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The Cape and Islands Democratic Council promotes Democratic values on Cape Cod, Marthas Vineyard, and Nantucket. 

  • Get your tickets to the Kennedy Legacy Dinner with special guest, Mayor Marty Walsh.  Early bird pricing ends on April 21st.

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  • All of this requires a tremendous commitment of both time and money. Your annual dues are the seed money that begins this journey.  For your convenience, you can now donate anytime online at: https://squareup.com/store/cape-and-islands-democratic-council-pac/ or you can mail a check, contact us for more details.

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  • Upcoming events

    Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 02:00 PM
    Yarmouth Police Dept in West Yarmouth, MA

    Yarmouth Democratic Town Committee Meeting

    The Yarmouth Democratic Town Committee will meet Saturday April 21, 2:00 PM at the Yarmouth Police Dept. meeting room, 340 Higgins Crowell Rd, West Yarmouth. After opening business we will hear from Cape Cod Safe Communities.

    Our guest speaker will be candidate for Governor, Mayor Setti Warren.

    Saturday, April 28, 2018 at 06:00 PM

    Kennedy Legacy Dinner (Formerly Jefferson-Jackson)

    We are announcing that our special guest speaker will be Marty Walsh, the 54th Mayor of Boston.  We are extending the early deadline to buy tickets at the reduced price.

    Please also join us to recognize our awardees:

    The CIDC will be honoring Diane Turco as the Community Activist of
    the Year for her outstanding work with the Cape Downwinders.

    The Democrat of the Year will be the Cape Cod High School Dems and the High
    School Student Board for their recruitment and inspiring of youth activism.


    The dinner is a week earlier than usual on Saturday, April 28th starting at 6:00 PM.  We have also changed the venue to the Hyannis Resort & Convention Center in the Bass River Room at 35 Scudder Ave on the second floor of the lobby.

    Dinner choices are Salmon, Chicken, and Vegetarian Dinner is accompanied by salad, rolls, dessert, and coffee/tea service.  Tickets are $60 in advance and $75 within 1 week of the event.

    There will be a VIP reception from 5pm-6pm before the dinner.  VIP guests will have preferred seating and an opportunity to meet Mayor Walsh.  The speakers will also be available for photographs. Check back here for further information on the VIP package.  The VIP tickets are $110 in advance, $125 within 1 week of the event.

    Please pay online at http://CapeDemocrat.com or make checks payable to the CIDC, and mail them to Mark Downey, 50 Sterling Road, Harwich, MA 02645 before April 10th for the advanced ticket discount.

    Seating for the General Event is limited and open/general admission.  Please share this with your Facebook friends using https://www.facebook.com/CIDC-Cape-Islands-Democratic-Council-165202607550/events

    Hyannis Resort and Conference Center

    Take the elevator or stairs to 2nd Floor:

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