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2012 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
Presidential Nominating Process
District Conventions: Tuesday 6 March - Saturday 24 March 2012
State Convention: Thursday 26 April - Saturday 28 April 2012
Delegate Selection: Caucus/Convention
Voter Eligibility: Closed Caucus
27 total delegates - 10 base at-large / 3 re: 1 congressional district / 3 party / 11 bonus
The delegate selection processes herein was updated following a telephone call to the party on 20 September 2011.
Alaska Republican Party Convention process from a party source.
20 March 2012 update from Alaska Dispatch: GOP vote finalized, Rick Santorum picks up an Alaska delegate
Participation is for registered Republicans only. A voter may register or re-registered as a Republican on the day of the convention. After voting in the preference poll, the Republicans are encouraged to participate in their District Conventions which will commence at 7:30 pm.
Tuesday 6 March - Saturday 24 March 2012: 24 of 27 delegates to the Republican National Convention are bound to presidential contenders based on the results of the voting in today's District Conventions. In addition, each District chooses delegates to the Alaska State Republican Convention. [Rules of the Alaska Republican Party, Article V. Section 15: (g)(4), (7), (9)]
Thursday 26 April - Saturday 28 April 2012: The Alaska State Republican Convention convenes. The State Convention chooses 24 of 27 delegates from Alaska to the Republican National Convention according to the results of the District Conventions.
Note: National Convention delegates may be elected at the Tuesday 6 March 2012 Caucuses.
In addition, 3 party leaders, the National Committeeman, the National Committeewoman, and the chairman of the Alaska's Republican Party, are elected at today's state convention and will attend the National Convention as unpledged delegates by virtue of their position.
Delegates to the National Convention shall be elected from the Delegates to the State Convention ... [and] ... shall be pledged to support a Qualified Presidential Candidate ... so long as their preferred Candidate maintains an active campaign. After the second round of balloting ... if the Candidate to which the Delegate is pledged is the candidate receiving the fewest number of votes ..., the Delegate is no longer required to support that candidate. If a ... delegate ... pledged to a ... Presidential Candidate who is no longer a candidate for the Republican Nomination for President as of the date of the National Convention, that delegate ... shall be deemed non-pledged. [Rules of the Alaska Republican Party, Article V. Section 15: (g)(2) (8)]
29 April 2012 dailypaul.com: Victory in Alaska!.
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