|The Green Papers|
2016 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
New York Democrat
Presidential Nominating Process
Primary: Tuesday 19 April 20161
State Committee: Tuesday 24 May 2016
291 total delegate votes - 163 district / 54 at large; 30 Pledged PLEOs; 44 Unpledged PLEOs
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Source: Delegate Selection Plan.
Source: Certification of Presidential Primary Ballot from the New York State Board of Elections.
Unpledged delegate preferences as of
Participation in the Primary shall be limited to enrolled Democratic voters. If only one Presidential Candidate qualifies for the ballot ... then no Primary shall be held and such Candidate shall be awarded all pledged delegates and alternates.
Tuesday 19 April 2016: 247 of 291 delegates to the Democratic National Convention are pledged to presidential contenders based on the results of the voting in today's New York 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.
Voters cast ballots for a Presidential candidate and District delegates. The name of each District Delegate candidate (along with his or her Presidential Preference and gender) appears on the ballot [Delegate Selection Plan, Part Three, Section B. 7.(b)]. Delegates are selected by gender from the highest vote getters. If a Presidential candidate is entitled to more district delegates than there were candidates on the ballot, the State Committee will fill the positions at a post-Primary caucus held before the state Convention [Delegate Selection Plan, Part Three, Section B. 8(a)].
Tuesday 24 May 2016: The New York State Democratic Committee Meeting.
National Convention Pledged PLEO and At-Large delegates are elected according to the results of the primary.
The remaining 44 National Convention delegates consist of
These 44 delegates and will go to the Democratic National Convention officially "Unpledged".
S05958/A08310, introduced on 14 June 2015 by Michael Cusick (Democratic) and signed in law by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo (Democratic) on 23 July 2015, moves the 2016 presidential primaries from the 1st Tuesday in February to 19 April 2016.
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.
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