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2012 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
Presidential Nominating Process
Non-binding Primary: Tuesday 15 May 2012
County Conventions: Friday 1 June - Sunday 10 June 2012
State Convention: Saturday 14 July 2012
Delegate Selection: Advisory Primary,
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: Not applicable
35 total delegates - 10 base at-large / 9 re: 3 congressional districts / 3 party / 13 bonus
The delegate selection processes herein were last updated 15 May 2012.
15 May 2012 Primary results from an official source.
Tuesday 15 May 2012: Nebraska's National Convention delegates are not bound by the results of today's Presidential Preference Primary.
Friday 1 June - Sunday 10 June 2012: County Conventions elect delegates to the State Convention.
Saturday 14 July 2012: The Nebraska State Republican Convention convenes. Congressional District Caucuses made up of the State Convention delegates from each of Nebraska's 3 congressional districts choose the 9 district National Convention delegates (3 per congressional district). The State Convention as a whole selects 23 (10 base at-large plus 13 bonus) at-large delegates to the Republican National Convention.
In addition, 3 party leaders, the National Committeeman, the National Committeewoman, and the chairman of Nebraska's Republican Party, will attend the convention as unpledged delegates by virtue of their position. [In each year when a President of the United States is to be elected, the State Convention shall elect a National Committeeman and a National Committeewoman to take office at the close of the succeeding National Convention. - NEBRASKA REPUBLICAN PARTY CONSTITUTION, Article IV Section 1, As adopted on 07/31/2010]
Reference: CONSTITUTION THE REPUBLICAN PARTY OF NEBRASKA as amended 7/31/2010, Section 3.
14 July 2012: Reports indicate 2 Paul delegates and 7 Romney delegates were elected at the district level. 23 Romney delegates were elected at-large. Romney Reference: https://twitter.com/Yowan/status/224145795216195585/photo/1/large.
The National committeeman and National committeewoman are unbound but appear to support Romney.
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