Party caucuses March 21 prep for assemblies
Precinct caucuses for Democrats and Republicans are scheduled throughout Colorado Springs - including 26 precincts on the Westside - at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March
The purpose is to select a party's precinct delegates for its county assembly, as well as to elect a precinct party leader (called a committeeperson).
At the county assembly, delegates will vote to determine which candidates will make the ballot for the August primary election. The assemblies will be April 15 at the World Arena (Republicans) and April 8 at Irving Middle School (Democrats).
Offices up for election that could be addressed at the caucuses are:
U.S. Congress District 5 -Joel Hefley (R, incumbent) is not running for re-election.
Colorado Senate District 11 - Ed Jones (R, incumbent).
District 18 Colorado House of Representatives - Michael Merrifield (D, incumbent).
District 21 Colorado House of Representatives - Keith King (R, incumbent).
A list of Westside caucus locations for both parties appears below.
Republican caucus sites:
31, Ivywild Elementary, 1604 S. Cascade
37, Bristol Elementary, 890 N. Walnut
39, Washington Elementary, 924 W. Pikes Peak
41, Bristol Elementary
42, Pike Elementary, 2510 N. Chestnut
|Democrat caucus sites: 31, Hunt Elem, 917 E Moreno Ave. 37, Palmer, 301 N Nevada 39, Hunt 40, Hunt 41, West, 25 N 20Th St 42, Coronado, 1590 W. Fillmore|