Late July Update

Eventhough we have not had a joint meeting recently…

Find out what the Hudson NH Democrats are doing by visiting our Facebook ( or Twitter (@Hudson_NHDemocrats)

Events (updated July 2015)

Upcoming events from the Hudson NH Democrats and other regional democratically related and NON-campaign  events.

***Please note: the Hudson NH Democrats meetings are moving to bi-monthly on the 2nd Wednesdays beginning with the meeting in September.***

July 2015:

NON-Hudson/Pelham Democrats events; NH Democrat Primary Related

**Stay tuned for events in Summer 2015.**

September 2015:

  • September 9th 19:00 (7:00pm): Joint meeting with Pelham NH Democrats [Hudson,NH] (Rodgers Memorial Library; 194 Derry Road [NH 102] )

October 2015:

  • October 14th 19:00 (7:00pm): Joint meeting with Pelham NH Democrats [Pelham NH] (Hargreaves Memorial VFW Hall; 6 Main Street)

November 2015:

  • November 11th 19:00 (7:00pm): Joint meeting with Pelham NH Democrats [Hudson,NH] (Rodgers Memorial Library; 194 Derry Road [NH 102] )

December 2015

  • December 9th 19:00 (7:00pm): Joint meeting with Pelham NH Democrats [Pelham NH] (Hargreaves Memorial VFW Hall; 6 Main Street) {tentative}

For more events: refer to our calendar page


3rd Annual Pool party/Picinic

2012_09-11_ 004Good afternoon all,

The 2015 Hudson NH Democrats summer cookout/pool party will be next Saturday July 11th,2015 at 3:00pm (meet at the home of Kate Messner; 10 3rd street in Hudson NH).
This is our 3rd year and we are very excited to have this event returning to our calendar.

I welcome and extend an invite to our committee members of Pelham/Hudson and friends of our Pelham/Hudson committees.

Additional details
Please bring along a snack or dessert and whatever your choice of drink is. We’ll have cheese & crackers, chips & salsa, watermelon, beer & wine and whatever else that you decide to bring!

Happy 4th of July to all of you,

Ian Howes
Secretary and Co-communications Director of web and social media
Hudson NH Democrats



Next joint meeting…Pelham… TONIGHT

The PelhamNHDems and Hudson NH Democrats welcome Jackie for NH to our next join meeting on Wednesday June 10th at 7:00pm ( John H. Hargreaves Memorial Vfw Post 10722; 6 Main Street Pelham,NH).

From the Jackie for NH (facebook):
Rep. Jackie Cilley to address Hudson/Pelham Democrats
Barrington rep to discuss her minimum wage proposal & budget negotiations

(Barrington, NH) State Representative Jackie Cilley (D-Barrington) will be the featured speaker at the Pelham/Hudson Joint Democratic Meeting on Wednessday, June 10th. Cilley, a former senator and gubernatorial candidate, will discuss her far-reaching proposal to increase New Hampshire’s minimum wage and the budget discussions currently going on Concord.

Jackie for NH event link (Facebook)

Special Announcement…New meeting day for the Hudson NH Democrats

Effective: September 2015…


The Hudson Town Democratic Committee will be meeting bi-monthly on the 2nd Wednesday of our month. The change of meeting day will bring us into line with the Pelham Town Democratic Committee who already meet on the 2nd Wednesdays.

Date                        Pelham or Hudson
9/9/2015                  Hudson (Rodgers Memorial Library) [194 NH route 102 {Derry Road}]
10/14/2015              Pelham (Hargreaves VFW) [6 Main St.]
11/11/2015              Hudson
12/9/2015               Pelham (Hargreaves VFW) [6 Main St.]

**subject to change**


Next Meeting: Hudson…This THURSDAY

Just a reminder:

The next joint meeting of the Hudson NH and Pelham NH Democrats is will be held in Hudson. The meeting will include a guest presenter.

Home of Carol & Karl Stamm
Address details available in our calendar section
May 21st,2015 at 7pm.

Guest Presenter: Daniel Weeks

Background Info about Daniel: (provided by Open Democracy)

Daniel Weeks, Executive Director Open Democracy

Raised in Temple, New Hampshire, Dan was inspired to join the democracy movement by none other than Doris “Granny D” Haddock when he was a teenager at ConVal HS. A 15-year advocate of democratic reform, Dan helped launch Americans for Campaign Reform in 2003 and served as president from 2008-11. In 2005, he led the student campaign to pass comprehensive campaign finance reform in Connecticut and in 2011 he founded the Money and Politics Project in South Africa. Dan has written on poverty and democracy issues for The Atlantic, New York Times, Boston Globe, Christian Science Monitor, and other publications, and is currently writing a book based on poverty-line research he conducted in 30 states by Greyhound bus. A graduate of Oxford and Yale, Dan and his wife, Dr. Sindiso Mnisi Weeks, are now proud residents of Nashua.

Ways to learn more….

Nashua Regional Planning Commission (NRPC)

New Hampshire Fiscal Policy Institute
NH State “Proposed” Budget FY 2016-17

New Hampshire Department of Transportation (NHDOT):


Hillsborough NH County Democrats:Homepage


New Hampshire Democratic Party