The Westford Republican Town Committee will be holding a Caucus on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at the Cameron Senior Center, 20 Pleasant St., Westford, MA at 10:30am to elect delegates to the 2018 Massachusetts Republican Convention which will be held at the DCU Center in Worcester on April 28, 2018. The snow date for the Caucus will be February 17. Official members of the Westford Republican Town Committee are the only eligible voters to elect the delegates for the Convention but any registered Republican (registered by December 31, 2017) can run for a delegate spot.
The Convention’s primary role is to endorse statewide candidates for nomination ahead of the state primary election in September 2018. Republican candidates seeking endorsement are for the offices of:
- United States Senator in Congress (Class I)
- Governor of the Commonwealth
- Lieutenant Governor of the Commonwealth
- Treasurer and Receiver-General
- Auditor of the Commonwealth
- Attorney General
- Secretary of the Commonwealth
At the State Convention, candidates must attain 15% of the delegates’ vote on any ballot in order to qualify for ballot access for the state primary election.
Newly elected Chair of the Westford Republican Town Committee, Kathy Lynch, will preside over the Westford Caucus. All registered Republicans residing in Westford who have questions or interest in running for one of the nineteen open delegate spots are urged to contact Kathy at WRTCinfo@icloud.com as soon as possible.