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2016 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
 
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Presidential Nominating Process
Territorial Caucus: Thursday 10 March 2016
Republicans
CandidateDelegate Votes
Hard TotalFloor
Trump, Donald John, Sr.1  11.11%8  88.89%
abstention 1  11.11%
Cruz, Rafael Edward "Ted"1  11.11% 
Rubio, Marco A.2  22.22% 
Uncommitted5  55.56% 
Total9 100.00%9 100.00%

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Republican Convention
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Virgin Islands Primaries for Statewide offices and Congress
 
Virgin Islands State and Local Government

 
 

Source: The Official Guide to the 2016 Republican Nominating Process.

Source: 2016 VI Caucus Rules.


Results from
https://www.facebook.com/VIRepublicanParty.

22 March 2016 Delegate count change. Rudio 2, Uncommitted 2, Cruz 3, Trump 1. https://twitter.com/ZekeJMiller/status/712331426725830657.
Cruz, Trump score new delegates in Virgin Islands shakeup from Politico.

23 March 2016: GOP Delegate Proceedings Not Over from St. Thomas Source. The battle over the delegation from VI-R has gone to court.

22 May 2016: Virgin Islands’ GOP Delegation Endorses Donald Trump from Breitbart.com. "Our delegates may have supported other candidates ... but we are now behind Donald Trump."

23 May 2016: Trump adds Virgin Islands delegates; nomination within reach from US News. "John Canegata ... chairman of the U.S. territory's Republican Party ... says 8 of the ... delegates have pledged to support Trump. The last one is uncommitted."


   

22 March 2016 update


Participation in the caucus shall be limited to persons domiciled in and registered to vote in the United States Virgin Islands and being officially registered in the Republican Party... [Rules of the Virgin Islands Republican Caucus - Rule 3.] ... electors ... shall be allowed to cast an Absentee ... Ballot... [Rule 7.c.]

Thursday 10 March 2016: Virgin Islands Territorial Caucus. Polling hours 12:00p AST (1600 UTC) to 6:00p AST (2200 UTC). Delegate Binding: Delegate Selection Caucus/Convention. Voter Eligibility: Closed Caucus/Convention.

Territorial Caucus
Source: VIRepublicanParty.
Status: Official. Retrieved: Friday 11 March 2016.
Included in Nationwide vote.

CandidatePop
Vote
%
Uncommitted1,06365.33%
Rafael Edward "Ted" Cruz19111.74%
Marco A. Rubio1619.90%
Benjamin Solomon "Ben" Carson, Sr.1086.64%
Donald John Trump, Sr.1046.39%
Total1,627100.00%
 

Thursday 10 March 2016: All 9 of Virgin Islands delegates to the National Convention delegates are elected in today's Presidential caucus. Territorial Caucuses meet from noon to 6pm Atlantic Standard Time on St. Croix, St. Thomas, and St. John as a Convention to vote for Presidential Preference and select at-large delegates to the Republican National Convention.

3 party leaders, the National Committeeman, the National Committeewoman, and the chairman of the Virgin Islands's Republican Party, will attend the convention as unpledged delegates by virtue of their position.

Delegate Candidates that declare as being pledged shall be deemed to have promised ... to vote for such declared candidate ... on the first ballot .... Delegate Candidates ... whose declared candidate ... has withdrawn ... prior to the Caucus Date shall be deemed uncommitted. [Rule 6].

Territorial Caucus
Source: VIRepublicanParty.
Status: Official. Retrieved: Friday 11 March 2016.

ContestAvailable
Del
DelegatePreferencePop
Vote
%Elected
At-Large6
John P. YobUncommitted1318.052%Elected
Gwendolyn D. 'Gwen' Hall BradyUncommitted1297.929%Elected
Warren B. ColeUncommitted1247.621%Elected
Erica L. YobUncommitted1237.560%Elected
George H. LoganUncommitted1207.376%Elected
Lindsey EilonUncommitted1177.191%Elected
David JohnsonUncommitted825.040% 
Valerie L.StilesRubio724.425% 
Andrea Lee MoeekelUncommitted674.118% 
Humberto O’NealRubio633.872% 
Steven K. HardyTrump523.196% 
Robert Max SchanfarberCruz472.889% 
April M. NewlandUncommitted472.889% 
Garfield E. DoranUncommitted402.459% 
Joshua A. SchanfarberCruz382.336% 
Jevon O. A. WilliamsCarson342.090% 
Theresa A. H. SchanfarberCruz291.782% 
Todd D. HechtCruz271.659% 
Steven Hendrickson, Jr.Trump271.659% 
Maria Sonia BelardoRubio261.598% 
Antoinette Gumbs HechtCruz261.598% 
Andrew JohnTrump251.537% 
Timothy D. DalyCruz241.475% 
Vincent E. DanetCarson231.414% 
Johann A. ClendeninUncommitted150.922% 
Ethan EilonUncommitted150.922% 
Robert William WhiteUncommitted140.860% 
David D. WeisherCarson120.738% 
Robert B. MoorheadCarson110.676% 
Dwain E. FordUncommitted90.553% 
Mytsooko KingCarson80.492% 
John N. AckleyUncommitted80.492% 
Jodi S. M. HodgeCarson80.492% 
Ronald CharlesUncommitted70.430% 
Alexander A. Moorhead, IVCarson60.369% 
Mireille Sankatsing-SmithUncommitted40.246% 
Keith Andrew Smith, Sr.Uncommitted40.246% 
Eloi GeorgeUncommitted40.246% 
Michael J. NathanielCarson30.184% 
David W. HughesUncommitted30.184% 
Wanson S. Harris, Jr.Carson20.123% 
Lawrence E. James, Jr.Carson10.061% 
Grand Total
Uncommitted: 6 delegates.
Grand Total
Uncommitted: 1,063 votes, 65.33%.
Cruz: 191 votes, 11.74%.
Rubio: 161 votes, 9.90%.
Carson: 108 votes, 6.64%.
Trump: 104 votes, 6.39%.
Total: 1,627, 100.00%.

The 3 party leaders are John Canegata, Lilliana Belardo de O'Neal and Holland Redfield, II.

RULES, POLICES, AND PRINCIPLES OF REPUBLICAN PARTY OF THE UNITED STATES VIRGIN ISLANDS, Amended June 1, 2002, Article XIII Sec.1. states "The method of selecting delegates to the Republican National Convention shall be determined by the Territorial Committee."

 

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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