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The town of Great Barrington can send six delegates and four alternates to the convention.

Great Barrington to elect delegates to state democratic convention

Great Barrington — Democrats in Great Barrington and Housatonic will hold a caucus Saturday, March 7, at 9:30 a.m. at the Claire Teague Senior Center to elect delegates and alternates to the 2020 Massachusetts Democratic Convention, which will be held Saturday, May 30, at the UMass Lowell Tsongas Center.

The town of Great Barrington can send six delegates and four alternates to the convention. Participation in the March 7 town caucus is open to voters in Great Barrington and Housatonic who are registered or pre-registered as Democrats. Voters can register at the caucus. Pre-registered Democrats who have turned 16 years old by Feb. 15 may participate in the caucus and run as a delegate or alternate. Youth, minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ individuals who are not elected as delegates or alternates may apply to be add-on delegates at the caucus or at www.massdems.org.

The Great Barrington Democratic Town Committee will meet after the caucus, at 10 a.m. at the same location. For more information on the caucus or the Committee, contact Great Barrington Town Democratic Committee Chair Michael Wise at (413) 854-1323, or see the local Democrats’ website.

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