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2016 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
 
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Presidential Nominating Process
Primary: Tuesday 26 April 20161
Congressional District Caucuses: Monday 30 May 2016
The State Party Committee: Tuesday 7 June 2016
Democrats
CandidateDelegate Votes
Hard TotalFloor
Clinton, Hillary Diane Rodham28  39.44%44  61.97%
Sanders, Bernard "Bernie"27  38.03%27  38.03%
Uncommitted16  22.54% 
Total71 100.00%71 100.00%

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Republican Convention
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Connecticut Primaries for Statewide offices and Congress
 
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Source: The 2016 Connecticut Delegate Selection Plan.


Secretary Merrill Selects Presidential Primary Ballot Order.


Results from
Returns from the Connecticut Secretary of State.
AP Statewide
Politico.


Unpledged delegate preferences as of
26 February 2016: Clinton: 14.
8 April 2016: Clinton 15.
7 June 2016: Clinton 16.
8 June 2016: Clinton 15.


   

Participation in Connecticut's delegate selection process is open to all voters who wish to participate as Democrats.

Tuesday 26 April 2016: Connecticut Primary. Polling hours 6:00a EDT (1000 UTC) to 8:00p EDT (0000 UTC). Delegate Pledging: Proportional Primary. Voter Eligibility: Closed Primary.

Primary
Source: Connecticut Secretary of State.
Status: Official. Retrieved: Saturday 25 June 2016.
Included in Nationwide vote.

CandidatePop
Vote
%
Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton170,04551.80%
Bernard "Bernie" Sanders152,37946.42%
Uncommitted4,8711.48%
Roque "Rocky" De La Fuente Guerra9600.29%
Total328,255100.00%
 

Tuesday 26 April 2016: 55 of 71 delegates to the Democratic National Convention are pledged to presidential contenders based on the results of the voting in today's Connecticut 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.

  • 36 district delegates are to be pledged proportionally to presidential contenders based on the primary results in each of the State's 5 congressional districts.
  • 19 delegates are to be pledged to presidential contenders based on the primary vote statewide.
    • 12 at-large National Convention delegates
    • 7 Pledged PLEOs

Primary
Source: Connecticut Secretary of State.
Status: Official. Retrieved: Saturday 25 June 2016.

ContestClintonSanders
 Pop
Vote
Qual
Vote
DelPop
Vote
AllocDelPop
Vote
AllocDel
CD174,74073,317840,1154.377433,2023.6234
CD264,60663,393727,3843.024336,0093.9764
CD371,26170,045736,8833.686433,1623.3143
CD462,33461,511738,7614.411422,7502.5893
CD555,31454,158726,9023.477327,2563.5234
PLEO328,255322,4247170,0453.6924152,3793.3083
At-Large328,255322,42412170,0456.3296152,3795.6716
Total
Delegates
  55  28  27
 

Monday 30 May 2016: Congressional District Caucuses.

National Convention Pledged District-Level Dele­gates are elected according to the results of the primary. All Democratic voters are eligible to attend the caucus in their Congressional District.

 

Tuesday 7 June 2016: The State Party Committee.

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

The remaining 16 National Convention delegates consist of

  • 16 Unpledged PLEO delegates:
    • 7 Democratic National Committee members.
    • 7 Members of Congress (2 Senators and 5 Representatives).
    • 1 Governor.
    • 1 Distinguished Party Leader (former Senator and former Democratic National Committee Chairman from 1995 to 1997, Christopher J. Dodd.)

These 16 delegates and will go to the Democratic National Convention officially "Unpledged".

 

 

23 January 2015: Senator Joe Markley (Republican) introduced SB 610. This bill would move the Presidential Primary from the last Tuesday in April to the 1st Tuesday in March.

23 January 2015: Senator Michael A. McLachlan (Republican) and Representative Richard A. Smith (Republican) introduced SB 599. This bill would move the Republican Presidential Primary from the last Tuesday in April to the 1st Thursday in March. The Democratic Presidential Primary would continue to be held on the last Tuesday in April.

 

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.
 

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

 


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