Northwest Iowa Democratic And Republican Caucuses Scheduled For Tuesday Night

Date posted - January 17, 2014

Donkephant Caucuses 2014Northwest Iowa — Here are the meeting details for the party caucuses being held Tuesday night in northwest Iowa.

The Lyon County Republican Caucus will be held with ALL precincts meeting at the Forster Community Center at 404 1st Avenue in Rock Rapids. The caucus will start at 7:00 PM.

Delegates to county convention will be awarded as follows with Alternates in
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Precinct #1: 15 (15)
Precinct #2: 11 (11)
Precinct #3: 7 (7)
Precinct #4: 6 (6)
Precinct #5: 5 (5)
Precinct #6: 4 (4)
Precinct #7: 9 (9)
Precinct #8: 13 (13)


Sioux County Republicans are ready to caucus and have announced their county wide caucus location. Caucuses will take place on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 7:00 PM. The county-wide caucus for all precincts will take place at the Prairie Winds Event Center at 908 8th Street Southeast in Orange City.

County party leaders advise that the purpose of the Republican Caucus is to elect representatives to the County Central Committee; elect delegates to the County Convention scheduled for Saturday, March 8, 2014; and allow the participants at the caucuses to have input in forming the Sioux County Republican Party Platform which will then have input in forming the State of Iowa Republican Party Platform.

The Republican 2014 caucus is open for anyone to participate as long as they are a resident of the precinct caucus they are attending and will be 18 years of age on November 4, 2014. All persons attending the caucus must be registered Republicans or may register the day of the caucus. Registered voters may change their party affiliation at the caucus to participate in the Republican Caucus. Caucus-goers are asked to arrive early as all participants need to either sign in or register prior to the caucus start.

Sioux County Republican leaders are encouraging all to attend to make a positive difference in their communities, their state and their country.

For additional information you can contact the Sioux County Republicans at siouxcountygop@gmail.com or contact Sioux County Republican Chair, Mark Lundberg at (712) 541-9195.


All precincts of the Osceola County Republicans will be meeting at the Osceola County Courthouse in Sibley. The meeting will start at 7 PM, but you are asked to come early to pre-register. They will elect representatives to the County Central Committee; elect delegates to the County Convention; and help to form the Osceola County Republican Party Platform. For more information, you can call Mary Beltman at (712) 758-3788


The O’Brien County Republican Caucus will meet on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at the Hartley Melvin Sanborn High School in Hartley. Doors open 6 PM. The event starts 7 PM, but you are advised to come early to sign in.

O’Brien County Republican leaders advise you to make your voice heard and participate in the process. The caucus is open to the Public; and youth ages 12+ are encouraged to attend.


On the Democratic side, Sioux County Democrats in all precincts in Sioux County will meet at the Sioux Center Public Library. The agenda for this year’s caucus is discussion and adoption of proposed resolutions to be added to the county platform; election of delegates and alternates to the county convention; and election of precinct committee persons to the Sioux County Democratic Central Committee. Sioux County Democratic leaders say the caucus is a great way to get involved in grassroots activities of the Iowa Democratic Party. All Sioux County Democrats are encouraged to attend. For more information or if you have questions, call Kim Van Es, chair of the Sioux County Democratic Central Committee, at (712) 722-1440.


Osceola County Democrats from all precincts in the county will meet at the Sibley Senior Center at 612 8th Street in Sibley. Like the other caucuses, they will start at 7 PM. They also advise that you must be in line or signed-in by 7:00 PM to participate.

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; and elect Precinct Committee Persons to the County Central Committee.

You are asked to call Kathy Winter at (712) 754-2237 if you have a question.

All Democrats are encouraged to attend.


All Lyon County Democratic precincts will meet on Tuesday, January 21, at 7 PM for the Iowa Democratic Party Caucus. The Caucus will be at the home of Patrick and Jackie McCarty at 1178 Harding Avenue, north of Rock Rapids. If you have questions, you can call the McCartys at (712) 472-3652.


O’Brien County Democrats will caucus in two separate locations. They will meet at the Sheldon High School Library and at the Assembly Room in the Courthouse in Primghar. Go to http://thecaucuses.org/, and then click “Where to Caucus” and enter your address to find your caucus location. Both caucuses will start at 7 PM, and you are encouraged to come early to pre-register. They will discuss and form the county platform; elect Delegates and Alternates to the County Convention; and elect Precinct Committee Persons to the County Central Committee. For more information, contact Kim Weaver at (712) 348-0109.  Weaver says you can also find information about the joint event with Sioux, O’Brien, Lyon, and Osceola County Democrats at solodems.org.

O'Brien County Democratic Caucus 2014
 
 
 
Precinct Township LocationRoom
1Carroll - FloydSheldon High SchoolLibrary
2FranklinPrimghar CourthouseAssembly Room
3Hartley - Lincoln - OmegaPrimghar CourthouseAssembly Room
4Sheldon 1st WardSheldon High SchoolLibrary
5Sheldon 2nd WardSheldon High SchoolLibrary
6Sheldon 3rd WardSheldon High SchoolLibrary
7Summit - Center - Dale - HighlandPrimghar CourthouseAssembly Room
8Union - Baker- CaledoniaPrimghar CourthouseAssembly Room
9Waterman - Grant - LibertyPrimghar CourthouseAssembly Room
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