The Cambridge Democratic City Committee will meet on Thursday, February 22, 2018 to fulfill one of our most important functions — we will select three ranked choices for a four-year term on the Cambridge Election Commission. The city manager will choose the next election commissioner from this list.

We have four candidates this year. In alphabetical order, they are:

Patrick Barton
Victoria Harris
Gary Mello
Tom Stohlman

The questionnaire and the responses submitted by these applicants are available as PDF files:

2018 Questionnaire for Candidates for Election Commissioner
Barton Responses
Harris Responses, Harris Resume
Mello Responses
Stohlman Responses


Adam FriedmanWe are also pleased to have as our speaker Adam Friedman, Executive Director of Voter Choice Massachusetts.

Adam, joined by fellow Voter Choice Massachusetts leadership members Howie Fain and Jim Henderson, will discuss the campaign to bring Ranked Choice Voting to Massachusetts.

Where and When:

Thursday, February 22 at 7:00pm (wards may meet at 6:30)
Cambridge Citywide Senior Center, 806 Mass. Ave.


I. Approve minutes of previous meeting
II. Officer reports
III. Report of the Voting Sub-Committee
IV. Selection of Election Commissioner candidates
V. Program: Adam Friedman, Voter Choice Massachusetts
VI. Announcements
VII. Adjourn


Thurs. April 5 — CDCC Annual Meeting and Officer Elections

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