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Notice of City of Staunton Democratic Caucus


The Staunton Democratic Committee normally meets the second Tuesday of every month at the Staunton City Council Chambers in Staunton City Hall at 7:00 p.m. To attend a meeting, enter through the police department entrance on Central Ave. and take the elevator UP one floor.

The City of Staunton Democratic Committee hereby announces that it will hold an assembled caucus beginning at 7:30 p.m. on April 18, 2016 in the first floor City Council Meeting Room at 116 W. Beverley Street, Staunton for the purpose of electing 6 delegates and 1 alternate to the 6th Congressional district Democratic Convention and the 2016 Virginia Democratic State Convention.

Any person wishing to seek election as a delegate or alternate must file with David Bottenfield, Chair of the Staunton Democratic Committee, 939 N Augusta Street, Staunton, VA 24401 no later that 5:00 p.m. Monday, April 11, 2016. A voluntary administrative fee of $25.00 (which may be waived) will be charged at the time of filling for those wishing to be elected as a delegate to these Conventions.

There is no charge for those wishing to attend and vote at the caucus

Doors to the caucus will open at 6:30 p.m. for check-in. Any person attending the caucus, before participating in that caucus, shall sign a standardized Caucus Participation Form, stating that he or she is a Democrat, does not intend to support any candidate who is opposed to a democratic nominee in the ensuing general election, believes in the principles of the Democratic Party and is a registered voter in the City of Stuanton. At 7:30 p.m. the doors to the caucus will be closed and no person may complete a form and participate in the caucus after that time with the exception of those persons in line a 7:30 p.m.

If only one person files for each delegate or alternate position, the caucus will be canceled. In this event the Chair will publicly announce the cancellation, proclaim the individuals properly filed as the duly nominated delegates and alternates, and so advise those individuals.

For further information, please contact David Bottenfield, Chair of the Staunton Democratic Committee at (540) 480-4003.

Download and print a .pdf  DelegatePrefilingForm

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