|The Green Papers|
2016 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
Presidential Nominating Process
Precinct / House District Caucuses: Saturday 26 March 20161
State Party Convention: Saturday 14 May - Sunday 15 May 2016
20 total delegate votes - 10 district / 4 at large; 2 Pledged PLEOs; 4 Unpledged PLEOs
States Chronologically States Alphabetically
Source: Delegate Selection Plan.
Unpledged delegate preferences as of
The "first determining step" of Alaska's delegate selection process will occur on 26 March 2016 with a Caucus. Alaska selected this date in order to participate in a Western Regional caucus with Hawaii and Washington State.
Participation in ALASKA's delegate selection process is open to registered Democrats. Persons who wish to become Democrats are afforded the opportunity to register as a Democrat.
Saturday 26 March 2016: Tier 1 House District Caucuses. All precincts within each of the state's 40 House Districts combine to hold House District-wide Caucuses to choose delegates to the State Convention. Such delegates are allocated to presidential contenders in proportion to the percentage of the support each candidate receives at the Caucus. There are multiple rounds of voting call "fan-outs". In each round candidates receiving less than 15% of the vote are eliminated. How the Democratic Proportional Delegate Allocation Math works.
The apportionment of delegates to the National Convention by Presidential Preference will be determined by the delegates at the State Convention but can be estimated using the results of today's caucuses.
Saturday 14 May - Sunday 15 May 2016: Tier 2 - State Convention. The Alaska State Democratic Convention convenes. 16 of 20 delegates to the Democratic National Convention are pledged to presidential contenders in proportion to the percentage of support each candidate receives at the State Convention. The State Convention elects the delegates to the National Convention.
The remaining 4 National Convention delegates consist of
These 4 delegates and will go to the Democratic National Convention officially "Unpledged".
|Primary dates marked "presumably" and polling times marked "reportedly" are based on unofficial or estimated data (especially as regards local variations from a jurisdictionwide statutory and/or regulatory standard) and are, thereby, subject to change.|
|Links Links to other web sites|
|Constitution Links to State Constitutions|
|• Alaska State Constitution|
|• Infobases (Statutes)|
|• Alaska Department of Administration - Political Offices Commission - APOC|
|• Alaska Division of Elections|
|• Alaska Division of Elections|
|• Alaska Public Offices Commission|
|Legislature Links to State Legislatures|
|• Alaska Legislature|
|• Alaska State Legislature's House Majority|
|• House of Representatives|
|• State Senate|
|• Alaska Democrats|
|• Alaska Senate Democratic Caucus|
|Media & others|
|• Alaska Dispatch - Anchorage|
|• Anchorage Daily News|
|• Homer Tribune - Homer|
|• Juneau Empire|
|• Ketchikan Daily News|
|• Kodiak Daily Mirror|
|• KTUU TV - NBC - Anchorage|
|• KUAC FM - NPR/PBS - Fairbanks|
|• Nome Nugget|
|• Petersburg Pilot|
|• Politics1.com - Alaska|
|• The Alaska Star - Eagle River|
|• The Daily News-Miner - Fairbanks|
|• The Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman - Wasilla|
|• The Peninsula Clarion - Kenai|
1 Democratic Party's "First Determining Step" of the delegate selection process.
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