FAQ

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How can I join the committee?

To be an associate member, you simply need to be a registered Democrat residing in Tewksbury. Contact the clerk, or come to any meeting or social event to fill out a membership application. We welcome new associates!

To be a full member of the town committee you must be elected, either as part of our slate on the ballot every four years or by members to fill vacancies. 

Elected members are expected to attend quarterly meetings and participate in helping get Democratic candidates elected to state and federal office. Only elected members may vote on matters coming before the committee.

What is a 20-year member?

Any person who has served for 20 or more consecutive years on the committee may be “grandfathered” into the committee and not count against the 35 member quota.

What is an associate member?

An associate member is someone who wishes to join the committee during the four year period between presidential primaries. Associate members are encouraged to attend meetings and participate in all activities and discussions. While associate members do not vote on motions that come before the committee, they are valued members. If there is an opening on the committee due to resignation or death, associate members will be given primary consideration to fill that vacancy.

Can only members attend a meeting?

No. The Tewksbury Democratic Town Committee meetings and socials are open to all interested parties. We strongly encourage all registered voters to attend, especially Democrats. Elected Democratic officials frequently attend the meetings. The committee usually meets at the Town Hall on Saturday mornings at 10 o’clock. There will be times, however, that we may need to change the date, time or venue. If this happens we will make every effort to notify the public in advance.  You can find more information regarding our meetings and events on our calendar.