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2016 precinct caucuses

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Precinct Caucuses March 1st

Precinct caucuses begin at 7 PM, with sign-in starting at 6:30. The presidential preference poll balloting also starts at 6:30. You must sign in to vote.

The caucus locations for all precincts are below. Please check the secretary of state's caucus finder for your precinct, as well as the various districts you're in. Your caucus location might have changed from prior yeaars. Also be aware that your polling place probably is not the same as your caucus location, so please check. It's important that you caucus with the correct precinct.

Precinct caucuses will be electing delegates to the senate district 63, county, and city conventions (Minneapolis precincts only). All precincts will elect a precinct chair and two vice chairs, whose terms run through the 2018 caucuses, and will vote on resolutions to submit to the senate district convention. If you wish to be nominated for delegate or precinct chair but you can't be present at the caucus, submit a nomination letter. Letters may be This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it up to 72 hours before the caucus convenes, and otherwise must be delivered to the convener prior to beginning of elections.

Resolutions should be on the resolution form and submitted at the caucus.

The SD63 convention will be April 9th at South High School, 3131 19th Ave S, Minneapolis, MAP. Pre-convention committees meet 10AM to noon, March 5th at Washburn Library, 5244 Lyndale Avenue South, Minneapolis , Minnesota 55419

What will delegates do at the conventions? Delegates to the SD63 convention will be endorsing candidates for state legislature, electing SD63 DFL officials, voting on resolutions to be submitted to the state convention, and electing delegates to the state convention. Delegates to Hennepin County will be endorsing for county commissioner. Delegates to the Minneapolis convention will be endorsing for school board.

Caucus locations:

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It's a busy 2016!

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It's going to be a busy year. Here's a quick list of the events, meetings and work days leading up to the conventions and campaign. We'll update this article as times and places are scheduled.

  • Central committee meeting
    Monday, February 1, 6:30pm, Brackett Recreation Center, 2728 39th Avenue South
    This will be the last meeting of this year's central committee; the SD convention will elect a new one in April.
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The SD63 DFL Book Club

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bookclub The SD63 DFL Book Club
Third Monday of the month, 6:30 p.m.
Fireroast Café

3800 37th Avenue South (at East 38th Street)
Minneapolis, Minneapolis 55408
Map | their website

Please join us at the SD63 DFL book club. Our readings are aimed at helping us understand and explain our ideas, positions and values as DFLers.

Upcoming meetings and readings:

  • January 18, 2016 - Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power, Rachel Maddow.
  • No February book club
  • March 21 - Bring Back the Bureaucrats: Why More Federal Workers Will Lead to Smaller (and Better!) Government, John DiIulio.

What we've read in the past:

  • April 20, 2015 - Don't Think of an Elephant, George Lakoff.
  • May 18 - Thanks the Liberals, Alan Colmes.
  • June 15 - What It Means to Be a Liberal, George McGovern.
  • July 20 - Beyond Outrage, Robert Reich.
  • August 17 - Frank Luntz Republican Playbook (download free).
  • September 21 - Cracking the Code, Thom Hartmann.
  • November 16 - The Self-Made Myth, Brian Miller and Mike Lapham.
 

February 2016 DFL Book Club

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Book cover photoIt's a DFL Book Club!
Monday, February 15, 2016, 6:30 p.m.
Fireroast Café
3800 37th Avenue South (at East 38th Street)
Minneapolis, Minneapolis 55408
Map | their website

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