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DFL caucus is Feb. 7 at Brainerd High School

Democrats from around Crow Wing County will gather Feb. 7 for the DFL Party’s biennial precinct caucuses. The Crow Wing County DFL caucuses will be conducted in the Brainerd High School cafeteria.

At the precinct caucuses, DFLers will cast a presidential preference ballot and a congressional preference ballot that will demonstrate their preferences in the upcoming election. Attendees will have the opportunity to run and vote for delegates supporting specific candidates or issues to represent the precinct at the upcoming district conventions on March 24 and March 31. There will also be an opportunity to introduce and debate resolutions for possible inclusion in the Minnesota DFL Party’s platform, and elect precinct chairs for the next two years.

The caucuses will begin at 7 p.m. Preference balloting will conclude at 8 p.m. sharp. Ballots may only be cast in person; no absentee balloting is allowed. Letter nomination forms are available if you would like to be a delegate to the district conventions but cannot attend caucuses.

Anyone who will be eligible to vote in Minnesota by November 6, 2012 may vote in the preference ballots. Anyone age 16 or over may participate in caucus business.

A list of all caucus locations statewide is available at Questions may be directed to Crow Wing County DFL Chair Tiffany Stenglein at (218) 270-8030 or

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