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2016 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
 
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Presidential Nominating Process
Global Party Run Primary: Tuesday 1 March - Tuesday 8 March 20161
First-Tier and Country Caucuses: Wednesday 23 March - Sunday 3 April 2016
Regional Caucuses: Thursday 28 April - Friday 13 May 2016
Global Convention: Saturday 14 May 2016
Democrats
CandidateDelegate Votes
Hard TotalFloor
Sanders, Bernard "Bernie"9  52.94%10  58.82%
Clinton, Hillary Diane Rodham4  23.53%7  41.18%
Uncommitted4  23.53% 
Total17 100.00%17 100.00%

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Democratic Convention
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Republican Convention
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Source: Democrats Abroad Global Presidential Primary.


Global Presidential Primary Results from Democrats Abroad.


Unpledged delegate preferences as of
26 February 2016: Clinton: 1 delegate vote (2 delegates × ½).
20 March 2016: Clinton: 1.5 (3 × ½), Sanders 0.5 (1 × ½).
21 March 2016: Clinton 2 (4 × ½), Sanders 0.5 (1 × ½).
29 March 2016: Clinton 2 (4 × ½), Sanders 1 (2 × ½).
17 July 2016: Clinton 2.5 (5 × ½) , Sanders 0.5 (1 × ½).


   

Participation in Democrats Abroad's delegate selection process is open to all U.S. nationals who will be 18 years of age or older on 8 November 2016, who reside temporarily or permanently outside the United States and who wish to participate as Democrats. Voters must declare that they have not participated and will not participate in the any other delegate selection process (caucus, primary or other method) for the 2016 presidential election.

Tuesday 1 March - Tuesday 8 March 2016: Democrats Abroad Global Party Run Primary. Delegate Pledging: Proportional Caucus/Convention. Voter Eligibility: Open Caucus/Convention.

Global Party Run Primary
Source: Democrats Abroad Global Presidential Primary.
Status: Official. Retrieved: Tuesday 22 March 2016.
Included in Nationwide vote.

CandidatePop
Vote
%
Bernard "Bernie" Sanders23,77968.79%
Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton10,68930.92%
Uncommitted750.22%
Martin Joseph O'Malley210.06%
Roque "Rocky" De La Fuente Guerra60.02%
Total34,570100.00%
 

Tuesday 1 March - Tuesday 8 March 2016: Global Party Run Primary. 13 of the 17 delegate votes to the Democratic National Convention are pledged to presidential contenders based on the results of the voting in today's Democrats Abroad Global Party Run Primary. Participants may vote by fax, email, in person, or postal mail. A mandatory 15 percent threshold is required in order for a presidential contender to be allocated National Convention delegates. Here is how the Democratic Proportional Delegate Allocation Math works.

Each voter may cast a vote for 1 Presidential candidate or uncommitted. Write-ins are not permitted.

  • 13 delegates are to be allocated to presidential contenders based on the global primary vote as a whole.
    • 12 At-large National Convention delegates.
    • 1 Pledged PLEO.

    Global Primary
    Source: Democrats Abroad Global Presidential Primary.
    Status: Official. Retrieved: Tuesday 22 March 2016.

    ContestSandersClinton
     Pop
    Vote
    Qual
    Vote
    DelPop
    Vote
    AllocDelPop
    Vote
    AllocDel
    At-Large34,57034,4681223,7798.279810,6893.7214
    PLEO34,57034,468123,7790.690110,6890.310 
    Total
    Delegates
      13  9  4
     

    Wednesday 23 March - Sunday 3 April 2016: First-Tier and Country Caucuses elect delegates to the Regional and Country Committee Caucuses. Participation in a First-Tier Caucus shall be open to any person who is a member of Democrats Abroad.

     

    Thursday 28 April - Friday 13 May 2016: Democrats Abroad will hold a Regional Caucus in each of its 3 Regions. 9 At-Large National Convention delegates are elected according to the results of the Global Primary. Each Regional Caucus is entitled to elect at least 1 National Convention delegate. The number of delegates elected in each region is proportional to the percentage of votes cast in that region.

    • Americas Region: Sanders 1, Clinton 1.
    • Asia - Pacific Region: Sanders 1, Clinton 1.
    • Europe - Middle East - Africa Region: Sanders 3, Clinton 2.
     

    Saturday 14 May 2016: The Global Convention meets in Berlin, Germany to elect 1 Pledged PLEO, and 3 At-large National Convention delegates according to the results of the primary.

    DEMOCRATS ABROAD is allocated 17 delegate votes at the Democratic National Convention but will be sending 21 persons who will be acknowledged as "delegates" on the floor of the Convention.

    • The 8 Democratic National Committee members from Democrats Abroad cast the 4 Unpledged PLEO delegate votes on the floor of the Convention (each such "Unpledged PLEO delegate" casting ½ vote).
    DateDelegates SelectedEach delegate hasTotal Pledged
    Delegate Votes
    Total Unpledged
    Delegate Votes
    Thursday 28 April - Friday 13 May 2016
    Regional Conventions
    9 regional1 delegate vote9 
    Saturday 14 May 2016
    Global Convention
    3 at-large1 delegate vote3 
    Saturday 14 May 2016
    Global Convention
    1 pledged PLEO1 delegate vote1 
    Automatic
    1 March 2016
    8 unpledged PLEO½ delegate vote 4
    Totals21 174
     
     

    The Democrats Abroad delegation is made up of the following members:

    Delegation Chair: Kathryn Solon, Germany (International Chair).

    Voting Delegates
    At-large Delegates - Americas: Ed Ungar, Canada (Sanders); Giles Hogya, Canada (Clinton)
    At-large Delegates - Asia Pacific: Alexander Gonzalez, Japan (Sanders); Carmelan Polce, Singapore (Clinton)
    At-large Delegates - EMEA (Europe, Middle East, and Africa): Larry Sanders, UK (Sanders); Penny Schantz, France (Sanders); Ryan Turner, Spain (Sanders); Reno Domenico, Ukraine (Clinton); Salli Anne Swartz, France (Clinton)
    At-large Delegates - Global: Kari Mosleh, UK (Sanders); Bob Vallier, France (Sanders); Sarah Tseng, Canada (Sanders)
    PLEO (Party Leader/Elected Official) Delegate: Julia Bryan, Czech Republic (Sanders)
    DNC Members/’super delegates’: Kathryn Solon (International Chair), Germany; Ken Sherman (International Vice Chair), Canada; Bob Bragar, Netherlands; John Eastwood, Taiwan; Stanley Grossman, UK; Caitlin Kraft Buchman, Switzerland; Sandra Loridans, Mexico; Gary Suwannarat, Thailand

    Non-voting delegation
    Alternate delegates: Solomon Steen, China (Sanders); Shari Temple, Germany (Clinton)
    Standing Committee Members:
    Credentials: Eric Lee, UK (Sanders)
    Platform: Joe Smallhoover, France (Clinton)
    Rules: Karen Olson, Switzerland (Sanders)
    Convention Pages: Amanda Mohar, Hong Kong; Jacob Alt, Russia; Jeffrey Cheng, Sweden; Josh van der Ploeg, UK

     

    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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