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2004 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
Presidential Nominating Process
Municipal Caucuses: Sunday 8 February 20041
State Convention.: Saturday 22 May 2004
Voter Eligibility: Closed Caucus, Polls close 8:00p EST (0100 UTC)
Delegate Selection: Caucus/Convention
35 total delegate votes - 16 district / 5 at large; 3 Pledged PLEOs; 10 Unpledged PLEOs; 1 Unpledged add-on
26 May 2004 Unpledged delegate preference update: Kerry: 4. Unpledged delegates appear in the "Soft Unpledged" column.
22 May 2004 Unofficial vote tally at the State Convention: Kerry: 1033 (46%); Dean: 616 (28%); Kucinich: 587 (26%); Edwards: 7; Uncommitted: 5; Clark: 1.
Final delegate count from the Maine Democratic Party:
Precint caucus popular vote results from the Maine Democratic Party source. 99.6% of the delegates apportioned. Last updated 29 February 2004.
Sunday 8 February 2004: The Municipal Caucuses choose delegates to the State Convention. Such Municipal delegates are allocated to presidential contenders in proportion to the percentage of the support each candidate receives at the Municipal Caucus.
Municipal Caucuses will determine the apportionment of delegates to the State Convention based on declared presidential preference. The apportionment of delegates to the National Convention will be determined by presidential preference groups in attendance at the State Convention.
Saturday 22 May 2004 - State Convention. 24 of 35 delegates to the Democratic National Convention are allocated to presidential contenders based on the presidential preference of the delegates in attendance at the State Convention. A mandatory 15 percent threshold is required in order for a presidential contender to be allocated National Convention delegates at either the congressional district or statewide level.
The remaining 11 National Convention delegates consist of
These 11 delegates and will go to the Democratic National Convention officially "Unpledged".
|Delegation to the National Convention|
Maine Delegation (as posted by dems2004.org, 4 July 2004)
|Alternate Pledged District||1||2||0||3|
|Alternate Pledged PLEO||0||0||0||0|
|Alternate Pledged At-Large||0||0||1||1|
|Pledged District 1||Kucinich||Lu Bauer||Windham, ME|
|Pledged District 1||Kerry||Carla Bryson||Portland, ME|
|Pledged District 1||Kucinich||Paul Cunningham||S. Portland, ME|
|Pledged District 1||Dean||Melanie Dees||Portland, ME|
|Pledged District 1||Kerry||Jill Duson||Portland, ME|
|Pledged District 1||Kerry||Neil Jamieson||Scarborough, ME|
|Pledged District 1||Dean||Michael MacLeod-Ball||Kennebunkport, ME|
|Pledged District 1||Kerry||Mark Ouellette||Scarborough, ME|
|Pledged District 2||Kerry||Hon. Mary Cathcart||Orono, ME|
|Pledged District 2||Kerry||Leslie Harlow||Sullivan, ME|
|Pledged District 2||Kerry||Bruce King||Bradley, ME|
|Pledged District 2||Dean||Jim Martin||Orono, ME|
|Pledged District 2||Dean||Roxanne Munksgaard||Bangor, ME|
|Pledged District 2||Kucinich||Cheryl Neale||Bangor, ME|
|Pledged District 2||Kucinich||Scott Ruffner||Bangor, ME|
|Pledged District 2||Kerry||Hon. Sam Shapiro||Waterville, ME|
|Pledged PLEO||Kucinich||Shlomit Auciello||Warren, ME|
|Pledged PLEO||Dean||Ed Desgrosseilliers||Auburn, ME|
|Pledged PLEO||Kerry||Hon. Steve Rowe||Portland, ME|
|Pledged At-Large||Kucinich||Ed Cohen||Waterville, ME|
|Pledged At-Large||Dean||Elizabeth Ehrenfeld||Falmouth, ME|
|Pledged At-Large||Kerry||Betty Johnson||Lincolnville, ME|
|Pledged At-Large||Kerry||Hon. Elaine Makas||Lewiston, ME|
|Pledged At-Large||Dean||Alison Smith||Portland, ME|
|Alternate Pledged District||Kerry||Maggie Allen||Bath, ME|
|Alternate Pledged District||Kerry||Michael Broderick||Bethel, ME|
|Alternate Pledged District||Dean||Robert O'Brien||Peaks Island, ME|
|Alternate Pledged At-Large||Kucinich||Gulley Dunlap||Surry, ME|
|Unpledged Add-on||Jennifer DeChant||Bath, ME|
|Unpledged Congressman||Hon. Thomas Allen||Portland, ME|
|Unpledged Congressman||Hon. Mike Michaud||Washington, DC|
|Unpledged Distinguished Party Leader||Hon. Kenneth Curtis||Portland, ME|
|Unpledged Distinguished Party Leader||Hon. George Mitchell||Washington, DC|
|Unpledged DNC Member||William Bryan||Bowdoinham, ME|
|Unpledged DNC Member||David Garrity||Portland, ME|
|Unpledged DNC Member||Hon. Dale McCormick||Augusta, ME|
|Unpledged DNC Member |
|Dorothy Melanson||Falmouth, ME|
|Unpledged DNC Member||Gwethalyn Phillips||Bangor, ME|
|Unpledged Governor||Hon. John Baldacci||Augusta, ME|
|Page||John Hennessey||Portland, ME|
|Page||Karen Sudbay||Portland, ME|
1 Democratic Party's "First Determining Step" of the delegate selection process.
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