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2012 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
New Mexico Democrat
Presidential Nominating Process
Primary: Tuesday 5 June 20121
State Party Central Committee and District Conventions: Saturday 9 June 2012
State Party Central Committee: Saturday 16 June 2012
Delegate Selection: Proportional Primary,
Polling hours 7:00a MDT (1300 UTC) to 7:00p MDT (0100 UTC).
Voter Eligibility: Closed Primary
50 total delegate votes - 26 district / 9 at large; 4 Pledged PLEOs; 11 Unpledged PLEOs
The delegate selection processes herein was updated 28 May 2012 per the 2012 Delegate Selection Plan.
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.
5 June 2012 primary returns from an official source.
Participation in New Mexico's delegate selection process is open to all voters registered as Democrats.
Tuesday 5 June 2012: 39 of 50 delegates to the Democratic National Convention are pledged to presidential contenders based on the results of the voting in today's New Mexico 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.
Saturday 9 June 2012: State Party Central Committee Meeting and District Conventions.
National Convention District delegates are elected by congressional district conventions according to the results of the Presidential Primary.
The State Central Committee elects National Convention Pledged PLEO delegates according to the results of the Presidential Primary.
Saturday 16 June 2012: State Party Central Committee Meeting.
The State Central Committee elects National Convention At-large delegates according to the results of the Presidential Primary.
The remaining 11 National Convention delegates consist of
These 11 delegates and will go to the Democratic National Convention officially "Unpledged".
|Delegation to the National Convention|
New Mexico Delegation (as posted at http://www.democrats.org/2012-convention-delegate-list, 20 August 2012)
|Carla Arellanes||Las Vegas|
|Mary Ann Armijo||Gallup|
|Jim Buhaus||Cedar Crest|
|Dan Burrell||Santa Fe|
|Jeff Carr||Eagle Nest|
|Jennie L Chamblee||Medanales|
|Priscilla D Chavez||Las Cruces|
|Timothy J Conyers||Bloomfield|
|Richard E Cooley||Albuquerque|
|Shannon Dale Bush||Hobbs|
|Bealquin Gomez||La Mesa|
|Javier Gonzales||Santa Fe|
|Mary Gail Gwaltney||Las Cruces|
|Fred R Harris||Corrales|
|Martin T Heinrich||Albuquerque|
|Teresa "Terri" M Holland||Albuquerque|
|Kristine "Kooch" Jacobus||Albuquerque|
|Michael R Jones||Santa Fe|
|Roxanne R Lara||Carlsbad|
|James B Lewis||Albuquerque|
|Ben R Lujan||Santa Fe|
|Judith A Pacheco||Albuquerque|
|Maria Sonia Raftery||Roswell|
|Timothy M Raftery||Roswell|
|Raymond G Sanchez||Albuquerque|
|Henry C Silentman||Farmington|
|Lorraine P Spradling||Los Lunas|
|Virginia Vigil||Santa Fe|
|Patty Villa Cervantes||Corrales|
|Elizabeth "Liz" Watson||Holloman AFB|
|Sheryl Williams Stapleton||Albuquerque|
|Links Links to other web sites|
|Constitution Links to State Constitutions|
|• Constitution of the State of New Mexico|
|• New Mexico Secretary of State|
|Legislature Links to State Legislatures|
|• New Mexico Legislature|
|• New Mexico Democratic Party|
|Media & others|
|• Alamogordo Daily News|
|• Albuquerque Journal|
|• Carlsbad Current-Argus|
|• Farmington Daily Times|
|• Independent - Gallup|
|• KOB TV - NBC - Albuquerque|
|• KRQE TV - KREZ TV - KBIM TV - CBS - Albuquerque|
|• KUNM FM - Public Radio - Albuquerque|
|• lamonitor.com - Los Alamos|
|• Las Cruces Sun-News|
|• New Mexican - Santa Fe|
|• New Mexico Politics with Joe Monahan|
|• Politics1.com - New Mexico|
|• Rio Rancher Observer|
|• Ruidoso News|
|• Sangre de Cristo Chronicle - Angel Fire|
|• The Herald - Truth or Consequences|
|• The Taos News|
|• Valencia County News-Bulletin|
1 Democratic Party's "First Determining Step" of the delegate selection process.
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