Cancellation: Democratic Call to Caucus, City of Bristol Virginia

Cancellation: The stated deadline today Friday April 26, 2013, at noon having passed, and no additional candidates having appeared to necessitate a caucus, the Nominating Caucus scheduled for Monday, April 29, 2013, is hereby cancelled.

Please note that the May 6 Delegate Selection Caucus scheduled for May 6, 2013, is still in effect.

This Call is cancelled: Whereas the terms of Constitutional Officers of the City of Bristol, Virginia, including Commonwealth’s Attorney, Sheriff, Commissioner of Revenue, and Treasurer expire with the coming year, and Whereas the Bristol, Virginia, Democratic Committee may nominate Democratic candidates for said offices:

The Bristol Virginia Democratic Committee will hold an assembled caucus beginning at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, April 29, 2013, at the Bristol Virginia Courthouse, 497 Cumberland Street, Bristol, Virginia, for the sole purpose of choosing nominee(s) for said offices. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m., and close promptly at 7:00 p.m., and no person may complete a form or enter the caucus after 7:00 p.m. with the exception of those persons in line to register at 7:00 p.m.

Any person attending the caucus, before participating in the caucus, shall sign a standardized declaration form. The declaration form must be filled out at the caucus location prior to voting, and includes an affirmation that the person attending:

  • is a resident of Bristol Virginia and registered to vote in Bristol Virginia,
  • does not intend to support any candidate who is opposed to the Democratic nominee in the next ensuing general election,
  • is a Democrat,
  • is not a member of any other political party, and
  • has not participated in and will not participate in the nominating process of any other political party for the 2013 general election.

Any person seeking election as the Democratic nominee for any of the said offices must pre-file a Declaration of Candidacy for Democratic Nomination form with Sarah Williams, Chair of the Bristol Virginia Democratic Committee, prior to 12:00 noon on Friday, April 26, 2013. No late forms will be accepted, and no person who has failed to comply with any pre-filing requirement may be considered for nomination. Pre-filing forms are available from Sarah Williams, 423-366-9968, and may be completed and filed during the turn-in hours of 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon on Friday, April 26, 2013, at 710 Piedmont Avenue in Bristol, Virginia, or earlier by appointment. Candidates elected as nominees must comply with all filing requirements of the Virginia State Board of Elections.

Should no more than one Declaration of Candidacy be filed for each open office, those individuals may be declared the nominee(s), and the Chair may cancel the caucus. For further information or to turn in pre-filing forms, please contact Sarah Williams at 423-366-9968.

  • Paid for and Authorized by the Bristol Virginia Democratic Committee, April 15, 2013
  • This Call to Caucus remains in effect until duly cancelled or convened as provided in the Call.

Author: Sarah Williams

website manager.

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