AUTHOR: Portland Dems

Portland Democrats June General Meeting Agenda


June 1, 2017

6:30-8:00 p.m.
Location: Mechanics Hall


  • Welcome, agenda, approve minutes from May
  • Election of vice chair
  • Discussion with the Issues Committee on selecting our first issue campaigns
  • Brainstorm ideas for our July picnic and fundraiser
  • Review 2017 budget
  • Treasurer’s report and other committee updates
  • Other businesses/community announcements


We meet on the first Thursday of every month at 6:30 p.m. Our next meeting is on July 6. Location TBD.


Upcoming Subcommittee Meetings

Platform Subcommittee (contact is Sarah Alexander:

  •       Thursday, May 15, from 530-7 p.m., at Think Tank.

Issues Subcommittee (contact Emily Postman:

  •       Tuesday, June 13, at 6:30 p.m., location TBD.
  •       Tuesday, June 27, at 6:30 p.m., location TBD.

Bylaws Subcommittee (contact is Pat Washburn:

  •       Monday, June 12, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Pat’s apartment, which is in Back Bay Tower.
  •       Monday, June 26, from 5:30-7:30 p.m., at Pat’s apartment.

Community Building Subcommittee (contact is Patrick Lavallee:

  •       Thursday, June 8, at 6:30 p.m. at Bard Coffee.

Finance Subcommittee: Next mtg TBD.

December Meeting: Officer Elections

The next monthly meeting of the Portland Democratic City Committee will be on Thursday, December 1, at 5:30pm, in the State of Maine Room at Portland’s City Hall. This will be our Officer Elections meeting.

To run and to vote in the election, you must be a registered Democrat and have attended either the primary caucus in March or a Portland Democrats’ meeting since.

Nominations will be taken from the floor. Any nominated, eligible candidates will be given a chance to speak to the assembled body. Officers serve two-year terms.

To run for officer, email by midnight Wednesday, Nov. 30, so we can prepare the ballot for Thursday’s vote.