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2016 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
 
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Presidential Nominating Process
Primary: Tuesday 15 March 20161
Post Primary Caucus: Saturday 16 April 2016
State Executive Committee: Saturday 14 May 2016
Democrats
CandidateDelegate Votes
Hard TotalFloor
Clinton, Hillary Diane Rodham81  50.62%98  61.25%
Sanders, Bernard "Bernie"62  38.75%62  38.75%
Uncommitted17  10.62% 
Total160 100.00%160 100.00%

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Republican Convention
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Ohio Primaries for Statewide offices and Congress
 
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Source: 2016 Ohio Delegate Selection Plan.

Filed Presidential Candidates Primary Election Candidates.

Sample ballot.


Results from
Official results for the March 15, 2016 Primary Election as provided to Secretary of State by county boards of elections.
AP Statewide
Politico.


Unpledged delegate preferences as of
26 February 2016: Clinton 12.
11 March 2016: Clinton 12, Sanders 1.
8 April 2016: Clinton 13, Sanders 1.
20 April 2016: Clinton 14, Sanders 1.
7 June 2016: Clinton 16, Sanders 1.


   

This Presidential Primary coincides with a state/local primary. These coinciding primaries tend to have an impact upon voter turnout.

Tuesday 15 March 2016: Ohio Primary. Polling hours 6:30a-7:30p EDT (1030-2330 UTC). Delegate Pledging: Proportional Primary. Voter Eligibility: Modified Primary.

Primary
Source: Ohio Secretary of State.
Status: Official. Retrieved: Wednesday 20 April 2016.
Included in Nationwide vote.

CandidatePop
Vote
%
Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton696,68156.12%
Bernard "Bernie" Sanders535,39543.13%
Roque "Rocky" De La Fuente Guerra9,4020.76%
Total1,241,478100.00%
 

Tuesday 15 March 2016: 143 of 160 delegates to the Democratic National Convention are pledged to presidential contenders based on the results of the voting in today's Ohio 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.

  • 93 district delegates are to be pledged proportionally to presidential contenders based on the primary results in each of the State's 16 congressional districts.
  • In addition, 50 delegates are to be pledged to presidential contenders based on the primary vote statewide.
    • 31 at-large National Convention delegates
    • 19 Pledged PLEOs

District-level delegates are slated to each Presidential Preference in pre-primary caucuses held in each Congressional District on 5 January 2016 at 7:00 PM EST.

Primary
Source: Ohio Secretary of State.
Status: Official. Retrieved: Wednesday 18 May 2016.

ContestClintonSanders
 Pop
Vote
Qual
Vote
DelPop
Vote
AllocDelPop
Vote
AllocDel
CD172,61972,347442,6002.355229,7471.6452
CD269,94069,461438,9372.242230,5241.7582
CD391,05190,7961253,4787.068737,3184.9325
CD455,51454,842429,1562.127225,6861.8732
CD564,85264,309432,0501.994232,2592.0062
CD661,45759,915432,5722.175227,3431.8252
CD760,39359,669432,6152.186227,0541.8142
CD848,79448,380426,4812.189221,8991.8112
CD997,93997,257855,2534.545542,0043.4553
CD1072,98472,635441,5892.290231,0461.7102
CD11132,917132,5381790,22411.5731242,3145.4275
CD1277,40877,040440,3562.095236,6841.9052
CD13105,361104,307857,7144.426446,5933.5744
CD1478,11477,570443,6212.249233,9491.7512
CD1575,60475,041438,1632.034236,8781.9662
CD1676,53075,968441,8722.205234,0961.7952
PLEO1,241,4771,232,07519696,68110.74411535,3948.2568
At-Large1,241,4771,232,07531696,68117.52918535,39413.47113
Total
Delegates
  143  81  62

Ohio Democratic Party Announces Final List of District-Level Delegates for Democratic National Convention.

 

Saturday 16 April 2016: Post Primary Caucus. Delegates are elected according to the results of the primary. There is one caucus location per congressional district.

If a presidential candidate has qualified to receive delegates but has failed to slate a sufficient number of delegates, then additional delegates for that candidate will be selected during the post-primary caucus.

 

Saturday 14 May 2016: State Executive Committee

National Convention Pledged PLEO and At-Large Delegates are selected by the State Democratic Executive Committee according to the results of the primary.

The remaining 17 National Convention delegates consist of

  • 17 Unpledged PLEO delegates:
    • 11 Democratic National Committee members.
    • 5 Members of Congress (1 Senator and 4 Representatives).
    • 0 Governors.
    • 1 Distinguished Party Leader (former DNC Chairman David Wilhelm)

These 17 delegates and will go to the Democratic National Convention officially "Unpledged".

 

 

HB 153, introduced by Representative Mike Dovilla (Republican) on 13 April 2015 and signed by Governor John Richard Kasich (Republican) on 10 June 2015, moves the Presidential Primary from the 1st Tuesday after the 1st Monday in March to the 2nd Tuesday after the 1st Monday in March.

 

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.
 

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

 


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