The Green Papers
Presidential Primaries 2004
Democratic Delegate Selection and Voter Eligibility

Democratic Party Democratic
Delegate Selection
and Voter Eligibility
Delegate Selection
Voter Eligibility
AlabamaProportional PrimaryOpen Primary
AlaskaCaucus/ConventionClosed Caucus
American SamoaCaucus/ConventionOpen Caucus
ArizonaProportional PrimaryClosed Primary
ArkansasProportional PrimaryOpen Primary
CaliforniaProportional PrimaryModified Open Primary
ColoradoCaucus/ConventionClosed Caucus
ConnecticutProportional PrimaryClosed Primary
DelawareProportional PrimaryClosed Primary
Democrats AbroadCaucus/ConventionOpen Caucus
District of ColumbiaAdvisory PrimaryClosed Caucus
FloridaProportional PrimaryClosed Primary
GeorgiaProportional PrimaryOpen Primary
GuamCaucus/ConventionClosed Caucus
HawaiiCaucus/ConventionClosed Caucus
IdahoCaucus/ConventionOpen Caucus
IllinoisProportional PrimaryOpen Primary
IndianaProportional PrimaryModified Open Primary
IowaCaucus/ConventionClosed Caucus
KansasCaucus/ConventionModified Open Caucus
KentuckyProportional PrimaryClosed Primary
LouisianaProportional PrimaryClosed Primary
MaineCaucus/ConventionClosed Caucus
MarylandProportional PrimaryClosed Primary
MassachusettsProportional PrimaryModified Open Primary
MichiganProportional PrimaryModified Open Primary
MinnesotaCaucus/ConventionOpen Caucus
MississippiProportional PrimaryOpen Primary
MissouriProportional PrimaryOpen Primary
MontanaProportional PrimaryOpen Primary
NebraskaProportional PrimaryModified Open Primary
NevadaCaucus/ConventionClosed Caucus
New HampshireProportional PrimaryModified Open Primary
New JerseyProportional PrimaryModified Open Primary
New MexicoCaucus/ConventionClosed Caucus
New YorkProportional PrimaryClosed Primary
North CarolinaProportional PrimaryClosed Caucus
North DakotaCaucus/ConventionOpen Caucus
OhioProportional PrimaryModified Open Primary
OklahomaProportional PrimaryClosed Primary
OregonProportional PrimaryClosed Primary
PennsylvaniaProportional PrimaryClosed Primary
Puerto RicoCaucus/ConventionClosed Caucus
Rhode IslandProportional PrimaryModified Open Primary
South CarolinaProportional PrimaryModified Open Primary
South DakotaProportional PrimaryClosed Primary
TennesseeProportional PrimaryOpen Primary
TexasCombined Selection [Proportional Primary with Caucus/Convention]Open Primary
UnassignedCaucus/ConventionNot applicable
UtahProportional PrimaryModified Open Primary
VermontProportional PrimaryOpen Primary
Virgin IslandsCaucus/ConventionClosed Caucus
VirginiaCombined Selection [Proportional Primary with Caucus/Convention]Open Primary
WashingtonCaucus/ConventionModified Open Caucus
West VirginiaProportional PrimaryModified Open Primary
WisconsinProportional PrimaryOpen Primary
WyomingCaucus/ConventionClosed Caucus
Delegate Selection Tally
Proportional Primary35
Combined Selection [Proportional Primary with Caucus/Convention]2
Advisory Primary1
Voter Eligibility Tally
Closed Caucus13
Modified Open Primary12
Open Primary12
Closed Primary12
Open Caucus5
Modified Open Caucus2
Not applicable1

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