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2016 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
 
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Presidential Nominating Process
District Level Pre-primary Caucuses: Saturday 30 January 2016
Primary: Tuesday 9 February 20161
Caucus / National Convention Delegation Meeting: Saturday 16 April 2016
Democrats
CandidateDelegate Votes
Hard TotalFloor
Clinton, Hillary Diane Rodham9  28.12%16  50.00%
Sanders, Bernard "Bernie"15  46.88%16  50.00%
Uncommitted8  25.00% 
Total32 100.00%32 100.00%

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Source: 2016 New Hampshire Democratic Party Delegate Selection Plan. NHDP Announces Delegate Selection for 2016 Democratic National Convention


9 February 2016 Primary results from
New Hampshire Secretary of State
AP
WMUR
New York Times
Politico.


Unpledged delegate preferences as of
10 February 2016: Clinton 6.
28 February 2016: Clinton 6, Sanders 1.
29 February 2016: Clinton 6, Sanders 0.
2 June 2016: Clinton 6, Sanders 1.


   

Saturday 30 January 2016: District Level Pre-primary Caucuses. National Convention District-level delegates are slated by Presidential Preference.

 

Participation in New Hampshire's delegate selection process is open to all voters who wish to participate as Democrats. Only Democrats and independents can request a Democratic ballot in the Presidential Preference Primary

Tuesday 9 February 2016: New Hampshire Primary. Polling hours 6:00a-8:00p EST (1100-0100 UTC). Polls must open by 11 AM however most open between 7 AM and 8 AM. NEW HAMPSHIRE permits its 13 cities to keep their polls open until 8 PM EDT by local option- however, as there ARE only 13 cities among New Hampshire's 234 County subdivisions [the 221 "non-cities", of course, being the proverbial New England Town(ship)], the fact is that the vast majority of NH's polls have closed by 7 PM EDT and the networks have no problem considering this hour as the earliest hour of potential projection. Delegate Pledging: Proportional Primary. Voter Eligibility: Modified Primary.

Primary
Source: New Hampshire Secretary of State.
Status: Official. Retrieved: Tuesday 26 July 2016.
Included in Nationwide vote.

CandidatePop
Vote
%
Bernard "Bernie" Sanders152,19360.14%
Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton95,35537.68%
Write-in (scattering)3,4751.37%
Martin Joseph O'Malley6670.26%
Vermin Supreme2680.11%
David John Thistle2260.09%
Graham Schwass1430.06%
Steve Burke1080.04%
Roque "Rocky" De La Fuente Guerra960.04%
John Wolfe540.02%
Jon Adams530.02%
Lloyd Thomas Kelso460.02%
Keith Russell Judd440.02%
Eric Elbot360.01%
Star Locke330.01%
William D. French290.01%
Mark Stewart Greenstein290.01%
Edward T. O'Donnell, Jr.260.01%
James Valentine240.01%
Robert Lovitt220.01%
Michael Alan Steinberg210.01%
William H. McGaughey, Jr.190.01%
Henry Hewes180.01%
Edward Sonnino170.01%
Steven Roy Lipscomb150.01%
Sam Sloan150.01%
Brock C. Hutton140.01%
Raymond Michael Moroz80.00%
Richard Lyons Weil80.00%
Total253,062100.00%
 

Tuesday 9 February 2016: 24 of 32 delegates to the Democratic National Convention are pledged to presidential contenders based on the results of the voting in today's New Hampshire 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.

  • 16 district delegates are to be pledged proportionally to presidential contenders based on the primary results in each of the State's 2 congressional districts.
  • In addition, 8 delegates are to be pledged to presidential contenders based on the primary vote statewide.
    • 5 at-large National Convention delegates
    • 3 Pledged PLEOs

Primary
Source: New Hampshire Secretary of State (write-ins excluded).
Status: Official. Retrieved: Monday 5 September 2016.

ContestSandersClinton
 Pop
Vote
Qual
Vote
DelPop
Vote
AllocDelPop
Vote
AllocDel
CD1125,620124,532874,8914.811549,6413.1893
CD2123,967123,016877,3025.027545,7142.9733
PLEO249,587247,5483152,1931.844295,3551.1561
At-Large249,587247,5485152,1933.074395,3551.9262
Total
Delegates
  24  15  9
 

Date of Presidential Primary [RSA 653:9]:

  • The presidential primary election shall be held on the second Tuesday in March or on a date selected by the secretary of state which is 7 days or more immediately preceding the date on which any other state shall hold a similar election, whichever is earlier, of each year when a president of the United States is to be elected or the year previous.
 

Saturday 16 April 2016: Caucus / National Convention Delegation Meeting in Concord.

National Convention Pledged PLEO and At-Large delegates are elected by a committee consisting of a quorum of district-level delegates.

The remaining 8 National Convention delegates consist of

  • 8 Unpledged PLEO delegates:
    • 5 Democratic National Committee members.
    • 2 Members of Congress (1 Senator and 1 Representative).
    • 1 Governor.
    • 0 Distinguished Party Leaders.

These 8 delegates and will go to the Democratic National Convention officially "Unpledged".

 

 

On 17 December 2015, New Hampshire Secretary of State Bill Gardner set the state's Presidential Primary for Tuesday 9 February 2016.

 

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

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  The Cabinet Press - Bedford - Hollis - Merrimack - Milford
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