wednesday, November 2

Zoom Meet and Greet with State Auditor Candidate Diana DiZoglio – Wednesday, November 2, 5-6pm

Woburn Stand-Out for Democratic Candidates – Saturday, November 5, 9:30am-11am, Woburn Common

Team Healey is hosting virtual phonebooks every Wednesday and Thursday evening! Click here to sign up.

Team Healey will be canvassing and doing standouts all over Massachusetts until Election Day! Click here to sign up for ones near you.

Support campaigns outside of Massachusetts with the MA Organizing Hub and the DNC.  Click here to sign up.

Follow the Woburn Team for Maura page on Facebook.

WDCC Unity/GOTV Event 

We had a great turnout for our WDCC Unity/GOTV event at the Woburn Country Club on Wednesday, October 19.  Thank you to the committee who put the event together:  Co-Chairs Margaret Valentine and Carol Donovan and committee members Chris DiMeo, Anthony Langone, Andrew Lipsett, June Mackenzie, Phyllis Norwood, and Carol Youngclaus.  And thank you to so many of our membership who came out and who brought friends – it was a really fun night!  Don’t forget to carry the night’s enthusiasm through by making sure your friends and family vote for Democrats!

We were joined by candidates:

  • Kim Driscoll for Lt. Governor
  • Diana DiZoglio for State Auditor
  • State Representative Richard Haggerty
  • State Representative Michelle Ciccolo
  • Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan

Remarks on behalf of candidates were made by:

  • Carol Donovan on behalf of Andrea Campbell for Attorney General
  • Sheila Capone on behalf of Treasurer Deb Goldberg
  • Andrew Lipsett on behalf of State Senator Cindy Friedman
Andrew Lipsett on behalf of State Senator Cindy Friedman

Press Release: Woburn Democrats endorse YES on Questions 1 & 4

The following press release is posted at WoburnDems.org and ran in the 10/31/2022 edition of the Woburn Daily Times Chronicle:

The Woburn Democratic City Committee (WDCC) voted to endorse a “YES” vote on Questions 1 and 4 that will appear on the ballot this Fall.

“I am glad that the Woburn Democratic City Committee took the action to endorse both these important ballot questions,” said WDCC Chair Jennifer Baker Jones. “A YES on Question 1 in support of the Fair Share Amendment gives us the opportunity to improve both our schools and roads, while a YES on Question 4 maintains the legislative action taken to allow Massachusetts residents who cannot provide proof of lawful presence in the United States to obtain a standard driver’s license. Better schools and safer roads make for a better Commonwealth.”

A YES vote on Question 1 creates a Constitutional amendment to the state’s Constitution, imposing an additional 4% tax only on incomes over one million dollars to be used by the State Legislature solely for the appropriation towards education and transportation.

Voting YES on Question 4 upholds the current law passed this session by the State Legislature which allows all residents of Massachusetts to obtain driver’s licenses or learner’s permits despite their immigration status; ensuring all drivers on our roadways are properly trained and have the ability to purchase insurance.

To learn more about each of the questions on the ballot this Fall please visit the Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts’ website at VoteInMA.com. For more information on the Woburn Democratic City Committee please visit their website at WoburnDems.org.

Early Voting and Vote by Mail in Woburn

Early voting is underway until Friday.  After that your options are Vote by Mail/Drop Box or voting on Tuesday, November 8 at your assigned polling place.  

Early voting in Woburn will take place at the Old Wyman School, 679 Main Street.  

Remaining Early Voting Times:
Wednesday, November 2 – 9am-4:30pm
Thursday, November 3 – 9am-7pm
Friday, November 4 – 9am-1pm

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