Jackson County Democrats will gather throughout the county on Saturday, Feb. 18 at 10A.M. to elect delegates to the Jackson County Democratic convention to be held March10 and to find out about 2012 candidates and campaign activities. Young Democrats arewelcome and encouraged to get involved. Members of the county executive committeecome from the convention attendees.
At each caucus, Democrats will elect candidates to the county convention, withthe number allocated by votes in the precinct for Johnny Dupree, the Democraticgubernatorial candidate in the 2011 election. Those delegates will go to the 4thCongressional District Convention and the state convention. Delegates to the nationalconvention to be held in Charlotte, NC, are selected from those attending the CDconvention and the state convention.
Interested Democrats should attend the caucus at the designated site for their votingprecinct. Those unable to attend should contact chair, Kay Sims at (762-9121 or by mailto P.O. Box 38, Pascagoula, MS 39567, or email to firstname.lastname@example.org
In Supervisory District 1, which includes Big Point, East Central, Orange Grove,Escatawpa, Hwy 57, and North Vancleave, voters will all meet on the EscatawpaElementary School grounds, at the front entrance.
In Supervisory District 2, Jefferson St., Recreation Center, and YMBC voters willconvene at the Recreation Center in downtown Moss Point.Fair voters will meet at the McGinty Convention Center conference room on the fairgrounds.
In Supervisory District 3, all Gautier and Hickory Hills Democratic voters will meet atthe Gautier library Convention Center grounds. Pascagoula area Democrats (AmericanLegion, Eastlawn, North Pascagoula, Pinecrest, Presbyterian, Nazarene, and SacredHeart) will gather at the Circuit Courtroom at the Jackson Co. courthouse.
Supervisory District 4 Democratic meetings will be at Villa Maria (Villa, OceanSprings Community Center, and Armory voters) in the community room. While St.Martin, Latimer and Larue Democrats will meet at the St. Martin Community Center.
Supervisory District 5 Democrats will be on the grounds of the Old FountainbleuCommunity Center. That will include Democrats who vote at Gulf Park Estates, OceanSprings Civic Center, South Vancleave, Fountainbleu, Carterville and Red Hills.