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2016 D and R Delegate Update. Clinton 1,739, Sanders 1,070. Trump 752, Cruz 464, Rubio 173, Kasich 144.
by TheGreenPapers Staff

The Democratic Convention has total of 4,765 delegates votes with 2,383 needed to nominate.
Soft delegate count changed from Clinton 1,736, Sanders 1,067, O'Malley 1 to Clinton 1,739 (+3), Sanders 1,070 (+3), O'Malley 1.

  • Alaska: Soft count changed from Sanders 13, Clinton 3 to Sanders 14 (+1), Clinton 4 (+1).
  • Democrats Abroad: Soft count changed from Sanders 9, Clinton 6 to Sanders 10 (+1), Clinton 6.
  • Georgia: Soft count changed from Clinton 83, Sanders 29 to Clinton 84 (+1), Sanders 29.
  • Hawaii: Soft count changed from Sanders 18, Clinton 13 to Sanders 18, Clinton 14 (+1).
  • Utah: Soft count changed from Sanders 28, Clinton 8 to Sanders 29 (+1), Clinton 8.

The Republican Convention has total of 2,472 delegates with 1,237 needed to nominate.
Soft delegate count changed from Trump 755, Cruz 466, Rubio 169, Kasich 144, Uncommitted 27, Carson 8, Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1 to Trump 752 (-3), Cruz 464 (-2), Rubio 173 (+4), Kasich 144, Uncommitted 28 (+1), Carson 8, Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1.
Hard delegate count changed from Trump 752, Cruz 463, Rubio 174, Kasich 144, Uncommitted 31, Carson 8, Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1 to Trump 752, Cruz 463, Rubio 173 (-1), Kasich 144, Uncommitted 32 (+1), Carson 8, Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1.

  • Alaska: Soft count changed from Cruz 14, Trump 14, Rubio 0 to Cruz 12 (-2), Trump 11 (-3), Rubio 5 (+5).
  • Oklahoma: Soft count changed from Cruz 15, Rubio 13, Trump 13, Uncommitted 2 to Cruz 15, Trump 13, Rubio 12 (-1), Uncommitted 3 (+1). Hard count changed from Cruz 15, Rubio 13, Trump 13, Uncommitted 2 to Cruz 15, Trump 13, Rubio 12 (-1), Uncommitted 3 (+1).

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2016 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions:

65 changes to the candidate list.
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

65 changes to the candidate list:

California: Senate Class 3: Steve Stokes (Democratic) - added; Scott Vineberg (Independent) - apparently not a candidate.

Iowa: Senate Class 3: Aliza Michael "Michael" Luick-Thrams (No Party Affiliation) - added.

Missouri: Senate Class 3: Christopher Michael "Chris" Batsche (Republican) - apparently not a candidate; Ryan D. Luethy (Republican) - added; Robert Mack (Democratic) - added; Herschel L. Young (Libertarian) - added. Governor: Ted Brown (Libertarian) - apparently not a candidate; Martin Lindstedt (Libertarian) - added. Lieutenant Governor: Steven R. Hedrick (Libertarian) - added; former state Representative Fred Kratky (Democratic) - apparently not a candidate; Rick Vandeven (Libertarian) - apparently not a candidate. House CD 2: Greg Sears (Republican) - added. House CD 3: Cynthia Lynn Davis (Republican) - added; Kevin Miller (Democratic) - added. House CD 4: James Lloyd "Jim" White (Democratic) - apparently not a candidate. House CD 5: Robert "Bob" Gough (Democratic) - added; Jacob Turk (Republican) - added. House CD 6: David M. Blackwell (Democratic) - added; Edward Dwayne Fields (Democratic) - added; Matthew C. McNabney (Democratic) - added; Christopher Ryan (Republican) - added; Donnie Swartz (Republican) - apparently not a candidate; Kyle Yarber (Democratic) - added. House CD 7: Christopher Batsche (Republican) - added; Nathan Clay Bradham (Republican) - added; Mary Byrne (Republican) - added; Matthew K. Canovi (Republican) - added; Kevin Craig (Libertarian) - apparently not a candidate; Matthew Evans (Republican) - added; Camille Lombardi-Olive (Democratic) - added; James Nelson (Republican) - added; Steven Reed (Democratic) - added; Lyndle Spencer (Republican) - added. House CD 8: Hal Brown (Republican) - added; Dave "Starr" Cowell (Democratic) - added. Secretary of State: MD "Rabbi" Alam (Democratic) - previously listed as a candidate for Senate Class 3; Cecil Ince (Libertarian) - apparently not a candidate. Treasurer: Sean O'Toole (Libertarian) - added.

New York: House CD 9: Joel Azumah (Independent) - added. House CD 19: Stylo Sapaskis (Republican) - added.

Pennsylvania: House CD 17: Brian Kelly (Write-in [Democratic]) - added.

South Carolina: Senate Class 3: Brandon Christina Armstrong (Republican) - apparently not a candidate; Bill Bledsoe (Constitution, Libertarian) - added; Richland County Councilwoman Joyce Dickerson (Democratic) - apparently not a candidate; Jim Hinkle (American) - added; Rebel Michael Scarborough (American) - added. House CD 1: Michael Grier, Jr. (Libertarian) - added; Albert Travison (American) - added. House CD 2: former Barnwell School Board Member Phil Black (Democratic) - added; Eddie McCain (American) - added; Jordan Taylor (Democratic) - apparently not a candidate. House CD 3: Hosea Cleveland (Democratic) - added. House CD 4: Michael Chandler (Constitution) - added. House CD 5: Rudy Barnes, Jr. (American) - added; Ray Craig (Republican) - added; Larry Gaither (American) - added; state Representative John King (Democratic) - added. House CD 6: Prince Mallory (Green) - added; Rick Piotrowski (Libertarian) - added.

Tennessee: House CD 8: Shelby County Commissioner Steve Basar (Republican) - apparently not a candidate; Dave Bault (Republican) - added; James Hart (Republican) - added; Adrian M. Montague (Independent) - added; Mark J. Rawles (Republican) - added.

12 changes to the candidate list.
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

12 changes to the candidate list:

Arizona: House CD 5: former Pinal County Supervisor Bryan Martyn (Republican) - added. House CD 6: Aaron Sutton (Democratic) - added.

California: House CD 9: Tony Amador (Republican) - added. House CD 37: Christopher Blake Wiggins (Democratic) - added.

New York: House CD 16: Stylo Adonis Sapaskis (Republican) - added. House CD 26: Tony D'Orazio (Liberal) - removed.

Puerto Rico: Resident Commissioner to the House of Representatives: Mariana Nogales-Molinelli (Partido del Pueblo Trabajador) - added.

South Carolina: House CD 2: Arik Bjorn (Democratic) - added.

Tennessee: House CD 1: Alan Bohms (Democratic) - added. House CD 9: M. Latroy Williams (Democratic) - added.

Washington: Lieutenant Governor: Phillip Yin (Republican) - added.

West Virginia: House CD 3: Zane Lawhorn (Libertarian) - added.

Tuesday 29 March 2016: RUNOFFS scheduled for today in MISSISSIPPI
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

MISSISSIPPI RUNOFFS

polls are open from 7 AM to 7 PM local time [1200 to 0000 GMT]

NOTE: There are no runoffs for elective offices covered by The Green Papers. However, please check locally for any down-ballot offices which might have gone to runoff.

66 changes to the candidate list.
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

66 changes to the candidate list:

Arizona: Senate Class 3: Lester "Skip" Ralph Maul (Independent) - added. House CD 5: Christine Jones (Republican) - added.

California: House CD 2: Dale Kenneth Mensing (Republican) - added; Erin Azaria Schrode (Democratic) - added. House CD 9: Robert Leo Silva, II (Republican) - added.

Colorado: House CD 3: Stephen Marc "Steve" Sheldon (Democratic) - added.

Connecticut: House CD 1: Matthew McKinnon Corey (Republican) - added.

Florida: House CD 1: Richard Eric Gazlay (Republican) - added; John Mills (Republican) - added.

Maryland: House CD 2: Congressman Charles Albert Dutch "C.A. Dutch" Ruppersberger, III (Democratic) - Renominated. House CD 4: state Delegate Dereck Eugene Davis (Democratic) - removed; Alvin Thornton (Democratic) - removed. House CD 8: Elizabeth Croydon (Green) - previously listed as a candidate for Senate Class 3; Charles T. "Teddy" Galloway, III (Green) - previously listed as Independent.

Nevada: Senate Class 3: Tony Gumina (Independent) - previously listed as Republican. House CD 1: Lou Baker (Republican) - added; Stephanie Carlisle (Republican) - added; Reuben D'Silva (Independent) - previously listed as a candidate for House CD 4; Fred Horne (Republican) - added; Gary "Coach" Johnston (Republican) - added; former Clark County School Board Trustee José Solorio (Democratic) - added. House CD 3: Warren Markowitz (Independent American) - added; Jack Truman (Democratic) - removed; Neil Waite (Democratic) - added; Anthony Wernicke (Democratic) - apparently not a candidate.

New Hampshire: House CD 1: Daniel E. "Dan" Innis (Republican) - apparently not a candidate. House CD 2: Casey Brad Newell (Republican) - added.

New Jersey: House CD 9: Hector Castillo (Republican) - added.

New York: House CD 5: Michael O'Reilly (Republican) - added. House CD 25: Anthony "Tony" D'Orazio, III (Libertarian) - added. House CD 26: Tony D'Orazio (Liberal) - added.

North Carolina: House CD 1: Claude Lawrence "C. L." Cooke (Libertarian) - apparently not a candidate; Harold Powell Dew, Jr. (Republican) - added; Joseph John "J. J." Summerell (Libertarian) - previously listed as a candidate for Lieutenant Governor. House CD 2: Elton Reginald Brewington (Democratic) - added; Steven Ennis Hight (Democratic) - added; John Patrick McNeil (Democratic) - previously listed as a candidate for House CD 13; Jane Watson (Democratic) - added. House CD 3: Ernest Tyrone Reeves (Democratic) - Pending. House CD 5: Charles Ronnie "Charlie" Wallin (Democratic) - added. House CD 7: Congressman David Cheston Rouzer (Republican) - Renominated; Mark D. Otto (Republican) - apparently not a candidate. House CD 8: Congressman Richard Lane Hudson, Jr. (Republican) - Incumbent not renominated. House CD 9: Mark Everette Harris (Republican) - added. House CD 10: Jeffrey Donald Baker (Republican) - added. House CD 12: Carla D. Cunningham (Democratic) - added; Juan Antonio Marin, Jr. (Democratic) - apparently not a candidate; Derrick Floyd "Rick" Miller (Democratic) - added; former Superior Court Judge Paul Michael Wright (Republican) - Pending. House CD 13: Charles Daniel "Dan" Barrett (Republican) - added; Theodore Paul "Ted" Budd (Republican) - added; Adam Ward Coker (Democratic) - previously listed as a candidate for House CD 2; Kay Ryon Daly (Republican) - previously listed as a candidate for House CD 2; Kathleen M. "Kathy" Feather (Republican) - added; Mazie Butleer Ferguson (Democratic) - Pending; Kevin Day Griffin (Democratic) - Pending; Julia Craven Howard (Republican) - added; Robert Stuart "Bob" Isner (Democratic) - added; Farren Kent Shoaf (Republican) - added; James Eugene "Jim" Snyder (Republican) - added; David W. Thompson (Republican) - added; Jason Albert Walser (Republican) - added; state Representative Harry Joseph Warren (Republican) - added.

Virginia: House CD 1: Bowling Green Town Councilman Matthew "Matt" Rowe (Democratic) - added. House CD 3: Martin L. Williams (Republican) - added.

Wisconsin: House CD 1: John Eleniewski (Independent) - previously listed as American Freedom Party.

2016 Democratic Delegate Count Update. Clinton 1,736, Sanders 1,067.
by TheGreenPapers Staff

The Democratic Convention has total of 4,765 delegates votes with 2,383 needed to nominate.
Soft delegate count changed from Clinton 1,698, Sanders 959, O'Malley 1 to Clinton 1,736 (+38), Sanders 1,067 (+108), O'Malley 1.

  • Alaska: Soft count Sanders 13 (+13), Clinton 3 (+3).
  • Hawaii: Soft count changed from Clinton 5, Sanders 1 to Sanders 18 (+17), Clinton 13 (+8).
  • Idaho: Soft count changed from Sanders 18, Clinton 6 to Sanders 20 (+2), Clinton 6.
  • Minnesota: Soft count changed from Sanders 47, Clinton 44 to Sanders 48 (+1), Clinton 44.
  • Utah: Soft count changed from Sanders 27, Clinton 8 to Sanders 28 (+1), Clinton 8.
  • Washington: Soft count changed from Clinton 10, Sanders 0 to Sanders 74 (+74), Clinton 37 (+27).

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2016 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions:

Saturday 26 March 2016: PRESIDENTIAL CAUCUSES [DEMOCRATS only] in ALASKA, HAWAII and WASHINGTON State
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

ALASKA DEMOCRATIC HOUSE DISTRICT CAUCUSES

16 of Alaska's 20 Democratic National Convention delegates are pledged to presidential contenders based on voting in today's House District Caucuses. House District Caucuses begin at 10 AM local time [1800 GMT, except re: the western Aleutians: 1900 GMT]

ALASKA House District Caucus locations

Results from
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HAWAII DEMOCRATIC PRECINCT MEETINGS

25 of Hawai'i's 35 Democratic National Convention delegates are pledged to presidential contenders based on voting in today's Precinct Meetings. Precinct Meeting locations open at Noon local time [2200 GMT] (except for on O'ahu, where they open at 11 AM local time [2100 GMT]).

HAWAI'I Precinct Meeting locations

Results from
AP Statewide
Politico.


WASHINGTON DEMOCRATIC PRECINCT CAUCUSES

101 of Washington's 118 Democratic National Convention delegates are pledged to presidential contenders based on voting in today's Precinct Caucuses. Caucuses begin at 10 AM local time [1700 GMT].

[A fine point: The 22 at-large and 12 pledged PLEO delegates to the Democratic National Convention are themselves pledged in relation to the preferences of the 67 district delegates to the National Convention.]

Results from
AP Statewide
Politico.

 

Vox Populi: More on Republican Rule 16 (delegate binding)
by Virgilio Perez Pascoe

Vox Populi - A Letter to the Editor:
More on Republican Rule 16
(delegate binding)

by Virgilio Pérez Pascoe

Point number 7, by Mr. Curly Haugland in his clarifying remarks to your commentary of 19 March 2016, explains rightly, in my opinion, that no presidential contender to be nominated as Republican standard bearer can be placed for nomination before the Credential Committee "permanently seats" the sum total of delegates.

What I cannot find, is where it says that these delegates can place in nomination for Presidential or Vice-Presidential candidate anyone they want at the outset. Here is the link to the Call for the Republican Convention for 2016, which I used as a reference ....

2016 Democratic and Republican Delegate Count Update. Clinton 1,698, Sanders 959. Trump 755, Cruz 466, Rubio 169, Kasich 144, Uncommitted 27.
by TheGreenPapers Staff

The Democratic Convention has total of 4,765 delegates votes with 2,383 needed to nominate.
Soft delegate count changed from Clinton 1,700, Sanders 957, O'Malley 1 to Clinton 1,698 (-2), Sanders 959 (+2), O'Malley 1.
Hard delegate count changed from Clinton 1,168, Sanders 865, Uncommitted 714 to Clinton 1,166 (-2), Sanders 867 (+2), Uncommitted 714.

  • Arizona: Soft count changed from Clinton 51, Sanders 31 to Clinton 49 (-2), Sanders 33 (+2). Hard count changed from Clinton 46, Sanders 29, Uncommitted 10 to Clinton 44 (-2), Sanders 31 (+2), Uncommitted 10.

The Republican Convention has total of 2,472 delegates with 1,237 needed to nominate.
Soft delegate count changed from Trump 755, Cruz 466, Rubio 169, Kasich 144, Uncommitted 18, Carson 8, Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1 to Trump 755, Cruz 466, Rubio 169, Kasich 144, Uncommitted 27 (+9), Carson 8, Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1.
Hard delegate count changed from Trump 752, Cruz 463, Rubio 174, Kasich 144, Uncommitted 31, Carson 8, Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1 to Trump 752, Cruz 463, Rubio 174, Kasich 144, Uncommitted 31, Carson 8, Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1.

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2016 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions:

8 changes to the candidate list.
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

8 changes to the candidate list:

California: Senate Class 3: Emory Rodgers (Democratic) - added. House CD 1: David Peterson (Democratic) - added. House CD 23: Ken Mettler (Republican) - added.

North Carolina: House CD 13: Chad Gant (Republican) - added; Guilford County Commissioner Hank Henning (Republican) - previously listed as a candidate for House CD 2; George Edward Rouco (Republican) - previously listed as a candidate for House CD 9.

South Carolina: House CD 2: Jordan Taylor (Democratic) - added.

Tennessee: House CD 3: Geoffery Suhmer Smith (Republican) - added.

2016 Democratic and Republican Delegate Count Update. Clinton 1,700, Sanders 957. Trump 755, Cruz 466, Rubio 169, Kasich 144, Uncommitted 18.
by TheGreenPapers Staff

The Democratic Convention has total of 4,765 delegates votes with 2,383 needed to nominate.
Soft delegate count changed from Clinton 1,642, Sanders 880, O'Malley 1 to Clinton 1,700 (+58), Sanders 957 (+77), O'Malley 1.
Hard delegate count changed from Clinton 1,113, Sanders 789, Uncommitted 714 to Clinton 1,168 (+55), Sanders 865 (+76), Uncommitted 714.

  • Arizona: Soft count changed from Clinton 5, Sanders 1 to Clinton 51 (+46), Sanders 31 (+30). Hard count changed from Uncommitted 10, Clinton 0, Sanders 0 to Clinton 46 (+46), Sanders 29 (+29), Uncommitted 10.
  • California: Soft count changed from Clinton 46 to Clinton 47 (+1).
  • Democrats Abroad: Soft count changed from Sanders 9, Clinton 5 to Sanders 9, Clinton 6 (+1).
  • Florida: Soft count changed from Clinton 165, Sanders 74 to Clinton 164 (-1), Sanders 75 (+1). Hard count changed from Clinton 142, Sanders 72, Uncommitted 32 to Clinton 141 (-1), Sanders 73 (+1), Uncommitted 32.
  • Georgia: Soft count changed from Clinton 84, Sanders 28 to Clinton 83 (-1), Sanders 29 (+1). Hard count changed from Clinton 74, Sanders 28, Uncommitted 15 to Clinton 73 (-1), Sanders 29 (+1), Uncommitted 15.
  • Idaho: Soft count changed from Clinton 1, Sanders 0 to Sanders 18 (+18), Clinton 6 (+5). Hard count changed from Uncommitted 4, Clinton 0, Sanders 0 to Sanders 18 (+18), Clinton 5 (+5), Uncommitted 4.
  • Oregon: Soft count changed from Clinton 5 to Clinton 6 (+1).
  • Utah: Soft count changed from Clinton 2, Sanders 0 to Sanders 27 (+27), Clinton 8 (+6). Hard count changed from Uncommitted 4, Clinton 0, Sanders 0 to Sanders 27 (+27), Clinton 6 (+6), Uncommitted 4.

The Republican Convention has total of 2,472 delegates with 1,237 needed to nominate.
Soft delegate count changed from Trump 696, Cruz 425, Rubio 167, Kasich 144, Uncommitted 22, Carson 8, Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1 to Trump 755 (+59), Cruz 466 (+41), Rubio 169 (+2), Kasich 144, Uncommitted 18 (-4), Carson 8, Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1.
Hard delegate count changed from Trump 693, Cruz 422, Rubio 172, Kasich 144, Uncommitted 26, Carson 8, Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1 to Trump 752 (+59), Cruz 463 (+41), Rubio 174 (+2), Kasich 144, Uncommitted 31 (+5), Carson 8, Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1.

  • American Samoa: Hard count Uncommitted 9 (+9).
  • Arizona: Soft count Trump 58 (+58). Hard count Trump 58 (+58).
  • Utah: Soft count Cruz 40 (+40). Hard count Cruz 40 (+40).
  • Virgin Islands: Soft count changed from Uncommitted 9, Cruz 0, Rubio 0, Trump 0 to Uncommitted 5 (-4), Rubio 2 (+2), Cruz 1 (+1), Trump 1 (+1). Hard count changed from Uncommitted 9, Cruz 0, Rubio 0, Trump 0 to Uncommitted 5 (-4), Rubio 2 (+2), Cruz 1 (+1), Trump 1 (+1).

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2016 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions:

24 changes to the candidate list.
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

24 changes to the candidate list:

California: House CD 12: Robert Miller (Republican) - added. House CD 14: Angel Cardenas (Republican) - added. House CD 27: Ramon Barajas, III (Republican) - added.

Florida: Senate Class 3: Dwight Young (No Party Affiliation) - added. House CD 1: Cris Dosev (Republican) - added; state Representative Matt Gaetz (Republican) - added; Amanda Kondrat'yev (Democratic) - added; Mark Wichern (Republican) - added. House CD 2: Ken Sukhia (Republican) - added. House CD 4: Henry "AK" Ankenbauer (No Party Affiliation) - added. House CD 18: Stephen J. Marks (Republican) - added.

Kansas: Governor: Governor Samuel D. "Sam" Brownback (Republican) - Open Chair.

Massachusetts: House CD 8: William "Bill" Burke (Republican) - added.

New York: House CD 22: Martin Babinec (Independence) - previously listed as Republican.

North Carolina: House CD 2: Gregory Joseph "Greg" Brannon (Republican) - added; Guilford County Commissioner Hank Henning (Republican) - added; Francis Xavier "Frank" Roche (Republican) - lost Primary; Arunava "Ron" Sanyal (Democratic) - previously listed as a candidate for House CD 13. House CD 5: James Henry "Jim" Roberts, Sr. (Democratic) - previously listed as a candidate for House CD 6. House CD 8: Timothy Bruce "Tim" D'Annunzio (Republican) - previously listed as a candidate for House CD 2. House CD 9: Matthew Todd "Todd" Johnson (Republican) - added. House CD 12: Rodney Wayne Moore (Democratic) - added. House CD 13: former Guilford County Commissioner Bruce Edward Davis (Democratic) - previously listed as a candidate for House CD 6.

Vermont: Governor: former state Senator Peter Galbraith (Democratic) - added.

Tuesday 22 March 2016: PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARIES in ARIZONA; CAUCUSES in ID [D only] & UT [D & R]; RUNOFFS in ARKANSAS
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

AMERICAN SAMOA REPUBLICAN TERRITORIAL CAUCUS

All 9 of American Samoa's Republican National Convention delegates are chosen in today's Territorial Caucus.


ARIZONA PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARIES

polls are open from 6 AM to 7 PM local time [1300 to 0200 GMT]

Republicans: All 58 Republican National Convention delegates from Arizona are bound to presidential contenders in today's Presidential Primary Winner Take All

Democrats: 75 of 85 Democratic National Convention delegates from Arizona are pledged to presidential contenders in today's Presidential Primary.

Results from
AP Statewide
Politico.


IDAHO DEMOCRATIC COUNTY CAUCUSES

15 of Idaho's 27 Democratic National Convention delegates are pledged to presidential contenders based on voting in today's County Caucuses which begin promptly at 7 PM Mountain Time=6 PM Pacific Time [0100 GMT]

Results from
AP Statewide
Politico.


UTAH PRESIDENTIAL CAUCUSES

Republican Precinct Caucuses: All 40 Republican National Convention delegates from Utah are bound to presidential contenders based on the voting in today's Precinct Caucuses (which begin at 7 PM local time [0100 GMT]). Voting can be online (from 7 AM to 11 PM local time [1300 to 0500 GMT]) or in person.

Democratic First-Level [Neighborhood] Caucuses: 33 of 37 Democratic National Convention delegates from Utah are pledged to presidential contenders based on voting in today's Neighborhood Caucuses. Voting takes place between 6 PM and 8:30 PM local time [0000 to 0230 GMT].

Results from
AP Statewide
Politico.



ARKANSAS RUNOFFS

polls are open from 7:30 AM to 7:30 PM local time [1230 to 0030 GMT]

NOTE: There are no runoffs for elective offices covered by The Green Papers. However, please check locally for any down-ballot offices which might have gone to runoff.

