TO MAKE THIS VERY SIMPLE, THIS SATURDAY, CAUCUSES ARE VERY IMPORTANT TO ATTEND TO MAKE YOUR VOTE COUNT FOR THE PRESIDENTIAL NOMINEE!
“Presidential primary ballots will be in the mail Feb. 1, and some people might not be pleased that they’ll have to pick a political party to vote.
‘From personal experience, I can tell you our voters do not like to do that in this state. We have a very populist history, and they do not like to declare a party allegiance,’ Thurston County Auditor Kim Wyman said Wednesday [Jan. 30].
The state Democratic Party will pay no heed to the results of the Feb. 19 election anyway.
They and the Republican Party will hold neighborhood meetings of party members, called caucuses, Feb. 9.
For Democrats, those meetings will determine which candidate state delegates will support at the national party convention in August.
The Republican Party of which Wyman is a member will use the presidential primary to decide 51 percent of its state delegates to that party’s September national convention. Caucuses will decide the rest.
Wyman and Secretary of State Sam Reed support having the public vote, regardless of its official effects. They say it gives the public a say, and the parties would be well-served to listen,” quoting The Olympian.
To find out where to go for your caucus, please visit:
And you can find an overview of the caucus process by visiting:
Washington State Democrats Caucus Finder
Thurston County Republican caucus locations: http://www.thurstonrepublicans.com/pdf/TCRP_2008_Caucus_Locations_Alpha.pdf
“FUSE’S PRESIDENTIAL CAUCUS GUIDE” LAYS OUT OUR CAUCUS INFORMATION VERY CLEAR!
“Washington States presidential caucus is on Saturday, February 9. It will be the first contest in the nation after Super Duper Tuesday, and most pundits think the race will still be anyones game.
In other words, you are about to come face-to-face with a potentially historic, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to personally help pick the first major party nominee whos not a white guy and help replace the worst president in US history.
This is a big deal. And because we’re so dedicated to to helping you take advantage of this opportunity, we’ve taken the liberty of knocking off your possible excuses for not going. Just click your excuse below.”
[Ed. Note: You must attend the party caucus of the person for whom you voted, regardless of your party affiliation. For example, if you are a registered Democrat and vote for Republican Ron Paul in the Primary, you must attend the Republican Caucus.]
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