Saipan World Resort, NMC Tinian & Rota designated sites for NMI Democratic caucus

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(Press Release) — On Saturday March 14, 2020, the NMI Democratic Party will host its 2nd Presidential Caucus on Saipan, Tinian, and Rota. NMI registered voters who would like to participate and register as members of the party are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Registered voters and persons who will be eligible to vote on or before Nov 3, 2020 on Saipan, Tinian, and Rota will be able to visit the designated caucus voting sites and cast votes for their Democratic presidential candidate of choice.

As of March 5, the following presidential candidates will be listed on the NMI presidential caucus ballot:

Former Vice President Joe Biden

Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont

Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts

Candidates Deval Patrick, Andrew Yang, Tom Steyer, Pete Buttigieg, Amy Klobuchar, and Mike Bloomberg qualified for the ballot by petition, but each have since suspended their campaign and accordingly will no longer be on the ballot.

The caucus will be held on Saipan in the World Resort’s Royal Taga Ballroom, with simultaneous sub-caucuses at the following locations:

• Northern Marianas College-Rota, Center Room B2 - VTC Room

• Northern Marianas College Tinian, Center Room C - VTC Room

Doors will open at 5 p.m. with the doors closing for the caucuses to begin promptly at 6 p.m.

The results from Super Tuesday narrowed a candidate race of 4 to 3 with Sen. Elizabeth Warren now reviewing her options on whether she’ll continue her campaign.

“I’ve been with Elizabeth Warren from the very beginning and I hope she stays in the race. We’re both lawyers, both born and raised in Oklahoma — she’s smart and has strong policies but best of all we’re both Democrats,” said NMI Democrat Joe Hill.

Will she stay in the race? Only time will tell so until that time arrives don’t forget to register to become her pledged delegate via www.nmidems.org.

All persons interested to become delegates to the 2020 Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee Wisconsin, and pledged to any of the presidential candidates — Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, or Elizabeth Warren — should visit www.nmidems.org to receive a delegate candidacy form and submit their candidacy on or before this Sunday, March 8, 2020.

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