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Presidential Nominating Process
County Caucuses: Saturday 14 April 20121
State Convention: Saturday 26 May 2012
Democrats
CandidatePopular
Vote
Delegate Votes
Hard TotalFloor Vote
Obama, Barack Hussein  22.0 100.00%
Uncommitted 4.0  18.18% 
(available) 18.0  81.82% 
Total 22.0 100.00%22.0 100.00%

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The delegate selection processes herein was updated 20 March 2011 per the Draft 2012 Delegate Selection Plan as of 22 March 2011.


Starting on Tuesday 20 March 2012, a 15% pledged delegate bonus is awarded when clusters of 3 or more neighboring states (Idaho, Kansas, Nebraska, and Wyoming) begin on the same date (14 April 2012).

The state should receive a 10% pledged delegate bonus for starting in Stage II (April).


   

Participation in Wyoming's delegate selection process is open to all voters who wish to participate as Democrats. All persons residing in the county and registered to vote as Democrats may vote at the county caucus/convention.


Saturday 14 April 2012: First tier. 12 of Wyoming's 22 delegates to the National Convention are pledged in today's County Caucuses.

Democratic Party Country Caucuses (also known as "County Conventions") meet in each county. The County Caucuses choose delegates to the Wyoming State Democratic Convention. Such delegates to the State Convention are allocated to presidential contenders in proportion to the percentage of the support each candidate received at the County Caucus.

  • The 12 District Delegates to the Democratic National Convention are pledged to presidential contenders in proportion to the support each candidate receives at the Country Caucuses. A mandatory 15 percent threshold is required in order for a presidential contender to be allocated National Convention delegates at the congressional district level. Wyoming has only a single Congressional District.
Saturday 14 April 2012 County Caucuses/Conventions
Contest
 Pop
Vote
Qual
Vote
Del
CD  12
Delegates  12
 

Saturday 26 May 2012: Second Tier. State Convention in Laramie. 6 of 22 delegates to the Democratic National Convention are allocated to presidential contenders in proportion to the support each candidate receives at the State Convention. A mandatory 15 percent threshold is required in order for a presidential contender to be allocated National Convention delegates at the statewide level.

  • 6 delegates are to be pledged to presidential contenders based on the support each candidate receives at the State Convention as a whole.
    • 4 at-large National Convention delegates
    • 2 Pledged PLEOs

The State Convention delegates elect the District, Pledged PLEO, and At-Large National Convention Delegates.

The remaining 4 National Convention delegates consist of

  • 4 Unpledged PLEO delegates:
    • 4 Democratic National Committee members.
    • 0 Members of Congress (0 Senators and 0 Representatives).
    • 0 Governors.
    • 0 Distinguished Party Leaders.

These 4 delegates and will go to the Democratic National Convention officially "Unpledged".

Saturday 26 May 2012 State Convention
Contest
 Pop
Vote
Qual
Vote
Del
PLEO  2
At-Large  4
Delegates  6

Delegation to the National Convention

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

 
NameResidence
Salvador ArmijoCasper
Jeran ArteryCheyenne
Matthew BakerLaramie
Emily BennettLaramie
Carol Lynn ColemanGillette
Ana CuprillPinedale
Sleeter DoverCheyenne
Paul Andrew EsquibelCheyenne
Vickie L GoodwinDouglas
Shepard GuerinLaramie
Jodi GuerinLaramie
Mary HalesCasper
Charles HerzMoose
Barbara HerzMoose
Rebecca C JohnsonCasper
Pete JorgensenJackson
Gabrielle KouchajiJackson
Henry LangstaffLaramie
Peter LaybournCheyenne
Kenneth McCauleyCheyenne
Billy MontgomeryGillette
Erin O'DohertyLaramie
Philip PelkeyLaramie
Leslie PetersenWilson
Henry C Phibbs Jr.Wilson
Kathryn SessionsCheyenne
Terri SporkinMeeteetse
Kathleen WrightCheyenne
Kristian YoungCheyenne
Jennifer ZerbaBarNunn

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Media & others
  Cody Enterprise
  Jackson Network
  KCWY TV - NBC - Casper
  KTWO TV - ABC - Casper
  Laramie Boomerang
  Politics1.com - Wyoming
  Rock Springs Daily Rocket-Miner
  Star Tribune - Casper - Jackson Hole
  The Douglas Budget
  The News-Record - Gillette
  The Powell Tribune
  The Torrington Telegram
  Wyoming Tribune-Eagle

1 Democratic Party's "First Determining Step" of the delegate selection process.

 


  Election 2012 - Presidential Primary, Caucus, and Convention Home  
 
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Rule Making and Process
  30 December 2009 - Democratic Change Commission's Recommendations for the 2012 Presidential Nominating Process  
  20 August 2010 - Democratic National Committee approves 2012 Call To Convention and Delegate Selection Rules  
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Documentation
  Historical Analysis of the Presidential Nominating Process  
  Historical Analysis of the apportionment of delegate votes at the National Conventions of the two major parties  
  Primary/Caucus/Convention Glossary  
  Statutory Election Information of the Several states / Presidential Primary  
  Dates of PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARIES re: selection and/or allocation/distribution of Delegates to Major Party National Conventions  
 
  Major Third Party (Constitution, Green, Libertarian) Presidential Nomination Process  
 
  Straw Polls