UPDATED: Rep. Lewis Wins State Democratic Committee Seat

ASHLAND – Ashland and Framingham State Representative Jack Patrick Lewis won Second Middlesex and Norfolk Massachusetts Democratic State Committee male seat today, Feb. 9, in Ashland.

He will replace the late Rep. Chris Walsh.

“It is an honor to be elected to represent our communities on the Democratic State Committee,” Lewis said in a press release. “I look forward to partnering with my local colleagues to further strengthen our local Democratic Town Committees and move our Commonwealth forward.”

The district is comprised of Ashland, Framingham, Holliston, Hopkinton and Natick (Precincts 1-5 and 8), Franklin (Precincts 5, 6, 8), and Medway.

Lewis defeated Frank D’Urso of Hopkinton and Robert Floyd of Holliston, in a vote held at the Ashland Recreational Community Center

The conference which elected him was composed of elected delegates from Ashland, Framingham, Franklin, Holliston, Hopkinton, Medway, and Natick.

The Massachusetts Democratic State Committee is responsible for the affairs of the Democratic Party between State Conventions.

According to the Democratic Party Platform, its responsibilities include “conducting the Party’s state campaigns, filling vacancies in the nominations for state-wide and congressional offices, formulating and disseminating statements of Party policy, [and] raising and disbursing monies needed for the successful operation of the State Committee.”

“Thank you to everyone who participated in this conference. And to all the delegates in particular,” Lewis added, “thank you for the trust you have placed in me. I look forward to strengthening our party and Commonwealth in the years ahead.”

Rep. Jack Patrick Lewis serves as the state representative for the 7th Middlesex District, comprised of the town of Ashland and six of Framingham’s 18 Precincts. He was re- elected to his second term in November 2018.

Photo of Rep. Lewis & Framingham Mayor Yvonne Spicer submitted to SOURCE

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