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2016 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
Presidential Nominating Process
Precinct Caucus: Saturday 26 March 20161
State Convention: Saturday 28 May - Sunday 29 May 2016
34 total delegate votes - 16 district / 6 at large; 3 Pledged PLEOs; 9 Unpledged PLEOs
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Source: 2016 Hawaii Delegate Selection Plan.
Source: Presidential Preference Poll (Caucus) from the Democratic Party of Hawai'i.
Unpledged delegate preferences as of
Participation in Hawai'i's delegate selection process is open to all voters who wish to participate as registered Democrats.
Saturday 26 March 2016: Precinct Caucuses. 25 of 34 delegates to the Democratic National Convention are pledged to presidential contenders based on the preferences expressed today's Hawaii Presidential Precinct Caucuses. A mandatory 15 percent threshold is required in order for a presidential contender to be pledged National Convention delegates at either the Congressional District Level or statewide level. Here is how the Democratic Proportional Delegate Allocation Math works.
Saturday 28 May - Sunday 29 May 2016: Hawai'i Democratic State Convention convenes. National Convention District-level delegates are elected by the State Convention delegates on 28 May. National Convention Pledged PLEO and At-Large delegates are elected by the State Central Committee on 29 May.
The remaining 9 National Convention delegates consist of
These 9 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.1 Democratic Party's "First Determining Step" of the delegate selection process.
|Links Links to other web sites|
|Constitution Links to State Constitutions|
|• The Constitution of the State of Hawaii|
|• Hawaii Office of Elections|
|Legislature Links to State Legislatures|
|• Hawaii State Legislature|
|• Hawai'i Democratic Party|
|Media & others|
|• Akaku - Maui Community Television|
|• Hawai'i Free Press - Hilo|
|• Hawaii Reporter - Honolulu|
|• Hawaii Tribune Herald - Hilo|
|• Honolulu Civil Beat|
|• Honolulu Magazine|
|• Honolulu Star-Bulletin|
|• Ka Leo O Hawai'i - University of Hawai'i at Manoa|
|• KGMB TV - CBS - Honolulu|
|• KHNL TV - NBC - Honolulu|
|• KHON TV - Fox - Honolulu|
|• Maui News|
|• MauiTime Weekly|
|• Pacific Business News - Honolulu|
|• Politics1.com - Hawaii|
|• Star Advertiser - Honolulu|
|• West Hawaii Today - Kailua-Kona|
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