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2016 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
 
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Presidential Nominating Process
Legislative District Caucuses: Tuesday 7 June 20161
State Delegate Selection Meeting: Saturday 18 June 2016
Democrats
CandidateDelegate Votes
Hard TotalFloor
Sanders, Bernard "Bernie"13  56.52%14  60.87%
Clinton, Hillary Diane Rodham5  21.74%7  30.43%
abstention 2   8.70%
Uncommitted5  21.74% 
Total23 100.00%23 100.00%

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Democratic Convention
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Republican Convention
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North Dakota Primaries for Statewide offices and Congress
 
North Dakota State and Local Government

 
 

Source: North Dakota DEM-NPL - 2016 Delegate Selection Plan.


Unpledged delegate preferences as of
26 February 2016: Clinton 1, Sanders 1.


   

Participation in North Dakota's delegate selection process is open to all voters who wish to participate as Democrats. North Dakota has neither party nor any voter registration.

Tuesday 7 June 2016: North Dakota Legislative District Caucuses. Polls open 7:00p MDT (0100 UTC). Delegate Pledging: Proportional Caucus/Convention. Voter Eligibility: Open Caucus/Convention.

Legislative District Caucuses
Source: Bismark Tribune.
Status: Official. Retrieved: Thursday 9 June 2016.
Excluded from Nationwide vote.

CandidateState
Convention
Delegates
%
Bernard "Bernie" Sanders25364.21%
Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton10125.63%
Uncommitted4010.15%
Total394100.00%

24 August 2016: Telephoned the North Dakota Democratic-NPL Party and was told the vote above was official.

 

Tuesday 7 June 2016: Legislative District Caucuses meet. 18 of 23 delegates to the Democratic National Convention are pledged to presidential contenders based upon the support for each contender receives at the Legislative District Caucuses. A mandatory 15 percent threshold at the statewide level is required in order for a presidential contender to be pledged National Convention delegates. How the Democratic Proportional Delegate Allocation Math works.

  • 12 district delegates are to be pledged proportionally to presidential contenders based upon the support for each contender receives at the the Legislative District Caucuses results. North Dakota has a single statewide congressional district.
  • 6 delegates are to be pledged to presidential contenders based upon the support for each contender receives at the Legislative District Caucuses.
    • 4 at-large National Convention delegates
    • 2 Pledged PLEOs

Legislative District Caucuses
Source: Bismark Tribune.
Status: Official. Retrieved: Thursday 9 June 2016.

ContestSandersClinton
 State
Convention
Delegates
Qualified
State
Convention
Delegates
DelState
Convention
Delegates
AllocDelState
Convention
Delegates
AllocDel
CD394354122538.57691013.4243
PLEO39435422531.42911010.5711
At-Large39435442532.85931011.1411
Total
Delegates
  18  13  5
 

Saturday 18 June 2016: State Delegate Selection Meeting. National Convention Pledged delegates are elected according to the results of the Legislative District Caucuses.

The remaining 5 National Convention delegates consist of

  • 5 Unpledged PLEO delegates:
    • 4 Democratic National Committee members.
    • 1 Member of Congress (1 Senator and 0 Representatives).
    • 0 Governors.
    • 0 Distinguished Party Leaders.

These 5 delegates and will go to the Democratic National Convention officially "Unpledged".


Delegates to the 2016 Democratic National Convention

  • District Level
    • Jeffrey Eide (Sanders)
    • Emily Kimball (Sanders)
    • Andrew Laverdure (Sanders)
    • Haleah Laverdure (Sanders)
    • Michael Lopez (Sanders)
    • Kelsey Parton (Alternate) (Sanders)
    • Aruna Seth (Sanders)
    • Vinod Seth (Sanders)
    • Brannon Sever (Sanders)
    • Jamie Stewart (Sanders)
    • Nikki Berg Burin (Clinton)
    • Bernie Erickson (Alternate) (Clinton)
    • Sterling Reed (Clinton)
    • Katherine Satrom (Clinton)
  • At-Large
    • Robert Haukenberry (Sanders)
    • Kevin Kautzman (Sanders)
    • Kevin Tengesdal (Sanders)
    • Cesareo Alvarez, Jr. (Clinton)
  • Pledged Party Leader and Elected Official (PLEO)
    • Carol Sawicki (Sanders)
    • Becky Ronkowski (Clinton)
  • Unpledged PLEO
    • Sen. Heidi Heitkamp
    • Dem-NPL Chair Kylie Oversen
    • Dem-NPL Vice-Chair Warren Larson
    • DNC Committeewoman Renee Pfenning
    • DNC Committeeman Chad Nodland
 

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.
 

Links Links to other web sites

Election Authority
  North Dakota Secretary of State
  North Dakota Secretary of State - Elections and Voting
Legislature   Links to State Legislatures
  North Dakota Legislative Branch
Democratic
  North Dakota Democratic-NPL Party
Media & others
  Bismarck Tribune
  Devils Lake Journal
  Grand Forks Herald
  In-Forum - Fargo - Grand Forks
  KFYR TV - NBC - Bismarck
  KXMA TV - CBS - Dickinson
  KXMC TV - CBS - Minot
  NorthDecoder - political blog
  Politics1.com - North Dakota
  Praire Public Television - North Dakota Public Radio
  The Minot Daily News
  The Williston Daily Herald
  Wahpeton Daily News
  WDAY TV - Fargo
  WDAZ TV - ABC - Grand Forks

1 Democratic Party's "First Determining Step" of the delegate selection process.

 


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Documentation
  Historical Analysis of the Presidential Nominating Process  
  Historical Analysis of the apportionment of delegate votes at the National Conventions of the two major parties  
  Primary/Caucus/Convention Glossary  
  Statutory Election Information of the Several states / Presidential Primary  
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