Article One – Definitions

ARTICLE ONE: DEFINITIONS

In addition to the definitions in the State Party Charter, the following definitions apply to terms used throughout these By-Laws:

AGENDA:

The order of business for Ward Committee meetings.

ASSOCIATE MEMBER:

An individual appointed by a majority vote of the Ward Committee.

CAUCUS:

A gathering of enrolled Democrats called by the Ward Committee.

COMMITTEE:

When capitalized means the Ward Committee of voting members.

DEMOGRAPHICS:

Includes factors such as age, disability, ethnicity, income, race, gender and sexual orientation.

ENDORSEMENT:

Ward Committee approval of a candidate for election or adoption of a ballot initiative.

FORUM:

A meeting for the public designed to present candidates competing for Ward 19 votes to a public office or a topic of interest in Ward 19.

MEETING:

A gathering of members and associate members of the Ward Committee or its standing and ad hoc committees.

 

Final Adopted By-laws Enacted September 2012 of the Ward 19 Jamaica Plain – Roslindale Democratic Committee Page – 2 – of 14
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