Tuesday, April 10, 2012
St. Charles GOP Holds a Caucus: Round Two
By Paul Friswold
on Tue, Apr 10, 2012 at 9:47 AM
ended in shouting, recriminations and a couple of arrests
-- so it was more like Thanksgiving dinner than St. Pat's.
Then David Cole, chairman of the state GOP, announced there would be a second attempt
, to be held tonight at 7 p.m. at the St. Charles Convention Center. This time around Cole will serve as the temporary chairman of the caucus, a move made to forestall the nastiness of the last one. Things got feisty and feelings were hurt in March when the chairman was selected without a vote.
If you're a registered voter in St. Charles and will declare yourself a Republican, you can attend this evening's caucus. Delegates selected this evening will head to the state convention in June.
When last we left the St. Charles Republican Party, they were attempting to hold a caucus on St. Patrick's Day. That one