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2016 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
Presidential Nominating Process
Primary: Tuesday 15 March 2016 (presumably)
Delegate Binding: Winner-Take-All Primary. Voter Eligibility: Modified Primary.
66 total delegates - 10 base at-large / 48 re: 16 congressional districts / 3 party / 5 bonus
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Source: The Official Guide to the 2016 Republican Nominating Process.
Filed Presidential Candidates Primary Election Candidates.
This Presidential Primary coincides with a state/local primary. These coinciding primaries tend to have an impact upon voter turnout.
Tuesday 15 March 2016 (presumably): Ohio Primary. Hours 6:30a-7:30p EDT (1030-2330 UTC). Delegate Binding: Winner-Take-All Primary. Voter Eligibility: Modified Primary.
Tuesday 15 March 2016 (presumably): All 66 of Ohio's delegates to the Republican National Convention are pledged to presidential contenders winner-take-all in today's Ohio Presidential Primary. [Republican State Central and Executive of Ohio Permanent Rules Article X Section 1 (d)]
The Presidential candidates pre-approve delegate candidates as a slate. The slate of the candidate who receives the most votes statewide is elected.
In addition, 3 party leaders, the National Committeeman, the National Committeewoman, and the chairman of the Ohio's Republican Party, will attend the convention, pledged to the candidate who receives the most votes statewide, by virtue of their position.
HB 153, introduced by Representative Mike Dovilla (Republican) on 13 April 2015, would move the Presidential Primary from the 1st Tuesday after the 1st Monday in March to the 2nd Tuesday after the 1st Monday in March.
18 September 2015: The Ohio GOP leadership decides to on a winner-take-all primary. Ohio GOP sets presidential primary as a winner-take-all event, a move that could boost John Kasich - Cleveland.com.
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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