Meetings, Monthly

2nd Tuesday, 7:30pm
(location varies)

Neighbor Dems


Find us on Facebook & Twitter

Our Federal Dems

US Senate

Elizabeth Warren

Ed Markey

US Congress, 6th district

Seth Moulton

Our State Dems

State Senator, 2nd Essex

Joan Lovely

State Rep., Beverly

Jerry Parisella

Attorney General

Maura Healey

State Treasurer

Deb Goldberg


Suzanne Bump

Sec'y of Commonwealth

Bill Galvin

Governor's Council

Eileen Duff

District Attorney, Essex County

Jonathan Blodgett

Transparency in Gov’t

Learn more about money, influence and who's wielding them at The Sunlight Foundation's Projects page.

June Meeting

June 4th, 2018 by secretary
The Beverly Democratic City Committee will hold a meeting on Tuesday, June 12th at 7 PM at the Beverly Public Library, 32 Essex Street, Beverly. Our special guest speaker will be Jimmy Tingle, candidate for Lt. Governor.
Questions, or to add items to the agenda, contact Chairman Jim Thompson at phone 978-921-5884.
For more information on Jimmy Tingle, go to

May Meeting

April 25th, 2018 by secretary

The Beverly Democratic City Committee will hold a meeting on Tuesday, May 8th at 7 PM at the Beverly Public Library, 32 Essex Street, Beverly. Our special guest speakers will be member of the Governor’s Council, Eileen Duff, and candidate for Lt. Governor Quentin Palfrey. For information on Quentin, go to

Questions, information, or to add items to the agenda, contact Chairman Jim Thompson at phone 978-921-5884

Meeting on April 10, 2018

April 3rd, 2018 by secretary
We will have a Reorganizational Meeting on Tuesday, April 10th at the Beverly Farms Library on Vine St. at 7:30 PM.
At this meeting, we will elect new officers for the City Committee as a whole (Chair, Vice Chair, Recording Secretary, Corresponding Secretary, Treasurer and Affirmative Action Officer) and officers for the six wards in Beverly (Chair, Secretary, Treasurer & Affirmative Action Officer). We have to have at least three people from each ward present in order to elect the ward officers.
As many of you know, Duane Anderson is stepping down as City Chair after serving so well in that position for the past 25 years. We are deeply grateful to him for his leadership, dedication and hard work for more than two decades. (More on that in a later post.) Jim Thompson has expressed a desire and willingness to serve as City Chair. To our knowledge, no one else has come forward to run, but if anyone wants to serve in any of these offices, please contact Duane at or call 978-922-2368.

Meeting on March 13th canceled

March 9th, 2018 by secretary
3/12/18 – Due to the dire weather predictions for tonight and tomorrow, we are canceling our meeting that was scheduled for tomorrow night (3/13) at the Beverly Public Library.
A new date, time, location for our next meeting will be announced ASAP.
per Duane Anderson, Chair

Weather permitting, there will be a meeting of the Beverly Democratic City Committee on Tuesday, March 13th at 7:30 PM at the Beverly Public Library. Our guest speaker will be candidate for Lt. Governor Quentin Palfrey. (see link below)

Questions or to add items to the agenda, contact Chairman Duane Anderson at 978-922-2368

Caucus on March 10, 2018

February 27th, 2018 by secretary
The Beverly Democratic City Committee is holding a Caucus for *registered Democrats on Sat., March 10, in the Barnet Gallery room at the Beverly Public Library, 32 Essex St., at 10 AM (please arrive at least 15 minutes early), to elect delegates, by their wards, to the State Convention to be held in Worcester on June 2. Beverly can elect a total of 19 regular delegates, plus alternate delegates at our Caucus. (Alternates get to vote at the Convention if regular delegates are unable to for some reason.) This year delegates will vote to determine which statewide candidates will be on the Democratic ticket in the 2018 Primary Election in September, so we will be choosing nominees for governor and all our constitutional officers. (Note, caucus was originally scheduled for March 3, but was postponed because of the storm.)

In addition to being elected as regular delegates and alternate delegates, it’s also possible to become an add-on delegate in one of these four categories:  Youth (under 35), Disabled, Minority and LGBTQ. While you do not have to attend the Caucus to be an add-on, preference will be given to those who do attend the Caucus. Add-on forms will be available at the Caucus.

The fee to be a delegate or alternate is $75; $50  for senior/student/disabled. Deadline to pay fee is 4/20/18, after which a $25 late fee will apply. Forms will be provided at the Caucus.
If anyone is unable to pay the delegate fee, a waiver can be requested, and such requests are nearly always approved. Fee Waiver application forms will also be available at the Caucus.
Parking at or near the library will be limited, so this is a reminder to feed the meters/kiosks so that you don’t get a ticket. Please allow a couple of hours for the Caucus, and be inside the downstairs meeting room no later than 9:45 AM.

*Although it will be possible to register at the caucus, we urge all who are planning to attend to make sure their registrations as Democrats are in order prior to the caucus. We anticipate a good turnout and want to avoid problems as best we can.

For more information on the Convention, go to or contact Chairman Duane Anderson phone 978-922-2368.

February 2018 Meeting

January 29th, 2018 by secretary

We regret that Jimmy Tingle is ill and won’t be able to make our meeting. Hope that many of you will still attend.

The Beverly Democratic City Committee will hold a meeting on Tuesday, February 13, 2018, in the Barnet Gallery Room at the Beverly Public Library, 32 Essex Street, Beverly, at 7:30 PM. Special guest speaker will be Jimmy Tingle, political humorist and activist, who is a candidate for Lt. Governor. For more information on him and his campaign, go to

For more information, contact Chairman Duane Anderson at or 978/922-2368.

Just a reminder that it’s time to pay your 2018 dues, if you have not already done so. Dues, which are voluntary, are $25 for an individual and $40 for a family. Please send to BDCC, PO Box 186, Beverly, MA  01915.

Thank you!

Another reminder:  Our Caucus to elect delegates to attend the State Convention in Worcester in June will be held on Saturday March 3, 2018 in the Sohier Room at the library, 32 Essex St., Beverly, at 10 AM. For more information, contact Duane Anderson.

« Older Entries