The Green Papers
2004 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
Copyright Montana Republican
Presidential Nominating Process
Primary: Tuesday 8 June 2004
State Convention: Thursday 10 June - Saturday 12 June 2004
Delegate Votes
Hard TotalFloor Vote
Bush, George W.106,407   94.4% 28 100.0%
(No Preference)6,340    5.6%  
Uncommitted 28 100.0% 
Total112,747  100.0%28 100.0%28 100.0%

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Montana Primaries for Statewide offices and Congress


The Popular Vote above is based on official returns from the Montana Secretary of State for the 8 June Primary. This Presidential Primary coincides with a state/local primary. These coinciding primaries tend to have an impact upon voter turnout.

8 June 2004 primary returns from an official source:

Reference: (Section III.G.3)


Tuesday 8 June 2004: Advisory Presidential Primary. Today's primary has no affect on the allocation of National Convention delegates.


Thursday 10 June - Saturday 12 June 2004: The Montana State Republican Convention officially convenes. The State Convention chooses 25 delegates to the Republican National Convention.

  • There is no formal system of allocating these 25 National Convention delegates to the presidential contenders. The delegates will attend the convention not bound to any candidate.

In addition, 3 party leaders, the National Committeeman, the National Committeewoman, and the chairman of the Montana's Republican Party, will attend the convention as unpledged delegates by virtue of their position.


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