The Cambridge Democratic City Committee will meet on Wednesday, February 23 2022 at 7:00pm to fulfill one of our most important functions — a hearing from the candidates for Election Commissioner, a four-year term on the Cambridge Election Commission. The city manager will choose the next election commissioner after the CDCC vote on March 17, 2022. 

Public Hearing: Selection of the Election Commissioner

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 was used to evaluate candidates for the position and interested persons had to have filled out and submitted the questionnaire by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, February 18, 2022. 

The candidates and their linked and attached questionnaires and resume(s)

Victoria Harris, Questionnaire, Resume

Gary Mello, Questionnaire

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. 

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