The Mansfield Democratic Town Committee is the organized entity of the Democratic Party for the wonderful town of Mansfield, Massachusetts. We provide support to Democratic candidates and promote the ideals and goals of the Democratic party. The committee consists of a maximum of 35 full members, elected every four years on the Democratic presidential primary ballot, plus an unlimited number of associate members. Additional members may be nominated and elected by the membership. The Mansfield Democratic Town Committee also holds caucuses to elect delegates to state party conventions.
Mansfield Democrats believe in and work for the common good.
The strength of our democracy is dependent on the engagement of thoughtful citizens. Our party is organized around the basic notion that individuals, working together through government, make a positive impact in the lives of individuals and our community. The Mansfield Democratic Town Committee is an inclusive and diverse group of community members, welcoming all who share our values.
All people should be treated equally, no matter their age, race, religion, national origin, gender identity or sexual orientation.
The economy should be equitable, with broadly shared economic growth.
Aggressive action is necessary to prevent and mitigate the effects of climate change and protect our environment.
Protection of civil rights—including comprehensive criminal justice reform—is essential to the promotion of safe and strong communities.
Support must be given to working families, including a living wage, paid family leave, and affordable, high-quality housing and childcare.
Free, high-quality public education—from preschool through college—should be accessible to every person.
High-quality, affordable health care is a basic human right.
America is a nation of immigrants, and fair and sensible immigration policies must be implemented.
Government should be transparent, ethical, and open to all.
Investment in public and private infrastructure is necessary for a dynamic and equitable economy.
A just and efficient tax system requires the wealthy to pay their fair share.
Veterans—and all who have put themselves in harm’s way on our behalf—should be supported and cared for by our nation.
Strong diplomacy and a strong national defense can co-exist to protect our citizens at home and abroad.
We support nonviolent conflict resolution as a first resort in our domestic and foreign relations.