 

2016 Democratic Delegate Count Update (Democrats Abroad)
by TheGreenPapers Staff

The Democratic Convention has total of 4,765 delegates votes with 2,383 needed to nominate.
Soft delegate count changed from Clinton 1,636, Sanders 871, O'Malley 1 to Clinton 1,642 (+6), Sanders 880 (+9), O'Malley 1.
Hard delegate count changed from Clinton 1,109, Sanders 780, Uncommitted 714 to Clinton 1,113 (+4), Sanders 789 (+9), Uncommitted 714.

  • California: Soft count changed from Clinton 45 to Clinton 46 (+1).
  • Democrats Abroad: Soft count changed from Clinton 1, Sanders 0 to Sanders 9 (+9), Clinton 5 (+4). Hard count changed from Uncommitted 4, Clinton 0, Sanders 0 to Sanders 9 (+9), Clinton 4 (+4), Uncommitted 4.
  • Illinois: Soft count changed from Clinton 99, Sanders 78, O'Malley 1 to Clinton 100 (+1), Sanders 78, O'Malley 1.

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2016 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions:

75 changes to the candidate list.
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

75 changes to the candidate list:

California: House CD 20: Matthew "Matt" Bruner (Independent) - apparently not a candidate; Jack Digby (Independent) - added; Barbara Honegger (Republican) - added; Joe Williams (Peace And Freedom) - added. House CD 34: Adrienne Nicole Edwards (Democratic) - added.

Colorado: House CD 5: Misty Plowright (Democratic) - added.

District of Columbia: Delegate to the House of Representatives: Craig Allen Smith (Republican) - apparently not a candidate.

Indiana: Senate Class 3: M. Brent Pittman (Libertarian) - added.

Iowa: Senate Class 3: former state Representative Ray Zirkelbach (Democratic) - apparently not a candidate. House CD 2: state Senator Eric Mark "Mark" Chelgren (Republican) - apparently not a candidate. House CD 3: Robert James Cramer (Republican) - apparently not a candidate. House CD 4: Paul Lunde (Republican) - apparently not a candidate.

Massachusetts: House CD 3: Ann Wofford (Republican) - added. House CD 4: David Coffey (Republican) - added; John Maxwell (Republican) - added; David A. "Dave" Rosa (Republican) - added.

Nevada: Senate Class 3: Jerry Dean Carter (Independent) - apparently not a candidate; Tom Heck (Republican) - added; Liddo Susan O'Briant (Democratic) - added; Carlo Poliak (Republican) - added; Juston Preble (Republican) - added; Allen Rheinhart (Democratic) - added; Tom Sawyer (Independent) - added; William "Bill" Tarbell (Republican) - added; G.A. Villa (Independent) - added; Jarrod Williams (Independent) - added. House CD 1: Kamau Bakari (Independent American) - added; Jeff Miller (Republican) - added. House CD 2: John Everhart (Independent American) - added; Drew Knight (Independent) - added. House CD 3: Steve Schiffman (Democratic) - added. House CD 4: former state Assemblyman Morse Arberry, Jr. (Democratic) - added; Steve Brown (Libertarian) - added; Brandon Casutt (Democratic) - added; Reuben D'Silva (Independent) - added; Mike Little (Independent American) - added; Mike Monroe (Republican) - added; Mike Schaefer (Democratic) - added; Rodney Smith (Democratic) - added; Wayne J. Villines (Republican) - added.

New York: House CD 22: Martin Babinec (Republican) - added.

South Carolina: House CD 6: Laura Marie Sterling (Republican) - added.

Tennessee: House CD 1: Clint Tribble (Republican) - added.

Texas: House CD 8: Benjamin Todd Carlton (Independent) - added.

Utah: Senate Class 3: Bill Barron (Unaffiliated) - added; Stoney Fonua (Independent American) - added; William R. Gaskill (Republican) - added; Craig Oliver (Democratic) - added; Misty K. Snow (Democratic) - added; Jade Tuan Quoc Vo (Democratic) - added. Governor: L.S. Brown (Write-in [Unaffiliated]) - added; Nate G. Jensen (Republican) - added; Brian E. Kamerath (Libertarian) - added; Ken Larsen (Libertarian) - added; Dell Buck "Super Dell" Schanze (Independent American) - added; Carlos J. Tavares, Jr. (Republican) - added; Gary R. Van Horn (Independent American) - added. House CD 1: Craig Bowden (Libertarian) - added; David Yu-lin Chiu (Republican) - added; Chadwick H. Fairbanks, III (Unaffiliated) - added. House CD 2: Paul J. McCollaum, Jr. (Constitution) - added; Jeremy M. Smith (Republican) - added. House CD 4: Collin R. Simonsen (Constitution) - added. Attorney General: Jon V. Harper (Democratic) - added; Michael W. Isbell (Independent American) - added; W. Andrew McCullough (Libertarian) - added; Attorney General Sean D. Reyes (Republican) - added as candidate. Treasurer: Merrill Cook (Republican) - added; former state Representative Neil Hansen (Democratic) - added; Richard Proctor (Constitution) - added. Auditor: Auditor John Dougall (Republican) - added as candidate; Jared Green (Independent American) - added; Mike Mitchell (Democratic) - added.

Washington: Secretary of State: Tina Podlodowski (Democratic) - added.

Wisconsin: House CD 6: Jeffery J. "Jeff" Dahlke (Independent) - added.

RNC member CURLY HAUGLAND responds to Richard E. Berg-Andersson's 'The Ties That Bind-- or Do They?'
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

FREE THE DELEGATES-- Spinning Straw Into Gold by Republican National Committee (Standing Committee on Rules) member Curly Haugland of North Dakota

Commentary: THE TIES THAT BIND-- OR DO THEY? or, Politicus Unbound
by Richard E. Berg-Andersson

Commentary:
THE TIES THAT BIND-- OR DO THEY?
or, Politicus Unbound

by Richard E. Berg-Andersson TheGreenPapers.com Staff

Given all the turmoil circling the Grand Old Party of late, itself stirred up by the very real possibility- where not even probability- that one Donald J. Trump could, indeed, emerge as the 2016 Republican Party nominee for President of the United States, the headlines coming at one from news-related websites on one's own computer screen the other night were certainly most alarming! ...

2016 Democratic and Republican Delegate Count Update. Clinton 1,636, Sanders 871.
by TheGreenPapers Staff

The Democratic Convention has total of 4,765 delegates votes with 2,383 needed to nominate.
Soft delegate count changed from Clinton 1,625, Sanders 861, O'Malley 1 to Clinton 1,636 (+11), Sanders 871 (+10), O'Malley 1.
Hard delegate count changed from Clinton 1,099, Sanders 770, Uncommitted 714 to Clinton 1,109 (+10), Sanders 780 (+10), Uncommitted 714.

  • Illinois: Soft count changed from Clinton 89, Sanders 68, O'Malley 1 to Clinton 99 (+10), Sanders 78 (+10), O'Malley 1. Hard count changed from Clinton 68, Sanders 68, Uncommitted 26 to Clinton 78 (+10), Sanders 78 (+10), Uncommitted 26.
  • Minnesota: Soft count changed from Sanders 47, Clinton 43 to Sanders 47, Clinton 44 (+1).

The Republican Convention has total of 2,472 delegates with 1,237 needed to nominate.
Hard delegate count changed from Trump 696, Cruz 424, Rubio 167, Kasich 144, Uncommitted 26, Carson 8, Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1 to Trump 693 (-3), Cruz 422 (-2), Rubio 172 (+5), Kasich 144, Uncommitted 26, Carson 8, Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1.

  • Alaska: Hard count changed from Cruz 14, Trump 14, Rubio 0 to Cruz 12 (-2), Trump 11 (-3), Rubio 5 (+5). With the reallocation of Rubio's delegates, the hard count was incorrectly changed and was reverted. The hard total is as the delegates were originally allocated.

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2016 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions:

2016 Democratic and Republican Delegate Count Update. Clinton 1,625, Sanders 861. Trump 696, Cruz 425, Rubio 167, Kasich 144, Uncommitted 22.
by TheGreenPapers Staff

The Democratic Convention has total of 4,765 delegates votes with 2,383 needed to nominate.
Soft delegate count changed from Clinton 1,586, Sanders 823, O'Malley 1 to Clinton 1,625 (+39), Sanders 861 (+38), O'Malley 1.
Hard delegate count changed from Clinton 1,059, Sanders 732, Uncommitted 714 to Clinton 1,099 (+40), Sanders 770 (+38), Uncommitted 714.

  • Florida: Soft count changed from Clinton 139, Sanders 60 to Clinton 165 (+26), Sanders 74 (+14). Hard count changed from Clinton 116, Sanders 58, Uncommitted 32 to Clinton 142 (+26), Sanders 72 (+14), Uncommitted 32.
  • Illinois: Soft count changed from Clinton 79, Sanders 45, O'Malley 1 to Clinton 89 (+10), Sanders 68 (+23), O'Malley 1. Hard count changed from Clinton 58, Sanders 45, Uncommitted 26 to Clinton 68 (+10), Sanders 68 (+23), Uncommitted 26.
  • Minnesota: Soft count changed from Sanders 47, Clinton 44 to Sanders 47, Clinton 43 (-1).
  • Ohio: Soft count changed from Clinton 89, Sanders 62 to Clinton 93 (+4), Sanders 63 (+1). Hard count changed from Clinton 77, Sanders 61, Uncommitted 17 to Clinton 81 (+4), Sanders 62 (+1), Uncommitted 17.

The Republican Convention has total of 2,472 delegates with 1,237 needed to nominate.
Soft delegate count changed from Trump 693, Cruz 423, Rubio 172, Kasich 144, Uncommitted 22, Carson 8, Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1 to Trump 696 (+3), Cruz 425 (+2), Rubio 167 (-5), Kasich 144, Uncommitted 22, Carson 8, Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1.
Hard delegate count changed from Trump 693, Cruz 422, Rubio 172, Kasich 144, Uncommitted 26, Carson 8, Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1 to Trump 696 (+3), Cruz 424 (+2), Rubio 167 (-5), Kasich 144, Uncommitted 26, Carson 8, Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1.

  • Alaska: Soft count changed from Cruz 12, Trump 11, Rubio 5 to Cruz 14 (+2), Trump 14 (+3), Rubio 0 (-5). Hard count changed from Cruz 12, Trump 11, Rubio 5 to Cruz 14 (+2), Trump 14 (+3), Rubio 0 (-5).

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2016 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions:

14 changes to the candidate list.
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

14 changes to the candidate list:

California: Senate Class 3: Greg Conlon (Republican) - added; Ron Unz (Republican) - added. House CD 46: Bob Peterson (Republican) - added.

District of Columbia: Delegate to the House of Representatives: Craig Allen Smith (Republican) - added; Natale "Lino" Stracuzzi (D.C. Statehood Green) - added.

Iowa: House CD 4: state Senator Rick Bertrand (Republican) - added.

Maine: House CD 1: Barry D. Stephens (Republican) - apparently not a candidate.

Missouri: House CD 4: Mark Bliss (Libertarian) - added.

Nevada: House CD 4: John Oceguera (Democratic) - apparently not a candidate.

New Hampshire: Governor: Manchester Mayor Ted Gatsas (Republican) - added.

Utah: Governor: Vaughn R. Cook (Democratic) - added; Mike Weinholtz (Democratic) - added.

Virginia: House CD 7: Joel Hawks (Democratic) - added.

Presidential Candidates: Cecil Anthony Ince (Libertarian) - apparently not a candidate.

Commentary: CRYIN' IN ONE's OWN BEER - Where we now stand in both Major Parties' presidential nomination processes
by Richard E. Berg-Andersson

Commentary:
CRYIN' IN ONE's OWN BEER
Where we now stand in both Major
Parties' presidential nomination processes

by Richard E. Berg-Andersson TheGreenPapers.com Staff

[C]ome St. Patrick's Day March 17th (by which time the numbers of National Convention delegates pledged to each presidential contender as a result of the Primaries held on Tuesday 15 March will themselves be fairly known and can then be added to those delegates previously pledged to candidates during the preceding weeks to create the newest running totals), one can raise a glass to one's favorite candidate for President (or, conversely, "cry in one's own beer")- depending on just where one's favorite candidate happens to then stand in the running delegate count!--
RICHARD E. BERG-ANDERSSON in his 18 January 2016 Commentary.

Yes, indeed, I did write those very words quoted above just about two months ago now... and here we now are on St.Patrick's Day itself ...

2016 Democratic and Republican Delegate Count Update. Clinton 1,586, Sanders 823. Trump 693, Cruz 423, Rubio 172, Kasich 144, Uncommitted 22.
by TheGreenPapers Staff

The Democratic Convention has total of 4,765 delegates votes with 2,383 needed to nominate.
Soft delegate count changed from Clinton 1,551, Sanders 792, O'Malley 1 to Clinton 1,586 (+35), Sanders 823 (+31), O'Malley 1.
Hard delegate count changed from Clinton 1,024, Uncommitted 714, Sanders 701 to Clinton 1,059 (+35), Sanders 732 (+31), Uncommitted 714.

  • Florida: Soft count changed from Clinton 111, Sanders 46 to Clinton 139 (+28), Sanders 60 (+14). Hard count changed from Clinton 88, Sanders 44, Uncommitted 32 to Clinton 116 (+28), Sanders 58 (+14), Uncommitted 32.
  • Illinois: Soft count changed from Clinton 74, Sanders 34, O'Malley 1 to Clinton 79 (+5), Sanders 45 (+11), O'Malley 1. Hard count changed from Clinton 53, Sanders 34, Uncommitted 26 to Clinton 58 (+5), Sanders 45 (+11), Uncommitted 26.
  • North Carolina: Soft count changed from Clinton 69, Sanders 47 to Clinton 68 (-1), Sanders 48 (+1). Hard count changed from Clinton 61, Sanders 46, Uncommitted 14 to Clinton 60 (-1), Sanders 47 (+1), Uncommitted 14.
  • Ohio: Soft count changed from Clinton 86, Sanders 57 to Clinton 89 (+3), Sanders 62 (+5). Hard count changed from Clinton 74, Sanders 56, Uncommitted 17 to Clinton 77 (+3), Sanders 61 (+5), Uncommitted 17.

The Republican Convention has total of 2,472 delegates with 1,237 needed to nominate.
Soft delegate count changed from Trump 674, Cruz 413, Rubio 172, Kasich 146, Uncommitted 22, Carson 8, Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1 to Trump 693 (+19), Cruz 423 (+10), Rubio 172, Kasich 144 (-2), Uncommitted 22, Carson 8, Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1.
Hard delegate count changed from Trump 674, Cruz 412, Rubio 172, Kasich 146, Uncommitted 26, Carson 8, Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1 to Trump 693 (+19), Cruz 422 (+10), Rubio 172, Kasich 144 (-2), Uncommitted 26, Carson 8, Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1.

  • Illinois: Soft count changed from Trump 52, Cruz 9, Kasich 8 to Trump 54 (+2), Cruz 9, Kasich 6 (-2). Hard count changed from Trump 52, Cruz 9, Kasich 8 to Trump 54 (+2), Cruz 9, Kasich 6 (-2).
  • Missouri: Soft count changed from Trump 20, Cruz 5 to Trump 37 (+17), Cruz 15 (+10). Hard count changed from Trump 20, Cruz 5 to Trump 37 (+17), Cruz 15 (+10).

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2016 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions:

19 changes to the candidate list.
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

19 changes to the candidate list:

California: Senate Class 3: Scott Vineberg (Independent) - added. House CD 5: Nils Palsson (Democratic) - added. House CD 42: Kerri Condley (Independent) - previously listed as Democratic. House CD 45: Ron Varasteh (Democratic) - added.

Illinois: House CD 5: Warren "Grizz" Grimsley (Green) - lost Primary. House CD 12: Sadona M. Folkner (Green) - lost Primary. House CD 14: John J. Hosta (Democratic) - lost Primary. House CD 17: Jack Boccarossa (Republican) - lost Primary.

Michigan: House CD 3: Douglas Smith (Democratic) - added.

New York: House CD 3: Brookville Village Mayor Daniel H. "Dan" Serota (Republican) - apparently not a candidate. House CD 4: David "Bull" Gurfein (Republican) - previously listed as a candidate for House CD 3. House CD 5: state Senator James Sanders, Jr. (Democratic) - apparently not a candidate.

North Carolina: House CD 12: Patricia A. Cotham (Democratic) - added. Secretary of State: Lottery Commissioner Abraham Joseph "AJ" Daoud (Republican) - lost Primary.

North Dakota: Commissioner of Insurance: Jon Godfread (Republican) - added.

Ohio: House CD 8 Special: Robert Coogan (Libertarian) - added; Corey Foister (Democratic) - added.

Virginia: House CD 5: Andrew Griffin (Republican) - added.

Presidential Candidates: Steven Elliott "Steve" Kerbel (Libertarian) - withdrew.

2016 Democratic and Republican Delegate Count Update. Clinton 1,551, Sanders 792. Trump 674, Cruz 413, Rubio 172, Kasich 146.
by TheGreenPapers Staff

We are calling it a night. Lots of partial results. More updates tomorrow...

The Democratic Convention has total of 4,765 delegates votes with 2,383 needed to nominate.
Soft delegate count changed from Clinton 1,239, Sanders 576, O'Malley 1 to Clinton 1,551 (+312), Sanders 792 (+216), O'Malley 1.
Hard delegate count changed from Uncommitted 714, Clinton 713, Sanders 485 to Clinton 1,024 (+311), Uncommitted 714, Sanders 701 (+216).

  • Florida: Soft count changed from Clinton 23, Sanders 2 to Clinton 111 (+88), Sanders 46 (+44). Hard count changed from Uncommitted 32, Clinton 0, Sanders 0 to Clinton 88 (+88), Sanders 44 (+44), Uncommitted 32.
  • Hawaii: Soft count changed from Clinton 4, Sanders 1 to Clinton 5 (+1), Sanders 1.
  • Illinois: Soft count changed from Clinton 21, O'Malley 1, Sanders 0 to Clinton 74 (+53), Sanders 34 (+34), O'Malley 1. Hard count changed from Uncommitted 26, Clinton 0, Sanders 0 to Clinton 53 (+53), Sanders 34 (+34), Uncommitted 26.
  • Kansas: Soft count changed from Sanders 23, Clinton 10 to Sanders 24 (+1), Clinton 9 (-1). Hard count changed from Sanders 23, Clinton 10, Uncommitted 4 to Sanders 24 (+1), Clinton 9 (-1), Uncommitted 4.
  • Missouri: Soft count changed from Clinton 11, Sanders 0 to Clinton 47 (+36), Sanders 35 (+35). Hard count changed from Uncommitted 13, Clinton 0, Sanders 0 to Clinton 36 (+36), Sanders 35 (+35), Uncommitted 13.
  • North Carolina: Soft count changed from Clinton 8, Sanders 1 to Clinton 69 (+61), Sanders 47 (+46). Hard count changed from Uncommitted 14, Clinton 0, Sanders 0 to Clinton 61 (+61), Sanders 46 (+46), Uncommitted 14.
  • Ohio: Soft count changed from Clinton 12, Sanders 1 to Clinton 86 (+74), Sanders 57 (+56). Hard count changed from Uncommitted 17, Clinton 0, Sanders 0 to Clinton 74 (+74), Sanders 56 (+56), Uncommitted 17.

The Republican Convention has total of 2,472 delegates with 1,237 needed to nominate.
Soft delegate count changed from Trump 464, Cruz 372, Rubio 166, Kasich 63, Uncommitted 22, Carson 8, Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1 to Trump 674 (+210), Cruz 413 (+41), Rubio 172 (+6), Kasich 146 (+83), Uncommitted 22, Carson 8, Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1.
Hard delegate count changed from Trump 464, Cruz 371, Rubio 166, Kasich 63, Uncommitted 26, Carson 8, Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1 to Trump 674 (+210), Cruz 412 (+41), Rubio 172 (+6), Kasich 146 (+83), Uncommitted 26, Carson 8, Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1.

  • Florida: Soft count Trump 99 (+99). Hard count Trump 99 (+99).
  • Illinois: Soft count Trump 52 (+52), Cruz 9 (+9), Kasich 8 (+8). Hard count Trump 52 (+52), Cruz 9 (+9), Kasich 8 (+8).
  • Missouri: Soft count Trump 20 (+20), Cruz 5 (+5). Hard count Trump 20 (+20), Cruz 5 (+5).
  • Northern Marianas: Soft count Trump 9 (+9). Hard count Trump 9 (+9).
  • North Carolina: Soft count Trump 30 (+30), Cruz 27 (+27), Kasich 9 (+9), Rubio 6 (+6). Hard count Trump 30 (+30), Cruz 27 (+27), Kasich 9 (+9), Rubio 6 (+6).
  • Ohio: Soft count Kasich 66 (+66). Hard count Kasich 66 (+66).

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2016 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions:

130 changes to the candidate list.
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

130 changes to the candidate list:

California: House CD 29: former Los Angeles City Councilor Richard Alarcon (Democratic) - added. House CD 47: Andrew Whallon (Republican) - added.

Georgia: Senate Class 3: Page Anthony Pate (Democratic) - apparently not a candidate. House CD 6: Kurt Wilson (Republican) - added.

Idaho: House CD 2: Jennifer Martinez (Democratic) - apparently not a candidate.

Illinois (15 March Primary): Senate Class 3: Senator Mark Steven Kirk (Republican) - Renominated; Napoleon Harris (Democratic) - lost Primary; James Thomas Marter (Republican) - lost Primary; Chicago School Board Member Andrea L. Zopp (Democratic) - lost Primary. House CD 1: Congressman Bobby Lee Rush (Democratic) - Renominated; Alderman Howard B. Brookins, Jr. (Democratic) - lost Primary; Otto Patrick "Patrick" Brutus (Democratic) - lost Primary; Jimmy Lee Tillman, II (Republican) - lost Primary. House CD 2: Congressman Robin L. Kelly (Democratic) - Renominated; Marcus Lewis (Democratic) - lost Primary; Dorian C.L. Myrickes (Democratic) - lost Primary; Charles Rayburn (Democratic) - lost Primary. House CD 4: Congressman Luis V. Gutierrez (Democratic) - Renominated; Javier Salas (Democratic) - lost Primary. House CD 6: Congressman Peter J. Roskam (Republican) - Renominated; Glen Ellyn Park District Commissioner Gordon "Jay" Kinzler (Republican) - lost Primary; Robert Marshall (Democratic) - lost Primary. House CD 7: Congressman Danny K. Davis (Democratic) - Renominated; Thomas Day (Democratic) - lost Primary. House CD 8: Villa Park Trustee Deborah M. "Deb" Bullwinkel (Democratic) - lost Primary; Tom Cullerton (Democratic) - removed; state Senator Michael "Mike" Noland (Democratic) - lost Primary. House CD 10: Highland Park Mayor Nancy Rodkin Rotering (Democratic) - lost Primary. House CD 11: Herman B. White (Republican) - lost Primary. House CD 13: Congressman Rodney L. Davis (Republican) - Renominated; Ethan Vandersand (Republican) - lost Primary. House CD 14: Jesse Lee Maggitt (Democratic) - lost Primary. House CD 15: Congressman John M. Shimkus (Republican) - Renominated; state Senator Kyle McCarter (Republican) - lost Primary.

Iowa: House CD 1: John D. "Jack" Melton (Independent) - apparently not a candidate. House CD 2: Christopher Carl Peters (Republican) - added.

Missouri: House CD 4: Jack Truman (Democratic) - added.

Montana (filing closed for the 7 June Primary): Governor: Governor Steve Bullock (Democratic) - added as candidate; Ted Dunlap (Libertarian) - added; Bill McChesney (Democratic) - added; Terry Nelson (Republican) - added; Mark Perea (Republican) - apparently not a candidate; Ron Vandevender (Libertarian) - apparently not a candidate. House At-Large: Mike Fellows (Libertarian) - added; James St. Goddard (Democratic) - apparently not a candidate. Secretary of State: Roger I. Roots (Libertarian) - added. Attorney General: Larry Jent (Democratic) - added. Auditor: former state Representative Richard Champion "Champ" Edmunds, Jr. (Republican) - apparently not a candidate; Matt Rosendale (Republican) - added.

