Democrats in Canton and Potsdam have set the dates of their caucuses to choose candidates for local offices in the November election.
Village of Potsdam Democrats will caucus at 7 p.m. Sept. 11 at Potsdam Town Hall, 18 Elm St.
Two village trustee seats will be up for election Nov. 5, and members of the caucus will determine who will be the Democratic candidates.
All registered Democrats who live in the village may participate.
And in Canton, the town and village Democratic nominating caucuses will be held back-to-back starting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12 in the Canton Municipal Building basement courtroom, 60 Main St.
Candidates will be nominated and selected at the caucuses for town supervisor, two town council seats, town clerk, and town highway superintendent, and for village mayor and two village trustees.
Those chosen will appear on Democratic ballot lines in the Nov. 5 election.
candidates do not have to be present nor a Democrat to be nominated.
Invited guest speakers at the Canton caucus are incumbent candidate for St. Lawrence County District Attorney Nicole Duve of Potsdam and County Coroner candidate Eric Warner of Ogdensburg.
Anyone in the town and village of Canton may attend, but only registered Democrats who live in Canton can vote at the caucus.