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Live Coverage: Burlington Mayoral Caucuses (UPDATE: Weinberger and Wright Nominated; Progs Postpone Caucus) 

UPDATE 3, 7:38 P.M.: And now it's the Progressives' turn to enter a state of limbo. After an hour of speeches, Prog voters elected to postpone making a decision on a candidate until January. A full recap of all of today's caucus news is coming up soon.

UPDATE 2, 5:05 P.M.: Miro Weinberger has won the Democratic nomination. Vote totals: Weinberger 655, Ashe 533.

UPDATE 1, 2:19 P.M.: The GOP caucus has already started and ended. Burlington Republicans made their endorsement of Kurt Wright official. One caucus down, two to go.
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It's a Caucuspalooza! Burlington Democrats, Republicans and Progressives are ALL holding their respective mayoral caucuses today — or, in the case of the Democrats, continuing their caucus. Seven Days' Andy Bromage, Shay Totten and Tyler Machado will be contributing reports from all three caucuses. Check out our Twitter feed below, and watch live coverage from Channel 17 over to the right beginning at 3:30 p.m. Add your own thoughts in the Facebook box at the bottom of the page, or on Twitter using hashtag #BTVmayor. We'll also update this blog post with the important details.

If you're bored and need to pass the time at a caucus today, fill out our mayoral Mad Lib. Click here to print it in PDF form, or find it on page 12 of this week's Seven Days print issue.

CAUCUSPALOOZA SCHEDULE
1 p.m.: Voting for the Democratic caucus begins at Memorial Auditorium.
2 p.m.: The Republican caucus begins at the Miller Center.
3:30 p.m.: Channel 17 begins live coverage from Memorial Auditorium.
4 p.m.: Voting at the Democratic caucus closes. The announcement of the winner is expected before 5:00 p.m.
6 p.m.: The Progressive caucus begins at the H.O. Wheeler School.

After the jump, chime in in the Facebook chat box or on Twitter using hashtag #BTVmayor.

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