New York: House CD 3: state Senator Jack M. Martins (Republican, Conservative, Independence) - previously listed as Republican, Conservative. House CD 11: Lawrence E. Gilder (Reform) - added.

North Carolina (15 March Primary): Senate Class 3: Senator Richard M. Burr (Republican) - Renominated; Gregory Joseph "Greg" Brannon (Republican) - lost Primary; Kevin Day Griffin (Democratic) - lost Primary; Larry Howard Holmquist (Republican) - lost Primary; Ernest Tyrone Reeves (Democratic) - lost Primary; Spring Lake Mayor Christia Virdelle "Chris" Rey (Democratic) - lost Primary; former Superior Court Judge Paul Michael Wright (Republican) - lost Primary. Governor: Governor Patrick L. "Pat" McCrory (Republican) - Renominated; former state Representative Clyde Robert Brawley, Jr. (Republican) - lost Primary; Charles Kenneth Moss (Republican) - lost Primary; former state Representative Kenneth Bridgeforth "Ken" Spaulding (Democratic) - lost Primary. Lieutenant Governor: Buncombe County Commissioner Diana H. "Holly" Jones (Democratic) - lost Primary; Ronald L. "Ron" Newton (Democratic) - lost Primary; Robert Earl Wilson (Democratic) - lost Primary. Attorney General: Forsyth County District Attorney James Roderick "Jim" O'Neill (Republican) - lost Primary; Marcus Whittman Williams (Democratic) - lost Primary. Treasurer: Roger Ronal "Ron" Elmer, Jr. (Democratic) - lost Primary. Commissioner of Agriculture: Agriculture Commissioner Steven W. "Steve" Troxler (Republican) - Renominated; Andrew John "Andy" Stevens (Republican) - lost Primary. Commissioner of Insurance: former Onslow County Commissioner Joseph Robert "Joe" McLaughlin (Republican) - lost Primary; Ronald Leonard "Ron" Pierce (Republican) - lost Primary. Commissioner of Labor: Mazie Butleer Ferguson (Democratic) - lost Primary. Superintendent of Public Instruction: Public Instruction Superintendent June St. Clair Atkinson (Democratic) - Renominated; Henry Junior Pankey (Democratic) - lost Primary; Joel Wesley "J. Wesley" Sills (Republican) - lost Primary; Rosemary Stein (Republican) - lost Primary.

North Dakota: Governor: state Representative Marvin E. Nelson (Democratic) - added.

Ohio (15 March Primary): Senate Class 3: Senator Robert Jones "Rob" Portman (Republican) - Renominated; Don Elijah Eckhart (Republican) - lost Primary; Kelli Prather (Democratic) - lost Primary; Cincinnati City Council Member P.G. Sittenfeld (Democratic) - lost Primary. House CD 1: Jim Berns (Democratic) - lost Primary; Frederick Louis "Fred" Kundrata, III (Democratic) - lost Primary. House CD 2: Congressman Brad R. Wenstrup (Republican) - Renominated; Russ Hurley (Democratic) - lost Primary; West Clermont School Board Member Jim Lewis (Republican) - lost Primary; Ronny Harrison Richards (Democratic) - lost Primary. House CD 4: former Cleveland City Councilman Norbert G. Dennerll (Democratic) - lost Primary; Daniel Johnson (Democratic) - lost Primary. House CD 7: Congressman Robert Brian "Bob" Gibbs (Republican) - Renominated; Terry Robertson (Republican) - lost Primary. House CD 8: Matthew T. Ashworth (Republican) - lost Primary. House CD 8 Special: Matthew T. Ashworth (Republican) - lost Primary. House CD 8: state Senator William D. "Bill" Beagle (Republican) - lost Primary. House CD 8 Special: state Senator William D. "Bill" Beagle (Republican) - lost Primary. House CD 8: state Representative Timothy S. "Tim" Derickson (Republican) - lost Primary. House CD 8 Special: state Representative Timothy S. "Tim" Derickson (Republican) - lost Primary. House CD 8: Scott Patrick George (Republican) - lost Primary. House CD 8 Special: Scott Patrick George (Republican) - lost Primary. House CD 8: Eric Jonathan Haemmerle (Republican) - lost Primary. House CD 8 Special: Eric Jonathan Haemmerle (Republican) - lost Primary. House CD 8: Terri King (Republican) - lost Primary. House CD 8 Special: Terri King (Republican) - lost Primary. House CD 8: Joseph J. Matvey (Republican) - lost Primary. House CD 8 Special: Joseph J. Matvey (Republican) - lost Primary. House CD 8: Edward R. Meer (Republican) - lost Primary. House CD 8 Special: Edward R. Meer (Republican) - lost Primary. House CD 8: John W. Robbins (Republican) - lost Primary. House CD 8 Special: John W. Robbins (Republican) - lost Primary. House CD 8: Michael Smith (Republican) - lost Primary. House CD 8 Special: Michael Smith (Republican) - lost Primary. House CD 8: James "Jim" Spurlino (Republican) - lost Primary. House CD 8 Special: James "Jim" Spurlino (Republican) - lost Primary. House CD 8: Kevin Francis White (Republican) - lost Primary. House CD 8 Special: Kevin Francis White (Republican) - lost Primary. House CD 8: J. D. Winteregg (Republican) - lost Primary. House CD 8 Special: J. D. Winteregg (Republican) - lost Primary. House CD 8: George S. Wooley (Republican) - lost Primary. House CD 8 Special: George S. Wooley (Republican) - lost Primary. House CD 9: former state Representative Steven Wayne Kraus (Republican) - lost Primary; Joel Allen Lieske (Republican) - lost Primary. House CD 13: Congressman Timothy J. "Tim" Ryan (Democratic) - Renominated; John Stephen Luchansky (Democratic) - lost Primary. House CD 14: Congressman David P. "Dave" Joyce (Republican) - Renominated; former state Representative Matt Lynch (Republican) - lost Primary; retired Ashtabula County Judge Alfred Mackey (Democratic) - lost Primary.

South Carolina: Senate Class 3: Thomas Dixon (Democratic) - added.

Virginia: House CD 4: Chesapeake Councilor Ella P. Ward (Democratic) - added.

Presidential Candidates: Florida Senator Marco A. Rubio (Republican) - suspended campaign.

Tuesday 15 March 2016: Presidential Primaries in FL, IL, MO, NC & OH [State also in IL, NC & OH]; CNMI Caucus/Convention
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

FLORIDA PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARIES

polls are open from 7 AM to 7 PM local time [1100 to 2300 GMT re: the Eastern Time Zone; 1200 to 0000 GMT re: the Central Time Zone]

Republicans: All 99 Republican National Convention delegates from Florida are bound to presidential contenders in today's Presidential Primary Winner-take-All.

Democrats: 214 of 246 Democratic National Convention delegates from Florida are pledged to presidential contenders in today's Presidential Primary.

Results from
AP Statewide
Politico.


ILLINOIS PRIMARIES: PRESIDENTIAL and STATE (for FEDERAL offices)

polls are open from 6 AM to 7 PM local time [1100 to 0000 GMT]

Republican Presidential Primary: All 69 Republican National Convention delegates from Illinois are bound to presidential contenders in today's Presidential Primary.

Democratic Presidential Primary: 156 of 182 Democratic National Convention delegates from Illinois are pledged to presidential contenders in today's Presidential Primary.

State Primary: There are Primary Elections for Party nominations to the United States Senate [Class 3 seat] as well as to the State's 18 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Results from
AP Statewide
Politico.


MISSOURI PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARIES

polls are open from 6 AM to 7 PM local time [1100 to 0000 GMT]

Republicans: All 52 Republican National Convention delegates from Missouri are bound to presidential contenders in today's Presidential Primary.

Democrats: 71 of 84 Democratic National Convention delegates from Missouri are pledged to presidential contenders in today's Presidential Primary.

Results from
AP Statewide
Politico.


NORTH CAROLINA PRIMARIES: PRESIDENTIAL and STATE (and FEDERAL offices, other than U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES)

polls are open from 6:30 AM to 7:30 PM local time [1030 to 2330 GMT]
(NOTE: in extraordinary circumstances, a County Board of Elections may direct that the polls remain open until 8:30 PM [0030 GMT])

Republican Presidential Primary: All 72 Republican National Convention delegates from North Carolina are bound to presidential contenders in today's Presidential Primary.

Democratic Presidential Primary: 107 of 121 Democratic National Convention delegates from North Carolina are pledged to presidential contenders in today's Presidential Primary.

State Primary: There are Primary Elections for Party nominations to the United States Senate [Class 3 seat] as well as to State elective offices, including Governor and Lieutenant Governor.
[NOTE: new Congressional District boundaries in North Carolina were adopted on 19 February 2016 and, as a result, the date of the Primaries for the State's 13 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives was changed to Tuesday 7 June 2016]

Results from
AP Statewide
Politico.


OHIO PRIMARIES: PRESIDENTIAL and STATE (for FEDERAL offices)

polls are open from 6:30 AM to 7:30 PM local time [1030 to 2330 GMT]

Republican Presidential Primary: All 66 Republican National Convention delegates from Ohio are bound to presidential contenders in today's Presidential Primary Winner-take-All.

Democratic Presidential Primary: 143 of 160 Democratic National Convention delegates from Ohio are pledged to presidential contenders in today's Presidential Primary.

State Primary: There are Primary Elections for Party nominations to the United States Senate [Class 3 seat] as well as to the State's 16 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives.
[There is also a Special U.S. House Primary in the 8th Congressional District re: a Special U.S. House Election scheduled for Tuesday 7 June 2016 to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of former Speaker of the House John Boehner at the end of October 2015]

Results from
AP Statewide
Politico.


NORTHERN MARIANAS REPUBLICAN COMMONWEALTH CAUCUS/CONVENTION

All 9 of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands [CNMI]'s Republican National Convention delegates are chosen- and bound to presidential contenders- in today's Caucus and Convention.

Voting takes place between 6:30 PM and 8 PM local time [0830 and 1000 GMT]

Results from
CNMI Republican Party.

 

50 changes to the candidate list.
by TheGreenPapers Staff

50 changes to the candidate list:

Arizona: House CD 5: state Representative Justin Olson (Republican) - added. House CD 6: W. John Williamson (Democratic) - added.

California: House CD 8: former Assemblyman Tim Donnelly (Republican) - added. House CD 10: David Mawby (Democratic) - added.

Connecticut: House CD 5: Stephanie Piddock (Independent) - previously listed as Green.

Florida: Senate Class 3: Richard Paul Dembinsky (No Party Affiliation) - previously listed as Democratic. House CD 1: Congressman Jefferson B. "Jeff" Miller (Republican) - Open Seat; Congressman Jefferson B. "Jeff" Miller (Republican) - apparently not a candidate. House CD 21: Paul Douglas Spain (Republican) - previously listed as a candidate for House CD 18.

Georgia: Senate Class 3: Mary Kay Bacallao (Republican) - added; James Freeman "Jim" Barksdale (Democratic) - added; Lee Benedict (Republican) - apparently not a candidate; Cheryl Copeland (Democratic) - added; Page Anthony Pate (Democratic) - added. House CD 2: Diane Swanson Vann (Republican) - added. House CD 3: Tamarkus "Markus" Cook (Democratic) - added; Hayden Marlowe (Republican) - apparently not a candidate; Arnall "Rod" Thomas (Republican) - added. House CD 4: Victor Armendariz (Republican) - added. House CD 6: Rodney Stooksbury (Democratic) - added. House CD 7: Andrew John Jones (Democratic) - apparently not a candidate; Rashid Malik (Democratic) - added. House CD 8: James Neal Harris (Democratic) - added; Angela Hicks (Republican) - added. House CD 9: Bernard "Bernie" Fontaine (Republican) - added. House CD 10: Leonard "Len" Ware (Democratic) - apparently not a candidate. House CD 11: Billy Davis (Republican) - added; Don Wilson (Democratic) - added. House CD 12: Tricia Carpenter McCracken (Democratic) - added; Joyce Nolin (Democratic) - added. House CD 14: Allan Levene (Republican) - added.

Idaho: Senate Class 3: Marvin Thomas "Pro-Life" Richardson (Constitution) - previously listed as Independent; Jerry Sturgill (Democratic) - added; Ray Writz (Constitution) - added. House CD 1: Gordon Joe Counsil (Republican) - previously listed as Independent; Shizandra Fox (Democratic) - added. House CD 2: Richard Grayson (Democratic) - apparently not a candidate; Lisa Marie (Republican) - added; Jennifer Martinez (Democratic) - added; Amy America Tamayo (Democratic) - added; Anthony David Tomkins (Constitution) - previously listed as Unaffiliated.

Nevada: House CD 4: Daniel Rolle (Democratic) - added.

New Jersey: House CD 12: Lisa McCormick (Democratic) - added.

New York: House CD 11: Richard Reichard (Democratic, Working Families) - previously listed as Democratic.

Puerto Rico: Resident Commissioner to the House of Representatives: Hugo Rodríguez (Partido Independentista Puertoriqueño) - added.

Virginia: Lieutenant Governor: state Delegate Glenn R. Davis, Jr. (Republican) - added.

West Virginia: Treasurer: Brent West (Libertarian) - added. Auditor: Brent Ricketts (Libertarian) - added. Commissioner of Agriculture: Buddy Guthrie (Libertarian) - added.

Wisconsin: House CD 6: Sarah Lloyd (Democratic) - added.

2016 Democratic and Republican Delegate Count Update
by TheGreenPapers Staff

The Democratic Convention has total of 4,765 delegates votes with 2,383 needed to nominate.
Soft delegate count changed from Clinton 1,230, Sanders 574, O'Malley 1 to Clinton 1,239 (+9), Sanders 576 (+2), O'Malley 1.
Hard delegate count changed from Uncommitted 714, Clinton 709, Sanders 483 to Uncommitted 714, Clinton 713 (+4), Sanders 485 (+2).

  • Delaware: Soft count changed from Clinton 4 to Clinton 5 (+1).
  • Northern Marianas: Soft count changed from Clinton 1, Sanders 0 to Clinton 9 (+8), Sanders 2 (+2). Hard count changed from Uncommitted 5, Clinton 0, Sanders 0 to Uncommitted 5, Clinton 4 (+4), Sanders 2 (+2).

The Republican Convention has total of 2,472 delegates with 1,237 needed to nominate.
Soft delegate count changed from Trump 463, Cruz 362, Rubio 155, Kasich 54, Uncommitted 16, Carson 8, Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1 to Trump 464 (+1), Cruz 372 (+10), Rubio 166 (+11), Kasich 63 (+9), Uncommitted 22 (+6), Carson 8, Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1.
Hard delegate count changed from Trump 463, Cruz 362, Rubio 155, Kasich 54, Uncommitted 16, Carson 8, Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1 to Trump 464 (+1), Cruz 371 (+9), Rubio 166 (+11), Kasich 63 (+9), Uncommitted 26 (+10), Carson 8, Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1.

  • District of Columbia: Soft count Rubio 10 (+10), Kasich 9 (+9). Hard count Rubio 10 (+10), Kasich 9 (+9).
  • Guam: Soft count Uncommitted 5 (+5), Cruz 1 (+1). Hard count Uncommitted 9 (+9).
  • Wyoming: Soft count Cruz 9 (+9), Rubio 1 (+1), Trump 1 (+1), Uncommitted 1 (+1). Hard count Cruz 9 (+9), Rubio 1 (+1), Trump 1 (+1), Uncommitted 1 (+1).

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2016 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions:

Saturday 12 March 2016: Delegate Selection Events in DC[R], GUAM[R], the NORTHERN MARIANAS[D] and WYOMING[R]
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTIAL CONVENTION

All 19 of the District of Columbia's Republican National Convention delegates are pledged to presidential contenders based on voting in today's Presidential Convention. Voting takes place between 10 AM and 4 PM local time [1500 to 2100 GMT].

Results from
AP
Politico.


GUAM REPUBLICAN TERRITORIAL CAUCUS

All 9 of Guam's Republican National Convention delegates are chosen in today's Territorial Caucus.

Results from
Guam's Republican State Convention selects delegates from Pacific Daily News.
CNN.


NORTHERN MARIANAS DEMOCRATIC COMMONWEALTH CAUCUS

6 of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI)'s 11 Democratic National Convention delegates are pledged to presidential contenders based on the results of the voting in today's Commonwealth Caucus.

Results from
CNN.


WYOMING COUNTY REPUBLICAN CONVENTIONS

12 of Wyoming's 29 Republican National Convention delegates are being chosen in County Conventions. The Wyoming Republican Party groups the State's 23 counties into 12 Delegate-Districts: 22 of these counties are paired to form 11 such Delegate-Districts in which one county selects a National Convention delegate while the other county in the same Delegate-District selects a National Convention alternate (the counties swap positions in each Presidential Election year). One county (the county that has cast the most votes of any county in the State for the Republican candidate for the State's at-large seat in the U.S. House of Representatives in the General Election immediately preceding the National Convention [in 2016, this would be the 2014 Midterm Election]) selects both a National Convention delegate and a National Convention alternate (in 2016, this county is Laramie County).

Because the County Conventions in Wyoming meet at differing times, please see this web page for more detailed information.

Results from
AP
Politico
Early Wyoming Republican County Conventions Results
Wyoming Republican Party (facebook.com).

2016 Democratic and Republican Delegate Count Update
by TheGreenPapers Staff

The Democratic Convention has total of 4,765 delegates votes with 2,383 needed to nominate.
Soft delegate count changed from Clinton 1,231, Sanders 573, O'Malley 1 to Clinton 1,230 (-1), Sanders 574 (+1), O'Malley 1.

  • California: Soft count changed from Clinton 46 to Clinton 45 (-1).
  • Ohio: Soft count changed from Clinton 12, Sanders 0 to Clinton 12, Sanders 1 (+1).

The Republican Convention has total of 2,472 delegates with 1,237 needed to nominate.
Soft delegate count changed from Trump 463, Cruz 362, Rubio 155, Kasich 54, Carson 8, Uncommitted 7, Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1 to Trump 463, Cruz 362, Rubio 155, Kasich 54, Uncommitted 16 (+9), Carson 8, Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1.
Hard delegate count changed from Trump 463, Cruz 362, Rubio 155, Kasich 54, Carson 8, Uncommitted 7, Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1 to Trump 463, Cruz 362, Rubio 155, Kasich 54, Uncommitted 16 (+9), Carson 8, Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1.

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2016 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions:

Results of the VI-R 10 March caucuses: All 9 delegates are uncommitted.
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff
Thursday 10 March 2016: Territorial Caucuses in the US VIRGIN ISLANDS
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

All 9 Republican National Convention delegates from the US Virgin Islands are chosen- as well as bound to presidential contenders- in today's Republican Territorial Caucuses (which meet from Noon to 6 PM local time [1600 to 2200 GMT] on each of the three largest US Virgin Islands (St. Croix, St. Thomas, and St. John).

**Results** All 9 delegates are uncommitted.

2016 Democratic and Republican Delegate Count Update
by TheGreenPapers Staff

The Democratic Convention has total of 4,765 delegates votes with 2,383 needed to nominate.
Soft delegate count changed from Clinton 1,229, Sanders 575, O'Malley 1 to Clinton 1,231 (+2), Sanders 573 (-2), O'Malley 1.
Hard delegate count changed from Uncommitted 714, Clinton 707, Sanders 485 to Uncommitted 714, Clinton 709 (+2), Sanders 483 (-2).

  • Michigan: Soft count changed from Clinton 71, Sanders 69 to Clinton 73 (+2), Sanders 67 (-2). Hard count changed from Sanders 69, Clinton 61, Uncommitted 17 to Sanders 67 (-2), Clinton 63 (+2), Uncommitted 17.

The Republican Convention has total of 2,472 delegates with 1,237 needed to nominate.
Soft delegate count changed from Trump 452, Cruz 355, Rubio 154, Kasich 54, Carson 8, Uncommitted 7, Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1 to Trump 463 (+11), Cruz 362 (+7), Rubio 155 (+1), Kasich 54, Carson 8, Uncommitted 7, Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1.
Hard delegate count changed from Trump 452, Cruz 355, Rubio 154, Kasich 54, Carson 8, Uncommitted 7, Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1 to Trump 463 (+11), Cruz 362 (+7), Rubio 155 (+1), Kasich 54, Carson 8, Uncommitted 7, Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1.

  • Hawaii: Soft count Trump 11 (+11), Cruz 7 (+7), Rubio 1 (+1). Hard count Trump 11 (+11), Cruz 7 (+7), Rubio 1 (+1).

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2016 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions:

32 changes to the candidate list.
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

32 changes to the candidate list:

California: Senate Class 3: Russell Greene (Democratic) - apparently not a candidate. House CD 31: former Congressman Joe Baca (Republican) - added.

Georgia: House CD 9: former Congressman Paul C. Broun, Jr. (Republican) - added. House CD 11: Daniel Cowan (Republican) - added.

Idaho: House CD 1: James M. Piotrowski (Democratic) - added. House CD 2: Steve Roderick (Republican) - apparently not a candidate.

Michigan: House CD 12: Jeff Jones (Republican) - added.

Nebraska: House CD 3: Lisa Ann Heineman (Independent) - added.

New Jersey: House CD 6: Brent J. Sonnek-Schmelz (Republican) - added.

New York: House CD 3: Assemblymember Chad Anthony Lupinacci (Republican) - apparently not a candidate; state Senator Jack M. Martins (Republican, Conservative) - previously listed as Republican. House CD 11: Richard Reichard (Democratic) - added. House CD 20: Francis Joseph "Joe" Vitollo (Republican) - added. House CD 22: Assemblywoman Claudia Tenney (Republican, Conservative) - previously listed as Republican.

Oregon (filing has closed for the 17 May Primary): Senate Class 3: Steven Cody Reynolds (Independent Party of Oregon) - previously listed as Independent; Marvin Sannes (Independent Party of Oregon) - previously listed as Independent. Governor: Allen H. Alley (Republican) - added; Patrick W. Barney (Independent Party of Oregon) - added; Julian W. Bell (Democratic) - added; Chet E Chance, Sr. (Democratic) - added; Bruce A. Cuff (Republican) - added; Kevin M. Forsythe (Democratic) - added; Bob L. Forthan (Republican) - added; Steve B. Johnson (Democratic) - added; Robert H. "Bob" Niemeyer (Republican) - added; David W. "Dave" Stauffer (Democratic) - added; Cliff W. Thomason (Independent Party of Oregon) - added. House CD 1: Jonathan E. Burgess (Republican) - added; Delinda Morgan (Republican) - added.

Pennsylvania: House CD 5: Julian Subick (Independent) - added.

Tennessee: House CD 8: Kenneth Stephen "Ken" Atkins (Republican) - added.

Washington: House CD 7: Arun G. Jhaveri (Democratic) - added.

2016 Democratic and Republican Delegate Count Update
by TheGreenPapers Staff

We are calling it a night. The Hawaii Republican vote is not in yet. More tomorrow.

The Democratic Convention has total of 4,765 delegates votes with 2,383 needed to nominate.
Soft delegate count changed from Clinton 1,136, Sanders 499, O'Malley 1 to Clinton 1,229 (+93), Sanders 575 (+76), O'Malley 1.
Hard delegate count changed from Uncommitted 712, Clinton 614, Sanders 412 to Uncommitted 714 (+2), Clinton 707 (+93), Sanders 485 (+73).

  • American Samoa: Soft count changed from Clinton 7, Sanders 3 to Clinton 8 (+1), Sanders 3. Hard count changed from Clinton 4, Uncommitted 4, Sanders 2 to Uncommitted 5 (+1), Clinton 4, Sanders 2.
  • Michigan: Soft count changed from Clinton 10, Sanders 0 to Clinton 71 (+61), Sanders 69 (+69). Hard count changed from Uncommitted 17, Clinton 0, Sanders 0 to Sanders 69 (+69), Clinton 61 (+61), Uncommitted 17.
  • Mississippi: Soft count changed from Clinton 3, Sanders 1 to Clinton 35 (+32), Sanders 5 (+4). Hard count changed from Uncommitted 5, Clinton 0, Sanders 0 to Clinton 32 (+32), Uncommitted 5, Sanders 4 (+4).
  • Vermont: Soft count changed from Sanders 19, Clinton 4 to Sanders 22 (+3), Clinton 3 (-1).

