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Election 2014: A Guide to The Feb. 4 Caucuses

Next week, the build up to November's elections begins with the parties' official caucuses around Minnesota.

Oakdale residents are represented by senate districts 43 and 53.
Oakdale residents are represented by senate districts 43 and 53.

Minnesota’s precinct caucuses are slated for Tuesday, Feb. 4 at 7 p.m. Find the location of your caucus by visiting the Minnesota Secretary of State’s website or see below for details.

Oakdale residents are represented by senate districts 43 and 53. This November, numerous positions, including governor and U.S. Senator, will be elected. 

What's A Caucus?

Minnesota’s major political parties are required to hold caucuses during each statewide election year. 

A caucus is the first step for the party to select candidates and choose the party platform. However, at a caucus, there is more going on than just candidate selection. Participants also may select county committee chairs for state and national conventions.

For more information on what goes on at a caucus, click here.

If you’re a Democrat

Senate District 43 Democrats will meet at North High School, 2416 11th Ave. in North St. Paul.

Senate District 53 Democrats
 will meet at Tartan High School, 828 Greenway Ave. in Oakdale.

If you’re an Independent

Senate District 43 and 53 Independents will meet at Stillwater American Legion (Post 48103) 3rd St. in Stillwater.

If you're a Republican

Senate District 43 Republicans will meet at White Bear Lake High School, 3551 McKnight Road in White Bear Lake.

Senate District 53 Republicans will meet at East Ridge High School, 4200 Pioneer Drive in Woodbury.

Oakdale Patch will be posting what's happening around town with posts on social media and our website Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning.

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