TOWNSEND -- Registered Democrats in Townsend will hold a caucus on February 3 at Memorial Hall, 272 Main St. to elect delegates and alternates to the 2018 Massachusetts Democratic State Convention.

This year's state convention will be held June 1-2 at the DCU Center in Worcester, where thousands of Democrats from across the state will come together to endorse Democratic candidates for statewide office, including Constitutional Officers and gubernatorial candidates.

The caucus is open to all registered and pre-registered Democrats in Townsend. Pre-registered Democrats who will be 18 by September 18 will be allowed to participate and run as a delegate or alternate. Townsend can elect three delegates and three alternates to the Convention.

Youth, minorities, people with disabilities, and LGBTQ individuals who are not elected as a delegate or alternate may apply to be an add-on delegate at the caucus or at

Those interested in getting involved with the Townsend Democratic Town Committee should contact Cindy King] at 978-503-7456.