Caucus Locations Super Tuesday

Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon has announced the availability of the states official Precinct Caucus Finder for Minnesotas 2016 Precinct Caucuses on Tuesday, March 1. The Finder displays caucus locations provided by the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party and Republican Party of Minnesota. Minnesotans can find their caucus location at Precinct Caucuses mark the beginning of the 2016 election in Minnesota. They are meetings run by the states political parties where the candidate endorsement process begins, delegates are selected, and goals and values (called party platforms) may be set. Precinct Caucuses are entirely run by the states political parties, including the selection of caucus locations and meeting procedures. This year, a major part of Precinct Caucuses for Minnesotans will be to vote for the person they want their political party to support for President in the presidential preference ballot. In order to participate in a caucus, Minnesotans must be eligible to vote in the November general election, live in the precinct, and generally agree with the principles of the political party hosting the caucus. Minnesotans also have the right to take time off work to be at a precinct caucus or political party convention (if youre a delegate or alternate), but must give their employer ten days written notice. DFL Party caucus locations for district 54 are the Hastings Middle School for Hastings and Nininger Township; Denmark Town Hall for Denmark Township; Cottage Grove Middle School for Cottage Grove; Newport Jr. High School for Newport; Oltman Jr. High School for St. Paul Park and Grey Cloud Island and Lakeland Jr. High School for Afton. Republican Party caucus locations for district 54 are Hastings High School for precincts in Hastings, Afton and Denmark and Nininger Townships; Park High School in Cottage Grove for precincts in Cottage Grove, Newport, St. Paul Park and Grey Cloud Island; and Kaposia Education Center Elementary School for precincts in South St. Paul.

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