The Green Papers
2004 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
Copyright New Hampshire Democrat
Presidential Nominating Process
Primary: Tuesday 27 January 20041
State Convention: Saturday 24 April 2004
Delegate Votes
Hard TotalFloor Vote
Kerry, John F.84,377   38.4%13.   48.1%26.   96.3%
Dean, Howard57,761   26.3%9.   33.3% 
Clark, Wesley K.27,314   12.4%  
Edwards, John26,487   12.1%  
Lieberman, Joe18,911    8.6%  
Kucinich, Dennis J.3,114    1.4%  
Gephardt, Richard "Dick"419    0.2%  
(write-in/others)358    0.2%  
Sharpton, Alfred C. "Al"347    0.2%  
LaRouche, Lyndon H., Jr.90    0.0%  
Carter, Willie Felix86    0.0%  
Moseley Braun, Carol81    0.0%  
O'Donnell, Edward Thomas, Jr.79    0.0%  
Bateman, Katherine68    0.0%  
Crow, "Randy"60    0.0%  
Hamm, Vincent S.58    0.0%  
Linnell, Robert H.49    0.0%  
Dokka, Gerry42    0.0%  
Killeen, Caroline Pettinato31    0.0%  
Lee, R. Randy15    0.0%  
Braun, Harry W., III13    0.0%  
Glover, Mildred11    0.0%  
Penna, Fern8    0.0%  
Talbow, Leonard D.8    0.0%  
Uncommitted 5.   18.5% 
(not voting)  1.    3.7%
Total219,787  100.0%27.  100.0%27.  100.0%

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Tuesday 27 January 2004

NEW HAMPSHIRE Democrat Presidential Primary

22 of the State's 27 delegates to the Democratic National Convention will be allocated among the contenders for that Party's presidential nomination as a result of the voting in this Primary.

The vote totals above were obtained from official sources on 28 January 2004.

The write-ins and others include: Bush (Republican): 257, Scatter: 92, Talbow (Democrat): 8, Ashby (Republican): 2, Buchanan (Republican): 2

Here's how we compute the delegate count (estimate made from unoffical sources with 100% of the precints reporting):

  1. A candidate must receive 15% or more of the total popular vote to qualify for delegates. Discard votes cast for those candidates who do not qualify. Kerry and Dean have qualified for delegates.
  2. Allocate Congressional District delegates from the qualified vote in each district. Allocate Pledged PLEO and At-Large delegates using the state-wide qualified vote.
  3. In each jurisdiction (CD and statewide):
    1. Total qualified vote = total votes cast for the qualifying candidates in the jurisdiction.
    2. Allocation = (delegates for the jurisdiction) (candidate's popular vote) (total qualified vote).
    3. Assign each candidate the WHOLE NUMBER of delegates.
    4. If delegates remain, allocate each of the remaining delegates to those candidates with the LARGEST REMAINDERS.

ContestJohn KERRYHoward DEAN


Tuesday 27 January 2004: 22 of 27 delegates to the Democratic National Convention are allocated to presidential contenders based on the results of the voting in today's New Hampshire Presidential Primary. 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.

  • 14 district delegates are to be allocated proportionally to presidential contenders based on the primary results in each of the State's 2 congressional districts.
    • CD 1: 7
    • CD 2: 7
  • In addition, 8 delegates are to be allocated to presidential contenders based on the primary vote statewide.
    • 5 at-large National Convention delegates
    • 3 Pledged PLEOs

Saturday 24 April 2004 - State Convention

The remaining 5 National Convention delegates consist of

  • 4 Unpledged PLEO delegates:
    • 4 Democratic National Committee members
    • 0 Members of Congress (0 Senators and 0 Representatives)
    • 0 Governors
    • 0 Distinguished Party Leaders
  • 1 Unpledged "add-on" (selected by open ballot, majority vote, by a committee of district-level delegates).

These 5 delegates and will go to the Democratic National Convention officially "Unpledged".

Delegation to the National Convention

New Hampshire Delegation (as posted by, 4 July 2004)

