Call to Caucus 2016



     The Bristol Virginia Democratic Committee hereby announces that it will hold an assembled caucus beginning at 7:30 p.m. on April 18, 2016 at the Bristol Virginia Courthouse, 497 Cumberland Street, Bristol, VA for the purpose of electing 3 delegates and 1 alternate to the 9th Congressional District Convention to be held on May 21, 2016 at the Wytheville Meeting Center, 333 Community Boulevard in Wytheville, VA.

Doors to the caucus will open at 7:00 p.m. for check-in. Any person attending the caucus, before participating in that caucus, shall sign a standardized declaration form stating that he or she is a Democrat, believes in the principles of the Democratic Party, does not intend to support any candidate who is opposed to a Democratic nominee in the ensuing general election, and is a registered voter in the City of Bristol, VA. Declaration forms must be filled out at the caucus prior to voting. Doors to the caucus will close at 7:30 p.m., and no person may complete a form or enter the caucus after that time with the exception of those persons in line at 7:30 p.m.

Any person wishing to seek election as a delegate or alternate to the Ninth District Convention must file a written Delegate/Alternate Pre-filing Form with Edward Harlow, Chair of the Bristol Virginia Democratic Committee, Bristol, VA prior to 12:00 p.m., April 18, 2016. There is a voluntary administrative fee of $10.00 (which may be waived) at the time of filing. No person who has failed to comply with the pre-filing requirements may be considered for nomination.

Should the exact number of individuals file for the delegate and alternate positions, those individuals will be declared the delegates and alternates and the Chair may cancel the caucus. For further information, please contact Edward Harlow, Chair of the Bristol Virginia Democratic Committee, at 276-466-9541, or Carl Williams, Vice-Chair of the Bristol Virginia Democratic Committee, at 276-591-3355.


Paid For and Authorized by the Bristol Virginia Democratic Committee

Author: Carl


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