Scarborough Office Now Open

605 Rt., 1 (Dunstans Corner) Scarborough, 3rd floor
Hours:
M: 4-8pm, sometimes 12noon- 8.  Call Ben, 807-6439 for hours or to volunteer
Tu.: 4 – 8pm [contact coming soon]
W: 12noon – 8pm.  Call Ben or Gaetan (712-0227) to volunteer
Th: 4 – 8pm.  Call Chris, 781-801-8617 to volunteer
F: 4 – 8pm.  Call Chris to volunteer.
Sat.: 10am – 2pm. .  2pm – 6 – depending on scheduled canvasses.  Call Ben
Sun.: TBD

Open House Celebration – Friday, Sept. 9, 6 – 8.  Plenty of parking.  Good food, good company.

 

It’s not too late to be a delegate!

Cumberland County Democratic Committee Meeting: April 17, Cumberland Town Hall, 290 Tuttle Rd.

NOTE: Campaigns and the County can fill vacancies throughout Cumberland County. The vacancy need not be in your town.

1:00 pm: Caucus for Bernie.  If you want to be a delegate or alternate for Bernie, you can submit your name through the campaign or through your town Democratic chair or caucus captain and ask to be elected at this follow up caucus.  Delegates and alternates for Bernie will vote on filling vacant Cumberland County slots.

2:00 pm:  CCDC Meeting.  Presentation on the 2016 Platform.  Caucus debrief and what’s next for delegates. Orientation to the convention – what can you expect?  What’s your role?  What will the Cumberland County Caucus look like at the Convention? Delegates and Alternates welcome.

3:00 pm: Caucus for Hillary.  If you want to be a delegate or alternate for Hillary, you can submit your name through the campaign or through your town Democratic chair or caucus captain and ask to be elected at this follow up caucus.  Delegates and alternates for Hillary will vote on filling vacant Cumberland County slots.

Fundraising experiment

At the CDCC meeting February 25th, we discussed a fundraising
process that has been used successfully in Hancock County.
The folks there use the recurring donation feature on ActBlue.
It is possible for towns without websites to work in tandem
with the CCDC, using our website to solicit contributions.

We asked for towns to volunteer - and Freeport and Scarborough
agreed to try it out at caucus time. The DONATE link above now
goes to the shared page. Let us know what you think.

Contributions can shared equally or split among the
towns as desired.

Both single and recurring donations are supported.

More details: Rachel Hendrickson and Bill Birthisel

Caucus Locations and Conveners

DOORS time is when Voter Registration begins for those who need to register.

START is the time formal caucus activities begin.

For additional details, please contact the respective Convener or Bill Birthisel.

MUNICIPALITY DOORS START LOCATION CONVENER EMAIL
BALDWIN 2:00 PM 3:00 PM Brown Memorial Library Laurie Downey lauriejdowney@gmail.com
BRIDGTON 1:00 PM 2:00 PM Bridgton Town Office Linda England lindaengland8@gmail.com
BRUNSWICK 1:00 PM 2:00 PM Brunswick Junior High Trish Riley trish@riley.net
CAPE ELIZABETH 1:00 PM 2:00 PM Cape Elizabeth High School Nolan Reichl capedems@gmail.com
CASCO 12:00 PM 1:00 PM Casco Community Center Margaret Dilley pegdilley@ymail.com
CHEABEAGUE ISLAND 12:00 PM 1:00 PM Chebeague Island Hall Mary Holt democrats@chebeague.net
CUMBERLAND 12:00 PM 1:00 PM Cumberland Town Hall Tom Foley tomfoptld@yahoo.com
FALMOUTH 2:30 PM 3:30 PM Falmouth High School Deidre Conroy-Vella dconroyvella@gmail.com
FREEPORT 12:00 PM 1:00 PM Freeport High School Gym Tom Bull tbull71@msn.com
FRYE ISLAND 12:30 PM 3:00 PM Casco Community Center Halsey Snow HSnow.phd@gmail.com
GORHAM 1:00 PM 2:00 PM Gorham Middle School Forrest Genthner forrestgenthner@gmail.com
GRAY 12:00 PM 1:00 PM Henry Pennell Municipal Complex Paul Proudian pproudian@gmail.com
HARPSWELL 12:00 PM 1:00 PM Harpswell Community School Jerry Klepner deanklepner@mac.com
HARRISON 12:00 PM 1:00 PM Harrison Fire Station Sheila Rollins WWWINGS@megalink.net
LONG ISLAND 12:00 PM 1:00 PM Long Island Learning Center Katharine Stewart khsnbs@gmail.com
NAPLES 12:00 PM 1:00 PM Naples Town Office Lance Croteau lance@phoenixstudio.com
NEW GLOUCESTER 2:00 PM 3:00 PM Memorial School Gymnasium Nichole Stevens nicmitdsd@gmail.com
NORTH YARMOUTH 2:00 PM 3:00 PM North Yarmouth Memorial School Annie Graham apgraham1@gmail.com
PORTLAND 11:30 AM 1:00 PM Deering High School Jill Barkley portlandcaucus@gmail.com
POWNAL 12:00 PM 1:00 PM Mallett Hall Suzanne Crowell scrowel2@maine.rr.com
RAYMOND 1:00 PM 2:00 PM Raymond Elementary School Janis Cummings jcummin1@maine.rr.com
SCARBOROUGH 11:30 AM 1:00 PM Scarborough High School Rachel Hendrickson rhndrcksn@gmail.com
SEBAGO 5:30 PM 6:00 PM Sebago Town Hall Joseph McMahon sebagostrider@yahoo.com
SOUTH PORTLAND 11:00 AM 1:00 PM South Portland High School Matt Beck SoPoDems@hotmail.com
STANDISH 12:00 PM 1:00 PM Standish Town Hall Robert Deakin RJDeakin@gmail.com
WESTBROOK 4:00 PM 5:00 PM Westbrook High School Rep. Drew Gattine dgattine@aol.com
WINDHAM 1:00 PM 2:00 PM Windham High School Pat McKeen KW52162@aol.com
YARMOUTH 12:00 PM 1:00 PM Harrison Middle School Tim Shannon timothyshannon@yahoo.com