The Republican Convention has total of 2,472 delegates with 1,237 needed to nominate.
Soft delegate count changed from Trump 390, Cruz 303, Rubio 154, Kasich 37, Carson 8, Uncommitted 7, Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1 to Trump 452 (+62), Cruz 355 (+52), Rubio 154, Kasich 54 (+17), Carson 8, Uncommitted 7, Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1.
Hard delegate count changed from Trump 390, Cruz 303, Rubio 154, Kasich 37, Carson 8, Uncommitted 7, Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1 to Trump 452 (+62), Cruz 355 (+52), Rubio 154, Kasich 54 (+17), Carson 8, Uncommitted 7, Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1.

  • Idaho: Soft count Cruz 20 (+20), Trump 12 (+12). Hard count Cruz 20 (+20), Trump 12 (+12).
  • Michigan: Soft count Trump 25 (+25), Cruz 17 (+17), Kasich 17 (+17). Hard count Trump 25 (+25), Cruz 17 (+17), Kasich 17 (+17).
  • Mississippi: Soft count Trump 25 (+25), Cruz 15 (+15). Hard count Trump 25 (+25), Cruz 15 (+15).

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2016 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions:

2016 Democratic Delegate Allocation Update
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

The Democratic Convention has now a total of 4,765 delegates votes with 2,383 needed to nominate. This is an update to the unpledged delegate count.

  • American Samoa changed: +1 unpledged PLEO delegate. Total: 11 delegate votes.
  • California changed: +2 unpledged PLEO delegates. Total: 548 delegate votes.
  • Colorado changed: -1 unpledged PLEO delegate. Total: 78 delegate votes.
  • Connecticut changed: +1 unpledged PLEO delegate. Total: 71 delegate votes.
  • District of Columbia changed: +1 unpledged PLEO delegate. Total: 46 delegate votes.
  • Hawaii changed: +1 unpledged PLEO delegate. Total: 35 delegate votes.
  • Ohio changed: +1 unpledged PLEO delegate. Total: 160 delegate votes.
  • Tennessee changed: -1 unpledged PLEO delegate. Total: 75 delegate votes.
  • Texas changed: -1 unpledged PLEO delegate. Total: 251 delegate votes.
  • Unassigned changed: -2 unpledged PLEO delegates. Total: 1 delegate votes.
25 changes to the candidate list.
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

25 changes to the candidate list:

Arizona: House CD 1: state Senator Carlyle W. Begay (Republican) - added.

California: Senate Class 3: Logan Graham Robertson (Republican) - added. House CD 30: Patrea Patrick (Democratic) - added.

Georgia: Senate Class 3: James "Jim" Knox (Democratic) - added.

Indiana: House CD 8: Andrew Thompson (Libertarian) - added.

Mississippi (8 March 2016 Primary): House CD 1: Congressman John Trent "Trent" Kelly (Republican) - Renominated; Paul Clever (Republican) - lost Primary. House CD 3: Congressman Gregg Harper (Republican) - Renominated; Jimmy D. Giles (Republican) - lost Primary; Nathan Stewart (Democratic) - lost Primary.

New Hampshire: Senate Class 3: formerly state Senator Jim Rubens (Republican) - added.

New Jersey: House CD 11: Richard Edward "Rick" Van Glahn (Republican) - added.

New York: House CD 1: Suffolk Planning Commissioner David L. "Dave" Calone (Democratic [Independence]) - previously listed as Democratic; Southampton Town Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst (Democratic) - previously listed as Democratic [Independence].

North Carolina: House CD 13: state Representative John M. Blust (Republican) - previously listed as a candidate for House CD 12; Iredell County Register of Deeds Matthew J. "Matt" McCall (Republican) - added.

Oregon: House CD 3: David Walker (Independent) - added. House CD 5: Earl Rainey (Republican) - added. Secretary of State: Paul Damian Wells (Independent Party of Oregon) - added. Attorney General: Daniel Zene Crowe (Republican) - added.

Virginia: Lieutenant Governor: state Senator Bryce E. Reeves (Republican) - added; state Delegate Scott Taylor (Republican) - removed; state Senator Jill Holtzman Vogel (Republican) - added.

Washington: Lieutenant Governor: Lieutenant Governor Brad Owen (Democratic) - Open Chair; state Sentator Steve Hobbs (Democratic) - added.

Tues 8 Mar 2016: Precinct Caucuses in HI, Presidential Primaries in ID [R only] & MI, Primaries (Pres/Congress) in MS
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

HAWAII REPUBLICAN PRECINCT CAUCUSES

Precinct Caucuses will be held with voting (for slates of Republican National Convention delegates pledged to vote for a given presidential contender at that Convention) beginning at 6 PM local time [0400 GMT] and ending at 8 PM local time [0600 GMT].

All 19 of Hawaii's Republican National Convention delegates are bound to presidential contenders based on the results of the voting at these Precinct Caucuses.

Results from
AP Statewide
Politico.


IDAHO REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY

polls are open from 8 AM to 8 PM local time [1500 to 0300 GMT re: the Mountain Time Zone; 1600 to 0400 GMT re: the Pacific Time Zone]. NOTE: Polls may open as early as 7 AM local time by local option.

All 32 of Idaho's Republican National Convention delegates are bound to presidential contenders in today's Presidential Primary.

Results from
AP Statewide
Politico.


MICHIGAN PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARIES

polls are open from 7 AM to 8 PM local time [1200 to 0100 GMT re: the Eastern Time Zone; 1300 to 0200 GMT re: the Central Time Zone]

Republicans: All 59 Republican National Convention delegates from Michigan are bound to presidential contenders in today's Presidential Primary.

Democrats: 130 of 147 Democratic National Convention delegates from Michigan are pledged to presidential contenders in today's Presidential Primary.

Results from
AP Statewide
Politico.


MISSISSIPPI PRIMARIES: PRESIDENTIAL and STATE (for FEDERAL offices)

polls are open from 7 AM to 7 PM local time [1300 to 0100 GMT]

Republican Presidential Primary: All 40 Republican National Convention delegates from Mississippi are bound to presidential contenders in today's Presidential Primary.

Democratic Presidential Primary: 36 of 41 Democratic Nationla Convention delegates from Mississippi are pledged to presidential contenders in today's Presidential Primary.

State Primary: There are Primary Elections for Party nominations to the State's 4 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Results from
AP Statewide
Politico.

2016 Democratic and Republican Delegate Count Update
by TheGreenPapers Staff

The Democratic Convention has total of 4,763 delegates votes with 2,382 needed to nominate.
Soft delegate count changed from Clinton 1,134, Sanders 500, O'Malley 1 to Clinton 1,136 (+2), Sanders 499 (-1), O'Malley 1.
Hard delegate count changed from Uncommitted 712, Clinton 613, Sanders 413 to Uncommitted 712, Clinton 614 (+1), Sanders 412 (-1).

  • Florida: Soft count changed from Clinton 22, Sanders 2 to Clinton 23 (+1), Sanders 2.
  • Texas: Soft count changed from Clinton 165, Sanders 76 to Clinton 166 (+1), Sanders 75 (-1). Hard count changed from Clinton 146, Sanders 76, Uncommitted 30 to Clinton 147 (+1), Sanders 75 (-1), Uncommitted 30.

The Republican Convention has total of 2,472 delegates with 1,237 needed to nominate.
Soft delegate count changed from Trump 391, Cruz 304, Rubio 154, Kasich 37, Carson 8, Uncommitted 5, Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1 to Trump 390 (-1), Cruz 303 (-1), Rubio 154, Kasich 37, Carson 8, Uncommitted 7 (+2), Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1.
Hard delegate count changed from Trump 391, Cruz 304, Rubio 154, Kasich 37, Carson 8, Uncommitted 5, Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1 to Trump 390 (-1), Cruz 303 (-1), Rubio 154, Kasich 37, Carson 8, Uncommitted 7 (+2), Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1.

  • Oklahoma: Soft count changed from Cruz 16, Trump 14, Rubio 13, Uncommitted 0 to Cruz 15 (-1), Rubio 13, Trump 13 (-1), Uncommitted 2 (+2). Hard count changed from Cruz 16, Trump 14, Rubio 13, Uncommitted 0 to Cruz 15 (-1), Rubio 13, Trump 13 (-1), Uncommitted 2 (+2).

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2016 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions:

2016 Democratic and Republican Delegate Count Update
by TheGreenPapers Staff

The Democratic Convention has total of 4,763 delegates votes with 2,382 needed to nominate.
Soft delegate count changed from Clinton 1,127, Sanders 482, O'Malley 1 to Clinton 1,134 (+7), Sanders 500 (+18), O'Malley 1.
Hard delegate count changed from Uncommitted 712, Clinton 605, Sanders 388 to Uncommitted 712, Clinton 613 (+8), Sanders 413 (+25).

  • Kansas: Hard count changed from Uncommitted 4, Clinton 0, Sanders 0 to Sanders 23 (+23), Clinton 10 (+10), Uncommitted 4.
  • Louisiana: Soft count changed from Clinton 46, Sanders 12 to Clinton 44 (-2), Sanders 14 (+2). Hard count changed from Clinton 39, Sanders 12, Uncommitted 8 to Clinton 37 (-2), Sanders 14 (+2), Uncommitted 8.
  • Maine: Soft count changed from Clinton 3, Sanders 1 to Sanders 17 (+16), Clinton 12 (+9).

The Republican Convention has total of 2,472 delegates with 1,237 needed to nominate.
Soft delegate count changed from Trump 391, Cruz 304, Rubio 125, Kasich 37, Carson 8, Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1, Uncommitted 0 to Trump 391, Cruz 304, Rubio 154 (+29), Kasich 37, Carson 8, Uncommitted 5 (+5), Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1.
Hard delegate count changed from Trump 391, Cruz 304, Rubio 125, Kasich 37, Carson 8, Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1, Uncommitted 0 to Trump 391, Cruz 304, Rubio 154 (+29), Kasich 37, Carson 8, Uncommitted 5 (+5), Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1.

  • Georgia: Soft count changed from Trump 43, Cruz 18, Rubio 15 to Trump 43, Cruz 17 (-1), Rubio 16 (+1). Hard count changed from Trump 43, Cruz 18, Rubio 15 to Trump 43, Cruz 17 (-1), Rubio 16 (+1).
  • Louisiana: Soft count changed from Trump 18, Cruz 17, Rubio 0, Uncommitted 0 to Cruz 18 (+1), Trump 18, Rubio 5 (+5), Uncommitted 5 (+5). Hard count changed from Trump 18, Cruz 17, Rubio 0, Uncommitted 0 to Cruz 18 (+1), Trump 18, Rubio 5 (+5), Uncommitted 5 (+5).
  • Puerto Rico: Soft count Rubio 23 (+23). Hard count Rubio 23 (+23).

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28 changes to the candidate list.
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

28 changes to the candidate list:

California: House CD 45: Max Gouron (Democratic) - added.

Georgia: House CD 11: Hayden Thomas Collins, Jr. (Republican) - added.

Idaho: House CD 1: Isaac Haugen (Republican) - added; Staniela Nikolova (Democratic) - added.

Illinois: House CD 1: Tabitha Carson (Libertarian) - added.

Iowa: Senate Class 3: former Lieutenant Governor Patty Judge (Democratic) - added.

Michigan: House CD 1: John W. "Jack" Bergman (Republican) - previously listed as Independent.

New Hampshire: Governor: Derek Dextraze (Independent) - added.

New Jersey: House CD 3: Michael B. "Mike" Cooke (Democratic) - added; Frederick John LaVergne (Democratic) - added; former Burlington County Freeholder Joanne Schwartz (Democratic) - added; John Vrana (Republican) - added.

New York: Senate Class 3: Frank Spotorno (Republican) - apparently not a candidate. House CD 14: Frank Spotorno (Republican) - added. House CD 16: Derickson K. Lawrence (Democratic) - added.

North Carolina: House CD 12: state Representative John M. Blust (Republican) - added.

Oregon: Senate Class 3: Steven Cody Reynolds (Independent) - added; Marvin Sannes (Independent) - added; Paul Weaver (Democratic) - added. House CD 1: Brian Heinrich (Republican) - added; Shabba Woodley (Democratic) - added. House CD 2: James "Jim" Crary (Democratic) - added; Paul Romero, Jr. (Republican) - added. House CD 4: Joseph McKinney (Democratic) - added; Art Robinson (Republican) - added. House CD 5: former state Representative Dave McTeague (Democratic) - added.

Tennessee: House CD 8: David Joseph Maldonado (Republican) - added.

Presidential Candidates: Benjamin Solomon "Ben" Carson, Sr. (Republican) - apparently not a candidate.

Sunday 6 March 2016: MAINE Democratic Party Caucuses and PUERTO RICO Republican Primary
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

MAINE DEMOCRATIC MUNICIPAL CAUCUSES

These caucuses run from 1 PM to 8 PM local time [1800 to 0100 GMT] and meet to choose delegates to the Maine State Democratic Convention. It is the State Convention that actually pledges 25 of Maine's 30 Democratic National Convention delegates to presidential contenders.

Results from
AP Statewide
Politico.


PUERTO RICO REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY

All 23 of Puerto Rico's delegates to the Republican National Convention are bound to presidential contenders based on the results from today's Puerto Rico Republican Presidential Primary. The polls are open from 9 AM to 3 PM local time [1300 GMT to 1900 GMT]

Results from
Comisión Estatal de Elecciones de Puerto Rico
CNN.

2016 Democratic and Republican Delegate Count Update
by TheGreenPapers Staff

We're calling it a night....

The Democratic Convention has total of 4,763 delegates votes with 2,382 needed to nominate.
Soft delegate count changed from Clinton 1,062, Sanders 431, O'Malley 1 to Clinton 1,127 (+65), Sanders 482 (+51), O'Malley 1.
Hard delegate count changed from Uncommitted 712, Clinton 566, Sanders 376 to Uncommitted 712, Clinton 605 (+39), Sanders 388 (+12).

  • Democrats Abroad: Soft count changed from Clinton 2 to Clinton 1 (-1).
  • Florida: Soft count changed from Clinton 22, Sanders 1 to Clinton 22, Sanders 2 (+1).
  • Illinois: Soft count changed from Clinton 20, O'Malley 1 to Clinton 21 (+1), O'Malley 1.
  • Kansas: Soft count Sanders 23 (+23), Clinton 10 (+10).
  • Louisiana: Soft count changed from Clinton 2, Sanders 0 to Clinton 46 (+44), Sanders 12 (+12). Hard count changed from Uncommitted 8, Clinton 0, Sanders 0 to Clinton 39 (+39), Sanders 12 (+12), Uncommitted 8.
  • Nebraska: Soft count changed from Clinton 3, Sanders 0 to Sanders 15 (+15), Clinton 13 (+10).
  • Texas: Soft count changed from Clinton 164, Sanders 76 to Clinton 165 (+1), Sanders 76.

The Republican Convention has total of 2,472 delegates with 1,237 needed to nominate.
Soft delegate count changed from Trump 338, Cruz 236, Rubio 112, Kasich 27, Carson 8, Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1 to Trump 391 (+53), Cruz 304 (+68), Rubio 125 (+13), Kasich 37 (+10), Carson 8, Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1.
Hard delegate count changed from Trump 338, Cruz 236, Rubio 112, Kasich 27, Carson 8, Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1 to Trump 391 (+53), Cruz 304 (+68), Rubio 125 (+13), Kasich 37 (+10), Carson 8, Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1.

  • Kansas: Soft count Cruz 24 (+24), Trump 9 (+9), Rubio 6 (+6), Kasich 1 (+1). Hard count Cruz 24 (+24), Trump 9 (+9), Rubio 6 (+6), Kasich 1 (+1).
  • Kentucky: Soft count Trump 17 (+17), Cruz 15 (+15), Kasich 7 (+7), Rubio 7 (+7). Hard count Trump 17 (+17), Cruz 15 (+15), Kasich 7 (+7), Rubio 7 (+7).
  • Louisiana: Soft count Trump 18 (+18), Cruz 17 (+17). Hard count Trump 18 (+18), Cruz 17 (+17).
  • Maine: Soft count Cruz 12 (+12), Trump 9 (+9), Kasich 2 (+2). Hard count Cruz 12 (+12), Trump 9 (+9), Kasich 2 (+2).

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Saturday 5 March 2016: Presidential Primaries (LA-D&R) and Caucuses (KS-D&R, KY-R, ME-R, NE-D)
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

KANSAS PRESIDENTIAL CAUCUSES

Democrats: 33 of 37 delegates to the Democratic National Convention are allocated to presidential contenders based on the results of the voting in today's Kansas Local Unit Conventions (functionally, first-tier caucuses meeting in each State Senate District). Each caucus registers participants between 1 PM and 3 PM [1900 and 2100 GMT re: the Central Time Zone; 2000 and 2200 GMT re: the Mountain Time Zone]

Republicans: All 40 of Kansas's delegates to the Republican National Convention are allocated to presidential contenders based on the results of the voting in today's Kansas Precinct Caucuses. These caucuses are held between 10 AM and 2 PM Central Time US [1600 and 2000 GMT]

Results from
AP Statewide
Politico.


KENTUCKY REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTIAL PREFERENCE POLL & CAUCUSES

All 46 of Kentucky's delegates to the Republican National Convention are bound to presidential contenders based on the results of the voting in today's Kentucky Presidential Caucuses. Voting takes place between 10 AM and 4 PM local time [1500 to 2100 re: the Eastern Time Zone; 1600 to 2200 GMT re: the Central Time Zone]

Results from
AP Statewide
Politico.


LOUISIANA PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARIES

polls are open from 6 AM to 8 PM local time [1200 to 0200 GMT].

Democrats: 51 of 59 delegates to the Democratic National Convention are allocated to presidential contenders based on the results of the voting in today's Louisiana Presidential Primary.

Republicans: All 46 of Louisiana's delegates to the Republican National Convention are allocated to presidential contenders based on the results of the voting in today's Louisiana Presidential Primary.

Results from
AP Statewide
Politico.


MAINE REPUBLICAN MUNICIPAL CAUCUSES

All 23 of Maine's delegates to the Republican National Convention are bound to presidential contenders based on the results from today's Maine Republican Municipal Caucuses. These caucuses run from 9 AM to 7 PM local time [1400 to 0000 GMT]

Results from
AP Statewide
Politico.


NEBRASKA DEMOCRATIC PRECINCT CAUCUSES

Caucuses meet in each precinct between 10 AM Central Time/9 AM Mountain Time and 8 PM Central Time/7 PM Mountain Time [1600 and 0200 GMT] to choose delegates to County Conventions (which, in turn, later choose delegates to the State Democratic Convention). It is the State Convention that actually pledges 25 of Nebraska's 30 Democratic National Convention delegates to presidential contenders.

NOTE: A Presidential Preference Primary (which is merely advisory) is scheduled to be held concurrently with the regular State/local Primaries in Nebraska on Tuesday 10 May 2016

Results from
AP Statewide
Politico.

10 changes to the candidate list.
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

10 changes to the candidate list:

California: House CD 2: Andy Caffrey (Democratic) - added. House CD 35: Tyler R. Fischella (Republican) - added. House CD 52: Fred Joseph Simon, Jr. (Republican) - added.

Louisiana: House CD 3: Public Service Commissioner Scott A. Angelle (Republican) - added.

Nebraska: House CD 1: Daniel M. Wik (Democratic) - added.

New Jersey: House CD 2: Eric Beechwood (Democratic) - added.

New York: House CD 10: Mikhail Oliver Rosenberg (Democratic) - added. House CD 22: Broome County Legislator Kim Myers (Democratic) - added.

North Carolina: House CD 12: Malcolm Graham (Democratic) - added.

Tennessee: House CD 8: John Bradley Greer (Republican) - added.

2016 Democratic and Republican Delegate Count Update
by TheGreenPapers Staff

Updates from the 1 March primaries and caucuses.

The Democratic Convention has total of 4,763 delegates votes with 2,382 needed to nominate.
Soft delegate count changed from Clinton 962, Sanders 378, O'Malley 1 to Clinton 1,062 (+100), Sanders 431 (+53), O'Malley 1.
Hard delegate count changed from Uncommitted 712, Clinton 467, Sanders 323 to Uncommitted 712, Clinton 566 (+99), Sanders 376 (+53).

  • California: Soft count changed from Clinton 44 to Clinton 46 (+2).
  • Colorado: Soft count changed from Sanders 38, Clinton 37 to Sanders 38, Clinton 36 (-1).
  • Tennessee: Soft count changed from Clinton 44, Sanders 22 to Clinton 50 (+6), Sanders 23 (+1). Hard count changed from Clinton 38, Sanders 22, Uncommitted 9 to Clinton 44 (+6), Sanders 23 (+1), Uncommitted 9.
  • Texas: Soft count changed from Clinton 71, Sanders 24 to Clinton 164 (+93), Sanders 76 (+52). Hard count changed from Clinton 53, Uncommitted 30, Sanders 24 to Clinton 146 (+93), Sanders 76 (+52), Uncommitted 30.

The Republican Convention has total of 2,472 delegates with 1,237 needed to nominate.
Soft delegate count changed from Trump 293, Cruz 148, Rubio 105, Kasich 27, Carson 9, Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1 to Trump 338 (+45), Cruz 236 (+88), Rubio 112 (+7), Kasich 27, Carson 8 (-1), Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1.
Hard delegate count changed from Trump 293, Cruz 148, Rubio 105, Kasich 27, Carson 9, Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1 to Trump 338 (+45), Cruz 236 (+88), Rubio 112 (+7), Kasich 27, Carson 8 (-1), Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1.

  • Alaska: Soft count Cruz 12 (+12), Trump 11 (+11), Rubio 5 (+5). Hard count Cruz 12 (+12), Trump 11 (+11), Rubio 5 (+5).
  • Massachusetts: Soft count changed from Trump 21, Kasich 8, Rubio 8, Cruz 4, Carson 1 to Trump 22 (+1), Kasich 8, Rubio 8, Cruz 4, Carson 0 (-1). Hard count changed from Trump 21, Kasich 8, Rubio 8, Cruz 4, Carson 1 to Trump 22 (+1), Kasich 8, Rubio 8, Cruz 4, Carson 0 (-1).
  • Tennessee: Soft count changed from Trump 31, Cruz 14, Rubio 10 to Trump 33 (+2), Cruz 16 (+2), Rubio 9 (-1). Hard count changed from Trump 31, Cruz 14, Rubio 10 to Trump 33 (+2), Cruz 16 (+2), Rubio 9 (-1).
  • Texas: Soft count changed from Cruz 30, Trump 17, Rubio 0 to Cruz 104 (+74), Trump 48 (+31), Rubio 3 (+3). Hard count changed from Cruz 30, Trump 17, Rubio 0 to Cruz 104 (+74), Trump 48 (+31), Rubio 3 (+3).

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2016 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions:

21 changes to the candidate list.
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

21 changes to the candidate list:

Alabama: House CD 1: Larry Dean "Dean" Young, Jr. (Republican) - lost Primary.

Arizona: House CD 7: Gustavo Ortega (Democratic) - added.

California: Senate Class 3: Massie Munroe (Democratic) - added. House CD 17: San Jose City Councilman Pierluigi Oliverio (Democratic) - added.

Florida: Senate Class 3: Anton Khoury (No Party Affiliation) - added.

Iowa: House CD 1: Gary Kroeger (Democratic) - apparently not a candidate.

Nebraska: House CD 2: Steven Laird (Libertarian) - added; Andy Shambaugh (Libertarian) - added; Jeffrey Lynn Stein (Libertarian) - added; Cory Scott Van Blarcom (Republican) - apparently not a candidate.

New York: Senate Class 3: Wendy Long (Republican) - added.

Texas: House CD 15: Edinburg School Board Member Xavier Salinas (Republican) - lost Primary. House CD 27: Ray Madrigal (Democratic) - lost Primary. House CD 30: Congressman Eddie Bernice Johnson (Democratic) - Renominated. House CD 34: William R. "Willie" Vaden (Republican) - lost Primary. Railroad Commissioner 1: Lance N. Christian (Republican) - lost Primary; former state Representative Wayne Christian (Republican) - Active; Ron Hale (Republican) - lost Primary.

Virginia: House CD 4: Henrico County Sheriff Michael Leo "Mike" Wade (Republican) - previously listed as a candidate for House CD 7.

Wyoming: House At-Large: Darin Dale Smith (Republican) - added.

