2020 Westside Caucus Set For February 4
Updated January 6, 2020
The 2020 Westside Community Schools Caucus will be held Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at Westside High School, 8701 Pacific Street. Voter sign-in begins at 6 p.m. and the Caucus will begin at 7 p.m. The event is open to the public; all District 66 residents who are registered voters are invited to take part.
The names of the following four* candidates will appear on the Caucus ballot: Dana Blakely, John Brian, Edgar Hicks and Beth Morrissette. Additional residents interested in running for the Board of Education may be nominated on the evening of the Caucus under the procedures set forth in the Caucus Rules.
Purpose of Caucus: To nominate up to four individuals for two positions on the Westside Community Schools Board of Education. The names of up to four persons receiving the most votes at the Caucus will then be placed on the ballot for the statewide primary election on May 12, 2020, where two will then be elected to the Board.
Letters of intent to run were to be submitted by 4 p.m. on December 19, 2019 for candidates to be included in pre-Caucus events, press releases, and for the candidate’s name to appear pre-printed on the Caucus ballot. Additional residents interested in running for the Board of Education may be nominated on the evening of the Caucus under the procedures set forth in the Caucus Rules.
WHEN CAN I VOTE?
- EARLY (daytime) voting (Note: limited hours): Daytime voting is available at Westside High School from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Caucus Day. EARLY VOTING ENDS AT 5:30 p.m.
- AT the Caucus AFTER all candidates have spoken: Ballots at the Caucus are accepted ONLY AFTER all candidate speeches have concluded. If you will be unable to wait to vote until all candidates have spoken, please use the daytime voting option from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Who can vote? You must be a registered voter residing in District 66 to vote. If you are not currently registered to vote, you must register at the Douglas County Election Commission, 12220 W. Center Road, Omaha, NE 68144 prior to voting at the Caucus. Voter registration is not available at the Caucus.
Questions? Contact Brandi Paul, Director of Communications and Engagement, at email@example.com.
District 66 2020 Caucus Committee Members
- Rod Anderson (Chair)
- Amy Brown (Vice-Chair)
- Michael J. Grier
- Charlie Liakos
- Kellie Tagge
- Todd Johnson
*WaLynda (Wyn) Sipple was withdrawn her previously-submitted letter of intent to run; therefore, her name will not appear on the ballot.