Caucus Details – March 6, 2016

The Maine Caucuses are gatherings of neighbors in the New England tradition of town meetings. The Maine Democratic Party, with the help of local county and municipal committees, organizes caucuses by town.

Anyone who is eligible to vote in the State of Maine and will be at least 18 years of age on Election Day, November 8, 2016, may participate in caucuses.

You must be a Registered Democrat to participate.

If you are currently registered as a Green Independent or a Republican, you must re-register to vote with your town office and enroll in the Democratic Party by Friday February 19, 2016.

If you are currently unregistered or unenrolled in a political party (aka an independent), you may register/re-register at your municipal caucus on caucus day. The doors will open significantly before the actual business begins.

If you can’t attend in person, you may request an Absentee Ballot from the Maine Democratic Party. Absentees can request that they be considered for election as a Delegate or Alternate to the State Convention. Absentee ballots must be received in Augusta by Wednesday, March 2, 2016.

Next Meeting: Feb. 25, 7:00pm, Cumberland Town Hall

Cumberland County Democratic Committee Meeting: Feb. 25, 7:00pm, Cumberland Town Hall, 290 Tuttle Rd.

Special guest speaker: Senator Justin Alfond.  What will the 2016 Senate campaign look like in Cumberland County?  What’s at stake and what’s ahead?

Democratic senate candidates from Cumberland County have been invited to attend and give their one minute door speech. House candidates welcome as well.

Also on the agenda: Penny Joyce has resigned as the Treasurer of the CCDC.  Many thanks to Penny, who stepped in when needed.  Bill Birthisel, the CCDC Secretary, has taken on the role of Treasurer.  At this meeting, we will elect a new secretary to fill out the term until the elections in November.  Interested in running?  Come to the meeting.

Bill Birthisel will talk about a fundraising proposal, to ensure we have enough money to assist our municipal committees during the 2016 campaign.

And…we’ll finish up with up to date information on the Caucuses and answer any questions about the process.  With caucuses scheduled in every single town in Cumberland County, and 955 delegate seats from Cumberland at the Convention, we are in for an exciting few months.

2016 Grassroots Campaign Kickoff – Nov 17

Join Special guest the Hon. Mike Michaud and the Cumberland County Democratic Committee for a reception to support the 2016 grassroots campaign efforts in Cumberland County. Justin Alfond and Mark Eves will also speak.

With 7 Senate and 30 House campaigns in the county and dozens of municipal elections, it is critical that our Democratic city and town organizations in Cumberland County have the resources to lead the grassroots efforts to elect Democrats at every level.

From the Caucus in March, to the Convention in May, to the election in November, the Democrats in Cumberland County are at the center of state campaign activity in 2016.

Join us on Nov. 17  5:30 PM at Bayside Bowl ($30 Activist)

Other special guests to be announced.

 

The Hon. Mike Michaud is appearing as a special guest of the Cumberland County Democratic Committee. His participation at this event is not a solicitation for funds or attendance.

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