The Cambridge Democratic City Committee will hold a public hearing for persons in the Cambridge community who wish to run for Democratic Election Commissioner.

Election Commissioner Public Hearing

Wednesday, February 23 2022 at 7:00pm

Virtually on zoom: Link to Register HERE

According to the CDCC bylaws, any person who wishes to be nominated for Election Commissioner "must be present at the hearing to answer questions from members and from the public, unless she or he notifies the Chairperson before the hearing of her or his unavailability because of an unforeseen emergency.”

A questionnaire will be used to evaluate candidates for the position and interested persons must fill out and submit the questionnaire by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, February 18, 2022. Potential candidates should answer each question so the City Committee can compare the answers of candidates in order to obtain a full and fair picture of each candidate’s qualifications and ideas for the position. The questionnaire is available as a PDF file by clicking the button below, or may be obtained by emailing a request to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Responses should be in a form suitable for reproduction and should be single-spaced. Lisa Griffith, CDCC Secretary, must receive the responses by 5:00 p.m. on Friday February 18th, 2022. No exceptions will be made to this deadline. Responses can be mailed to 12 Douglass Street, Cambridge, Mass. 02139 or emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Responses will be compiled and made available to CDCC members and the public.

The CDCC will hold a vote to nominate candidates for the Democratic Election Commissioner on March 17, 2022. The results of the vote will be transmitted to the Cambridge City Manager who is responsible for making the final appointment. 

Download the 2022 Questionnaire for Candidates for Election Commissioner  HERE

Google document: 2022 Questionnaire for Candidates for Election Commissioner

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