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Selecting Candidates for Election Commissioner

The Cambridge Democratic City Committee will hold a public hearing for persons in the Cambridge community who wish to run for Democratic Election Commissioner.

Election Commissioner Public Hearing
Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 7:00pm
Location TBA

According to the CDCC bylaws, any person who wishes to be nominated for Election Commissioner "must be present at the hearing to answer questions from members and from the public, unless she or he notifies the Chairperson before the hearing of her or his unavailability because of an unforeseen emergency.”

A questionnaire will be used to evaluate candidates for the position and interested persons must submit the completed questionnaire by 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 1, 2020. Potential candidates should answer each question so the City Committee can compare the answers of candidates in order to obtain a full and fair picture of each candidate’s qualifications and ideas for the position. The questionnaire is available as a PDF file by clicking the button below, or may be obtained by emailing a request to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Responses should be in a form suitable for reproduction and should be single-spaced. David Lakeman, CDCC Secretary, must receive the responses by 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 1, 2020. Responses can be mailed to 84 Prescott Street Apt. 6, Cambridge, MA 02138 or emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Responses will be compiled and made available to CDCC members and the public.

Voting to select three ranked nominations for a four-year term on the Cambridge Election Commission will take place at the Thursday, Feb. 27 CDCC meeting.

Download the Questionnaire