|The Green Papers|
2016 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
Presidential Nominating Process
District Caucuses: Tuesday 1 March 2016
Primary: Saturday 5 March 2016
State Convention: Saturday 12 March 2016
46 total delegates - 10 base at-large / 18 re: 6 congressional districts / 3 party / 15 bonus
States Chronologically States Alphabetically
14 March 2016: Louisiana Republicans Elect National Convention Delegates from the Republican Party of Louisiana.
25 March 2016: Cruz could gain 10 more delegates from Louisiana: report from The Hill.
6 May 2016: Trump Gains Seven More Delegates From Louisiana After Rubio Delegates Finally Switch from The Hay Ride and 7 May 2016: Region/StateNews from Newsday. "... 5 delegates, which were originally pledged to ... Rubio ... and 2 uncommitted delegates .. all switched ... [to] Trump .... We have updated our soft count from Trump 18, Cruz 5, Rubio 5, Uncommitted 5 to Trump 25, Cruz 5, Rubio 0, Uncommitted 3.
For a list of Presidential candidates from the Louisiana Department of State: Click here. Select 'Presidential Nominee, Democratic Party" and "Presidential Nominee, Republican Party" then "View Candidate".
Tuesday 1 March 2016: District Caucuses convene to nominate candidates for National Convention District delegates. The delegates will be elected at the State Convention.
Saturday 5 March 2016: All 46 of Louisiana's delegates to the Republican National Convention are allocated to presidential contenders in today's Presidential Primary. [Delegate Selection Rules Resolution 2015-10. RULES FOR CONVENING OF THE STATE CONVENTION TO ELECT DELEGATES TO THE 2016 REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION.]
Per the Louisiana Republican Party:
Delegates to the National Convention ... are bound ... on the first ballot only .... If a presidential candidate ends or suspends his/her candidacy, the designated delegates are no longer bound. [Rule 4. (f)].
Saturday 12 March 2016: The State Convention convenes in Baton Rouge to elect delegates to the Republican National Convention according to the results of the primary.
On 19 June 2014, HB 431 was signed by Governor Piyush "Bobby" Jindal. The bill moves the 2016 Presidential Primary from 3rd Saturday after the 1st Tuesday in March (19 March 2016) to the 1st Saturday in March (5 March 2016).
|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|
|• Louisiana Constitution|
|• Geaux Vote|
|• Louisiana Ethics Administration|
|• Louisiana Secretary of State|
|Legislature Links to State Legislatures|
|• Louisiana House of Representatives|
|• Louisiana State Legislature|
|• Louisiana State Senate|
|• The Republican Party of Louisiana|
|Media & others|
|• American Press - Lake Charles|
|• COX.net - New Orleans|
|• Crowley Post Signal|
|• Daily Comet - Thibodaux|
|• DeRidder Beauregard Daily News|
|• Houma Today - The Courier - Terrebonne Parish|
|• KATC TV - Lafayette|
|• Louisiana Politics by John Maginnis|
|• Louisiana Progress - Baton Rouge|
|• Louisiana Radio Network|
|• Monroe Free Press|
|• New Orleans CityBusiness|
|• NewsLink.org - Louisiana|
|• Politics1.com - Louisiana|
|• St. Mary and Franklin Banner-Tribune|
|• The Daily & Sunday Star - Hammond|
|• The Daily Advertiser - Lafayette|
|• The Daily Iberian - New Iberia|
|• The Daily Review - Morgan City|
|• The Greater Baton Rouge Business Report|
|• The Hayride|
|• The Lafayette Daily Advertiser|
|• The News Star - Munroe|
|• The Opelousas Daily World|
|• The Ponchatoula Times - Tangipahoa|
|• The Shreveport Times|
|• The Times-Picayune - nola.com - New Orleans|
|• The Town Talk - Alexandria|
|• Tri-Parish Times - Houma|
|• WABF TV - CBS - Baton Rouge|
|• WBRZ TV - ABC / The Advocate - Baton Rouge|
|• WWL AM - New Orleans|
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