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2012 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
Presidential Nominating Process
Precinct Caucuses: Saturday 14 April 20121
Advisory Primary: Tuesday 15 May 2012
County Conventions: Friday 1 June - Sunday 10 June 2012
State Convention: Saturday 23 June 2012
Delegate Selection: Caucus/Convention,
Polling hours 8:00a CDT (1300 UTC) / 7:00a MDT (1300 UTC) to 8:00p CDT (0100 UTC) / 7:00p MDT (0100 UTC). The polls open and close at the same GMT/UTC time, that is, polls open and close at a particular local time in the advanced time zone and open and close one hour earlier local time in the lagging time zone.
Voter Eligibility: Modified Caucus
44 total delegate votes - 25 district / 9 at large; 4 Pledged PLEOs; 6 Unpledged PLEOs
The delegate selection processes herein was updated 14 April 2012 per the Draft 2012 Delegate Selection Plan.
15 May 2012 Primary results from an official source.
Participation in Nebraska's delegate selection process is open to all voters who wish to participate as Democrats. "Democrats" are those persons of legal voting age who are registered in Nebraska as Democrats or who register as Democrats at the Precinct Caucus.
Saturday 14 April 2012: First Tier- Precinct Caucuses. The Precinct Caucus participants choose delegates to the County Conventions according to their Presidential preference. A mandatory 15 percent threshold is required in order for a presidential contender to be allocated County Convention delegates.
The number of National Convention delegates can be estimated from the results of today's caucuses.
Tuesday 15 May 2012: Advisory State Run Primary. The results of today's primary have no affect on the delegate selection process.
Friday 1 June - Sunday 10 June 2012: Second Tier: County Conventions. County Convention delegates choose the county's delegates to the Nebraska State Democratic Convention. A mandatory 15 percent threshold is required in order for a presidential contender to be allocated State Democratic Convention delegates.
Saturday 23 June 2012: Third and final tier: The State Democratic Convention convenes. 38 of 44 delegates to the Democratic National Convention are pledged to presidential contenders based on the results of the voting at the Nebraska State Democratic Convention. A mandatory 15 percent threshold is required in order for a presidential contender to be allocated National Convention delegates at the congressional district or statewide level.
25 district delegates are to be allocated proportionally to presidential contenders based on the preferences of State Convention delegates from each of the State's 3 congressional districts.
13 delegates are to be allocated to presidential contenders based the support for the presidential contenders at the State Convention as a whole.
The remaining 6 National Convention delegates consist of
These 6 delegates and will go to the Democratic National Convention officially "Unpledged".
|Delegation to the National Convention|
Nebraska Delegation (as posted at http://www.democrats.org/2012-convention-delegate-list, 20 August 2012)
|Tanya D Cook||Omaha|
|Brenda J Council||Omaha|
|Victor E Covalt III||Lincoln|
|Douglas Augustus Logan Dobbs Cambridge||Hastings|
|Downey J Fitzgerald||Omaha|
|Ramona "Lisa" Fricke||Lexington|
|Janet Goodman Banks||Lincoln|
|Mary Ann Holland||Omaha|
|Clarence J King Jr.||Omaha|
|Frank LaMere||South Sioux|
|Peggy O Lippert||Papillion|
|James R Moore||Marsland|
|Susan R Tafini||Springfield|
|Lexie Wakan LaMere||South Sioux|
|Links Links to other web sites|
|Constitution Links to State Constitutions|
|• Nebraska Constitution|
|• Nebraska Secretary of State|
|• Nebraska Secretary of State - Election Administration|
|Legislature Links to State Legislatures|
|• Nebraska Revised Statutes|
|• Nebraska Unicameral Legislature|
|• Nebraska Democratic Party|
|Media & others|
|• Alliance Times-Herald|
|• Columbus Telegram|
|• Fremont Tribune|
|• Grand Island Independent|
|• Kearney Hub|
|• KETV - ABC - Omaha|
|• KMTV - CBS - Omaha|
|• Lexington Clipper-Herald|
|• Lincoln Journal Star|
|• McCook Daily Gazette|
|• Norfolk Daily News|
|• North Platte Telegraph|
|• Omaha World-Herald|
|• Politics1.com - Nebraska|
|• The Beatrice Daily Sun|
1 Democratic Party's "First Determining Step" of the delegate selection process.
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