Registered Democrats in East Boston held a caucus at the Salesian Boys and Girls Club on May 11, to elect twenty (20) delegates and four (4) alternates to the 2019 Massachusetts Democratic Convention, where Democrats from across Massachusetts will gather to amend the party charter. The Convention will be held on Saturday, September 14 at the MassMutual Center in Springfield.
The ten (10) female delegates elected were: Lydia Edwards, Susanna Starrett, Vicki Dzindzichashvili, Tania DelRio, Gladys Oliveros, Sandra Nijjar, Giordana Mecagni, Margaret Farmer, Gail Miller, and Alyssa Vangeli.
The ten (10) male delegates elected were: Aneesh Sahni, Kannan Thiruvengadam, Brian Gannon, Stephen Gingra, Anthony Gesualdi, Ricardo Patron, Benjamin Downing, Matthew Barison, Adrian Velazquez, and Jason Ruggiero.
There were also four alternates elected and they were: Joanne Fitzgerald, Magdalena Ayed, Joseph Ruggiero, and Zachary Hallopeter.
The following Massachusetts Democrats shall serve as ex-officio Delegates to the Convention with full voting privileges: Adrian Madaro, State Representative, Carol Aloisi, Treasurer Democratic State Party, Gabriela Coletta, State Committeewoman, and Michael Sulprizio, Chairman Ward 1 Democratic Committee.
In the spirit of inclusion, youth, minorities, and people with disabilities who are not elected as delegates or alternates may apply to be add-on delegates, either at their caucus or online at www.massdems.org For more information on the caucus or the committee please contact Michael Sulprizio at [email protected] / 617-438-0952 or check out their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/ward1dems/ or follow them on Twitter @ward1demsEB.