The mission of the Washington
Democratic Town Committee (WDTC) transcends the conventional role of a
political party, which focuses on energizing its base, getting out the vote,
and electing a winning slate of candidates.
We seek to be a progressive force for change in our Town of
Washington. We are not content with
government “as it has always been,” when the demographics, economics, and the
very culture of Washington are all shifting year by year. We believe in shaping our Town’s future by
coming to grips with where it is, how it got here, and where it’s heading.
To realize this mission, we pledge
If we are true to our mission, we believe that
our Party will serve the best interests of the Town of Washington.
candidates for municipal, state and national office, who share our vision of
government as a force for bettering the lives of its citizenry;
- Maintain open
and positive communication between Town government and Washington’s citizens;
- Insist on
accessibility and the highest ethical standards on the part of our public
- Protect for
future generations the land, water, and air of our community;
- Ensure the
highest quality of education for our children;
- Control the
tax burden on our citizens and balance growth and the cost of Town services;
- Lead the
public exploration of issues important to our Town by advocating positions that
are true to our Party’s principles; and
- Exhort our
fellow Democrats to volunteer and play an active role in directing where our
Town will go in the years to come.