Presidential Candidates: Bartholomew James Lower (Libertarian) - previously listed as Independent.

2016 Democratic and Republican Delegate Count Update
by TheGreenPapers Staff

This is an estimate made circa midnight PST 2 March re: the 1 March primaries and caucuses.

The Democratic Convention has total of 4,763 delegates votes with 2,382 needed to nominate.
Soft delegate count changed from Clinton 542, Sanders 84, O'Malley 2 to Clinton 962 (+420), Sanders 378 (+294), O'Malley 1 (-1).
Hard delegate count changed from Uncommitted 712, Clinton 48, Sanders 29 to Uncommitted 712, Clinton 467 (+419), Sanders 323 (+294).

  • Alabama: Soft count changed from Clinton 4, Sanders 0 to Clinton 48 (+44), Sanders 9 (+9). Hard count changed from Uncommitted 7, Clinton 0, Sanders 0 to Clinton 44 (+44), Sanders 9 (+9), Uncommitted 7.
  • Arkansas: Soft count changed from Clinton 5, Sanders 0 to Clinton 27 (+22), Sanders 10 (+10). Hard count changed from Uncommitted 5, Clinton 0, Sanders 0 to Clinton 22 (+22), Sanders 10 (+10), Uncommitted 5.
  • American Samoa: Soft count changed from Clinton 3, Sanders 1 to Clinton 7 (+4), Sanders 3 (+2). Hard count changed from Uncommitted 4, Clinton 0, Sanders 0 to Clinton 4 (+4), Uncommitted 4, Sanders 2 (+2).
  • Colorado: Soft count changed from Clinton 9, Sanders 0 to Sanders 38 (+38), Clinton 37 (+28). Hard count changed from Uncommitted 13, Clinton 0, Sanders 0 to Sanders 38 (+38), Clinton 28 (+28), Uncommitted 13.
  • Georgia: Soft count changed from Clinton 10, Sanders 0 to Clinton 84 (+74), Sanders 28 (+28). Hard count changed from Uncommitted 15, Clinton 0, Sanders 0 to Clinton 74 (+74), Sanders 28 (+28), Uncommitted 15.
  • Massachusetts: Soft count changed from Clinton 16, Sanders 1 to Clinton 62 (+46), Sanders 46 (+45). Hard count changed from Uncommitted 25, Clinton 0, Sanders 0 to Clinton 46 (+46), Sanders 45 (+45), Uncommitted 25.
  • Maryland: Soft count changed from Clinton 15, O'Malley 1 to Clinton 16 (+1), O'Malley 0 (-1).
  • Minnesota: Soft count changed from Clinton 13, Sanders 1 to Sanders 47 (+46), Clinton 44 (+31). Hard count changed from Uncommitted 16, Clinton 0, Sanders 0 to Sanders 46 (+46), Clinton 31 (+31), Uncommitted 16.
  • Oklahoma: Soft count changed from Clinton 1, Sanders 1 to Sanders 22 (+21), Clinton 18 (+17). Hard count changed from Uncommitted 4, Clinton 0, Sanders 0 to Sanders 21 (+21), Clinton 17 (+17), Uncommitted 4.
  • Tennessee: Soft count changed from Clinton 6, Sanders 0 to Clinton 44 (+38), Sanders 22 (+22). Hard count changed from Uncommitted 9, Clinton 0, Sanders 0 to Clinton 38 (+38), Sanders 22 (+22), Uncommitted 9.
  • Texas: Soft count changed from Clinton 18, Sanders 0 to Clinton 71 (+53), Sanders 24 (+24). Hard count changed from Uncommitted 30, Clinton 0, Sanders 0 to Clinton 53 (+53), Uncommitted 30, Sanders 24 (+24).
  • Virginia: Soft count changed from Clinton 13, Sanders 0 to Clinton 75 (+62), Sanders 33 (+33). Hard count changed from Uncommitted 14, Clinton 0, Sanders 0 to Clinton 62 (+62), Sanders 33 (+33), Uncommitted 14.
  • Vermont: Soft count changed from Clinton 4, Sanders 3 to Sanders 19 (+16), Clinton 4. Hard count changed from Uncommitted 10, Sanders 0 to Sanders 16 (+16), Uncommitted 10.

The Republican Convention has total of 2,472 delegates with 1,237 needed to nominate.
Soft delegate count changed from Trump 82, Cruz 17, Rubio 16, Kasich 6, Carson 5, Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1 to Trump 293 (+211), Cruz 148 (+131), Rubio 105 (+89), Kasich 27 (+21), Carson 9 (+4), Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1.
Hard delegate count changed from Trump 82, Cruz 17, Rubio 16, Kasich 6, Carson 5, Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1 to Trump 293 (+211), Cruz 148 (+131), Rubio 105 (+89), Kasich 27 (+21), Carson 9 (+4), Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1.

  • Alabama: Soft count Trump 36 (+36), Cruz 13 (+13), Rubio 1 (+1). Hard count Trump 36 (+36), Cruz 13 (+13), Rubio 1 (+1).
  • Arkansas: Soft count Trump 16 (+16), Cruz 15 (+15), Rubio 9 (+9). Hard count Trump 16 (+16), Cruz 15 (+15), Rubio 9 (+9).
  • Georgia: Soft count Trump 43 (+43), Cruz 18 (+18), Rubio 15 (+15). Hard count Trump 43 (+43), Cruz 18 (+18), Rubio 15 (+15).
  • Massachusetts: Soft count Trump 21 (+21), Kasich 8 (+8), Rubio 8 (+8), Cruz 4 (+4), Carson 1 (+1). Hard count Trump 21 (+21), Kasich 8 (+8), Rubio 8 (+8), Cruz 4 (+4), Carson 1 (+1).
  • Minnesota: Soft count Rubio 17 (+17), Cruz 13 (+13), Trump 8 (+8). Hard count Rubio 17 (+17), Cruz 13 (+13), Trump 8 (+8).
  • Oklahoma: Soft count Cruz 16 (+16), Trump 14 (+14), Rubio 13 (+13). Hard count Cruz 16 (+16), Trump 14 (+14), Rubio 13 (+13).
  • Tennessee: Soft count Trump 31 (+31), Cruz 14 (+14), Rubio 10 (+10). Hard count Trump 31 (+31), Cruz 14 (+14), Rubio 10 (+10).
  • Texas: Soft count Cruz 30 (+30), Trump 17 (+17). Hard count Cruz 30 (+30), Trump 17 (+17).
  • Virginia: Soft count Trump 17 (+17), Rubio 16 (+16), Cruz 8 (+8), Kasich 5 (+5), Carson 3 (+3). Hard count Trump 17 (+17), Rubio 16 (+16), Cruz 8 (+8), Kasich 5 (+5), Carson 3 (+3).
  • Vermont: Soft count Kasich 8 (+8), Trump 8 (+8). Hard count Kasich 8 (+8), Trump 8 (+8).

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2016 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions:

132 changes to the candidate list.
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

132 changes to the candidate list:

Alabama (1 March 2016 primary): Senate Class 3: Senator Richard C. Shelby (Republican) - Renominated; Marcus Bowman (Republican) - lost Primary; John Martin (Republican) - lost Primary; Jonathan Edward McConnell (Republican) - lost Primary; Shadrack McGill (Republican) - lost Primary; Charles Nana (Democratic) - lost Primary. House CD 1: Congressman Bradley Roberts Byrne (Republican) - Renominated. House CD 2: Congressman Martha Roby (Republican) - Renominated; Rebecca Marie "Becky" Gerritson (Republican) - lost Primary; Robert L. "Bob" Rogers (Republican) - lost Primary. House CD 3: Congressman Michael Dennis "Mike" Rogers (Republican) - Renominated; former Phenix City Schools Superintendent Larry DiChiara (Republican) - lost Primary. House CD 4: Congressman Robert Brown Aderholt (Republican) - Renominated; Phillip Dwight "Phil" Norris (Republican) - lost Primary.

Arkansas (1 March 2016 primary): Senate Class 3: Senator John Nichols Boozman (Republican) - Renominated; Curtis Coleman (Republican) - lost Primary. House CD 2: Congressman James French "French" Hill (Republican) - Renominated; Brock Olree (Republican) - lost Primary.

California: Senate Class 3: Eleanor Garcia (Socialist Workers Party) - added; Von Hougo (Republican) - added. House CD 1: Jim Reed (Democratic) - added. House CD 5: Carlos J. Santamaria (Republican) - added. House CD 36: Paul Whitehead (Republican) - added.

Colorado: Senate Class 3: Jerry Natividad (Republican) - added. House CD 7: George Anthanasopoulos (Republican) - added.

Florida: House CD 7: Patrick Donovan Weingart (No Party Affiliation) - added. House CD 9: Terry Howard (Republican) - added. House CD 16: Brent King (Democratic) - added.

Guam: Delegate to the House of Representatives: former Governor Felix P. Camacho (Republican) - added.

Hawaii: House CD 1: Javier Ocasio (Democratic) - added.

Louisiana: Senate Class 3: Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell (Democratic) - added.

Michigan: House CD 2: Dennis B. Murphy (Democratic) - added.

Minnesota: House CD 2: former state Representative Pamela J. 'Pam" Myhra (Republican) - apparently not a candidate. House CD 7: David Russell Hughes (Republican) - added.

Missouri: Senate Class 3: MD "Rabbi" Alam (Unaffiliated) - removed. Governor: Eric Morrison (Democratic) - added; former state Senator Charlie Wheeler (Democratic) - added.

New Jersey: House CD 7: Craig P. Heard (Republican) - added. House CD 9: former Paterson Mayor Jeffery Jones (Democratic) - added.

New York: House CD 13: state Senator Bill Perkins (Democratic) - apparently not a candidate. House CD 22: David Pasick (Libertarian) - added. House CD 27: Diana Kastebaum (Democratic) - added.

Oklahoma: Corporation Commissioner 1: state Representative Richard Morrissette (Democratic) - added.

Pennsylvania: Senate Class 3: Everett Alexander Stern (Independent) - previously listed as Republican.

South Dakota: Senate Class 3: Jay Henley Williams (Democratic) - added.

Tennessee: House CD 8: Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr. (Republican) - added.

Texas (1 March 2016 primary partial results): House CD 1: Congressman Louis B. "Louie" Gohmert (Republican) - Renominated; Anthony Culler (Republican) - lost Primary; Simon Wood Winston (Republican) - lost Primary. House CD 3: Congressman Samuel Robert "Sam" Johnson (Republican) - Renominated; David Williams "Dave" Cornette, Jr. (Republican) - lost Primary; Michael A. Filak (Democratic) - lost Primary; John Calvin Slavens (Republican) - lost Primary; Keith Lee Thurgood (Republican) - lost Primary. House CD 4: Congressman John Lee Ratcliffe (Republican) - Renominated; Louis Paul "Lou" Gigliotti (Republican) - lost Primary; Ray Hall (Republican) - lost Primary. House CD 6: Congressman Joe Linus Barton (Republican) - Renominated; Collin James Baker (Republican) - lost Primary; Steven C. Fowler (Republican) - lost Primary; Donald Max "Don" Jaquess (Democratic) - lost Primary; Jeffrey Lee Roseman (Democratic) - lost Primary. House CD 7: Congressman John Culberson (Republican) - Renominated; Maria Lynda Espinoza (Republican) - lost Primary; James Lloyd (Republican) - lost Primary. House CD 8: Congressman Kevin Patrick Brady (Republican) - Renominated; Andre "Colonel" Dean (Republican) - lost Primary; Craig McMichael (Republican) - lost Primary; former state Representative Steve Toth (Republican) - lost Primary. House CD 10: Scot B. Gallaher (Democratic) - lost Primary. House CD 14: Congressman Randy Weber (Republican) - Renominated; Keith Casey (Republican) - lost Primary. House CD 15: Dolly Elizondo (Democratic) - lost Primary; former Hidalgo County Commissioner Joel Quintanilla (Democratic) - lost Primary; Ruben Ramirez (Democratic) - lost Primary; Rance G. "Randy" Sweeten (Democratic) - lost Primary. House CD 16: Congressman Robert "Beto" O'Rourke (Democratic) - Renominated; Ben Mendoza (Democratic) - lost Primary. House CD 17: Congressman William "Bill" Flores (Republican) - Renominated; William Ralph "Ralph" Patterson (Republican) - lost Primary; Kaleb Sims (Republican) - lost Primary. House CD 18: Sharon Joy Fisher (Republican) - lost Primary; Ava Pate (Republican) - lost Primary. House CD 19: Jason Eric Corley (Republican) - lost Primary; Gregory Keith "Greg" Garrett (Republican) - lost Primary; John C. Key (Republican) - lost Primary; Donald Robert Lee May (Republican) - lost Primary; Don Parrish (Republican) - lost Primary; Michael Bob Starr (Republican) - lost Primary; DeRenda Warren (Republican) - lost Primary. House CD 21: Congressman Lamar Seeligson Smith (Republican) - Renominated; Brian Matthew "Matt" McCall (Republican) - lost Primary; William John "John" Murphy (Republican) - lost Primary; Todd Phelps (Republican) - lost Primary; Tejas Vakil (Democratic) - lost Primary. House CD 22: Ahmad R. Hassan (Democratic) - lost Primary. House CD 23: Congressman William "Will" Hurd (Republican) - Renominated; Lee Thomas Keenen, Jr. (Democratic) - lost Primary; William Scott "Hart" Peterson (Republican) - lost Primary. House CD 26: Congressman Michael C. Burgess (Republican) - Renominated; Micah Beebe (Republican) - lost Primary; Joel August Krause (Republican) - lost Primary. House CD 27: Congressman Randolph Blake "Blake" Farenthold (Republican) - Renominated; Gregory Patrick "Gregg" Deeb (Republican) - lost Primary; Wayne Gordon Raasch (Democratic) - lost Primary. House CD 28: Congressman Henry R. Cuellar (Democratic) - Renominated; William R. Hayward (Democratic) - lost Primary. House CD 29: Congressman Raymond Eugene "Gene" Green (Democratic) - Renominated; former Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia (Democratic) - lost Primary; Dominique Michelle Garcia (Democratic) - lost Primary; Robert Schafranek (Republican) - lost Primary. House CD 30: former state Representative Barbara Len Mallory Caraway (Democratic) - lost Primary; Brandon J. Vance (Democratic) - lost Primary. House CD 31: Congressman John Rice Carter (Republican) - Renominated; Mike Sweeney (Republican) - lost Primary. House CD 32: Congressman Pete Sessions (Republican) - Renominated; Paul Michael Brown (Republican) - lost Primary; Russell James "Russ" Ramsland, Jr. (Republican) - lost Primary; Cherie Myint Roughneen (Republican) - lost Primary. House CD 33: Congressman Marc Allison Veasey (Democratic) - Renominated; Howard Bruce "Bruce" Chadwick (Republican) - lost Primary; Carlos Quintanilla (Democratic) - lost Primary. Railroad Commissioner 1: former state Representative Lon Burnam (Democratic) - lost Primary; former state Representative Wayne Christian (Republican) - lost Primary; John Greytok (Republican) - lost Primary; Doug Jeffrey (Republican) - lost Primary; Weston Martinez (Republican) - lost Primary.

Virginia: House CD 4: state Senator Aston Donald "Donald" McEachin (Democratic) - added.

Washington: House CD 3: Jennifer Y. "Jenn" Brockmoller (Republican) - added; David Alexander Steenson (Republican) - added.

Wisconsin: House CD 8: Michael John "Mike" Gallagher (Republican) - added.

Presidential Candidates: Michele Ann Touchett Gess (Democratic) - added.

Tuesday 1 March 2016-- 'SUPER TUESDAY': 12 GOP & 12 Dem delegate selection events plus State Primaries in AL, AR & TX
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

On so-called 'SUPER TUESDAY', 595 Republican National Convention delegates are bound to contenders for that Party's 2016 Presidential Nomination- while 799 Democratic National Convention delegates are also being pledged to presidential candidates in that Party- in most of the delegate selection events taking place on 1 March 2016. The following listing of these events is in alphabetical order by jurisdiction:


ALABAMA PRIMARIES: PRESIDENTIAL and STATE (for FEDERAL offices)

polls are open from 7 AM to 7 PM local time [1300 to 0100 GMT]

Republican Presidential Primary: 50 delegates are bound to presidential contenders in today's Presidential Primary.

Democratic Presidential Primary: 53 of 60 delegates are pledged to presidential contenders in today's Presidential Primary.

State Primary: There are Primary Elections for Party nominations to the United States Senate (Class 3 seat) as well as to the State's 7 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Results from
New York Times (Presidential)
AP (Presidential and state).


ALASKA REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTIAL PREFERENCE POLL & DISTRICT CONVENTIONS

A presidential preference poll will be held beginning at 3 PM local time [0000 GMT in the Alaska Time Zone; 0100 GMT in the Aleutian Time Zone] (participation is for registered Republicans only: a voter may register or re-register as a Republican on the day of the District Convention); after voting in the preference poll, Republicans are encouraged to participate in their District Conventions which will commence at 8 PM local time [0500 GMT in the Alaska Time Zone; 0600 GMT in the Aleutian Time Zone].

28 delegates are bound to presidential contenders based on the Presidential Preference Poll preceding the District Conventions.

Results from
New York Times (Presidential).


AMERICAN SAMOA DEMOCRATIC TERRITORIAL CAUCUS

6 of 10 delegates are pledged to presidential contenders in today's Territorial Caucus.

Results from
American Samoa Democratic Party.


ARKANSAS PRIMARIES: PRESIDENTIAL and STATE (for FEDERAL offices)

polls are open from 7:30 AM to 7:30 PM local time [1330 to 0130 GMT]

Republican Presidential Primary: 40 delegates are bound to presidential contenders in today's Presidential Primary.

Democratic Presidential Primary: 32 of 37 delegates are pledged to presidential contenders in today's Presidential Primary.

State Primary: There are Primary Elections for Party nominations to the United States Senate (Class 3 seat) as well as to the State's 4 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Results from
New York Times (Presidential)
AP (Presidential and state).


COLORADO PRESIDENTIAL PRECINCT CAUCUSES

Republican Precinct Caucuses: Caucuses meet in each precinct at 7 PM [0200 GMT] to choose delegates to County Assemblies and District Conventions. It is the District and State Conventions that actually bind all 37 of Colorado's Republican National Convention delegates to presidential contenders.

Democratic Precinct Caucuses: Caucuses meet in each precinct at 7 PM [0200 GMT] to choose delegates to Conventions at higher tiers (County or Congressional District and State). It is the Congressional District and the State Conventions that actually pledge 66 of Colorado's 79 Democratic National Convention delegates to presidential contenders.

Results from
New York Times (Presidential).


GEORGIA PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARIES

polls are open from 7 AM to 7 PM local time [1200 to 0000 GMT]

Republicans: 76 delegates are bound to presidential contenders in today's Presidential Primary.

Democrats: 102 of 117 are pledged to presidential contenders in today's Presidential Primary.

Results from
New York Times (Presidential)


MASSACHUSETTS PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARIES

polls are open from 7 AM to 8 PM local time [1200 to 0100 GMT]

Republicans: 42 delegates are bound to presidential contenders in today's Presidential Primary.

Democrats: 91 of 116 delegates are pledged to presidential contenders in today's Presidential Primary.

Results from
New York Times (Presidential)


MINNESOTA PRESIDENTIAL PRECINCT CAUCUSES

Republican Precinct Caucuses: Caucuses meet in each precinct at 7 PM [0100 GMT] to choose delegates to Conventions at next higher tiers (County or State Senate or State House District). 38 delegates are bound to presidential contenders based on the Presidential Preference Poll held concurrently with these caucuses.

Democratic Precinct Caucuses: Caucuses meet in each precinct to choose delegates to Conventions at next higher tiers (County or State Senate or State House District). 77 of 93 delegates are pledged to presidential contenders based on the Presidential Preference Poll held at these caucuses between 6:30 PM [0030 GMT] and 8 PM [0200 GMT].

Results from
New York Times (Presidential)


OKLAHOMA PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARIES

polls are open from 7 AM to 7 PM local time [1300 to 0100 GMT]

Republicans: 43 of delegates are bound to presidential contenders in today's Presidential Primary.

Democrats: 38 of 42 delegates are pledged to presidential contenders in today's Presidential Primary.

Results from
New York Times (Presidential)


TENNESSEE PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARIES

polls open at 8 AM local time [1300 GMT re: the Eastern Time Zone; 1400 GMT re: the Central Time Zone]; they close at 8 PM Eastern Time = 7 PM Central Time [0100 GMT]

Republicans: 58 of delegates are bound to presidential contenders in today's Presidential Primary.

Democrats: 67 of 76 delegates are pledged to presidential contenders in today's Presidential Primary.

Results from
New York Times (Presidential)


TEXAS PRIMARIES: PRESIDENTIAL and STATE (for Congressmen and a Railroad Commissioner)

polls open at 7 AM local time [1300 GMT re: the Central Time Zone; 1400 GMT re: the Mountain Time Zone]; they close at 7 PM local time [0100 GMT re: the Central Time Zone; 0200 GMT re: the Mountain Time Zone]

Republican Presidential Primary: 155 delegates are bound to presidential contenders in today's Presidential Primary.

Democratic Presidential Primary: 222 of 252 delegates are pledged to presidential contenders in today's Presidential Primary.

State Primary: There are Primary Elections for Party nominations to the State's 36 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives and one Railroad Commissioner's seat.

Results from
New York Times (Presidential)
AP (Presidential and state).


VERMONT PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARIES

polls may open as early as 5 AM [1000 GMT] (but no later than 10 AM [1500 GMT]); they close at 7 PM [0000 GMT].

Republicans: 16 of delegates are bound to presidential contenders in today's Presidential Primary.

Democrats: 16 of 26 delegates are pledged to presidential contenders in today's Presidential Primary.

Results from
New York Times (Presidential)


VIRGINIA PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARIES

polls are open from 6 AM to 7 PM local time [1100 to 0000 GMT].

Republicans: 49 of Virginia's delegates are bound to presidential contenders in today's Presidential Primary.

Democrats: 95 of 109 delegates are pledged to presidential contenders in today's Presidential Primary.

Results from
New York Times (Presidential).

2016 Democratic Delegate Count Update - Clinton 542 (+4), Sanders 84 (+2), O'Malley 2 (-1).
by TheGreenPapers Staff

Changes in the Democratic Party's Unpledged Party Leaders and Elected Officials (superdelegates).

The Democratic Convention has total of 4,763 delegates votes with 2,382 needed to nominate.
Soft delegate count changed from Clinton 538, Sanders 82, O'Malley 3 to Clinton 542 (+4), Sanders 84 (+2), O'Malley 2 (-1).

  • California: Soft count changed from Clinton 43, O'Malley 1 to Clinton 44 (+1), O'Malley 0 (-1).
  • District of Columbia: Soft count changed from Clinton 19, Sanders 1 to Clinton 20 (+1), Sanders 1.
  • Florida: Soft count changed from Clinton 22, Sanders 0 to Clinton 22, Sanders 1.
  • Hawaii: Soft count changed from Clinton 4, Sanders 0 to Clinton 4, Sanders 1.
  • South Carolina: Soft count changed from Clinton 43, Sanders 14 to Clinton 44 (+1), Sanders 14.
  • Texas: Soft count changed from Clinton 17 to Clinton 18 (+1).

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2016 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions:

23 changes to the candidate list.
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

23 changes to the candidate list:

Arizona: House CD 5: Congressman Matthew James "Matt" Salmon (Republican) - Open Seat; state Senator Andy Biggs (Republican) - added. House CD 9: John Agra (Republican) - added.

California: House CD 3: Ryan Detert (Republican) - added. House CD 36: Dwight Kealy (Republican) - apparently not a candidate.

Florida: Senate Class 3: Carlos Beruff (Republican) - added. House CD 6: Jason H. Kendall (Democratic) - added.

Kansas: Senate Class 3: Monique Singh (Democratic) - added.

