For more information, contact:
Dan Knupp, Chair, Pottawatomie County Democratic Party at:email@example.com ph. 785-456-4221
The 2016 Kansas Presidential Caucuses happen on March 5th at more than 40 locations around the state. There is at least one caucus location for every senatorial district. Each location will open at 1 p.m. with check-in and registration happening until 3 p.m. -- lines close at 3 p.m. Those arriving late will not participate. Registered Democrats are the only participants. First-time voters or voters wishing to change their affiliation to Democrat by filling out a voter registration form may do so during the registration period prior to the caucus start at 3:30 p.m. Any participant who will be 18 years-old on Nov. 8 will be able to caucus at this time.
Pottawatomie County Presidential Caucuses, Locations and Times
Pottawatomie county is divided into three State Senatorial Districts. Participants must attend the caucus location associated with their senatorial district. Call Pottawatomie County Chair, Dan Knupp at 785-456-4221 or e-mail him at: firstname.lastname@example.org to find your district number, or go to these Web-sites: http://www.ksdp.org/caucus-2016/where-to-caucus/ ; pottcodems.nationbuilder.com and click on Caucus Locations; or go to http://openstates.org/find_your_legislator/.
District 1, has the most counties and an area that includes all or parts of Marshal, Nemaha, Brown, Dophinian, Atchison and Jackson Counties -- along with the northern seven-eights of Pottawatomie County. The site of the 1st Dist. caucus is Atchison. Even though many Pottawatomie County 1st Dist. Democrats live in Blue Township, close to Manhattan, (the Dist. 18 caucus site) they will still have to attend the caucus at Atchison High School, located at 1500 Riley St, Atchison, Kansas.
District 17, includes most of Geary, a small part of Pottawatomie, parts of Wabaunsee and Lyon Counties. The site of the caucus is located in Emporia. Again, even though Manhattan is much closer--Pottawatomie County Democrats must drive to Emporia to have caucus votes counted. The location is Emporia High School, 3302 W. 18th St., Emporia, Kansas.
District 18, includes a small part of Pottawatomie, part of Wabaunsee and Shawnee Counties. Those Dist. 18 Democrat voters living in Pottawatomie County will caucus in Manhattan at Susan B. Anthony Middle School, at 2501 Browning Ave., Manhattan, Kansas.
Caucus and finish time:
The caucus proper starts to as close to 3:30 as possible. The caucus is an exercise of near perfect democracy and will be a busy, interesting session. Things will finish in the neighborhood of 5:30 or 6 p.m. Times vary due to attendance numbers.