|The Green Papers|
2016 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
Presidential Nominating Process
Primary: Tuesday 15 March 20161
Mass Meeting: Thursday 31 March 2016
Congressional District Conventions: Thursday 28 April 2016
State Committee: Saturday 7 May 2016
State Convention: Saturday 18 June 2016
84 total delegate votes - 47 district / 15 at large; 9 Pledged PLEOs; 13 Unpledged PLEOs
States Chronologically States Alphabetically
Source: MDP 2016 Delegate Selection Plan.
Unpledged delegate preferences as of
Participation in Missouri's delegate selection process is open to all voters who are current members of the Missouri Democratic Party.
Tuesday 15 March 2016: 71 of 84 delegates to the Democratic National Convention are pledged to presidential contenders based on the results of the voting in today's Missouri 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.
Thursday 31 March 2016: Mass Meetings. These meetings elect delegates to the Congressional District and State Conventions.
Thursday 28 April 2016: Congressional District Conventions.
National Convention District Delegates are elected according to the results of the Primary.
Saturday 7 May 2016: The Democratic State Committee meets in Jefferson City.
National Convention Pledged PLEO Delegates are elected according to the results of the Primary.
Saturday 18 June 2016: State Convention in Columbia.
National Convention At-Large Delegates are elected according to the results of the Primary.
The remaining 13 National Convention delegates consist of
These 13 delegates and will go to the Democratic National Convention officially "Unpledged".
4 June 2014: Governor Jay Nixon signed SB 892. The law moves the state's Presidential Primary from the 1st Tuesday after the 1st Monday in February to the 2nd Tuesday after the 1st Monday in March. The Missouri House passed HB 1902 on 13 March 2014. The Missouri Senate passed SB 892 on 10 April 2014.
|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.|
|Links Links to other web sites|
|Constitution Links to State Constitutions|
|• Missouri Constitution|
|• Missouri Secretary of State - Elections Division|
|Legislature Links to State Legislatures|
|• Missouri House|
|• Missouri Senate|
|• Missouri Democratic Party|
|Media & others|
|• Branson Shows|
|• Lee's Summit Journal|
|• Missouri Scout|
|• NewsLinks.org - Missouri|
|• Politics1.com - Missouri|
|• St. Joseph News-Press|
|• St. Louis Post-Dispatch|
|• The Examiner - Independence|
|• The Hannibal Courier-Post|
|• The Joplin Globe|
|• The Kansas City Star|
|• The Missourinet - Jefferson City|
|• The Springfield News-Leader|
1 Democratic Party's "First Determining Step" of the delegate selection process.
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