The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

Lifestyles

January 10, 2014

Democrats to meet for caucuses

CLINTON — Iowa’s First in the Nation caucuses will be Tuesday, Jan. 21. Registration will open at 6:30 p.m. and the meeting begins at 7 p.m. To participate you must be in-line or signed-in by 7 p.m.

Clinton County Democrats will meet at the following four locations: Clinton Public Schools Education Center at 1401 12th Ave. North (old Harding School); Central DeWitt High School; Camanche Middle School; and Cal-Wheatland Elementary School in Calamus.

All eight precincts of the city of Clinton and Deep Creek/Goose Lake, and Hampshire-Elk River townships will be at the Clinton Administration Center. Camanche Middle School will host the two city of Camanche and Camanche-Eden township. Center Township as well as the township of Eden will also be in Camanche. DeWitt will hold caucuses for the two DeWitt precincts and the township and also the townships of Orange, Washington/Welton, Waterford. The fourth caucus site is the Cal-Wheatland Elementary School in Calamus. The five townships meeting there include Grant/Olive, Spring Rock, Liberty, Sharon and Brookfield/Bloomfield.

The purpose of this year’s caucus is to discuss and adopt proposed resolutions to be added to the county platform; elect delegates and alternates to the county convention on Saturday, March 8; and elect precinct committee persons to the county central committee.

The precinct caucuses are a way to get involved in grassroots activities with the Iowa Democratic Party. Activities from which to select besides being on the county central committee that meets monthly, or the county, district, and state conventions; participation in parades; computer work; fundraisers; helping a specific candidate and many more possibilities. Call County Chairwoman Jean Pardee at 242-8111 or headquarters to leave a message at 242-9064 with your questions.

 

 

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