Time for our local political caucuses
Political precinct caucuses are being held across the State of Minnesota on Tuesday, February 25, starting at 7 p.m.
Here in Cook County, the Democratic-Farm-Labor precinct caucus will be held at the Arrowhead Center for the Arts. Registration begins at 6:30 p.m.
The Cook County Republican precinct caucus will be held at The Hub, the former Cook County Senior Center. Registration will be at 6 p.m.
For more information on the Cook County Republican party, call 218-475-2500. For information on the Cook County DFL, visit the Cook County Democratic Farmer Labor Facebook page
Bryan Hansel, chair of the Cook County DFL, tells WTIP Community Radio that the Cook County DFL is sponsoring daycare for any parents (of any party) who wish to attend the caucuses.
The Cook County YMCA “Kids Club” will remain open on the evening of February 25 until 9 pm. This care for children over 4 months of age.
WTIP’s Rhonda Silence spoke with the chairs of both the local DFL and GOP parties to learn more about what happens at political caucuses.
Here is Rhonda Silence with Bryan Hansel, chair of the Cook County Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party.
Here is Rhonda Silence with Mary Petz, chair of the Cook County Republican Party.