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Presidential Nominating Process
Neighborhood Caucuses: Tuesday 22 March 20161
County Conventions: Tuesday 22 March - Thursday 14 April 2016
State Convention: Friday 22 April - Saturday 23 April 2016
Democrats
CandidateDelegate Votes
Hard TotalFloor
Sanders, Bernard "Bernie"27  72.97%29  78.38%
Clinton, Hillary Diane Rodham6  16.22%8  21.62%
Uncommitted4  10.81% 
Total37 100.00%37 100.00%

States Chronologically   States Alphabetically
 
Democratic Convention
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Republican Convention
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Utah Primaries for Statewide offices and Congress
 
Utah State and Local Government

 
 

Source: Democratic Caucus Night.


Results from
Utah Democratic Party.
AP Statewide
Politico.


Unpledged delegate preferences as of
26 February 2016: Clinton 2.
26 March 2016: Clinton 2, Sanders 1.
30 March 2016: Clinton 2, Sanders 2.


   

Participation in Utah's delegate selection process is open to all citizens who will be at least 18 years old by 8 November 2016 and publicly declare themselves to be participating as Democrats.

Tuesday 22 March 2016: Utah Neighborhood Caucuses. Polling hours 6:00p MDT (0000 UTC) to 8:30p MDT (0230 UTC). Delegate Pledging: Proportional Caucus/Convention. Voter Eligibility: Open Caucus/Convention.

Neighborhood Caucuses
Source: Utah Democratic Party.
Status: Official. Retrieved: Tuesday 16 August 2016.
Included in Nationwide vote.

CandidatePop
Vote
%
Bernard "Bernie" Sanders62,99177.19%
Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton16,16219.80%
Spoiled ballots (scattering)2,0852.55%
Uncommitted3340.41%
Roque "Rocky" De La Fuente Guerra220.03%
Mark Stewart Greenstein120.01%
Total81,606100.00%
 

Tuesday 22 March 2016: First Level - Neighborhood (precinct) caucuses meet to take a party-run presidential preference vote. 33 of 37 delegates to the Democratic National Convention are pledged to presidential contenders based on the Presidential preferences expressed at the Precinct Caucuses. A mandatory 15 percent threshold is required in order for a presidential contender to be allocated National Convention delegates at either the congressional district or statewide level. How the Democratic Proportional Delegate Allocation Math works.

  • 22 district delegates are to be allocated proportionally to presidential contenders based on the caucus results in each of the State's 4 congressional districts.
  • 11 delegates are to be allocated to presidential contenders based on the caucus vote statewide.
    • 7 at-large National Convention delegates
    • 4 Pledged PLEOs

Neighborhood Caucuses
Source: Utah Democratic Party.
Status: Official. Retrieved: Tuesday 16 August 2016.

ContestSandersClinton
 Pop
Vote
Qual
Vote
DelPop
Vote
AllocDelPop
Vote
AllocDel
CD117,28516,955513,5674.00143,3880.9991
CD226,10624,998619,8944.77555,1041.2251
CD317,63117,158513,6053.96543,5531.0351
CD420,58420,042615,9254.76754,1171.2331
PLEO81,60679,153462,9913.183316,1620.8171
At-Large81,60679,153762,9915.571616,1621.4291
Total
Delegates
  33  27  6
 

In addition, the Precinct caucuses elect delegates to the County Conventions.

 

Tuesday 22 March - Thursday 14 April 2016: Second Level- County Conventions. The County Conventions elect delegates to the State Convention.

 

Friday 22 April - Saturday 23 April 2016: Third Level- State Convention.

According to the results of the Neighborhood Caucuses:

  1. The State Convention delegates meet in Congressional District caucuses to elect National Convention District Delegates.
  2. A quorum of National Convention District Delegates meet to elect National Convention Pledged PLEO Delegates.
  3. State Convention delegates meet as a whole to elect the National Convention At-Large Delegates.

The remaining 4 National Convention delegates consist of

  • 4 Unpledged PLEO delegates:
    • 4 Democratic National Committee members.
    • 0 Members of Congress (0 Senators and 0 Representatives).
    • 0 Governors.
    • 0 Distinguished Party Leaders.

These 4 delegates and will go to the Democratic National Convention officially "Unpledged".

 

 

26 February 2014: H.B. 410. This bill would change the date of the state's Presidential Primary to a "date designated by the lieutenant governor that is earlier than the scheduled date for any meeting, caucus, primary, vote, or other method used in any other state or territory of the United States that constitutes the first determining stage of selecting a presidential nominee."
10 March 2014: HB 410 passed the House 58-14. The bill was not taken up in the Senate before the Legislature adjourned.

HB 329, introduced by state Representative John Cox (Republican) on 12 February 2015, would move the state's Presidential Primary from the 1st Tuesday in February to the 4th Tuesday in March.
10 March 2014: The bill died in committee when the Legislature adjourned.

 

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

Constitution   Links to State Constitutions
  http://www.le.state.ut.us/Documents/code_const.htm
Election Authority
  State of Utah Elections Office
Legislature   Links to State Legislatures
  The Senate Site - Republican
  Utah House of Representatives
  Utah House of Representatives
  Utah Senate Democrats
  Utah State Legislature
  Utah State Senate
Democratic
  Utah Democratic Party
Media & others
  Box Elder News Journal
  Deseret Morning News - Salt Lake City
  KSL TV - NBC - Salt Lake City
  KTVX - ABC - Salt Lake City
  KUTV TV - CBS - Salt Lake City
  Park Record - Park City
  Politics1.com - Utah
  Standard-Examiner - Ogden
  The Daily Herald - Provo
  The Herald Journal - Logan
  The Salt Lake Tribune
  The Spectrum - St. George
  The Times-News - Nephi
  The Wasatch Wave
  Tooele Transcript Bulletin
  Utah Policy - Politics, Communications & Government Relations
  Utah Politico Hub
  Vote Utah - KUED

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

 


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