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2016 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
 
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Presidential Nominating Process
Primary: Tuesday 22 March 20161
Congressional District Caucuses: Saturday 16 April 2016
State Convention: Saturday 14 May 2016
Democrats
CandidateDelegate Votes
Hard TotalFloor
Clinton, Hillary Diane Rodham42  49.41%51  60.00%
Sanders, Bernard "Bernie"33  38.82%34  40.00%
Uncommitted10  11.76% 
Total85 100.00%85 100.00%

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Republican Convention
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Arizona Primaries for Statewide offices and Congress
 
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Source: ADP Delegate Selection 2016.

2016 Election Information.


Results from
2016 Election Information from the Arizona Secretary of State.
Arizona Democratic Party's 2016 Delegate Selection Results.
AP Statewide
Politico.


Unpledged delegate preferences as of
26 February 2016: Clinton: 5, Sanders: 1.
22 March 2016: Clinton 5, Sanders 2.
17 June 2016: Clinton 6, Sanders 1.


   

Participation in Arizona's delegate selection process is open to all voters who wish to participate as Democrats. Only registered Democrats are allowed to participate in the primary.

Tuesday 22 March 2016: Arizona Primary. Polling hours 6:00a-7:00p MST (1300-0200 UTC). Delegate Pledging: Proportional Primary. Voter Eligibility: Closed Primary.

Primary
Source: Arizona Secretary of State.
Status: Official. Retrieved: Wednesday 6 April 2016.
Included in Nationwide vote.

CandidatePop
Vote
%
Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton262,45956.29%
Bernard "Bernie" Sanders192,96241.39%
Martin Joseph O'Malley3,8770.83%
Roque "Rocky" De La Fuente Guerra2,7970.60%
Michael Alan Steinberg2,2950.49%
Henry Hewes1,8450.40%
Total466,235100.00%
 

Tuesday 22 March 2016: 75 of 85 delegates to the Democratic National Convention are pledged to presidential contenders based on the results of the voting in today's Arizona Presidential 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. How the Democratic Proportional Delegate Allocation Math works.

  • 50 district delegates are to be pledged proportionally to presidential contenders based on the primary results in each of Arizona's 9 Congressional Districts.
  • 25 delegates are to be allocated to presidential contenders based on the primary vote statewide.
    • 16 at-large National Convention delegates
    • 9 Pledged PLEOs

Primary
Source: Delegate Calculations from the Arizona Democratic Party.
Status: Official. Retrieved: Wednesday 6 April 2016.

ContestClintonSanders
 Pop
Vote
Qual
Vote
DelPop
Vote
AllocDelPop
Vote
AllocDel
CD163,86361,712635,4453.446326,2672.5543
CD278,23776,688842,7974.465433,8913.5354
CD351,52050,389530,2983.006320,0911.9942
CD437,27335,951420,6622.299215,2891.7012
CD540,84739,955522,9732.875316,9822.1252
CD650,46549,525629,2663.546420,2592.4542
CD742,19941,418524,2452.927317,1732.0732
CD846,49145,323527,6723.053317,6511.9472
CD955,34054,460629,1013.206325,3592.7943
PLEO466,235455,4219262,4595.1875192,9623.8134
At-Large466,235455,42116262,4599.2219192,9626.7797
Total
Delegates
  75  42  33
 

Saturday 16 April 2016: District Caucuses meet. National Convention District delegates are elected according to the results of the primary.

 

Saturday 14 May 2016: State Convention and State Committee Meeting

National Convention Pledged PLEO and At-Large delegates are elected according to the results of the primary.

The remaining 10 National Convention delegates consist of

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

These 10 delegates and will go to the Democratic National Convention officially "Unpledged".

 

 

4 January 2013: State Representative Phil Lovas (Republican-Peoria) introduces HB 2017 which would set the date for the 2016 Arizona Presidential Preference Primary to the same day as the Iowa Caucuses,

On 16 April 2014, Governor Janice K. "Jan" Brewer (Republican) signed HB2107. The bill changes the Presidential primary from the 4th Tuesday in February to the Tuesday immediately following 15 March.

6 January 2015: Phil Lovas (Republican) prefiles HB 2015 which would Arizona’s presidential primary to the "same date on which the Presidential Caucuses are held in Iowa."
3 April 2015: HB 2015 died when the state legislature adjourned sine die.

 

Notes

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

Election Authority
  Citizens Clean Elections Commission
  Secretary of State - Elections
Legislature   Links to State Legislatures
  Arizona Revised Statutes
Democratic
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Media & others
  Arizona Capitol Times - Phoenix
  Arizona Daily Star - Tucson
  Arizona Daily Sun - Flagstaff
  Blog For Arizona
  East Valley Tribune - Mesa
  KGUN TV - ABC - Tucson
  Kingman Daily Miner
  Kingman Daily Miner
  KOLD TV - CBS - Tucson
  Payson Roundup
  Politics1.com - Arizona
  Prescott Newspapers Online
  Sedona Red Rock News
  Sierra Vista Herald
  Sonoran News - Cave Creek
  The Daily Dispatch - Douglas
  The Flagstaff Navajo-Hopi Observer
  The Navajo Times - Window Rock
  The Republic - Phoenix
  The Sun - Yuma
  Today's News-Herald - Lake Havasu City
  Tucson Citizen

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

 


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