On Friday night October 21, 2022, at a special committee meeting, the Hopkinton Democratic Town Committee endorsed all 4 ballot questions and the full Democratic slate.
The HDTC supports a YES vote on all four ballot questions will be decided at the November 8 elections.
(1) Additional Tax on Income Over One Million Dollars
(2) Regulation of Dental Insurance
(3) Expanded Availability of Licenses for the Sale of Alcoholic Beverages
(4) Eligibility for Driver’s Licenses
For more information, visit Elections: 2022 Information For Voters (state.ma.us) We encourage voters to learn more about these ballot questions and candidates.
The HDTC endorses James Arena-DeRosa for State Representative. James has extensive public service experience that has prepared him to effectively represent Hopkinton and the in the State House. He will:
-Build partnerships with local Hopkinton leaders and advocate on their behalf on issues like infrastructure, education, seniors and other town needs
-Be accessible and available to all constituents
-Champion state policy that tackles critical issues like town funding, climate change, and women’s healthcare and reproductive rights.
The HDTC adds our endorsement to the many James has received, including Carolyn Dykema, our former State Representative, Karen Spilka, the president of the MA Senate, numerous elected and retired MA politicians, the Sierra Club, Planned Parenthood, and the Massachusetts Teachers Association.
The election is on November 8. Early voting starts on Saturday October 22, and voter registration is open until October 29.
The Hopkinton Democratic Town Committee mission is to foster and sustain an active, informed electorate; encourage citizen participation in government as elected and appointed officials; strengthen the local Democratic Party, both in numbers and in sense of purpose; and work in conjunction with the State and National Democratic Party to secure freedom and justice for people everywhere. We hold hybrid meetings the third Thursday of the month at 6:30 PM; all are welcome. For more information about the HDTC and to sign up for our mailing list, visit our website or Facebook page.
Darlene Hayes, Chair HDTC Ellen Rutter, Secretary HDTC