Thursday, March 10, 2016

Latest News from Utah GOP

Countdown to Caucus Newsletter!
Our goal at The Utah Republican Party is to keep Republicans informed. We wanted to give you an update about the upcoming RNC Debate scheduled for March 21, 2016. As of today, there is no additional information about the location/venue for the upcoming debate. We are expecting an announcement at the end of this week. We want to encourage everyone to register for Caucus at: http://www.utah.gop.

You can also register for Presidential Debate tickets there as well. We are anticipating record turnout at Caucus this year! Please spread the word about the importance of attending your neighborhood Caucus this year! We have listed some frequently asked questions below. If you have additional questions, please give us a call at:
801-533-9777.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is a Neighborhood Precinct Caucus?
A caucus is a meeting sponsored by political parties where you and your neighbors from your voting precinct meet together once every two years to elect a few of your fellow neighbors as delegates to represent your voting precinct at the political party’s convention where Republican Candidates are chosen. This year you will be able to cast your Republican Presidential Preference ballot at your Neighborhood Caucus in person or on-line.
Who Can Participate in a Neighborhood Precinct Caucus?
Anyone can attend a caucus meeting, however, in order to participate in your neighborhood caucus, you must live in the precinct, be at least 18 years of age by the general election date, and be a registered Republican or affiliate as a Republican.

What Happens at a Neighborhood Precinct Caucus and How Long Does it Last?
Delegates, read the Party’s platform, discuss and learn about the Party’s candidates. The caucus starts at 7pm and usually last about 2 hours.

What do Delegates and Precinct Officers Do?
Delegates represent their precinct at county and state party conventions where they vote for candidates who will go on to public primary or general elections. Precinct officers represent their precinct on the governing body of the political party and work to get Republican candidates elected.

Where is my Neighborhood Caucus?
Visit www.utah.gop/caucus-locations for more information on where your neighborhood precinct caucus will be held.

What is the Republican Presidential Preference Caucus?
The Republican Presidential Caucus is essentially a Presidential Primary that is administered by the political party on March 22, 2016. You may cast your ballot in-person at your precinct caucus, on-line (7am -11pm), or by absentee ballot.

We also encourage you to visit our website at:
http://www.utah.gop for on-going updates about the upcoming Caucus. You can also find us on Facebook and Twitter!


Thank you,

James Evans
Chairman
Utah Republican Party