Politicians fire up voters for Saturday caucuses - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Politicians fire up voters for Saturday caucuses

SEATTLE, Wash. - Friday's visits from the presidential candidates to Washington are expected to boost attendance at Saturday's caucuses.

Democrats have 78 delegates at stake. Republicans will use the party meeting to select half of their 37 delegates. The rest of the GOP delegates will be selected at the Feb. 19 primary.

People can find caucus locations by checking with the Democratic and Republican parties.

The neighborhood meetings start at 1:00 Friday afternoon. After a discussion of candidates, the voting begins by 2:30. Party officials will use the votes to apportion delegates to the next nominating convention.

Voters have to sign an oath promising not to participate in the other party's nominating process.
     
(The Associated Press contributed to this story.)
     

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