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2004 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
Presidential Nominating Process
Precinct Caucuses: Saturday 14 February 20041
County Conventions: Saturday 13 March 2004
State Convention: Friday 16 April - Sunday 18 April 2004
Voter Eligibility: Closed Caucus
Delegate Selection: Caucus/Convention
32 total delegate votes - 16 district / 5 at large; 3 Pledged PLEOs; 7 Unpledged PLEOs; 1 Unpledged add-on
26 May 2004 Unpledged delegate preference update: Kerry: 1. Unpledged delegates appear in the "Soft Unpledged" column.
Media reports indicate about 8,000 Democrats participated in the 14 February 2004 Precinct Caucus. The straw poll taken at the 14 February caucuses gave Kerry 63% of the vote and Dean 17% of vote- that breaks down to an estimated 19 National Delegates for Kerry and 5 for Dean. However, when the official vote was taken at the 17 April 2004 Nevada State Democratic Convention, only Kerry delegates were elected. Final count: 24 pledged National Convention delegates for Kerry.
18 April 2004 State Convention: More than 900 attended the 18 April 2004 Nevada State Democratic Convention and List of delegates.
Precinct Caucus results from a party source: http://www.nvdems.com/news.php?newsid=52
Saturday 14 February 2004: Democratic Party Caucuses meet in each precinct. Each Precinct Caucus chooses delegates to County Conventions based on presidential preference.
Saturday 13 March 2004: County Conventions convene in each county. Each County Convention chooses delegates to the Nevada State Democratic Convention.
Friday 16 April - Sunday 18 April 2004: The Nevada State Democratic Convention convenes.
On Saturday 17 April 2004, the State Convention chooses 24 of Nevada's 32 delegates to the Democratic National 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 8 National Convention delegates consist of
These 8 delegates and will go to the Democratic National Convention officially "Unpledged".
|Delegation to the National Convention|
Nevada Delegation (as posted by dems2004.org, 4 July 2004)
|Alternate Pledged District||3||3|
|Alternate Pledged PLEO||0||0|
|Alternate Pledged At-Large||1||1|
|Pledged District 1||Kerry||Naomi Goynes||N. Las Vegas, NV|
|Pledged District 1||Kerry||Daniel Hinkley||Las Vegas, NV|
|Pledged District 1||Kerry||John Hunt||Las Vegas, NV|
|Pledged District 1||Kerry||Raymond McAllister||Las Vegas, NV|
|Pledged District 1||Kerry||Debbie Springer||Las Vegas, NV|
|Pledged District 2||Kerry||Marcia de Braga||Fallon, NV|
|Pledged District 2||Kerry||Edna Flores||Henderson, NV|
|Pledged District 2||Kerry||Brian Hutchinson||Reno, NV|
|Pledged District 2||Kerry||Pamela du Pre||Reno, NV|
|Pledged District 2||Kerry||Deborah Trudell||Las Vegas, NV|
|Pledged District 2||Kerry||Jim Wallace||Carson City, NV|
|Pledged District 2||Kerry||W. Chris Wicker||Reno, NV|
|Pledged District 3||Kerry||Ed Beaman||Mount Charleston, NV|
|Pledged District 3||Kerry||Ida Gaines||Las Vegas, NV|
|Pledged District 3||Kerry||Jeanne Maust||Las Vegas, NV|
|Pledged District 3||Kerry||Randy Soltero||Las Vegas, NV|
|Pledged PLEO||Kerry||Hon. Larry Mason||Las Vegas, NV|
|Pledged PLEO||Kerry||Hon. Bob McGowan||Reno, NV|
|Pledged PLEO||Kerry||Julie Whitacre||Las Vegas, NV|
|Pledged At-Large||Kerry||Hon. James Bilbray||Las Vegas, NV|
|Pledged At-Large||Kerry||Venicia Considine||Las Vegas, NV|
|Pledged At-Large||Kerry||Danielle Cook||Carcon City, NV|
|Pledged At-Large||Kerry||Emma Rubalcava-Micelli||Las Vegas, NV|
|Pledged At-Large||Kerry||Charles Waterman||Las Vegas, NV|
|Alternate Pledged District||Kerry||Verlia Davis Hoggard||Las Vegas, NV|
|Alternate Pledged District||Kerry||George Logan||Henderson, NV|
|Alternate Pledged District||Kerry||Marilyn Melton||Reno, NV|
|Alternate Pledged At-Large||Kerry||Dwayne Chesnut||Las Vegas, NV|
|Unpledged Add-on||Marcus Sloan||North Las Vegas, NV|
|Unpledged Congressman||Hon. Shelley Berkley||Washington, DC|
|Unpledged DNC Member||Hon. Yvonne Gates||Las Vegas, NV|
|Unpledged DNC Member||Steven Horsford||Las Vegas, NV|
|Unpledged DNC Member||Adriana Martinez||Las Vegas, NV|
|Unpledged DNC Member||Hon. Dina Titus||Las Vegas, NV|
|Unpledged DNC Member||Hon. Brian Wallace||Gardnerville, NV|
|Unpledged Senator||Hon. Harry Reid||Washington, DC|
|Page||Sasha Farahi||Reno, NV|
|Page||Zach Zaragoza||Henderson, NV|
1 Democratic Party's "First Determining Step" of the delegate selection process.
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