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2016 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
 
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Presidential Nominating Process
Local Unit Conventions: Saturday 5 March 20161
District Conventions: Saturday 2 April 2016
State Convention: Saturday 30 April 2016
Democrats
CandidateDelegate Votes
Hard TotalFloor
Sanders, Bernard "Bernie"23  62.16%23  62.16%
Clinton, Hillary Diane Rodham10  27.03%14  37.84%
Uncommitted4  10.81% 
Total37 100.00%37 100.00%

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Republican Convention
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Kansas Primaries for Statewide offices and Congress
 
Kansas State and Local Government

 
 

Source: The 2016 Kansas Delegate Selection Plan.

Source: 2016 Kansas Democratic Party Senate District Caucuses.


Source: Presidential Preference Caucus Report from the Kansas Democratic Party.


Results from
Kansas Democratic Party
AP Statewide
Politico.


Unpledged delegate preferences as of
5 April 2016: Clinton 1.
17 July 2016: Clinton 4.


   

Participation in Kansas's delegate selection process is open any registered Democrat who will be 18 by 8 November 2016. To participate in the caucus, voters must be registered as Democrats at their current address. Individuals not registered as Democrats may register at the caucus on Saturday 5 March 2016.

Saturday 5 March 2016: Kansas Local Unit Conventions. Delegate Pledging: Proportional Caucus/Convention. Voter Eligibility: Closed Caucus/Convention.

Local Unit Conventions
Source: Kansas Democratic Party.
Status: Official. Retrieved: Friday 8 April 2016.
Included in Nationwide vote.

CandidatePop
Vote
%
Bernard "Bernie" Sanders26,42967.73%
Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton12,59332.27%
Total39,022100.00%
 

Saturday 5 March 2016: Local Unit Conventions (first tier caucuses) convene to elect delegates to the Congressional District Caucuses by Presidential preference.

33 of 37 delegates to the Democratic National Convention are pledged to presidential contenders based on the results of today's first-tier Caucuses. A mandatory 15 percent threshold is required in order for a presidential contender to be pledged National Convention delegates at the congressional district level or statewide level. How the Democratic Proportional Delegate Allocation Math works.

  • 22 district delegates are to be pledged proportionally to presidential contenders based on the caucus vote in each of the State's 4 congressional districts.
  • 11 delegates are to be allocated to presidential contenders based on the statewide caucus vote.
    • 7 at-large National Convention delegates
    • 4 Pledged PLEOs

Local Unit Conventions
Source: Kansas Democratic Party.
Status: Official. Retrieved: Friday 8 April 2016.

ContestSandersClinton
 Pop
Vote
Qual
Vote
DelPop
Vote
AllocDelPop
Vote
AllocDel
CD15,9075,90744,0742.75931,8331.2411
CD211,34211,34278,1175.01053,2251.9902
CD312,36012,36067,6713.72444,6892.2762
CD49,4139,41356,5673.48832,8461.5122
PLEO39,02239,022426,4292.709312,5931.2911
At-Large39,02239,022726,4294.741512,5932.2592
Total
Delegates
  33  23  10
 

Saturday 2 April 2016: District Conventions meet to elect 22 Democratic National Convention district-level delegates according to the results of the first-tier caucuses.

 

Saturday 30 April 2016: State Convention

The At-Large and Pledged PLEO delegates are elected by the State Party Committee according to the results of the first-tier caucuses.

The remaining 4 National Convention delegates consist of

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

These 4 delegates and will go to the Democratic National Convention officially "Unpledged".

 

 

SB 239 introduced by the Committee on Federal and State Affairs on 17 February 2015, would effectively cancel repeal the Presidential Primary for 2016.

HB 2398 introduced by the Committee on Federal and State Affairs on 5 March 2015, would effectively cancel repeal the Presidential Primary for 2016.

HB2104, introduced by the Committee on Elections on 23 January 2015, and signed into law by Governor Samuel D. "Sam" Brownback (Republican) on 8 June 2015, repeals the Presidential Primary: "Each political party ... shall select a presidential nominee in accordance with such party procedures for the 2016 presidential election, and every fourth year thereafter."

 

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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