Senator Markey Delivers Remarks, Earns Victory at Boston Ward 5 Democratic Caucus
Wednesday, March 4, 2020
BOSTON — This weekend, Senator Ed Markey received strong support at caucuses across the state, earning a win at the Boston Ward 5 Democratic Caucus. The Senator addressed over 60 local officials, supporters, and caucus-goers, speaking about his work protecting our climate, fighting for common-sense gun safety, pushing for the goal to cure Alzheimer’s by 2025, and delivering needed funding for a range of key infrastructure projects in cities and towns across the state.
On the third weekend of caucuses, Senator Markey also saw victories throughout the rest of the Commonwealth, from Longmeadow to North Andover, to Pittsfield to Brookline. Previous weeks of caucuses have shown increasing momentum for Ed Markey, who won Natick, Brockton, Yarmouth, Belchertown, Provincetown, and his hometown of Malden, among many other cities and towns in Massachusetts.
Recently, Senator Markey has secured the endorsements of several major national progressive organizations, including the Planned Parenthood Action Fund, NARAL Pro-Choice, the NRDC Action Fund, and Peace Action. Markey has also been endorsed by 20 mayors from across the Commonwealth who plan to stand with the Senator as he seeks re-election this September. UNITE HERE Local 26 Hotel Workers also recently announced its endorsement of Ed Markey.
Senator Markey has served in the United States Senate for the last six years and is widely regarded as the leading member of Congress on environmental issues. He has also led legislation to protect consumers and address the opioid epidemic, internet privacy concerns, and net neutrality.
Liz Vlock, Press Secretary