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Democrats
CandidatePopular
Vote
Delegate Votes
Hard TotalFloor Vote
Obama, Barack Hussein74,538  56.72%14.0  48.28% 
Clinton, Hillary Rodham51,333  39.07%9.0  31.03% 
Edwards, John Reid3,758   2.86%  
Richardson, William B. "Bill", III549   0.42%  
Biden, Joseph Robinette "Joe", Jr.462   0.35%  
Kucinich, Dennis J.408   0.31%  
Gravel, Mike166   0.13%  
Dodd, Christopher J. "Chris"117   0.09%  
Lynch, Frank72   0.05%  
Uncommitted 6.0  20.69% 
(not voting)  29.0 100.00%
Total131,403 100.00%29.0 100.00%29.0 100.00%

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UTAH Democratic PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY

Tuesday 5 February 2008

23 of 29 delegates to the Democratic National Convention are pledged to presidential contenders based on the results of the voting in today's Utah Presidential Primary: 15 delegates allocated proportionally to presidential contenders based on the primary results in each of the State's 3 congressional districts; 8 delegates allocated to presidential contenders based on the primary vote statewide. 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.

UTAH DELEGATE SELECTION PLAN FOR THE 2008 DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION ISSUED BY THE UTAH STATE DEMOCRATIC PARTY MARCH 23, 2007


Certified 5 February 2008 statewide vote from an official source.

Here is how we compute the delegate count (based on certified returns from an party source):

  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. Clinton and Obama 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.
ContestObamaClinton
Pop
Vote
Qual
Vote
DelVoteAllocDelVoteAllocDel
CD138,89937,352522,3032.986315,0492.0142
CD263,11560,588636,7783.642423,8102.3582
CD329,38927,931415,4572.214212,4741.7862
PLEO131,403125,871374,5381.777251,3331.2231
At-Large131,403125,871574,5382.961351,3332.0392
Delegates23149

Unpledged delegates as of
29 January 2008: Clinton: 2
31 January 2008: Clinton: 2, Obama: 1
5 April 2008: Clinton: 1, Obama: 1
12 April 2008: Clinton: 1, Obama: 2
11 May 2008: Clinton: 1, Obama: 3
4 June 2008: Obama: 4
6 June 2008: Obama: 6


   

Tuesday 5 February 2008: 23 of 29 delegates to the Democratic National Convention are allocated to presidential contenders based on the results of the voting in today's Utah 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.

  • 15 district delegates are to be allocated proportionally to presidential contenders based on the primary results in each of the State's 3 congressional districts.
    • CD 1: 5
    • CD 2: 6
    • CD 3: 4
  • 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
 

Friday 9 May - Saturday 10 May 2008: State Convention

The remaining 6 National Convention delegates consist of

  • 5 Unpledged PLEO delegates:
    • 4 Democratic National Committee members.
    • 1 Member of Congress (0 Senators and 1 Representative).
    • 0 Governors.
    • 0 Distinguished Party Leaders.
  • 1 Unpledged "add-on" (elected by a quorum of district level delegates during the State Convention).

These 6 delegates and will go to the Democratic National Convention officially "Unpledged".


Delegation to the National Convention

Utah Delegation (as posted by http://www.demconvention.com/, 11 August 2008)

RoleClintonObama(total)
Pledged District6915
Pledged PLEO123
Pledged At-Large235
Total Pledged91423
Alternate Pledged District033
Alternate Pledged PLEO000
Alternate Pledged At-Large101
Total Alternates134
Unpledged  6
Credentials Committee  1
Platform Committee  1
Rules Committee  2
Pages  2
 
Role(s)PreferenceNameResidence
Pledged District 1ObamaKelvin L. DavisRoy, UT
Pledged District 1ObamaHon. Scott D. McCoySalt Lake City, UT
Pledged District 1ClintonConnie NielsenBountiful, UT
Pledged District 1ObamaKathleen SnyderMendon, UT
Pledged District 1ClintonCarlos Vasquez, Jr.Fruit Heights, UT
Pledged District 2ClintonLisa AllcottSalt Lake City, UT
Pledged District 2ObamaKurt BestorSalt Lake City, UT
Pledged District 2ObamaTheodore A. Cowan, Jr.Salt Lake City, UT
Pledged District 2ObamaHon. Patricia W. JonesHolladay, UT
Pledged District 2ClintonHon. Ross RomeroSalt Lake City, UT
Pledged District 2ObamaJosie ValdezMurray, UT
Pledged District 3ObamaC. Millicent LewisSpringville, UT
Pledged District 3ClintonJordan A. PazellCopperton, UT
Pledged District 3ClintonEmily S. RushtonWest Valley City, UT
Pledged District 3ObamaBrian SpittlerProvo, UT
Pledged PLEOObamaHon. Christine A. JohnsonSalt Lake City, UT
Pledged PLEOObamaHon. Phil RiesenSalt Lake City, UT
Pledged PLEOClintonBlaze WhartonMurray, UT
Pledged At-LargeClintonArlyn R. BradshawSalt Lake City, UT
Pledged At-LargeObamaHon. Peter M. CorroonSalt Lake City, UT
Pledged At-LargeObamaJulie DaySalt Lake City, UT
Pledged At-LargeObamaJan LovettMidvale, UT
Pledged At-LargeClintonHon. Jenny WilsonSalt Lake City, UT
Alternate Pledged District 1ObamaErika R. GeorgeSalt Lake City, UT
Alternate Pledged District 2ObamaHon. Jim BradleySalt Lake City, UT
Alternate Pledged District 3ObamaHon. Charles G. HendersonKearns, UT
Alternate Pledged At-LargeClintonMary Lou HuffmonPleasant Grove, UT
Unpledged
Delegation Vice Chair
 Hon. Karen HaleSalt Lake City, UT
Unpledged
Delegation Chair
 Wayne Holland, Jr.Salt Lake City, UT
Unpledged Add-On Kristi CummingPark City, UT
Unpledged Congressman Hon. Jim MathesonWashington, DC
Unpledged DNC Member Helen LanganBountiful, UT
Unpledged DNC Member Hon. Bill OrtonSalt Lake City, UT
Credentials CommitteeObamaWendy LewisSalt Lake City, UT
Platform CommitteeObamaHon. Gene DavisSalt Lake City, UT
Rules Committee Donald DunnSalt Lake City, UT
Rules CommitteeClintonSusie McHughSalt Lake City, UT
Page Craig AxfordSalt Lake City, UT
Page Tika BeardSalt Lake City, UT

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

 


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