caucus caucus  /ˈkɔ kəs/


  1. (n) a closed political meeting
  2. (v) meet to select a candidate or promote a policy


  1. Caucus sample: Of the caucus-goers sample, 53.
  2. Alex Martinez, left, and Joey Contreras listen to candidates speak before performing at a Nevada Democratic Party mock caucus held at Rancho High School in Las Vegas.
  3. Finally, the people at the Democratic caucus make speeches for all the Democratic candidates, including Undecided.


  1. Williams tapped to lead Legislative Black Caucus

    TALLAHASSEE -- The Florida Legislature's black caucus has tapped Rep. Alan Williams , D-Tallahassee, to lead the caucus next year.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Orlando Sentinel

  2. With legislative successes, Hispanic caucus enjoying its newfound strut

    The new driver privilege law marks only one of the achievements of a Hispanic legislative caucus that has begun to show its strength as a major player in Nevada politics.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Las Vegas Sun

  3. Roanoke County Democrats are holding their caucus Monday

    Roanoke County Democrats are holding their caucus Monday.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: WDBJ 7 Roanoke

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  1. "The polls look good, but understand this - the polls are not enough. The only thing that counts is whether or not you show up to caucus," Democrat Barack Obama told a fired-up crowd of young and old packed into a high school gymnasium.
    on Jan 1, 2006 By: Barack Obama Source: 940 News

  2. "I know that my colleagues in the Senate Democratic caucus were moved not only that Sen. [Harry] Reid said about my longtime record, but by the appeal from President-elect Obama himself that the nation unite now to confront our very serious...
    on Nov 18, 2008 By: Joe Lieberman Source: CNN

  3. "I know you have waited a long time for a president who could hear you and see you," Clinton says. "I would like to be that president. So I ask you to caucus for me tomorrow. Put on your coats and call up a friend and help me change America."
    on Jan 1, 2008 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Forbes

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