Peggy Baum, Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics, (515) 294-4382
Hannah Schoenthal-Muse, Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics, (515) 231-5981
Kevin Brown, News Service, (515) 294-8986
IOWA STATE TO HOST CAUCUS TRAINING NOV. 6; PARTICIPANTS MAY APPEAR ON C-SPAN
AMES, Iowa -- Iowa State University will host a workshop on how to participate in the Iowa caucuses. The free workshop will begin at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, in the Great Hall, Memorial Union, and is open to the public. C-SPAN will tape the first half of the event for broadcast at a later date.
Dianne Bystrom, director of the Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics, will open the event.
Iowa Secretary of State Chet Culver will lead the community-wide training session. Also presenting at the event will Sen. Mark Zieman, R-Postville, and Gordon Fischer, Iowa Democratic Party chairperson. Iowa State student leaders will introduce the party speakers.
Democrat and Republican representatives will explain their parties' caucus processes. They also will lead "mock caucus" practice exercises. A candidate information resource fair will follow.
The workshop is sponsored by the Catt Center, the Catt Associates student organization, ISU College Republicans, ISU Democrats, the League of Women Voters of Ames, department of Political Science, and the ISU Lectures Program (funded by GSB).
Ames, Iowa 50011, (515) 294-4111
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