Missouri: Senate Class 3: MD "Rabbi" Alam (Democratic) - added. Governor: Ted Brown (Libertarian) - added; Cisse Spragins (Libertarian) - added. Lieutenant Governor: Rick Vandeven (Libertarian) - added. House CD 1: Congressman William Lacy Clay, Jr. (Democratic) - added as candidate. House CD 2: Jim Higgins (Libertarian) - added. House CD 5: Roy Welborn (Libertarian) - added. House CD 6: former Mirabile School Board Member Russ Monchil (Libertarian) - added. House CD 7: Benjamin T. "Ben" Brixey (Libertarian) - added; Kevin Craig (Libertarian) - added. Secretary of State: Cecil Ince (Libertarian) - added; Chris Morrill (Libertarian) - added. Auditor: Sean O'Toole (Libertarian) - added.

North Carolina: House CD 2: Congressman George Edward Bell Holding (Republican) - previously listed as a candidate for House CD 13. House CD 13: former Winston-Salem City Councilman Vernon Robinson (Republican) - added.

Pennsylvania: Senate Class 3: Everett Alexander Stern (Republican) - added.

Democratic Unpledged Delegates: Clinton 447, Sanders 17, O'Malley 3.
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

The Democratic Party officially confirms the Unpledged Party Leaders and Elected Officials (superdelegates) on 1 March. In anticipation, we have hard counted all unpledged PLEOs as uncommitted and soft counted the preferences listed at Democratic Unpledged Delegate Preferences. The soft count for unpledged delegates at the Democratic Pledged and Unpledged Summary has Clinton at 447, Sanders at 17, and O'Malley at 3.

2016 Democratic Delegate Count Update
by TheGreenPapers Staff

The Democratic Convention has total of 4,763 delegates votes with 2,382 needed to nominate.
Soft delegate count changed from Clinton 68, Sanders 52 to Clinton 112 (+44), Sanders 66 (+14).
Hard delegate count changed from Uncommitted 24, Sanders 15, Clinton 9 to Clinton 48 (+39), Uncommitted 30 (+6), Sanders 29 (+14).

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2016 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions:

Saturday 27 February 2016: SOUTH CAROLINA Democratic Presidential Primary- polls are open 7 AM to 7 PM
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

South Carolina DEMOCRATIC Presidential PRIMARY

53 of 59 delegates to the Democratic National Convention from South Carolina are pledged to presidential contenders based on the results of the voting in today's South Carolina Democratic Presidential Primary: a mandatory 15 percent threshold is required in order for a presidential contender to be pledged National Convention delegates at either the congressional district or statewide level. The polls are open from 7 AM [1200 GMT] to 7 PM [0000 GMT 28 Feb].

NOTE: Those who have already voted in the South Carolina Republican Presidential Primary last Saturday [20 February] are ineligible to vote in today's Primary. (Voters in South Carolina may choose which Presidential Primary to vote in, but cannot vote in both).

Results from
South Carolina State Election Commission
AP
New York Times
Politico.

2016 Democratic and Republican Delegate Count Update
by TheGreenPapers Staff

The Democratic Convention has total of 4,763 delegates votes with 2,382 needed to nominate.
Soft delegate count changed from Clinton 67, Sanders 52 to Clinton 68 (+1), Sanders 52.
Hard delegate count changed from Uncommitted 24, Sanders 15, Clinton 9 to Uncommitted 24, Sanders 15, Clinton 9.

  • Nevada: Soft count changed from Clinton 23, Sanders 16 to Clinton 24 (+1), Sanders 16. Hard count changed from Uncommitted 8 to Uncommitted 8.

The Republican Convention has total of 2,472 delegates with 1,237 needed to nominate.
Soft delegate count changed from Trump 81, Cruz 17, Rubio 17, Kasich 6, Carson 5, Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1 to Trump 82 (+1), Cruz 17, Rubio 16 (-1), Kasich 6, Carson 5, Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1.
Hard delegate count changed from Trump 81, Cruz 17, Rubio 17, Kasich 6, Carson 5, Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1 to Trump 82 (+1), Cruz 17, Rubio 16 (-1), Kasich 6, Carson 5, Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1.

  • New Hampshire (NHGOP Announces Certified Delegate Allocations): Soft count changed from Trump 10, Kasich 4, Bush 3, Cruz 3, Rubio 3 to Trump 11 (+1), Kasich 4, Bush 3, Cruz 3, Rubio 2 (-1). Hard count changed from Trump 10, Kasich 4, Bush 3, Cruz 3, Rubio 3 to Trump 11 (+1), Kasich 4, Bush 3, Cruz 3, Rubio 2 (-1).

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2016 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions:

24 changes to the candidate list.
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

24 changes to the candidate list:

Arizona: House CD 5: Congressman Matthew James "Matt" Salmon (Republican) - Open Seat; state Senator Andy Biggs (Republican) - added. House CD 9: John Agra (Republican) - added.

California: House CD 3: Ryan Detert (Republican) - added. House CD 36: Dwight Kealy (Republican) - apparently not a candidate.

Florida: Senate Class 3: Carlos Beruff (Republican) - added. House CD 6: Jason H. Kendall (Democratic) - added.

Kansas: Senate Class 3: Monique Singh (Democratic) - added.

Missouri: Senate Class 3: MD "Rabbi" Alam (Democratic) - added. Governor: Ted Brown (Libertarian) - added; Cisse Spragins (Libertarian) - added. Lieutenant Governor: Rick Vandeven (Libertarian) - added. House CD 2: Jim Higgins (Libertarian) - added. House CD 5: Roy Welborn (Libertarian) - added. House CD 6: former Mirabile School Board Member Russ Monchil (Libertarian) - added. House CD 7: Benjamin T. "Ben" Brixey (Libertarian) - added; Kevin Craig (Libertarian) - added. Secretary of State: John "Jay" Ashcroft (Republican) - removed; Cecil Ince (Libertarian) - added; Chris Morrill (Libertarian) - added. Auditor: Sean O'Toole (Libertarian) - added.

North Carolina: House CD 2: Congressman George Edward Bell Holding (Republican) - previously listed as a candidate for House CD 13. House CD 13: former Winston-Salem City Councilman Vernon Robinson (Republican) - added.

Pennsylvania: Senate Class 3: Everett Alexander Stern (Republican) - added.

2016 Republican Delegate Count Update
by TheGreenPapers Staff

The Republican Convention has total of 2,472 delegates with 1,237 needed to nominate.
Soft delegate count changed from Trump 67, Cruz 11, Rubio 10, Kasich 5, Bush 4, Carson 3, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1 to Trump 81 (+14), Cruz 17 (+6), Rubio 17 (+7), Kasich 6 (+1), Carson 5 (+2), Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1.
Hard delegate count changed from Trump 67, Cruz 11, Rubio 10, Kasich 5, Bush 4, Carson 3, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1 to Trump 81 (+14), Cruz 17 (+6), Rubio 17 (+7), Kasich 6 (+1), Carson 5 (+2), Bush 4, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1.

  • Nevada: Soft count Trump 14, Rubio 7, Cruz 6, Carson 2, Kasich 1. Hard count Trump 14, Rubio 7, Cruz 6, Carson 2, Kasich 1.

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2016 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions:

31 changes to the candidate list.
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

31 changes to the candidate list:

California: House CD 6: Robert S. Evans (Republican) - added.

Florida: House CD 6: James Anthony Jusick (Republican) - added. House CD 11: Congressman Daniel "Dan" Webster (Republican) - previously listed as a candidate for House CD 10.

Missouri: Senate Class 3: Cori Bush (Democratic) - added; Jonathan Dine (Libertarian) - added; Chief Wana Dubie (Democratic) - previously listed as Independent; Bernie Mowinski (Republican) - added; Kristi Nichols (Republican) - added; Fred Ryman (Constitution) - added. Governor: Leonard Joseph Steinman, II (Democratic) - added. Lieutenant Governor: Winston Apple (Democratic) - added; Arnie C. "AC" Dienoff (Republican) - added. House CD 1: Steven G. Bailey (Republican) - added; Lacy Clay (Democratic) - added; Robb E. Cunningham (Libertarian) - added; William "Bill" Haas (Democratic) - added. House CD 3: Dan Hogan (Libertarian) - added; Doanita Simmons (Constitution) - added. House CD 5: Berton A. Knox (Republican) - added. House CD 6: Kyle Reid (Republican) - added. House CD 8: Todd Mahn (Republican) - added; Phillip S. Smith (Republican) - added. Secretary of State: Bill Clinton Young (Democratic) - added. Treasurer: Dan W. Brown (Republican) - added.

North Carolina: House CD 13: state Senatpr Andrew C. Brock (Republican) - added.

Tennessee: House CD 8: Kurt Budke (Independent) - added; Michael McCusker (Democratic) - added; David Vinciarelli (Democratic) - added.

Washington: Senate Class 3: Philip L. "Phil" Cornell (Democratic) - added.

Wisconsin: House CD 1: John Eleniewski (American Freedom Party) - added.

Presidential Candidates: Christin Noel Griskie (Democratic) - added.

Tuesday 23 February 2016: NEVADA Republican Precinct Caucuses meet today
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

Nevada REPUBLICAN Precinct Caucuses

Republican Party Precinct Caucuses, in which participants cast votes for Presidential candidates by secret ballot and also choose precinct delegates to County Republican Conventions, meet beginning at 5 PM Pacific Standard Time [0100 GMT].

30 Republican National Convention delegates are to be distributed among presidential contenders based on the result of the 'Presidential Poll' at these caucuses.

Results from
Nevada Republican Party - Presidential Caucus Results
AP
New York Times
Politico.

2016 Democratic and Republican Delegate Count Update
by TheGreenPapers Staff

The Democratic Convention has total of 4,763 delegates votes with 2,382 needed to nominate.
Soft delegate count changed from Clinton 44, Sanders 36 to Clinton 67 (+23), Sanders 52 (+16).
Hard delegate count changed from Uncommitted 16, Sanders 15, Clinton 9 to Uncommitted 24 (+8), Sanders 15, Clinton 9.

  • Nevada: Soft count Clinton 23, Sanders 16. Hard count Uncommitted 8.

The Republican Convention has total of 2,472 delegates with 1,237 needed to nominate.
Soft delegate count changed from Trump 17, Cruz 11, Rubio 10, Kasich 5, Bush 4, Carson 3, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1 to Trump 67 (+50), Cruz 11, Rubio 10, Kasich 5, Bush 4, Carson 3, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1.
Hard delegate count changed from Trump 17, Cruz 11, Rubio 10, Kasich 5, Bush 4, Carson 3, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1 to Trump 67 (+50), Cruz 11, Rubio 10, Kasich 5, Bush 4, Carson 3, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1.

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2016 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions:

21 changes to the candidate list.
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

21 changes to the candidate list:

Alaska: Senate Class 2: Senator Dan Sullivan (Republican) - added as candidate.

California: Senate Class 3: Jason Kraus (Independent) - added. House CD 17: Peter Kuo (Republican) - added.

Florida: House CD 1: Charles Thies (No Party Affiliation) - apparently not a candidate.

Georgia: House CD 3: Samuel "Sam" Anders (Republican) - added. House CD 9: Michael Lee "Mike" Scupin (Republican) - added.

Illinois: House CD 8: Tom Cullerton (Democratic) - added.

Indiana: Superintendent of Public Instruction: Dawn Wooten (Republican) - added.

Louisiana: Senate Class 3: Derrick Edwards (Unaffiliated) - added. House CD 3: Grover Joseph Rees (Republican) - added.

Michigan: House CD 1: John W. "Jack" Bergman (Independent) - added. House CD 10: Anthony G. Forlini (Republican) - added.

Mississippi: House CD 1: Daniel Hudson Sparks (Unaffiliated) - added.

Nevada: House CD 3: North Hempstead Town Councilwoman Anna M. Kaplan (Democratic) - removed.

New York: Senate Class 3: James Phillip LaSpino (Unaffiliated) - added. House CD 12: Pete Lindner (Democratic) - added. House CD 13: Robert Anthony Evans, Jr. (Republican) - added. House CD 22: Aaron Price (Republican) - added.

South Carolina: House CD 5: Francis J. Person (Democratic) - added.

Presidential Candidates: former Florida Governor John Ellis "Jeb" Bush (Republican) - suspended campaign; Mark Stewart (Democratic) - added.

Saturday 20 February 2016: GOP Presidential Primary in South Carolina & Dem Precinct Caucuses in Nevada
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

South Carolina REPUBLICAN Primary

All 50 of South Carolina's delegates to the Republican National Convention are allocated to presidential contenders in today's South Carolina Presidential Primary: 29 at-large delegates are to be allocated to the presidential contender receiving the greatest number of votes in the primary statewide; 21 district delegates are to be allocated to presidential contenders based on the primary results in each of the state's 7 congressional districts: each congressional district is assigned 3 National Convention delegates and the presidential contender receiving the greatest number of votes in that district will receive all 3 of that district's National Convention delegates. (Note that it is possible, thereby, that candidates other than the statewide winner of the Primary might yet gain delegates from at least some of the Congressional Districts).

The polls are open from 7 AM [1200 GMT] to 7 PM [0000 GMT]

Results from
AP
The Huffington Post
New York Times
Politico
Decision Desk HQ.


Nevada DEMOCRATIC Caucuses

'Viability' Precinct Caucuses meet in each precinct to choose delegates to County Conventions based on presidential preference. Voting begins at Noon [2000 GMT].

Estimates will, of course, be made by media outlets- as well as by the campaigns of the presidential contenders themselves- as to how many of the Silver State's 43 Democratic National Convention delegates each presidential contender is to be ultimately receiving as a result of these caucuses but no Democratic National Convention delegates are actually being chosen or pledged by these caucuses (the later State Democratic Convention will actually choose- and pledge- National Convention delegates to Democratic presidential contenders).

Results from
AP
New York Times
Politico
Decision Desk HQ.

North Carolina Congressional Districts
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

19 February 2016: Today, the North Carolina state Legislature voted in a new Congressional map (HB 2, Harris v McCrory) and changed the date of the U.S. House Primaries from Tuesday 15 March to Tuesday 7 June. There will be no runoffs for the 7 June primary. All other primaries will continue to be on Tuesday 15 March. Tbe revised filing period is 16 to 25 March. The Democrats plan to contest the latest map. The U.S. Supreme Court has denied a stay.

We are not sure if this will affect the delegate selection plans. The Democrats pledge their delegates by Congressional District and statewide. The Republicans bind their delegates statewide but elect the delegates by Congressional District and statewide.

37 changes to the candidate list.
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

37 changes to the candidate list:

Alaska: Senate Class 3: Margaret Stock (Independent) - added.

Pennsylvania (filing closed for the 26 April 2016 Primary): Senate Class 3: Senator Patrick Joseph "Pat" Toomey (Republican) - Renominated; Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski (Democratic) - removed; Everett Alexander Stern (Republican) - removed. House CD 1: Congressman Robert A. "Bob" Brady (Democratic) - Renominated; Bryan E.K. Leib (Democratic) - removed; Deborah L. Williams (Republican) - added. House CD 2: James A. Jones (Republican) - added. House CD 3: Congressman George J. "Mike" Kelly, Jr. (Republican) - Renominated. House CD 4: Congressman Scott Perry (Republican) - Renominated; Joshua Thomas "Josh" Burkholder (Democratic) - added. House CD 5: Congressman Glenn W. "G.T." Thompson (Republican) - Renominated. House CD 6: Congressman Ryan A. Costello (Republican) - Renominated. House CD 7: Dave Naples (Democratic) - apparently not a candidate. House CD 8: Dean H. Malik (Republican) - apparently not a candidate; Tom Manion (Republican) - apparently not a candidate; Brian Thomas (Republican) - apparently not a candidate. House CD 10: Congressman Thomas Anthony "Tom" Marino (Republican) - Renominated. House CD 11: Congressman Louis J. "Lou" Barletta (Republican) - Renominated. House CD 12: Congressman Keith James Rothfus (Republican) - Renominated. House CD 13: Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (Democratic) - Renominated; Armond W. James (Republican) - added. House CD 15: Congressman Charles W. "Charlie" Dent (Republican) - Renominated; Richard D. "Rick" Daugherty (Democratic) - added; Archie Follweiler (Democratic) - apparently not a candidate. House CD 16: Jeff Bartos (Republican) - apparently not a candidate; Craig Davis (Republican) - apparently not a candidate; Raja Kittappa (Democratic) - apparently not a candidate; Eastern Lancaster County School Board Member Thomas E. "Tom" Wentzel (Republican) - apparently not a candidate; Brad Witmer (Republican) - apparently not a candidate. House CD 17: Congressman Matthew Alton "Matt" Cartwright (Democratic) - Renominated. House CD 18: Congressman Timothy "Tim" Murphy (Republican) - Renominated; Robert "Rob" Bennett (Democratic) - apparently not a candidate. Attorney General: Scott Joseph "Joe" Peters (Republican) - added. Treasurer: Treasurer Timothy A. Reese (Independent) - Open Office. Auditor General: Auditor General Eugene A. DePasquale (Democratic) - Renominated; Auditor General Eugene A. DePasquale (Democratic) - added as candidate.

15 changes to the candidate list.
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

15 changes to the candidate list:

Florida: House CD 26: Jose Peixoto (Republican) - added.

Louisiana: House CD 3: Gus Rantz (Republican) - added.

New Jersey: House CD 11: Richard McFarlane (Democratic) - added.

North Carolina (prepared for the 15 March Primary): House CD 1: Congressman George Kenneth "G. K." Butterfield, Jr. (Democratic) - Renominated. House CD 4: Congressman David Eugene Price (Democratic) - Renominated. House CD 8: Congressman Richard Lane Hudson, Jr. (Republican) - Renominated. House CD 11: Congressman Mark Randal Meadows (Republican) - Renominated. House CD 13: Congressman George Edward Bell Holding (Republican) - Renominated. Secretary of State: Secretary of State Elaine Folk Marshall (Democratic) - Renominated. Auditor: Auditor Beth A. Wood (Democratic) - Renominated. Commissioner of Insurance: Insurance Commissioner George Wayne "Wayne" Goodwin (Democratic) - Renominated. Commissioner of Labor: Labor Commissioner Cherie Killian Berry (Republican) - Renominated.

Pennsylvania: House CD 2: state Representative Brian Kendall Sims (Democratic) - apparently not a candidate. Attorney General: Attorney General Kathleen Granahan Kane (Democratic) - Open Office - Announced that she will not run for re-election on 16 February 2016.

Wisconsin: House CD 8: Wendy Gribben (Independent) - added.

30 changes to the candidate list.
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

30 changes to the candidate list:

Louisiana: House CD 4: Shreveport City Councilor Oliver Jenkins (Republican) - added.

Ohio (prepared for 15 March Primary): House CD 1: Congressman Steven J. "Steve" Chabot (Republican) - Renominated. House CD 3: Congressman Joyce B. Beatty (Democratic) - Renominated. House CD 5: Congressman Robert Edward "Bob" Latta (Republican) - Renominated. House CD 6: Congressman Bill Johnson (Republican) - Renominated. House CD 7: Bebley Thomas Spence, Jr. (Democratic) - removed. House CD 8 Special: Matthew T. Ashworth (Republican) - added; state Senator William D. "Bill" Beagle (Republican) - added; Warren Davidson (Republican) - added; state Representative Timothy S. "Tim" Derickson (Republican) - added. House CD 8: Donald Feerer (Republican) - removed. House CD 8 Special: Scott Patrick George (Republican) - added; Eric Jonathan Haemmerle (Republican) - added; Terri King (Republican) - added; Joseph J. Matvey (Republican) - added; Edward R. Meer (Republican) - added; John W. Robbins (Republican) - added; Michael Smith (Republican) - added; James "Jim" Spurlino (Republican) - added; Kevin Francis White (Republican) - added; J. D. Winteregg (Republican) - added; George S. Wooley (Republican) - added. House CD 9: Congressman Marcia Carolyn "Marcy" Kaptur (Democratic) - Renominated. House CD 10: Congressman Michael R. "Mike" Turner (Republican) - Renominated. House CD 11: Congressman Marcia L. Fudge (Democratic) - Renominated. House CD 12: Congressman Patrick J. "Pat" Tiberi (Republican) - Renominated; Ray Allen Stone (Democratic) - removed. House CD 15: Congressman Steve E. Stivers (Republican) - Renominated. House CD 16: Congressman James B. "Jim" Renacci (Republican) - Renominated.

Wisconsin: House CD 8: state Senator Frank G. Lasee (Republican) - added.

16 changes to the candidate list.
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

16 changes to the candidate list:

Arizona: House CD 9: Ross Groen (Republican) - added.

California: House CD 19: Alum Rock Union School Board of Trustees Member Khanh Tran (Democratic) - added.

Florida: House CD 6: Patrick Mooney (Republican) - added.

Georgia: House CD 2: Gregory Paul "Greg" Duke (Republican) - added; Bobby L. Scott (Republican) - added.

Illinois: Senate Class 3: Kane County Regional Board of School Trustee Chad Koppie (Constitution) - added. House CD 5: Michael Thomas Barz (Write-in) - added.

New Hampshire: Senate Class 3: Brian Chabot (Libertarian) - added.

North Carolina: Lieutenant Governor: Lieutenant Governor Daniel J. "Dan" Forest (Republican) - Renominated.

Ohio: Senate Class 3: Treasurer Josh Mandel (Republican) - removed; Melissa Rose Strzala (Republican) - removed. House CD 4: Congressman James D. "Jim" Jordan (Republican) - Renominated.

West Virginia: Attorney General: Karl Kolenich (Libertarian) - added.

Wisconsin: House CD 7: Kirk Bangstad (Democratic) - apparently not a candidate.

Presidential Candidates: former Virginia Governor James Stuart "Jim" Gilmore, III (Republican) - apparently not a candidate; Alyson Kennedy (Socialist Workers Party) - added.

BREAKING NEWS: U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice ANTONIN SCALIA dies at the age of 79
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff
 
33 changes to the candidate list.
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

33 changes to the candidate list:

Alabama: House CD 7: Christopher Andrew Bishop (Independent) - added.

California: House CD 12: Barry Hermanson (Green) - added. House CD 15: Danny Reid Turner (Republican) - added. House CD 18: Bob Harlow (Democratic) - added. House CD 24: Jeff Oshins (Democratic) - added. House CD 51: Carlos J. Sanchez (Republican) - added.

Colorado: Senate Class 3: Arn Menconi (Green) - added. House CD 3: Alex Beinstein (Republican) - added.

Florida: House CD 13: Paul Decailly (Republican) - added.

Georgia: House CD 7: Andrew John Jones (Democratic) - added.

Illinois (prepared for 15 March 2016 Primary): House CD 1: Harold L. Bailey (Democratic) - removed. House CD 3: Congressman Daniel William "Dan" Lipinski (Democratic) - Renominated; Arthur J. "Art" Jones (Republican) - removed. House CD 5: Congressman Mike Quigley (Democratic) - Renominated. House CD 6: Robert Marshall (Democratic) - added. House CD 7: Frederick Collins (Democratic) - removed. House CD 9: Congressman Janice D. "Jan" Schakowsky (Democratic) - Renominated. House CD 10: Congressman Robert James "Bob" Dold, Jr. (Republican) - Renominated. House CD 11: Congressman G. William "Bill" Foster (Democratic) - Renominated. House CD 12: Congressman Michael J. "Mike" Bost (Republican) - Renominated. House CD 14: Congressman Randall M. "Randy" Hultgren (Republican) - Renominated. House CD 16: Congressman Adam Kinzinger (Republican) - Renominated; Colin M. McGroarty (Republican) - removed. House CD 17: Congressman Cheri Bustos (Democratic) - Renominated. House CD 18: Congressman Darin McKay LaHood (Republican) - Renominated. Comptroller: Comptroller Leslie Geissler Munger (Republican) - Renominated.

New Jersey: House CD 2: David Hagerty Cole (Democratic) - added.

New York: House CD 3: Philip Martin Pidot (Republican) - added. House CD 10: Philip Jeffrey Rosenthal (Republican) - added. House CD 19: Zephyr Teachout (Working Families, Democratic) - previously listed as Democratic. House CD 22: Steven M. Wells (Republican) - added.

Ohio: Senate Class 3: Treasurer Josh Mandel (Republican) - added.

Presidential Candidates: former Virginia Senator James Henry "Jim" Webb, Jr. (Independent) - Announced that he will not be running for President as an Independent..

5 changes to the candidate list. Christie and Fiorina suspend Presidential campaigns.
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

5 changes to the candidate list:

Louisiana: House CD 4: state Representative Mike Johnson (Republican) - added.

