This came up in a different thread but with the event happening tomorrow (Thursday) night I thought it was worth creating its own thread.
On Thursday, the Newton Democratic City Committee is sponsoring a forum featuring the candidates running for mayor who are registered Democrats…except that they aren’t.
Here’s from a comment posted earlier today from registered Democrat and candidate Eli Katzoff…
..I am registered as a Democrat and running as one, and have always voted Democrat.
One of the reasons I chose to run for mayor was that I felt it was important to step up and add a new young voice to this race and bring fresh ideas to the table. This is what the national Democratic party has been vigorously urging, especially since the 2016 election: that young people and those formerly outside the political system get involved.
Unfortunately, however, the Newton Democratic City Committee wrote me to inform me that I was not invited to participate in
Following the events last weekend in Charlottesville Virginia and heading into the weekend with protests planned in Boston, Newton mayoral candidate (and flimmaker) Eli Katzoff reached out to his fellow candidates and made this video.