Announcement of Caucuses for Endorsement of Candidates for Membership
On the Greenwich Democratic Town Committee
On January 7 and January 9, 2020, the Greenwich Democratic Town Committee (GDTC) will hold caucuses for the endorsement of candidates for membership on the GDTC.
The GDTC is the official body of the Democratic Party in the Town of Greenwich. Among other things, it endorses candidates to be the Democratic nominees in municipal elections and in state assembly elections for districts that lie entirely within the Town. In conjunction with other Democratic Party town committees, it participates in the endorsement of candidates for elections that involve both Greenwich and other towns and cities. The GDTC also provides support to Democratic candidates in elections at the federal, state and local level.
In 2020, the GDTC will have 100 members, all to be elected at these caucuses for a two-year term. Members will be selected from the Town’s voting districts in proportion to the number of registered Democrats in those districts. The number of members to be elected from each district is set forth in the table below.
All registered Democrats are entitled to attend and vote at the caucus for the voting district in which they reside and to seek endorsement as a candidate for the GDTC at such caucus. The GDTC expects its members to attend monthly GDTC meetings, work on GDTC committees, participate actively in campaigns, and do other work to support the GDTC and the Democratic Party. Any registered Democrat who is willing to do so should consider seeking endorsement for membership on the GDTC. Candidates can simply nominate themselves at the caucus, and they can be nominated by someone else if they are not able to attend the caucus.
Under state law, those endorsed for membership at the caucuses become members of the GDTC unless they are challenged in a primary election. Those endorsed at the caucuses have in all recent elections become members of the GDTC without a primary.
Released by: Greenwich Democratic Town Committee
Dated: December 9, 2019