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2012 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
 
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Presidential Nominating Process
Primary: Tuesday 8 May 20121
Congressional District Conventions: Saturday 19 May 2012
State Convention: Saturday 16 June 2012
Democrats
CandidatePopular
Vote
Delegate Votes
Hard TotalFloor Vote
Obama, Barack Hussein766,079  79.23%104.0  66.24%152.0  96.82%
No Preference200,810  20.77%  
Uncommitted 43.0  27.39% 
(available) 10.0   6.37% 
Not Announced  5.0   3.18%
Total966,889 100.00%157.0 100.00%157.0 100.00%

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The delegate selection processes herein was updated on 2 May 2012 per the 2012 Delegate Selection Plan As Approved by the State Executive Council on 5/25/2011.

The state received a 20% pledged delegate bonus for starting in Stage III (May and June).

Starting on Tuesday 20 March 2012, a 15% pledged delegate bonus is awarded when clusters of 3 or more neighboring states begin on the same date.

8 May 2012 returns from an official source.


   

Tuesday 8 May 2012: 139 of 157 delegates to the Democratic National Convention are pledged to presidential contenders based on the results of the voting in today's North Carolina 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.

  • 93 district delegates are to be pledged proportionally to presidential contenders based on the primary results in each of the State's 13 congressional districts.
    • CD 1: 8
    • CD 2: 7
    • CD 3: 6
    • CD 4: 11
    • CD 5: 6
    • CD 6: 5
    • CD 7: 7
    • CD 8: 6
    • CD 9: 7
    • CD 10: 5
    • CD 11: 7
    • CD 12: 9
    • CD 13: 9
  • In addition, 46 delegates are to be allocated to presidential contenders based on the primary vote statewide.
    • 31 at-large National Convention delegates
    • 15 Pledged PLEOs
Tuesday 8 May 2012 Primary
Contest
 Pop
Vote
Qual
Vote
Del
CD1  8
CD2  7
CD3  6
CD4  11
CD5  6
CD6  5
CD7  7
CD8  6
CD9  7
CD10  5
CD11  7
CD12  9
CD13  9
PLEO  15
At-Large  31
Delegates  139
 

Saturday 19 May 2012 - Congressional District Convention Presidential Preference Caucuses. National Convention district level delegates are selected according to the results of the primary.

 

Saturday 16 June 2012: State Convention

The State Convention selects National Convention Pledged PLEO and At-Large delegates according to the results of the primary.

The remaining 18 National Convention delegates consist of

  • 18 Unpledged PLEO delegates:
    • 9 Democratic National Committee members.
    • 8 Members of Congress (1 Senator and 7 Representatives).
    • 1 Governor.
    • 0 Distinguished Party Leaders.

These 18 delegates and will go to the Democratic National Convention officially "Unpledged".


Notes:

On 28 March 2011, state Senator Andrew C. Brock (Republican) filed S440. This bill would move the Presidential Primary from the Tuesday after the 1st Monday in May to the 1st Tuesday in March.


Delegation to the National Convention

North Carolina Delegation (as posted at http://www.democrats.org/2012-convention-delegate-list, 20 August 2012)

