FRAMINGHAM – Framingham Republicans will be in Worcester on Saturday as part of the Massachusetts Republican Convention.
Framingham elected delegates in February to the April 28 convention at the DCU Center.
Elected were: Elected to serve as delegates were Argetina Arias, Constance Barnes, Jake Binnall, Eng Cho, Mary Z Connaughton, Madison Crawford, John Duffy, Karen Duffy, Vincent Emery, Doug Freeman, Sheryl Goldstein, Kevin Gordon, Angela Griffin, Sydney Griffin. Timothy Hanna, Larry Hoey, Paula Kaufman, Janet Leombruno, Nicholas Leombruno, Ed McGrath, John “Rick” McKenna, Eugene Novak, William Osborn, Robert Podd, Jacques Prindiville, Carol Sanchez Novak, Bernice Strom, Stanley Wulf, and Ralph Zazula.
The Convention’s primary role is to endorse statewide candidates for nomination, ahead of the state primary election in September 2018.
The Convention serves to endorse candidates for the Republican nomination for the offices of:
- United States Senator in Congress
- Governor of the Commonwealth
- Lieutenant Governor of the Commonwealth
- Treasurer and Receiver-General
- Auditor of the Commonwealth
- Attorney General
- Secretary of the Commonwealth
Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, both Republicans, are seeking re-election for a second term.
Candidates who receive a majority of delegate votes at the convention will be considered the endorsed candidate of the Republican Party.
Candidates must attain 15 percent of the delegates’ vote on any ballot in order to qualify for ballot access for the state primary election.
Photos courtesy of Janet Leombruno