|The Green Papers|
2016 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
North Dakota Republican
Presidential Nominating Process
District Caucuses: Friday 1 January - Tuesday 1 March 2016
State Convention: Friday 1 April - Sunday 3 April 2016 (presumably)
28 total delegates - 10 base at-large / 3 re: 1 congressional district / 3 party / 12 bonus
States Chronologically States Alphabetically
Source: Becoming a 2016 National Delegate.
Friday 1 January - Tuesday 1 March 2016: The North Dakota Republican Party conducts caucuses in Legislative Districts to elect delegates to the State Convention. There is no Presidential preference vote.
Friday 1 April - Sunday 3 April 2016 (presumably): The North Dakota State Republican Convention convenes. Delegate Binding: Delegate Selection Caucus/Convention. Voter Eligibility: Closed Caucus/Convention. The State Committee voted on 13 August 2015 to not have any type of Presidential caucus or straw poll.
Three party leaders, the National Committeeman, the National Committeewoman, and the chairman of the North Dakota's Republican Party, will attend the convention by virtue of their position.
Source: North Dakota Republicans Choose Delegates to National Convention from WHO TV.
Source: Cruz allies prevail in North Dakota delegate race from CNN. "North Dakota Republicans selected 25 national delegates and, of those, 18 were on a list of preferred delegates that Cruz circulated ... as many as 10 of the delegates on the preferred list have indicated some or solid public support for Cruz ..."
Source: Majority of North Dakota GOP delegates support Ted Cruz from Inforum. "... at least 17 are supporting Cruz or leaning that way ... 3 of the 17 potential Cruz delegates were less forthcoming, saying they were ... leaning toward the Texas senator." We are soft counting 14 delegates as Cruz supporters.
26 May 2016: Mister 1,237: North Dakota delegate puts Trump over the top. John Trandem and state Representative Ben Koppleman announce for Trump. We are now soft counting 2 additional delegates for Trump. Total for Tump 3.
26 May 2016: Donald Trump's press conference and remarks at The Williston Basin Petroleum Conference in Bismarck, North Dakota.. The video shows Trump shaking the hands of the 17 delegates and stating "The folks behind me got us right over the top ... from North Dakota ... thank you very much ...." We are now listing 17 delegates for Trump.
North Dakota's delegates ... shall caucus ... to discuss voluntarily apportioning delegate representation on the first ballot ... However, any such apportionment on the first ballot shall be strictly voluntary. The delegates remain free to vote their conscience on all balloting. [PRESIDENTIAL CAUCUS RULES Rule No. 21 - 27 September 2011]
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|
|• North Dakota Secretary of State|
|• North Dakota Secretary of State - Elections and Voting|
|Legislature Links to State Legislatures|
|• North Dakota Legislative Branch|
|• North Dakota Republican Party|
|Media & others|
|• Bismarck Tribune|
|• Devils Lake Journal|
|• KFYR TV - NBC - Bismarck|
|• KXMB - KXMA - KXMC - KXMD - CBS - Bismarck, Minot|
|• NDx Plains - Fargo|
|• NorthDecoder - political blog|
|• Politics1.com - North Dakota|
|• Praire Public Television - North Dakota Public Radio|
|• The Minot Daily News|
|• The Williston Daily Herald|
|• Valley City Times-Record|
|• Wahpeton Daily News|
|• WDAY TV - Fargo|
|• WDAZ TV - ABC - Grand Forks|
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