New York: Governor: Congressman Christopher Patrick "Chris" Gibson (Republican) - added.

South Carolina: Senate Class 3: Thomas Baxter "Tom" Wells (Not readily classifiable) - added.

Presidential Candidates: New Jersey Governor Christopher James "Chris" Christie (Republican) - no longer a candidate; Carleton Sneed "Carly" Fiorina (Republican) - no longer a candidate.

2016 Democratic and Republican Delegate Count Update
by TheGreenPapers Staff

We're calling it a night here at TheGreenPapers. The NH Democratic delegate count looks like-- Sanders 15, Clinton 9 and the GOP-- Trump 11, Kasich 3, Cruz 2, Bush 2, and Rubio 2. About 89% of the precincts are reporting.

The Democratic Convention has total of 4,763 delegates votes with 2,382 needed to nominate.
Soft delegate count changed from Clinton 29, Sanders 21 to Clinton 38 (+9), Sanders 36 (+15).
Hard delegate count changed from Uncommitted 8, Clinton 0, Sanders 0 to Sanders 15 (+15), Clinton 9 (+9), Uncommitted 8.

  • New Hampshire: Soft count changed to Sanders 15 (+15), Clinton 9 (+9). Hard count changed to Sanders 15 (+15), Clinton 9 (+9).

The Republican Convention has total of 2,472 delegates with 1,237 needed to nominate.
Soft delegate count changed from Cruz 8, Rubio 7, Trump 7, Carson 3, Bush 1, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Kasich 1, Paul 1 to Trump 18 (+11), Cruz 10 (+2), Rubio 9 (+2), Kasich 4 (+3), Bush 3 (+2), Carson 3, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1.
Hard delegate count changed from Cruz 8, Rubio 7, Trump 7, Carson 3, Bush 1, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Kasich 1, Paul 1 to Trump 18 (+11), Cruz 10 (+2), Rubio 9 (+2), Kasich 4 (+3), Bush 3 (+2), Carson 3, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1, Paul 1.

  • New Hampshire: Soft count changed to Trump 11 (+11), Kasich 3 (+3), Bush 2 (+2), Cruz 2 (+2), Rubio 2 (+2). Hard count changed to Trump 11 (+11), Kasich 3 (+3), Bush 2 (+2), Cruz 2 (+2), Rubio 2 (+2).
31 changes to the candidate list.
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

31 changes to the candidate list:

California: Senate Class 3: state Assemblymember Rocky Chávez (Republican) - apparently not a candidate. House CD 1: Joseph "Joe" Montes (Republican) - added. House CD 11: Roger Petersen (Republican) - added. House CD 33: Kenneth W. Wright (Republican) - added.

Indiana: Senate Class 3: Eric Joseph Holcomb (Republican) - apparently not a candidate.

Maryland: House CD 5: Kristin Beck (Democratic) - added.

Minnesota: House CD 2: Gene Alan Rechtzigel (Republican) - added. House CD 6: Aliena Jeanene "A.J." Kern (Republican) - added.

Tennessee: House CD 8: George S. Flinn, Jr. (Republican) - added.

Texas (prepared for the 1 March Primary): House CD 2: Congressman Lloyd "Ted" Poe (Republican) - Renominated. House CD 5: Congressman Jeb Hensarling (Republican) - Renominated. House CD 9: Congressman Alexander "Al" Green (Democratic) - Renominated. House CD 10: Congressman Michael T. McCaul (Republican) - Renominated. House CD 11: Congressman K. Michael "Mike" Conaway (Republican) - Renominated. House CD 12: Congressman Kay N. Granger (Republican) - Renominated. House CD 13: Congressman William McClellan "Mac" Thornberry (Republican) - Renominated. House CD 15: Johnny Ray "JP" Partain (Democratic) - removed. House CD 18: Congressman Sheila Jackson Lee (Democratic) - Renominated. House CD 20: Congressman Joaquin Castro (Democratic) - Renominated. House CD 22: Congressman Peter Graham "Pete" Olson (Republican) - Renominated. House CD 24: Congressman Kenny Ewell Marchant (Republican) - Renominated. House CD 25: Congressman Roger Williams (Republican) - Renominated. House CD 30: Mike Mathews (Republican) - removed; David Perkins (Republican) - removed. House CD 34: Congressman Filemon B. Vela (Democratic) - Renominated. House CD 35: Congressman Lloyd Alton Doggett, II (Democratic) - Renominated. House CD 36: Congressman Brian Babin (Republican) - Renominated.

Virginia: House CD 2: Congressman J. Randy Forbes (Republican) - previously listed as a candidate for House CD 4. House CD 5: Mitchell Preston Bupp (Independent) - added.

Washington: Superintendent of Public Instruction: Erin Jones (Nonpartisan [Democratic]) - previously listed as Democratic; state Representative Chris Reykdal (Nonpartisan [Democratic]) - previously listed as Democratic.

Tuesday 9 February 2016: NEW HAMPSHIRE (Democratic and Republican) PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARIES
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

New Hampshire DEMOCRATIC Presidential PRIMARY

24 of 32 delegates to the Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire are pledged to presidential contenders based on the results of the voting in today's New Hampshire Democratic Presidential Primary: a mandatory 15 percent threshold is required in order for a presidential contender to be pledged National Convention delegates at either the congressional district or statewide level. Most polls in the State are open from 7 AM [1200 GMT] to 7 PM [0000 GMT, 10 Feb].

New Hampshire REPUBLICAN Presidential PRIMARY

20 of 23 delegates to the Republican National Convention from New Hampshire are bound to presidential contenders based on the results of the voting in today's New Hampshire Republican Presidential Primary: a 10% threshold is required in order for a presidential contender to be allocated National Convention delegates. Most polls in the State are open from 7 AM [1200 GMT] to 7 PM [0000 GMT, 10 Feb].

Results from AP
WMUR
New York Times
Politico.

Commentary: BEING THERE ... From Iowa to New Hampshire '16
by Richard E. Berg-Andersson

Commentary:
BEING THERE
From Iowa to New Hampshire '16

by Richard E. Berg-Andersson TheGreenPapers.com Staff

There is an old saying in Sports: Act like you've been there before!

Coming out of Iowa and on to New Hampshire, we saw the still front-runners in national poll numbers from each Major Party at least somewhat violate that very precept.

In the case of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, it was so important for her to have won the Iowa Democratic Caucuses (and, at the same time, try to not allow Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders to claim even a "moral victory") that the word came forth- right in the midst of the caucus results still coming in last Monday night- that she had, indeed, so ....

48 changes to the candidate list.
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

48 changes to the candidate list:

California: House CD 25: Venice Jaymes Gamble, II (Democratic) - added. House CD 52: Terry Reagan Allvord (Republican) - added.

Colorado: House CD 6: Kyle Bradell (Republican) - added.

Indiana (filing closed 5 February for the 3 May 2016 Primary): Senate Class 3: Kevin Jay Grant (Republican) - apparently not a candidate. Governor: Adam Adkins (Write-in [Independent]) - added; Christopher Stried (Write-in [Independent]) - previously listed as Independent. House CD 1: Willie Brown (Democratic) - added. House CD 4: John Dale (Democratic) - added; Kevin Jay Grant (Republican) - Pending. House CD 5: Mike Campbell (Republican) - added; Shawn Allen Denney (Democratic) - apparently not a candidate; Stephen M. MacKenzie (Republican) - added; Polly Jesus Purdy (Democratic) - apparently not a candidate. House CD 6: George Thomas Holland (Democratic) - added; Jeff Smith (Republican) - added; Barry Welsh (Democratic) - added. House CD 9: Bob Kern (Democratic) - added.

Louisiana: House CD 3: Brett F. Geymann (Republican) - added.

Maine: House CD 2: Bangor City Councilor Joseph M. "Joe" Baldacci (Democratic) - apparently not a candidate.

Mississippi (prepared for the 8 March Primary): House CD 1: Roger I. Garrard (Veterans Party of America) - added. House CD 2: Congressman Bennie G. Thompson (Democratic) - Renominated. House CD 4: Congressman Steven McCarty Palazzo (Republican) - Renominated.

Missouri: Senate Class 3: Andrew Joseph Ostrowski (Independent) - added.

Nevada: Senate Class 3: D'nese Louise Davis (Republican) - added.

Ohio: House CD 12: Joe Manchik (Green) - added. House CD 15: Dennis G. Lambert (Green) - added.

Pennsylvania: Senate Class 3: Andy Ostrowski (Independent) - added. House CD 10: Jerry Kairnes (Independent) - added. House CD 11: Lou Jasikoff (Independent) - added.

Texas: House CD 2: Joshua Darr (Green) - added. House CD 3: Paul Blair (Green) - added. House CD 6: Darrel Smith, Jr. (Green) - added. House CD 9: George Florent Reiter (Green) - added. House CD 16: Mary L. Gourdoux (Green) - added. House CD 18: Thomas Kleven (Green) - added. House CD 19: Mark Lawson (Green) - added. House CD 20: Paul Pipkin (Green) - added. House CD 21: Antonio Diaz (Green) - added. House CD 24: Kevin McCormick (Green) - added. House CD 28: Michael Dwain Cary (Green) - added. House CD 29: James Galvan Partsch (Green) - added. House CD 30: Thom Prentice (Green) - added. House CD 32: Gary Stuard (Green) - added. House CD 33: Roy Carl Stanley (Green) - added. House CD 35: Scott Trimble (Green) - added. House CD 36: H.J. Ridley, Jr. (Green) - added.

Virginia: House CD 9: Derek Wayne Kitts (Democratic) - added.

Wisconsin: House CD 7: Ethel C. Quisler (Democratic) - added.

2016 Democratic Delegate Allocation Update
by Tony Roza

The Democratic Convention has now a total of 4,763 delegates votes with 2,382 needed to nominate.

This reflects changes in the number of DNC Members, all of whom are unpledged PLEOs (Party Leaders and Elected Officials) delegates, in each state.

  • District of Columbia changed: -1 unpledged PLEO delegate. Total: 45 delegate votes.
  • Georgia changed: +1 unpledged PLEO delegate. Total: 117 delegate votes.
  • Kentucky changed: -1 unpledged PLEO delegate. Total: 60 delegate votes.
  • Louisiana changed: +1 unpledged PLEO delegate. Total: 59 delegate votes.
  • Michigan changed: -1 unpledged PLEO delegate. Total: 147 delegate votes.
  • Oregon changed: +1 unpledged PLEO delegate. Total: 74 delegate votes.
  • Virginia changed: -1 unpledged PLEO delegate. Total: 109 delegate votes.
13 changes to the candidate list.
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

13 changes to the candidate list:

California: House CD 23: Gerald A. Morris (Republican) - added.

Florida: House CD 2: Jeff Moran (Republican) - added. House CD 18: Palm Beach County Commissioner Priscilla Ann Taylor (Democratic) - apparently not a candidate.

Idaho: House CD 2: Richard Grayson (Democratic) - added.

Louisiana: Senate Class 3: Caroline Fayard (Democratic) - added.

Maryland (filing closed for the 26 April Primary): House CD 2: Mark Gerald Shell (Republican) - re-added. House CD 4: state Delegate Dereck Eugene Davis (Democratic) - re-added. House CD 5: Matthew Fogg (Democratic) - added. House CD 6: Robin Ficker (Republican) - added. House CD 7: Michael Tyrone Pearson (Not readily classifiable) - apparently not a candidate. House CD 8: Liz Matory (Republican) - previously listed as Independent.

Wyoming: House At-Large: Richard Grayson (Democratic) - apparently not a candidate.

2016 Republican Delegate Count Update
by TheGreenPapers Staff

We were mistaken about the Iowa GOP process. The party binds all 30 of their delegates, not 27, according to the results of the 1 February Precinct Caucuses. Here are new figures:

The Republican Convention has total of 2,472 delegates with 1,237 needed to nominate.

  • Iowa: Soft count changed from Cruz 7, Trump 7, Rubio 6, Carson 3, Bush 1, Fiorina 1, Kasich 1, Paul 1, Huckabee 0 to Cruz 8 (+1), Rubio 7 (+1), Trump 7, Carson 3, Bush 1, Fiorina 1, Huckabee 1 (+1), Kasich 1, Paul 1. Hard count changed the same.
48 changes to the candidate list.
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

48 changes to the candidate list:

Arizona: House CD 1: Brian Edward Malnes (Independent) - added.

California: House CD 32: Armando Barajas (Democratic) - added. House CD 46: Rodolfo Rudy "Rudy" Gaona (Republican) - added.

Florida: Senate Class 3: Angela Marie Walls-Windhauser (No Party Affiliation) - added. House CD 26: former Congressman Joe Garcia (Democratic) - added.

Hawaii: House CD 2: Eric Hafner (Republican) - added.

Indiana: House CD 2: Douglas Carpenter (Democratic) - added. House CD 3: Mark Baringer (Republican) - added. House CD 6: Bruce Peavler (Democratic) - added. House CD 7: Pierre Pullins (Democratic) - added.

Maryland: Senate Class 3: Chris Chaffee (Republican) - added; Sean Connor (Republican) - added; Elizabeth Croydon (Green) - added; Freddie Dickson (Democratic) - added; Steve Gladstone (Independent) - added; Mark McNicholas (Republican) - added; Michael Tyrone Pearson (Democratic) - apparently not a candidate; Lynn Richardson (Republican) - added; Richard Shawver (Republican) - added; Blaine Taylor (Democratic) - added; Arvin Vohra (Libertarian) - added; Garry Yarrington (Republican) - added; Kay Young (Independent) - added. House CD 2: Kristin Kasprzak (Libertarian) - added; Carl H. Magee, Jr. (Republican) - added; Kevin Allan Scheminant (Democratic) - apparently not a candidate. House CD 3: Thomas "Pinkston" Harris (Republican) - added. House CD 4: Kamesha Clark (Green) - added. House CD 5: Debbie Wilson (Democratic) - added. House CD 6: Tony Puca (Democratic) - added; former Montgomery County Commissioner Duchy Trachtenberg (Democratic) - apparently not a candidate. House CD 7: Ray Bly (Republican) - added; Myles Hoenig (Green) - added; Andre Kersey (Independent) - added; Adrian Petrus (Democratic) - added. House CD 8: Dan Bolling (Democratic) - added; Dan Cox (Republican) - added; Charles T. Galloway, III (Independent) - added; Jeff Jones (Republican) - added; Jasen Wunder (Libertarian) - added.

New Mexico (filing closed 2 February for the 7 June Primary): Secretary of State Special: Nora Espinoza (Republican) - added; former Secretary of State Rebecca Vigil (Democratic) - apparently not a candidate.

Wisconsin: House CD 5: Khary Penebaker (Democratic) - added. House CD 8: Terry J. McNulty (Republican) - added.

Wyoming: House At-Large: Ryan Greene (Democratic) - added.

Presidential Candidates: Robert H. Heller, Jr. (Republican) - added; Senator Randal H. "Rand" Paul (Republican) - apparently not a candidate - suspended campaign; former Senator Richard John "Rick" Santorum (Republican) - apparently not a candidate - suspended campaign and endorsed Marco Rubio.

2016 Democratic and Republican Delegate Count Update
by TheGreenPapers Staff

The Democratic Convention has total of 4,764 delegates votes with 2,383 needed to nominate.

  • Iowa: Soft count changed from Clinton 0, Sanders 0 to Clinton 29 (+29), Sanders 21 (+21). Hard count changed from Uncommitted 0 to Uncommitted 8 (+8).

The Republican Convention has total of 2,472 delegates with 1,237 needed to nominate.

  • Iowa: Soft count changed from Bush 0, Carson 0, Cruz 0, Fiorina 0, Kasich 0, Paul 0, Rubio 0, Trump 0 to Cruz 7 (+7), Trump 7 (+7), Rubio 6 (+6), Carson 3 (+3), Bush 1 (+1), Fiorina 1 (+1), Kasich 1 (+1), Paul 1 (+1). Hard count changed from Bush 0, Carson 0, Cruz 0, Fiorina 0, Kasich 0, Paul 0, Rubio 0, Trump 0, Uncommitted 0 to Cruz 7 (+7), Trump 7 (+7), Rubio 6 (+6), Carson 3 (+3), Uncommitted 3 (+3), Bush 1 (+1), Fiorina 1 (+1), Kasich 1 (+1), Paul 1 (+1).
72 changes to the candidate list.
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

72 changes to the candidate list:

Alabama (prepared for the 1 March Primary): House CD 1: Congressman Bradley Roberts Byrne (Republican) - added as candidate. House CD 5: Congressman Morris J. "Mo" Brooks, Jr. (Republican) - Renominated. House CD 6: Congressman Gary Palmer (Republican) - Renominated. House CD 7: Congressman Terrycina Andrea "Terri" Sewell (Democratic) - Renominated; David Van Williams (Republican) - removed.

Arkansas (prepared for the 1 March Primary): House CD 1: Congressman Eric Alan "Rick" Crawford (Republican) - Renominated. House CD 3: Congressman Stephen A. "Steve" Womack (Republican) - Renominated. House CD 4: Congressman Bruce Westerman (Republican) - Renominated.

California: House CD 8: Roger Alan LaPlante (Democratic) - added. House CD 22: Louie Campos (Democratic) - added. House CD 44: Charlotte Diane "Sadiyah" Gibson (Democratic) - added. House CD 46: Louie A. Contreras (Republican) - added. House CD 48: former state Assemblyman Scott Baugh (Republican) - added. House CD 50: Jeffrey Patrick Malloy (Democratic) - added.

Colorado: Senate Class 3: Jack Graham (Republican) - added; Lily Williams (Libertarian) - added.

Florida: House CD 11: Jack Martin (Republican) - added. House CD 15: James Kelly "Jim" Lange (Democratic) - added. House CD 21: Sean David Standard, Sr. (Republican) - added.

Georgia: House CD 3: Richard Mix (Republican) - added. House CD 11: William Llop (Republican) - added.

Idaho: House CD 2: Anthony David Tomkins (Unaffiliated) - added.

Indiana: House CD 3: former Allen County Councilor Kevin Howell (Republican) - added; Toby Lamp (Democratic) - added. House CD 6: Chuck Johnson (Republican) - added; Ralph Spelbring (Democratic) - added. House CD 7: Catherine Louise "Cat" Ping (Republican) - added. Superintendent of Public Instruction: Yorktown Community Schools Superintendent Jennifer McCormick (Republican) - added.

Kansas: Senate Class 3: Patrick Wiesner (Democratic) - added.

Louisiana: Senate Class 3: former state senator Troy Hebert (Independent) - added.

Maryland: Senate Class 3: Gregory "Greg" Holmes (Republican) - added. House CD 2: Patrick L. "Pat" McDonough (Republican) - added. House CD 4: state Delegate Dereck Eugene Davis (Democratic) - apparently not a candidate; former Prince George County Council Member Ingrid M. Turner (Democratic) - apparently not a candidate.

Missouri: Lieutenant Governor: Brad Bradshaw (Democratic) - apparently not a candidate.

Nevada: Senate Class 3: Tony Gumina (Republican) - added. House CD 2: Vance Steven Alm (Democratic) - added. House CD 3: Alex Channing Singer (Democratic) - added.

New Jersey: House CD 4: Lorna Phillipson (Democratic) - added. House CD 12: Steven Uccio (Republican) - added.

New York: House CD 3: Brookville Village Mayor Daniel H. Serota (Republican) - added.

North Dakota: Governor: former state Agriculture Commissioner, Sarah Vogel (Democratic) - apparently not a candidate.

Ohio: House CD 6: Michael Davenport (Democratic) - apparently not a candidate.

Oklahoma: House CD 4: Shawn Roberts (Republican) - added.

Pennsylvania: House CD 8: state Representative Scott A. Petri (Republican) - apparently not a candidate.

Tennessee: House CD 8: Congressman Stephen Lee "Steve" Fincher (Republican) - Open Seat; Shelby County Commissioner Steve Basar (Republican) - added; Congressman Stephen Lee "Steve" Fincher (Republican) - apparently not a candidate; state Senator Brian Kelsey (Republican) - added; David Kustoff (Republican) - added; Shelby County Register of Deeds Tom Leatherwood (Republican) - added.

Virginia: House CD 8: Charles Alan Hernick (Republican) - added. Attorney General: John Adams (Republican) - added.

West Virginia (filing closed for the Tuesday 10 May 2016 primary): Governor: Marcus Hatfield (Democratic) - apparently not a candidate; Curtis Robinson, Jr. (Democratic) - apparently not a candidate; Andrew Utterback (Republican) - apparently not a candidate; Edwin Vanover (Republican) - apparently not a candidate. House CD 2: Tom Payne (Democratic) - added; Harvey D. Peyton (Democratic) - added; Kenneth Ray "Ken" Reed (Republican) - apparently not a candidate; Robert "Robin" Wilson, Jr. (Democratic) - added. Secretary of State: Barry Holstein (Republican) - apparently not a candidate; Dave Rao (Democratic) - apparently not a candidate. Attorney General: former state Delegate David K. Higgins (Democratic) - apparently not a candidate. Treasurer: Treasurer Johnny Duane "John" Perdue (Democratic) - added as candidate. Commissioner of Agriculture: Agriculture Commissioner Walter Dolph "Walt" Helmick (Democratic) - added as candidate.

Wisconsin: House CD 8: Congressman Reid J. Ribble (Republican) - Open Seat; Congressman Reid J. Ribble (Republican) - apparently not a candidate.

Wyoming: House At-Large: Elizabeth "Liz" Cheney (Republican) - added.

Presidential Candidates: Paul T. Farrell, Jr. (Democratic) - added; former Governor Michael Dale "Mike" Huckabee (Republican) - apparently not a candidate; former Maryland Governor Martin Joseph O'Malley (Democratic) - apparently not a candidate.

Monday 1 February 2016: IOWA (Democratic and Republican) PRESIDENTIAL CAUCUSES at 7 PM local time
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

Iowa Caucus Results
AP
Iowa Democrats
Iowa Republicans
New York Times
Politico
The Huffington Post
NBC News

Iowa DEMOCRATIC PARTY Caucuses

Democratic Party Caucuses meet in each precinct at 7 PM Central Time [0100 GMT, 2 Feb]. Each Precinct Caucus chooses the precinct's delegate(s) to the County Convention of the county within which the precinct is located based on presidential preference. Estimates will, of course, be made by media outlets- as well as by the campaigns of the presidential contenders themselves- as to how many of the Hawkeye State's 52 Democratic National Convention delegates each presidential contender is to be ultimately receiving as a result of these caucuses but no Democratic National Convention delegates are actually being chosen or pledged by these caucuses (the precinct delegates to the later County Conventions will carry their respective presidential preferences- as so expressed at their respective precincts' caucuses- with them as they go on to choose their county's delegates to both Congressional District Conventions and the Iowa State Convention [it is these even later Congressional District and State Conventions that will actually choose- and pledge- National Convention delegates to Democratic presidential contenders]).


Iowa REPUBLICAN PARTY Caucuses

Republican Party Caucuses meet in each precinct at 7 PM Central Time [0100 GMT, 2 Feb]. Each Precinct Caucus chooses the precinct's delegate(s) to the County Convention within which the precinct is located and also conducts a Presidential Poll by secret ballot. 27 Republican National Convention delegates are proportionally distributed among presidential contenders based on the statewide vote resulting from this Presidential Poll.

 

New page: Dates of STATE GENERAL ELECTIONS over time
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

New page: Dates of STATE GENERAL ELECTIONS over time.

Nowadays, the Tuesday next after the first Monday in November is nearly universal as the date set for General Elections in the United States of America on both the Federal (where it is required, by law, to be used for elections to both chambers of the Congress of the United States every two years as well as for the Presidential Election [in reality, the "appointment" of Presidential Electors in each State and the District of Columbia] every four years) and State levels ... but, 'twas not always thus!

10 changes to the candidate list.
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

10 changes to the candidate list:

Georgia: House CD 3: Jim Pace (Republican) - added; West Point Mayor A. Drew Ferguson, IV (Republican) - added. House CD 12: Eugene Yu (Republican) - added.

Maryland: House CD 8: David Trone (Democratic) - added.

Minnesota: House CD 3: Jon Tollefson (Democratic-Farmer Labor) - added. House CD 7: Amanda Lynn Hinson (Republican) - added.

Montana: Governor: Public Service Commissioner Brad Johnson (Republican) - apparently not a candidate.

