Definition Of caucus

noun

(in some US states) a meeting at which local members of a political party register their preference among candidates running for office or select delegates to attend a convention.

Hawaii holds its nominating caucuses next Tuesday

a conference of members of a legislative body who belong to a particular party or faction.

a group of people with shared concerns within a political party or larger organization.

During the eighties and nineties, self-defined conservative caucuses and organizations have operated within the Republican Party inside and outside of Congress.

a group within an organization or political party which meets independently to discuss strategy or tactics.

up to fifty caucuses met daily on conference grounds to discuss lobbying strategies

a meeting of the members of a legislative body who are members of a particular political party, to select candidates or decide policy.

An opposition party's legislative caucus can coordinate its members in policy promotion.


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Example Of caucus

  • Although the party's legislative caucus apologized for the low turnout of DPP members yesterday, they said they shouldn't shoulder all of the responsibility.

  • An opposition party's legislative caucus can coordinate its members in policy promotion.

  • Are we not watching with great interest the little internecine fights that are already developing within their caucus ?

  • Beijing has caused the two sides of the Strait to drift further apart and seriously hurt the feelings of the Taiwanese people, the caucus said in a statement.

  • But the KMT caucus yesterday said it was opposed to the use of radical methods in dealing with the issue.


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