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2021 MassDems Platform Convention

On September 25, 2021, over delegates will gather virtually to unveil a new Party Platform.

 

Over the summer, the 2021 Platform Committee solicited input from Democrats across the commonwealth on the issues that matter most to them. Ahead of the convention, delegates will have the opportunity to offer amendments to the proposed draft before adopting a new Party Platform. On September 25th, Democrats will come together to celebrate our bold statement of values and organize to win in 2021, 2022, and beyond.


 

Pay Your Delegate/Alternate Fee

Delegates and alternates must complete their registration fee to participate in the convention.

View the 2021 Party Platform

View the 2021 platform proposed by the Platform Committee.

Resolutions, Charter Amendments, and Platform Amendments

View resolutions, charter amendments, and platform amendments being considered by delegates of the Convention.

Watch the Convention

The 2021 Platform Convention is streaming live on Youtube.

Attending the Convention

Date: Saturday, September 25, 2021, program starts at 10 AM.

The 2021 Convention will be an entirely virtual event. Click here to stream the proceedings live on YouTube.


Charter Amendments

Amendments to be considered by the Convention will be emailed to delegates no later than 10 days prior to the Convention, or Tuesday, September 14th. Amendments recommended by the committee may include a 250 word, or fewer, statement in support of the amendment from the committee and an opposing statement from a certified delegate. Amendments not recommended by the committee may include a 250 word, or fewer, statement from the original submitter and an opposing statement from the committee. View charter amendments being considered by delegates here. 


The 2021 Party Platform

2021 Platform Committee

Throughout the summer, the 2021 Platform Chairs and Committee will be soliciting testimony from Democrats about what they would like to see in the 2021 Party Platform.

Platform Committee Co-chairs
Sheriff Steve Tompkins
Jay Gonzalez
Shannon Liss-Riordan

Nazda Alam
Colton Andrews
Roger Brunelle
John Businger
Lezlie Campbell
Jonathan Cohn
Cheryl Cumings
Senator Julian Cyr
Dori Dean
Emmanuel Dockter
Brian Dunn
Christina Eckert
Senator Jamie Eldridge
Mike Fenton
Jay Gonzalez
Kristen Halbert
Becca Hart Holder
Gillian Hinkson
Speaker Pro Tempore Kate Hogan
Darrin Howell
Martina Jackson
Rani Jacobson
Paul Jacques

Ossie Jordan
Shannon Liss-Riordan
Darlene Lombos
Veronica Martinez
Bob Massie
Paul McClory
Linda Monteiro
Steve Moore
Eric Nakajima
Tanya Neslusan
Mary Olberding
Sheneal Parker
Mary Richards
Ann Roosevelt
Marianne Rutter
Marlene Silva
Tanisha Sullivan
Ben Tafoya
Kannan Thiruvengadam
Steve Tompkins
Marie Turley
Parwez Wahid
Paul Yorkis

Amendments

The proposed 2021 Massachusetts Democratic Party Platform is a bold, progressive statement of values that contextualizes the challenges we face and meets the current moment with the urgency it deserves.
Led by Co-chairs Sheriff Steve Tompkins, Jay Gonzalez, and Shannon Liss-Riordan, the Platform Committee solicited input from Massachusetts Democrats during seven official hearings and through hundreds of pieces of written testimony. Click here to view the proposed platform.

Amendments to be considered by the Convention will be emailed to delegates no later than 10 days prior to the Convention, or Tuesday, September 14th. Amendments may include a 250 word, or fewer, statement in support of the amendment from the original submitter and an opposing statement from a certified delegate. View amendments being considered by delegates here.


Pay Your Delegate Fee

Delegates and alternates must submit their $75 registration fee, with an added $15 late fee. The MassDems are committed to ensuring that all delegates are able to attend the convention, regardless of financial standing. A reduced fee of $50 is available for students, seniors, and persons with disabilities. If attending the convention presents a financial hardship, delegates and alternates may complete this form for a partial or full fee waiver.

Pay Your Registration Fee

Pay your registration fee via ActBlue.

Apply for a Fee Waiver

Use this form to apply for a partial or full fee waiver.

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