 
NameResidence
Stella AdamsDurham
Danielle AdamsDurham
Denise D AdamsWinston-Salem
Johnnie Max AdamsRaleigh
Alma AdamsGreensboro
Robbie G AkhereCharlotte
Margaret Katherine AlexanderCharlotte
Joseph M AlstonHigh Point
Vicki AlstonHigh Point
James AndrewsRaleigh
Valencia ApplewhiteFayetteville
T.E. AustinDurham
John AutryCharlotte
Andy BallBoone
Valerie BarnesAsheville
Jannet B BarnesKnightdale
George E Battle Jr.Charlotte
Chaz BeasleyConover
Martha Bedell AlexanderCharlotte
William V BellDurham
William V BellDurham
Dan BesseWinston-Salem
Delilah B BlanksRiegelwood
Dan BlueRaleigh
Daniel T Blue IIIRaleigh
Edwin E BoothWashington
Elena BotellaCharlotte
Kenneth Marcus Brandon IIGreensboro
Joyce M BrayboyCharlotte
Tammy BrunnerRaleigh
Angela R BryantRocky Mount
Tracey Burns-VannDurham
Ryan ButlerGreensboro
George Kenneth Butterfield IIWilson
Susan S CampbellWinston-Salem
Rebecca CarneyCharlotte
Nicholas CarpenterShelby
Loretta ClawsonBoone
Linda ColemanRaleigh
Justin K ConleyFranklin
Daveda Joy CookGreensboro
Pat CothamCharlotte
Jeanette M CouncilFayetteville
Mildred A CouncilGreenville
Janice CovingtonCharlotte
Janet CowellRaleigh
John Lewis CrawfordTrinity
Cal CunninghamLexington
Don G DavisSnow Hill
Frank DeatonCharlotte
Gautam DesaiCharlotte
Janet DickensSanford
James DoughertyFayetteville
Corey E DuvallFranklin
Beverly EarleCharlotte
Mary Ebert OstgaardMarion
Sidney Logan EchevarriaBelmont
Olma EcheverriCharlotte
George Maron El-KhouriSalisbury
Ryan M EllerWinston-Salem
Akilah R EnsleyGreenville
Stephanie Eriksen GoslenRaleigh
Charles EvansFayetteville
Jean Farmer-ButterfieldWilson
William FlytheSouthport
Hiawatha FosterCharlotte
Carolyn Foy BryanJacksonville
Gail Marie FurrIndian Trail
Jake Alexander Gellar-GoadChapel Hill
Monica R GibbsBayboro
Deborah G GilesDurham
Phillip GilfusFayetteville
Rosa U GillRaleigh
Richard GlazierFayetteville
Elizabeth GlymNewton
Gloria GoodwinJacksonville
Joe HackneyChapel Hill
Kay HaganGreensboro
Larry HallDurham
D. Christopher HardeeManteo
Vani D HariCharlotte
Susan Harman-ScottNags Head
Cameron M HarrisCharlotte
Pricey HarrisonGreensboro
Zack HawkinsDurham
Steven HillRaleigh
Maurice B Holland Sr.Aberdeen
Ann F HugginsGreenville
Donald HughesDurham
Matthew HughesHillsborough
Gregory HumphreyBeulaville
Verla C InskoChapel Hill
Steve IvesterHickory
Karen JasmineRaleigh
Margaret JeffusGreensboro
Martha K JohnsonPinetops
Larry JohnsonKernersville
Charles M JohnsonRocky Mount
Larry KissellBiscoe
Mark KleinschmidtChapel Hill
Gabriel S KochWilmington
Vibhav KolluConcord
Davian LaJoyce EllisonLaurinburg
Mazie LaurenceAdvance
Matty Lazo ChaddertonCary
Robert Lee HillmanCharlotte
Mark Lenzie BibbsWilson
Nelda Christine LeonCharlotte
Veleria LevyKannapolis
Elizabeth LewisGreensboro
Diane Marie LittleMonroe
James "Jim" A Long IIIBessemer City
Paul LoweWinston-Salem
Eric MansfieldFayetteville
Jeff MarksFayetteville
Elaine F MarshallRaleigh
Grier MartinRaleigh
Elaine McCollumFranklin
Robert W McCollumFranklin
Bennett McCoy TaylorSeaboard
September McCradyStatesville
Mike D McIntyreLumberton
Floyd B McKissick Jr.Durham
Barbara McKoyLillington
MaryBe McMillanRaleigh
Herve MesaGreensboro
H.M. Michaux Jr.Durham
Brad MillerRaleigh
Thomasine MooreJacksonville
Gregory K Moss Sr.Charlotte
Ingrid NurseConcord
Muriel K OffermanCary
David ParkerMoorseville
Beverly PerdueNew Bern
Omar PerezLexington
Gloria PhoenixGreensboro
Brenda PollardDurham
Judith B PorterNorth Wilkesboro
Albert T PorterWinston-Salem
Tiffany PowersLumberton
David PriceChapel Hill
Ray C RappMars Hill
Elizabeth RedenbaughWilmington
Synthia M RichardsonFranklinton
Jimmie RigginsFayetteville
Keylin RiveraGastonia
Jennifer RobertsCharlotte
Diane RobertsonCarrboro
Walton RobinsonRaleigh
Ralph RodlandHigh Point
Deborah RossRaleigh
Arunava SanyalRaleigh
Christopher SgroGreensboro
Heath ShulerWaynesville
Tom SimmonsSouthport
Bernita SimsHigh Point
Parker SloanAsheville
Kevin A SmithGarner
Robin SmithKings Mountain
Samuel Reid "Sam" Spencer IVDavidson
Mary H StarkeyRaleigh
Brenda M StevensonCharlotte
Rasheedah Stokes HasanCharlotte
Caroline SumpterRed Springs
Nina Szlosberg-LandisRaleigh
Montica TalmadgeRaleigh
Jeff L ThigpenGreensboro
Vined ThomasCornelius
Brad ThompsonRaleigh
Mary J TobiasDurham
Larry TownsendPembroke
Ed TurlingtonRaleigh
Don VaughanGreensboro
John R VerdejoRaleigh
Preston WaddellRockingham
William L WainwrightHavelock
Thomas WalkerRocky Mount
Cynthia WallaceCharlotte
Everett B WardWake Forest
Uriah WardGreenville
Ginnie WatsonGastonia
Melvin L WattCharlotte
Jennifer WeissCary
Gwendolyn WilkinsRocky Mount
Kennis WilkinsWilliamston
Brenda Elaine WilkinsWilliamston
Tina Willis RodriguezMorehead City
Larry WombleWinston-Salem
Raychl WoodwardGreensboro
Sarah ZambonFletcher

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