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Other states have groups similar to kids' caucuses, including children's cabinets, commissions or councils, that bring together state legislators, executive branch officials, advocacy organizations and other stakeholders.
In the latter state, where caucuses were held the same day as those in Louisiana, Paul's supporters outnumbered Romney's in the caucuses, with the result that many of the Massachusetts delegates going to Tampa will be Ron Paul supporters even though they will be pledged to Romney owing to his primary victory.
The caucuses should be taken as a less reliable indicator of a candidates' ability to win votes than the primaries on Jan.
More information about the caucuses is available by contacting Billy Johnson at (202) 662-8548 or Mark Reiter at (202) 662-8517.
All proceeds from the conference will be divided equally among the five caucuses for their scholarship endowments.
In primary elections and caucuses, whom are voters actually electing?
Polls show that Gephardt is in a statistical dead heat with three other candidates participating in the caucuses, former Vermont Governor Howard Dean, Senator John Edwards and Senator John Kerry.
With a small number of people determining the winner, the caucuses require grassroots organizing and face time with candidates.
Delegates to party presidential conventions were chosen by precinct caucuses who chose delegates to district caucuses who chose delegates to state conventions who chose delegates to the national convention.
Women's Caucus is not always the lead on such issues, but their work in tandem with other Caucuses has demonstrated the effective impact of double-teaming.
While politicians with their hopes set on the White House were kept busy during the Christian Coalition caucuses, the absence of other candidates at the sessions this year was noticeable.
With the Democrats preoccupied with White House coffees, Republicans were free to concoct a cock-eyed rush to judgment, encouraging states to cluster their primaries and caucuses in March.