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Candidate Workshops: Worcester Saturday and Somerville 3/3

2018 is here and with that comes town, state, and federal elections. Massachusetts elections are often uncontested. About 60% of state legislators do not have a single opponent.

You can change that and it doesn’t take a fortune to run, you don’t need an army of volunteers, and the work you do can make a real difference in your community!

We have two workshops coming up:

  • Tomorrow, February 24th, 2-4pm. It is in the Banx Room at the Worcester Public Library at 3 Salem St., Worcester. The library is wheelchair accessible. Please register. You can share the full event listing with your friends or the Facebook event.
  • Saturday, March 3rd, 11am-2pm. It is in the Auditorium on the first floor of the Somerville Public Library at 79 Highland Ave., Somerville. The library is wheelchair accessible. Please register. You can share the full event listing with your friends or the Facebook event.

Our candidate workshops focus on what you need to do to be successful, whether you win or not.  We’ll explain how to run small but effective campaigns, logistics (filing paperwork and gathering signatures), and what happens after you’ve won the election.

These workshops are open to everyone, regardless of party affiliation. People who’ve served in local office are also encouraged to attend.  We hope you’ll share your experiences, and the things you learned while running.

We may have additional workshops in 2018. If you can help organize one in your community, email us at

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