|The Green Papers|
2016 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
Presidential Nominating Process
Primary: Tuesday 8 March 2016
Precinct Caucuses / County Presidential Conventions: Saturday 23 April 2016
State Convention: Friday 13 May - Saturday 14 May 2016
40 total delegates - 10 base at-large / 12 re: 4 congressional districts / 3 party / 15 bonus
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This Presidential Primary coincides with a state/local primary. These coinciding primaries tend to have an impact upon voter turnout.
Participation in Mississippi's delegate selection process is open to all voters who wish to participate as Republicans. There is no partisan voter registration in Mississippi.
Tuesday 8 March 2016: Mississippi Primary. Polling hours 7:00a-7:00p CST (1300-0100 UTC). Delegate Binding: Combined Selection Statewide: Proportional, District: Winner-Take-Most Primary. Voter Eligibility: Open Primary.
Tuesday 8 March 2016: All 40 of Mississippi's delegates to the Republican National Convention are allocated to presidential contenders in today's Mississippi Presidential Primary.
CD1: 2 delegates for Trump. 1 for Cruz.
National Convention delegates are bound for the until released by their candidate. [Rules 8 and 9]
In addition, 3 party leaders, the National Committeeman, the National Committeewoman, and the chairman of the Mississippi's Republican Party, will attend the convention as pledged delegates by virtue of their position. [Rule 5]
Reference: Resolution Of The State Executive Committee Of The Mississippi Republican Party (14 September 2015)
Saturday 23 April 2016: Precinct Caucuses / County Presidential Conventions.
Friday 13 May - Saturday 14 May 2016: State Convention. The District and At-Large delegates are elected according to the results of the primary.
On 19 January 2015 SB 2531
|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|
|• Mississippi Secretary of State|
|Legislature Links to State Legislatures|
|• Mississippi House of Representatives|
|• Mississippi State Legislature|
|• Mississippi State Senate|
|• Mississippi Republican Party|
|Media & others|
|• djournal.com - Journal Publishing - Tupelo|
|• Jackson Free Press|
|• Madison County Journal - Ridgeland|
|• Magnolia Report|
|• Mississippi Business Journal|
|• NewsLink.org - Mississippi|
|• Picayune Item|
|• Politics1.com - Mississippi|
|• The Clarion-Ledger - Jackson|
|• The Democrat - Senatobia|
|• The Fayette Chronicle|
|• The Jackson Advocate - Jackson|
|• The Natchez Democrat|
|• The Neshoba Democrat - Philadelphia|
|• The Sun-Herald - Biloxi|
|• The Vicksburg Post|
|• WAPT TV - ABC - Jackson|
|• WCBI TV - CBS - Columbus|
|• WJTV TV - CBS - Jackson|
|• WLBT TV - NBC - Jackson|
|• WLOX TV - ABC - Biloxi - Gulfport - Pascagoula|
|• WTOK TV - ABC - Meridian|
|• Y'all Politics|
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