Local Caucus Night Information

Caucus night in Iowa will be held on January 15th.

According to the Republican Party, you can caucus if you are a registered Iowa voter. You must also be a registered Republican voter, or be willing to register as a Republican Voter come Caucus night. Voters must be 18 years of age and have an eligible voter ID.

Unlike a primary election, caucus voting will not be all day. Caucuses will get started around 7pm after caucusgoers fully arrive between 5:30 and 6:30pm. One representative from each campaign is allowed to deliver a short speech in support of their candidate prior to the presidential preference poll. Pieces of paper are then handed out to caucus-goers where they will write their preference for president of the U.S. The papers are then collected, counted, and recorded to the Republican Party of Iowa.

Storm Lake precincts 1 through 4 as well as Grant, Hayes, Providence, and Washington townships will caucus at the Storm Lake Middle School.

The precinct including Elk, Nokomis, Maple Valley, and Scott townships will caucus at the Alta Community Center.

The precinct consisting of Barnes, Brooke, Lee, and Lincoln townships will caucus at Larry Sundblad’s Shop in Sioux Rapids.

The precinct with Coon, Fairfield, Newell, and Poland townships will caucus at the Albert City Truesdale school in Albert City.

Democrats will still have an in-person caucus on January 15th, but the presidential preference will be done through mail or online and the results will be released on March 5th.


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