Oklahoma: House CD 5: Frank Pasquale Volpe, Jr. (Republican) - added.

Wisconsin: House CD 1: Ryan Asher Solen (Democratic) - added.

Wyoming: House At-Large: John Anthony "Jack" Meena (Not readily classifiable) - added.

THURSDAY 28 JANUARY 2016: Republican Presidential Debates televised on FOX News from Des Moines, Iowa
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

At 9 PM Eastern Time [0200 GMT, Fri 29 Jan]: The following Republican presidential contenders debate among themselves:

  • former Governor John Ellis [Jeb] BUSH of Florida
  • Dr. Benjamin S. [Ben] CARSON, Sr.
  • Governor Christopher J. [Chris] CHRISTIE of New Jersey
  • Senator Rafael Edward [Ted] CRUZ of Texas
  • Governor John R. KASICH of Ohio
  • Senator Rand PAUL of Kentucky
  • Senator Marco RUBIO of Florida

Business magnate Donald J. TRUMP, Sr. has also been invited to participate in this debate but media reports indicate he will decline to attend (he and his campaign citing, in addition to what they consider to have been insulting- as well as unprofessional- statements made by FOX News itself, their contention that at least one of the moderators of this debate is biased against Mr. Trump and his presidential candidacy)

This Prime Time debate will be broadcast 'live' via FOX News


At 7 PM Eastern Time [0000 GMT, Fri 29 Jan]: A so-called "undercard" debate (also televised 'live' on FOX News) will be had among the following remaining major Republican contenders:

  • Businesswoman Carly FIORINA
  • former Governor James S. GILMORE of Virginia
  • former Governor Michael D. [Mike] HUCKABEE of Arkansas
  • former Senator Richard J. [Rick] SANTORUM of Pennsylvania

30 changes to the candidate list.
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

30 changes to the candidate list:

Arizona: House CD 4: Mikel Weisser (Democratic) - added.

Arkansas: House CD 3: Steve Isaacson (Libertarian) - added; Nathan LaFrance (Libertarian) - apparently not a candidate.

Colorado: House CD 7: Bruce Baker (Republican) - added.

Florida: House CD 14: Christine Quinn (Republican) - added. House CD 23: Martin "Marty" Feigenbaum (Republican) - added.

Georgia: House CD 3: former state Representative Jeff Brown (Republican) - apparently not a candidate.

Kentucky (filing for the 17 May primary closed 26 January): Senate Class 3: Lexington Mayor Jim Gray (Democratic) - added; Rory Houlihan (Democratic) - added; Ron Leach (Democratic) - added; Chris Payne (Republican) - apparently not a candidate; Sellus Wilder (Democratic) - added. House CD 1: Tom Osborne (Democratic) - added. House CD 3: Harold Bratcher (Republican) - added; Everett Corley (Republican) - added; Laura Rice (Republican) - apparently not a candidate; Larry J. West (Republican) - apparently not a candidate. House CD 6: Roger Q. Brill (Republican) - added.

Louisiana: Senate Class 3: Treasurer John Neely Kennedy (Republican) - added; Joshua Pellerin (Democratic) - added.

Nevada: House CD 3: Jacky Rosen (Democratic) - added.

New York: House CD 3: former North Hempstead Supervisor Jon Kaiman (Democratic) - added. House CD 19: Zephyr Teachout (Democratic) - added.

Oklahoma: House CD 4: James Taylor (Republican) - added.

Pennsylvania: House CD 7: Stan Casacio (Republican) - added. House CD 8: Brian Thomas (Republican) - added.

Virginia: House CD 5: Ericke Cage (Democratic) - apparently not a candidate. House CD 7: Eileen McNeil Bedell (Democratic) - added.

Washington: House CD 5: David Kay (Democratic) - added.

West Virginia: Secretary of State: former state legislator John S. Buckley (Libertarian) - added.

Statewide Political Party Strength going into 2016
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

Statewide Political Party Strength going into 2016.

A mathematical model of the Relative Strength of the two Major Parties in each of the 50 States of the American Union coming out of any 2014 or 2015 General Elections (and, thereby, going into the 2016 Election cycle), based on how each State has most recently voted for President of the United States, its own Governor, its Congressional delegation (that is: its two United States Senators plus its member[s] of the U.S. House of Representatives) and its own legislature.

23 changes to the candidate list.
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

23 changes to the candidate list:

California: Senate Class 3: Jarrell Williamson (Republican) - added. House CD 18: Richard B. Fox (Republican) - added. House CD 24: Steve Wesley Isakson (No Party Affiliation) - added. House CD 41: Randy Fox (Republican) - added.

Colorado: House CD 3: Jim Fritz (Independent) - added.

Florida: House CD 13: Will Leverson (Republican) - added.

Georgia: House CD 3: state Senator Mike Crane (Republican) - added.

Indiana: Senate Class 3: John Martin Dickerson (Democratic) - apparently not a candidate.

Kentucky: House CD 6: Michael Coblenz (Democratic) - added; Nancy Jo Kemper (Democratic) - added.

Missouri: Secretary of State: Jeffrey Kees (Independent) - apparently not a candidate.

Nevada: House CD 3: Anthony Wernicke (Democratic) - previously listed as Republican.

New York: Senate Class 3: Rafael Arden Jones, Sr. (Republican) - added.

North Carolina: House CD 10: Jeffrey D. "Jeff" Gregory (Republican) - added.

Pennsylvania: Attorney General: former Allegheny County Councilor David "Dave" Fawcett (Democratic) - apparently not a candidate; state Representative Todd Stephens (Republican) - apparently not a candidate; Delaware County Prosecutor Jack Stollsteimer (Democratic) - apparently not a candidate. Treasurer: Albert Baker Knoll (Democratic) - added; Otto Voit (Republican) - added.

Washington: Senate Class 3: Michael Patrick "Mike the Mover" Shanks (Republican) - added. House CD 7: state Senator Pramila Jayapal (Democratic) - added; King County Councilmember James Joseph "Joe" McDermott (Democratic) - added.

Wyoming: House At-Large: state Senator Leland G. Christensen (Republican) - added.

21 changes to the candidate list.
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

21 changes to the candidate list:

California: Governor: David Asem (Democratic) - added; Grant Handlik (Independent) - added; Tulare County Supervisor Allen Ishida (Republican) - added; Scot Sturtevant (Independent) - added. Lieutenant Governor: state Senator Tom Berryhill (Republican) - added; state Senator Anthony Cannella (Republican) - added; David Fennell (Republican) - added; state Assemblymember Mike Gatto (Democratic) - added; state Senator Ed Hernandez (Democratic) - added; state Senator Mark Leno (Democratic) - added; Matthew Rizzie (Republican) - added; former state Senator Darrell Steinberg (Democratic) - added; state Senator Kevin de León (Democratic) - added. Attorney General: former state Senator Ellen Corbett (Democratic) - added; former state Representative Dario J. Frommer (Democratic) - added; Dan Wagner (Republican) - added.

New York: House CD 3: Brad Gerstman (Democratic) - added; former Nassau County Executive Tom Suozzi (Democratic) - added.

Virginia: House CD 5: Joe Whited (Republican) - added.

Washington: House CD 10: Jennifer "GiGi" Ferguson (Democratic) - added.

Wisconsin: House CD 1: Jason Lebeck (Libertarian) - added.

Commentary: PICTURES AT AN EXHIBITION ... The 2016 Presidential Nomination 'Pre-Season' can't end soon enough
by Richard E. Berg-Andersson

Commentary:
PICTURES AT AN EXHIBITION
The 2016 Presidential Nomination
"Pre-Season" can't end soon enough

by Richard E. Berg-Andersson TheGreenPapers.com Staff

It might seem so hard to believe, given all that has happened (moreso on the Republican, than on the Democratic, side of the "Presidential Nomination Process" 'ledger', admittedly) since this past Summer (particularly once a certain Donald J. Trump had jumped into the presidential race with both feet), but- come a year from this coming Wednesday (that is: on Friday 20 January 2017)- someone is actually going to be taking the Oath of Office as the 45th President of the United States...

40 changes to the candidate list.
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

40 changes to the candidate list:

Arizona: House CD 1: Page City Councilman Levi Tappan (Democratic) - added.

California: Senate Class 3: Barack Obama Mandela (Democratic) - added; Steven M. Pybrum (Republican) - added. House CD 36: Jeffrey E. "Jeff" Stone (Republican) - added.

Colorado: Senate Class 3: Jerry Eller (Republican) - added.

Florida: House CD 6: state Representative Fred Costello (Republican) - added.

Georgia: House CD 3: former state Representative Jeff Brown (Republican) - added.

Illinois: House CD 8: Andrew U. D. Straw (Write-in [Republican]) - Pending, previously listed as Republican.

Indiana: House CD 2: Jeff Petermann (Republican) - added. House CD 3: John Forrest Roberson (Democratic) - added. House CD 7: Curtis Godfrey (Democratic) - added.

Kentucky: Senate Class 3: Grant T. Short (Democratic) - added. House CD 4: Calvin Sidle (Democratic) - added.

Maryland: Senate Class 3: John Graziani (Republican) - added; Charles Smith (Democratic) - added. House CD 1: Matt Beers (Libertarian) - added; Salisbury City Councilman Jim Ireton (Democratic) - added. House CD 3: Nnabu Eze (Green) - added. House CD 4: Robert "BRO" Broadus (Republican) - added; David Therrien (Republican) - added. House CD 7: Scott Soffen (Libertarian) - added. House CD 8: Nancy Wallace (Green) - added.

Minnesota: House CD 4: Gregory Thomas Ryan (Republican) - added.

Missouri: Lieutenant Governor: former Congressman Russ Carnahan (Democratic) - added.

Nebraska: House CD 2: Dirk Edward Arneson (Republican) - apparently not a candidate.

Nevada: House CD 3: Kerry Dale Bowers (Republican) - added.

New Mexico: Secretary of State Special: Bernalillo County Clerk Maggie Toulouse Oliver (Democratic) - added; former Secretary of State Rebecca Vigil (Democratic) - added.

New York: House CD 3: Steven Stern (Democratic) - added; Robert Trotta (Republican) - added. House CD 18: Diana Hird (Democratic) - added.

Oregon: Senate Class 3: Samuel Stephen "Sam" Carpenter (Republican) - added.

Virginia: House CD 2: Charles Patteson "Pat" Cardwell, IV (Republican) - added; Pat Cardwell (Republican) - added; state Delegate Scott W. Taylor (Republican) - added. House CD 9: William Carey "Bill" Bunch, Jr. (Democratic) - added.

West Virginia: House CD 3: Matthew Paul "Matt" Detch (Democratic) - added. Attorney General: state Delegate Doug Reynolds (Democratic) - added. Auditor: Robin Righter (Democratic) - added.

Wyoming: House At-Large: Rex Rammell (Republican) - added.

SUNDAY 17 JANUARY 2016: Democratic Party Presidential Debate televised on NBC from Charleston, South Carolina
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

9 PM Eastern Time [0200 GMT, 18 Jan]-- The following Democratic presidential contenders debate among themselves:

  • former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham CLINTON
  • former Governor Martin J. O'MALLEY of Maryland
  • United States Senator Bernard [Bernie] SANDERS of Vermont

This Prime Time debate will be broadcast 'live' via NBC

16 changes to the candidate list. VA House CD 2 Rigell to retire
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

16 changes to the candidate list:

Arizona: House CD 1: Wendy Rogers (Republican) - added.

California: House CD 13: Suzanne M. Caro (Republican) - added. House CD 24: Matt Kokkonen (Republican) - added.

Florida: House CD 6: former Congressman Sandra "Sandy" Adams (Republican) - apparently not a candidate; former New Smyrna Beach Mayor Adam Barringer (Republican) - apparently not a candidate; state Representative David Santiago (Republican) - added.

Kentucky: House CD 3: Robert L. DeVore, Jr. (Republican) - added.

Michigan: House CD 1: former state Senator Jason Allen (Republican) - added.

Missouri: House CD 6: Travis Gonzalez (Democratic) - added.

New York: House CD 19: Will Yandik (Democratic) - added.

North Dakota: Governor: Doug Burgum (Republican) - added.

Tennessee: House CD 5: Dylan Scott Forest (Democratic) - added.

Texas: House CD 13: Rusty Tomlinson (Green) - added.

Virginia: House CD 2: Congressman Edward Scott "Scott" Rigell (Republican) - Open Seat - retiring.

Washington: Treasurer: Michael Waite (Republican) - added.

Wyoming: House At-Large: Michael Konsmo (Republican) - added.

THURSDAY 14 JANUARY 2016: Republican Presidential Debates televised on FOX Business Network from North Charleston S.C.
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

9 PM Eastern Time [0200 GMT, 15 Jan]: The following Republican presidential contenders- the top 7 in an aggregate of the leading national polls- debate among themselves:

  • former Governor John Ellis [Jeb] BUSH of Florida
  • Dr. Benjamin S. [Ben] CARSON, Sr.
  • Governor Christopher J. [Chris] CHRISTIE of New Jersey
  • Senator Rafael Edward [Ted] CRUZ of Texas
  • Governor John R. KASICH of Ohio
  • Senator Marco RUBIO of Florida
  • Donald J. TRUMP, Sr.

This Prime Time debate will be broadcast 'live' via FBN (FOX Business Network)


6 PM Eastern Time [2300 GMT]: A so-called "undercard" debate (also televised 'live' on FBN) will be held among the following remaining major Republican contenders:

  • Carly FIORINA
  • former Governor Michael D. [Mike] HUCKABEE of Arkansas
  • former Senator Richard J. [Rick] SANTORUM of Pennsylvania

Senator Rand PAUL of Kentucky was also invited to this "undercard" debate, but he has declined to participate.

8 changes to the candidate list.
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

8 changes to the candidate list:

California: Senate Class 3: Douglas Howard Pierce (Democratic) - added.

Georgia: House CD 3: Hayden Marlowe (Republican) - added.

New York: House CD 3: Jonathan Charles Clarke (Democratic) - added; North Hempstead Town Councilor Anna M. Kaplan (Democratic) - added. House CD 5: Ali Mirza (Democratic) - added.

Pennsylvania: Attorney General: Northampton County District Attorney John M. Morganelli (Democratic) - added; Montgomery County Commissioner Josh Shapiro (Democratic) - added.

West Virginia: House CD 2: former state Delegate Mark Hunt (Democratic) - previously listed as a candidate for Attorney General.

22 changes to the candidate list.
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

22 changes to the candidate list:

Colorado: Senate Class 3: state Representative Jon Keyser (Republican) - added.

Georgia: House CD 9: Roger Fitzpatrick (Republican) - added.

Illinois: Senate Class 3: Elizabeth Diane "Liz" Pahlke (Republican) - apparently not a candidate. House CD 6: Gerald "Jerry" Drabik (Republican) - apparently not a candidate; Robert Marshall (Democratic) - apparently not a candidate. House CD 8: Richard "Rich" Evans (Republican) - apparently not a candidate; Joseph J. Hantsch (Republican) - apparently not a candidate; Andrew U. D. Straw (Republican) - apparently not a candidate. House CD 9: Susanne Atanus (Republican) - apparently not a candidate.

Maine: House CD 1: state Board of Education Member Ande A. Smith (Republican) - added.

Mississippi (filing closed for the Tuesday 8 March 2016 primary): House CD 1: Congressman John Trent "Trent" Kelly (Republican) - added as candidate; Cathy L. Toole (Reform) - added; Chase Wilson (Libertarian) - added. House CD 2: Troy Alan (Independent) - added; Johnny McLeod (Reform) - added. House CD 3: Lajena Sheets (Reform) - added. House CD 4: Richard Blake McCluskey (Libertarian) - added; Shawn O'Hara (Reform) - added.

Nevada: Senate Class 3: Dennis Hof (Libertarian) - apparently not a candidate. House CD 3: North Hempstead Town Councilwoman Anna M. Kaplan (Democratic) - added.

New York: House CD 19: state Assemblyman Peter D. "Pete" Lopez (Republican) - apparently not a candidate.

Wisconsin: House CD 5: John Arndt (Libertarian) - added.

54 changes to the candidate list.
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

54 changes to the candidate list:

California: Senate Class 3: Russell Greene (Democratic) - added.

Florida: House CD 23: Timothy A. "Tim" Canova (Democratic) - added.

Georgia: House CD 3: Charles Edward "Chip" Flanegan, Jr. (Republican) - added. House CD 10: Leonard "Len" Ware (Democratic) - added.

Indiana: House CD 1: John Meyer (Republican) - added. House CD 8: Rachel Covington (Republican) - added.

Kentucky: Senate Class 3: Stephen Howard Slaughter (Republican) - added.

Louisiana: House CD 4: Richard Michael John (Republican) - added.

Michigan: House CD 12: Tom Bagwell (Libertarian) - added.

Mississippi: House CD 1: Paul Clever (Republican) - added; Jacob Aaron Owens (Democratic) - added; Daniel Hudson Sparks (Unaffiliated) - apparently not a candidate. House CD 2: John Bouie, II (Republican) - added. House CD 3: former Magnolia City Alderman Dennis Quinn (Democratic) - added; Nathan Stewart (Democratic) - added. House CD 4: Biloxi City Councilman Robert L. Deming, III (Republican) - apparently not a candidate; Mark Gladney (Democratic) - added.

Nevada: House CD 2: Rick Shepherd (Democratic) - added.

New York: House CD 3: state Senator Jack M. Martins (Republican) - added.

Pennsylvania: House CD 17: Matt Connolly (Republican) - added.

Texas: House CD 1: Phil Gray (Libertarian) - added. House CD 2: Christopher Hill (Libertarian) - added; James B. Veasaw (Libertarian) - added. House CD 3: Christopher John Claytor (Libertarian) - added; Scott Lanier Jameson (Libertarian) - added. House CD 4: Cody Wommack (Libertarian) - added. House CD 5: Ken Ashby (Libertarian) - added. House CD 9: Johnny Johnson (Libertarian) - added. House CD 10: Bill Kelsey (Libertarian) - added. House CD 11: Nicholas Landholt (Libertarian) - added. House CD 12: Ed Colliver (Libertarian) - added. House CD 13: Calvin DeWeese (Libertarian) - added. House CD 15: Ross Lynn Leone (Libertarian) - added. House CD 16: Jaime O. Perez (Libertarian) - added. House CD 17: Clark Patterson (Libertarian) - added. House CD 19: Troy Bonar (Libertarian) - added. House CD 20: Jeffrey C. Blunt (Libertarian) - added; Michael "Commander" "Mike" Idrogo (Libertarian) - added. House CD 21: Mark Loewe (Libertarian) - added. House CD 23: Ruben S. Corvalan (Libertarian) - added. House CD 24: Mike Kolls (Libertarian) - added; Roland Rangel (Libertarian) - added; David L. Sparks (Libertarian) - added. House CD 25: Loren Marc Schneiderman (Libertarian) - added; Edward "Ed" Tidwell (Libertarian) - added. House CD 26: Mark Boler (Libertarian) - added. House CD 29: N. Ruben Perez (Libertarian) - added. House CD 30: Jarrett R. Woods (Libertarian) - added. House CD 31: Scott Ballard (Libertarian) - added. House CD 32: Ed Rankin (Libertarian) - added. House CD 33: Jason Reeves Reeves (Libertarian) - added. House CD 35: Rhett Rosenquest Smith (Libertarian) - previously listed as a candidate for House CD 14.

West Virginia: Auditor: Jason Pizatella (Democratic) - added.

Wisconsin: Governor: Ralph "Robbie" Hoffman (No Affiliation) - added.

24 changes to the candidate list.
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

24 changes to the candidate list:

California: House CD 22: Alberto Zuniga Santiago (Independent) - added. House CD 31: Sean Masaki Flynn (Republican) - added.

Florida: House CD 6: Brandon Joel Patty (Republican) - added. House CD 10: Bob Poe (Democratic) - added.

Georgia: House CD 3: Congressman Lynn Acton Westmoreland (Republican) - Open Seat - not running for re-election.

Illinois: House CD 5: Richard B. "Riverview" Mayers (Green) - apparently not a candidate.

Indiana: Governor: Rex Bell (Libertarian) - added; Christopher Stried (Independent) - added; Robert "Bob" Thomas (Republican) - apparently not a candidate. House CD 6: Lexington Township Trustee Danny Basham, Jr. (Democratic) - added. House CD 7: J.D. Miniear (Republican) - added.

Kentucky: House CD 5: John Burk, Jr. (Republican) - added.

Louisiana: House CD 3: Gregory W. "Greg" Ellison (Republican) - added.

Maryland: Senate Class 3: Joseph David "Joe" Hooe (Republican) - added.

Minnesota: House CD 2: Darlene Miller (Republican) - added.

Nevada: Senate Class 3: Thomas Franklin "Tom" Jones (Independent American) - previously listed as Independent.

New York: House CD 3: Assemblymember Chad A. Lupinacci (Republican) - added. House CD 18: John Richard Lange (Republican) - added.

Pennsylvania: House CD 18: Robert "Rob" Bennett (Democratic) - added.

Puerto Rico: Resident Commissioner to the House of Representatives: Hector Ferrer Rios (Partido Popular Democrático) - added.

South Carolina: House CD 1: Dimitri Cherny (Democratic) - added.

Virginia: House CD 6: Harry Griego (Republican) - added.

Washington: Treasurer: Benton County Treasurer Duane A. Davidson (Republican) - added.

Wisconsin: House CD 3: Myron Earl Buchholz (Democratic) - added.

6 changes to the candidate list.
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

6 changes to the candidate list:

Florida: House CD 19: Valencia St Louis Larose (Democratic) - previously listed as a candidate for House CD 26.

Minnesota: House CD 2: Mary Lawrence (Democratic-Farmer Labor) - apparently not a candidate.

Mississippi: House CD 3: Jim Giles (Republican) - added.

New York: House CD 3: Congressman Steve J. Israel (Democratic) - Open Seat - not running for re-election.

Oregon: House CD 5: Benjamin "Ben" West (Republican) - added.

South Carolina: House CD 4: Christopher Fedalei (Democratic) - added.

14 changes to the candidate list.
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

14 changes to the candidate list:

New Jersey: House CD 8: Eloy Delgado (Democratic) - added.

Pennsylvania: House CD 7: Lindy Li (Democratic) - running in CD 6 .

Virginia: House CD 1: Gail Parker (Independent Greens) - added. House CD 5: Michael Del Rosso (Republican) - added; Ken Hildebrandt (Independent Greens) - added. House CD 6: Elaine Hildebrandt (Independent Greens) - added. House CD 7: Michael Robert "Mike" Dickinson (Democratic, Independent Greens) - previously listed as Democratic. House CD 11: Tareq Salahi (Independent Greens) - added.

Washington: House CD 7: Congressman James Adelbert "Jim" McDermott (Democratic) - Open Seat - retiring; Jeff Stilwell (Democratic) - added. House CD 9: Jim Postma (Republican) - added.

West Virginia: Governor: Booth Goodwin (Democratic) - added. Auditor: Mary Roebuck Claytor (Democratic) - added.

Presidential Candidates: Midgelle Regina "Midge" Potts (Green) - apparently not a candidate.

15 changes to the candidate list.
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

15 changes to the candidate list:

Arkansas: House CD 2: Matthew Wescott (Write-in) - added.

California: Senate Class 3: Clive Grey (Independent) - added. House CD 20: Matthew "Matt" Bruner (Independent) - added. House CD 45: Gregory G. "Greg" Raths (Republican) - added.

Kentucky: House CD 1: Miles A. Caughey, Jr. (Republican) - added.

Mississippi: House CD 1: Daniel Hudson Sparks (Unaffiliated) - added.

New York: House CD 22: George Karl Phillips (Republican) - added.

North Dakota: Commissioner of Insurance: Insurance Commissioner Adam Hamm (Republican) - Open Office.

Pennsylvania: House CD 6: Lindy Li (Democratic) - added. House CD 16: Gary Wegman (Democratic) - added.

South Carolina: House CD 1: Ben Garves (Democratic) - added.

Utah: House CD 1: Peter Clemens (Democratic) - added. House CD 3: Stephen Tryon (Democratic) - added.

Virginia: House CD 5: James K. "Jim" McKelvey (Republican) - added.

Presidential Candidates: former New York Governor George E. Pataki (Republican) - apparently not a candidate.