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2016 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
Presidential Nominating Process
Primary: Tuesday 7 June 2016 (presumably)1
County Caucuses: Thursday 9 June 2016 (presumably)
State Convention: Saturday 11 June 2016 (presumably)
27 total delegate votes - 15 district / 4 at large; 2 Pledged PLEOs; 6 Unpledged PLEOs
States Chronologically States Alphabetically
Source: Delegate Selection Plan.
Source: Candidate Filing from the Montana Secretary of State.
Unpledged delegate preferences as of
This Presidential Primary coincides with a state/local primary. These coinciding primaries tend to have an impact upon voter turnout.
Tuesday 7 June 2016 (presumably): Montana Primary. Hours 7:00a-8:00p MDT (1300-0200 UTC). A polling place with less than 400 registered voters must be open at least from noon to 8 p.m. or until all registered electors have voted. Delegate Pledging: Proportional Primary. Voter Eligibility: Open Primary.
Tuesday 7 June 2016 (presumably): 21 of 27 delegates to the Democratic National Convention are pledged to presidential contenders based on the results of the voting in today's Montana Presidential Primary. A mandatory 15 percent threshold is required in order for a presidential contender to be pledged National Convention delegates at either the congressional district or statewide level. How the Democratic Proportional Delegate Allocation Math works.
Clinton Eastern MT delegates:
Thursday 9 June 2016 (presumably): County Caucuses meet to elect delegates to the State Convention according to the results of the primary.
Saturday 11 June 2016 (presumably): State Convention
National Conventions delegates are elected according to the results of the primary.
The remaining 6 National Convention delegates consist of
These 6 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 MONTANA|
|• Commissioner of Political Practices|
|• Montana Secretary of State|
|• Montana Secretary of State Elections|
|• Montana Democratic Party|
|Media & others|
|• Bigfork Eagle|
|• Billings Gazette|
|• Great Falls Tribune|
|• Havre Daily News|
|• KECI TV Missoula; KTVM TV Bozeman, Butte; KCFW TV Kalispell - NBC|
|• KPAX TV - CBS - Missoula|
|• KRTV TV - CBS - Great Falls|
|• KURL TV - NBC - Billings|
|• KXLF TV - CBS - Butte|
|• Laurel Outlook (Weekly)|
|• Lewistown News-Argus|
|• Make it Missoula|
|• Missoulian News Online - Western Montana|
|• Northern Broadcasting System|
|• Politics1.com - Montana|
|• Ravalli Republic - Hamilton|
|• The Bozeman Daily Chronicle|
|• The Daily Inter Lake - Kalispell|
|• The Independent Record - Helena|
|• The Leader Advertiser - Polson|
|• The Montana Standard - Butte|
|• The Whitefish Pilot|
|• Tobacco Valley News|
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