|The Green Papers|
2016 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
Presidential Nominating Process
Primary: Tuesday 22 March 2016
County and Legislative District Meetings: Saturday 26 March - Saturday 9 April 2016
State Convention and Congressional District Caucus: Saturday 30 April 2016
58 total delegates - 10 base at-large / 27 re: 9 congressional districts / 3 party / 18 bonus
States Chronologically States Alphabetically
Source: 2016 Election Information from azsos.gov.
Only voters who are registered in the Republican Party are eligible to vote in the Republican Presidential Primary.
Tuesday 22 March 2016: All of 58 of Arizona's delegates to the Republican National Convention are pledged to the presidential contender receiving the greatest number of votes in today's Arizona Presidential Primary.
Saturday 26 March - Saturday 9 April 2016: The Arizona Legislative District and County Conventions elect delegates to the State Convention and Congressional District caucuses.
Saturday 30 April 2016: The Arizona State Convention convenes. Delegates are elected according to the results of the primary.
In addition, 3 party leaders, the National Committeeman, the National Committeewoman, and the chairman of the Arizona's Republican Party, will attend the convention as bound delegates by virtue of their position.
... each delegate to the national convention shall vote for the party's presidential nominee candidate who received the greatest number of votes in the presidential preference election ..., until the candidate releases the delegate from the delegate's obligation, until a candidate withdraws from the race or until one convention nominating ballot has been taken. After a candidate is nominated, withdraws from the race, delegates are released or one ballot is taken, each delegate is free to vote as the delegate chooses .... [Arizona Revised Statutes 16-243]
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.
|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.|
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|Constitution Links to State Constitutions|
|• Arizona Constitution|
|• Arizona Secretary of State|
|• Citizens Clean Elections Commission|
|Legislature Links to State Legislatures|
|• Arizona House of Representatives|
|• Arizona Revised Statutes|
|• Arizona State Senate|
|• Arizona Republican Party|
|• Traditional Republicans United|
|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|
|• 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|
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