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2016 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
Presidential Nominating Process
Precinct Caucuses: Saturday 20 February 2016
County Conventions / Legislative District Caucus: Saturday 12 March - Saturday 16 April 2016
State Convention: Thursday 19 May - Saturday 21 May 2016
Primary: Tuesday 24 May 2016
Delegate Binding: Combined Selection Statewide: Proportional, District: Winner-Take-Most Primary. Voter Eligibility: Closed Primary.
44 total delegates - 10 base at-large / 30 re: 10 congressional districts / 3 party / 1 bonus
States Chronologically States Alphabetically
Source: WSRP Precinct Caucuses.
Source: The Official Guide to the 2016 Republican Nominating Process.
May 24 Presidential Primary – What You Need to Know from the Washington State Republican Party.
Voters' Guide - 2016 Presidential Primary from the Washington Secretary of State Elections Division.
Saturday 20 February 2016: Precinct Caucuses. Republican Party Caucuses meet in each precinct to elect delegates to the County Convention or Legislative District Caucuses [WSRP rules 14, 15, 16]. The County Conventions will, in turn, choose delegates to the State Convention.
Saturday 12 March - Saturday 16 April 2016: Republican Party County Conventions and Legislative District Caucuses convene to elect delegates to the State Convention. [WSRP rule 19].
Thursday 19 May - Saturday 21 May 2016: The Washington Republican State Convention (consisting of 1,500 delegates, 1,500 alternates, and the automatic delegates) convenes [WSRP rule 36]. National Convention delegates are slated.
Voters must sign a political party declaration on the ballot return envelope and that declaration must match the voted candidate's political party. "I declare that I am a Republican and I have not participated and will not participate in the 2016 precinct caucus or convention system of any other party."
Tuesday 24 May 2016: Washington Primary. Hours end at 8:00p PDT (0300 UTC). Washington votes by mail. Ballots must be postmarked on or before Election Day, or dropped off in a designated ballot box by 8 p.m. local time on Election Day. Delegate Binding: Combined Selection Statewide: Proportional, District: Winner-Take-Most Primary. Voter Eligibility: Closed Primary.
Tuesday 24 May 2016: All 44 of Washington's delegates to the Republican National Convention are allocated to presidential contenders based on the results of the voting in today's Presidential Primary.
CD1: 3 delegates for Trump, winner-take-all.
Delegates are bound by the primary results only on the first ballot. If no candidate receives the majority ... on the first ballot, ... delegates will vote as they choose on successive ballots.
3 party leaders, the National Committeeman, the National Committeewoman, and the chairman of the Washington's Republican Party, will attend the convention as bound delegates by virtue of their position.
Delegates slated at the State Convention. Source: www.Pasco2016.com/. Retrieved 22 May 2016.
The state legislature adjourned 24 April 2015 so the bills above are dead.
The next meeting of the WSRP State Committee, to be held on September 12 in the Tri-Cities, will decide on the 2016 rules for caucus and convention..
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|
|• Public Disclosure Commission|
|• Register to vote - Secretary of State|
|• Washington Secretary of State|
|• Washington Secretary of State - Elections & Voting|
|Legislature Links to State Legislatures|
|• Washington State Legislature|
|• Washington State Legislature - House of Representatives|
|• Washington State Senate|
|• Washington State Republican Party|
|Media & others|
|• KING TV - Seattle|
|• KREM TV - Spokane|
|• Northwest Daily Marker - Redmond|
|• Politics1.com - Washington|
|• Seattle Post-Intelligencer|
|• Sound Politics - Seattle - Puget Sound|
|• The Chronicle - Centralia|
|• The Daily Herald - Everett|
|• The Daily News - Longview|
|• The Spokesman-Review - Spokane|
|• Washington Voter - League of Women Voters of Washington|
|• Yakima Herald-Republic|
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