Pledged District6814
Pledged PLEO123
Pledged At-Large235
Total Pledged91322
Alternate Pledged District000
Alternate Pledged PLEO000
Alternate Pledged At-Large134
Total Alternates134
Unpledged  5
Pages  2
Pledged District 1KerryCarole AppelDover, NH
Pledged District 1KerryHon. Robert BainesManchester, NH
Pledged District 1KerryMarilyn HoffmanLondonderry, NH
Pledged District 1KerryDavid LangHampton, NH
Pledged District 1DeanHon. Joseph MillerDurham, NH
Pledged District 1DeanMaura SpiegelmanLondonderry, NH
Pledged District 1DeanHon. Barbara TsairisPortsmouth, NH
Pledged District 2KerryHon. Michael AtkinsLyndeborough, NH
Pledged District 2DeanSarah AyresHanover, NH
Pledged District 2KerryHon. Jane ClemonsNashua, NH
Pledged District 2DeanAlexander LeeConcord, NH
Pledged District 2KerryBrenda MaclellanHenniker, NH
Pledged District 2KerryRobert MaclellanHenniker, NH
Pledged District 2DeanBill SirotyAmherst, NH
Pledged PLEODeanDeborah ButlerConcord, NH
Pledged PLEOKerryHon. Martha ClarkPortsmouth, NH
Pledged PLEOKerryHon. Sylvia LarsenConcord, NH
Pledged At-LargeKerryWayne BurtonDurham, NH
Pledged At-LargeKerryMary Ann KnowlesHudson, NH
Pledged At-LargeKerryBill McQuillenPortsmouth, NH
Pledged At-LargeDeanTrinidad TellezManchester, NH
Pledged At-LargeDeanPaul TwomeyChichester, NH
Alternate Pledged At-LargeDeanJoshua GlasheenManchester, NH
Alternate Pledged At-LargeKerryAnn McLane KusterHopkinton, NH
Alternate Pledged At-LargeKerryRicia McMahonNorth Sutton, NH
Alternate Pledged At-LargeKerryStephen ShurtleffPenacook, NH
Unpledged Add-on Joseph DeboiseSomersworth, NH
Unpledged DNC Member Hon. Raymond BuckleyManchester, NH
Unpledged DNC Member Gaetan DiGangiMerrimack, NH
Unpledged DNC Member Anita FreedmanPortsmouth, NH
Unpledged DNC Member
Delegation Chair
 Kathleen SullivanManchester, NH
Page Jennifer KuzmaConcord, NH
Page Justin SlatteryPelham, NH

Congressional Districts  

Belknap County:
Alton (town) CD 1
Barnstead (town) CD 1
Belmont (town) CD 1
Center Harbor (town) CD 1
Gilford (town) CD 1
Gilmanton (town) CD 1
Laconia (city) CD 1
Meredith (town) CD 1
New Hampton (town) CD 1
Sanbornton (town) CD 2
Tilton (town) CD 2
entire Carroll County CD1
entire Cheshire County CD 2
entire Coos County CD 2
entire Grafton County CD 2
Hillsborough County:
Amherst (town) CD 2
Antrim (town) CD 2
Bedford (town) CD 1
Bennington (town) CD 2
Brookline (town) CD 2
Deering (town) CD 2
Francestown (town) CD 2
Goffstown (town) CD 1
Greenfield (town) CD 2
Greenville (town) CD 2
Hancock (town) CD 2
Hillsborough (town) CD 2
Hollis (town) CD 2
Hudson (town) CD 2
Litchfield (town) CD 2
Lyndeborough (town) CD 2
Manchester (city) CD 1
Mason (town) CD 2
Merrimack (town) CD 1
Milford (town) CD 2
Mont Vernon (town) CD 2
Nashua (city) CD 2
New Boston (town) CD 2
New Ipswich (town) CD 2
Pelham (town) CD 2
Peterborough (town) CD 2
Sharon (town) CD 2
Temple (town) CD 2
Weare (town) CD 2
Wilton (town) CD 2
Windsor (town) CD 2
Merrimack County:
Allenstown (town) CD 2
Andover (town) CD 2
Boscawen (town) CD 2
Bow (town) CD 2
Bradford (town) CD 2
Canterbury (town) CD 2
Chichester (town) CD 2
Concord (city) CD 2
Danbury (town) CD 2
Dunbarton (town) CD 2
Epsom (town) CD 2
Franklin (city) CD 2
Henniker (town) CD 2
Hill (town) CD 2
Hooksett (town) CD 1
Hopkinton (town) CD 2
Loudon (town) CD 2
Newbury (town) CD 2
New London (town) CD 2
Northfield (town) CD 2
Pembroke (town) CD 2
Pittsfield (town) CD 2
Salisbury (town) CD 2
Sutton (town) CD 2
Warner (town) CD 2
Webster (town) CD 2
Wilmot (town) CD 2
Rockingham County:
Atkinson (town) CD 2
Auburn (town) CD 1
Brentwood (town) CD 1
Candia (town) CD 1
Chester (town) CD 1
Danville (town) CD 1
Deerfield (town) CD 1
Derry (town) CD 1
East Kingston (town) CD 1
Epping (town) CD 1
Exeter (town) CD 1
Fremont (town) CD 1
Greenland (town) CD 1
Hampstead (town) CD 1
Hampton (town) CD 1
Hampton Falls (town) CD 1
Kensington (town) CD 1
Kingston (town) CD 1
Londonderry (town) CD 1
New Castle (town) CD 1
Newfields (town) CD 1
Newington (town) CD 1
Newmarket (town) CD 1
Newton (town) CD 1
North Hampton (town) CD 1
Northwood (town) CD 1
Nottingham (town) CD 1
Plaistow (town) CD 1
Portsmouth (city) CD 1
Raymond (town) CD 1
Rye (town) CD 1
Salem (town) CD 2
Sandown (town) CD 1
Seabrook (town) CD 1
South Hampton (town) CD 1
Stratham (town) CD 1
Windham (town) CD 2
entire Strafford County CD 1
entire Sullivan County CD 1 

1 Democratic Party's "First Determining Step" of the delegate selection process.


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