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2016 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
 
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Presidential Nominating Process
Primary: Tuesday 5 April 20161
County Caucuses: Sunday 17 April 2016
Congressional District Caucuses: Sunday 1 May 2016
Administrative Committee Meeting and State Convention: Friday 3 June - Saturday 4 June 2016
Democrats
CandidateDelegate Votes
Hard TotalFloor
Sanders, Bernard "Bernie"48  50.00%49  51.04%
Clinton, Hillary Diane Rodham38  39.58%47  48.96%
Uncommitted10  10.42% 
Total96 100.00%96 100.00%

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Republican Convention
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Wisconsin Primaries for Statewide offices and Congress
 
Wisconsin State and Local Government

 
 

Source: Democratic Party of Wisconsin 2016 Delegate Selection Plan.


2016 Spring Election and Presidential Preference Primary from the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board. Uncommitted is on the ballot as "Uninstructed Delegation".


Results from
2016 Spring Election and Presidential Preference Vote from the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board.
AP Statewide
Politico.


Unpledged delegate preferences as of
26 February 2016: Clinton 4.
7 April 2016: Clinton 4, Sanders 1.
8 April 2016: Clinton 6, Sanders 1.
8 June 2016: Clinton 7, Sanders 1.
15 June 2016: Clinton 8, Sanders 1.
16 June 2016: Clinton 9, Sanders 1.


   

Wisconsin does not require voter registration by party and voters can register to vote at the polls on election day. Voters may cast a ballot for one party only.

Tuesday 5 April 2016: Wisconsin Primary. Polling hours 7:00a-8:00p CDT (1200-0100 UTC). Delegate Pledging: Proportional Primary. Voter Eligibility: Open Primary.

Primary
Source: Wisconsin Government Accountability Board.
Status: Official. Retrieved: Thursday 5 May 2016.
Included in Nationwide vote.

CandidatePop
Vote
%
Bernard "Bernie" Sanders570,19256.59%
Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton433,73943.05%
Martin Joseph O'Malley1,7320.17%
Uninstructed Delegation1,4880.15%
Scattering (scattering)4310.04%
Roque "Rocky" De La Fuente Guerra180.00%
Total1,007,600100.00%
 

Tuesday 5 April 2016: 86 of 96 delegates to the Democratic National Convention are pledged to presidential contenders based on the results of the voting in today's Wisconsin 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.

  • 57 district delegates are to be pledged proportionally to presidential contenders based on the primary results in each of the State's 8 congressional districts.
  • In addition, 29 delegates are to be pledged to presidential contenders based on the primary vote statewide.
    • 19 at-large National Convention delegates
    • 10 Pledged PLEOs

Primary
Source: Wisconsin Government Accountability Board.
Status: Official. Retrieved: Thursday 5 May 2016.

ContestSandersClinton
 Pop
Vote
Qual
Vote
DelPop
Vote
AllocDelPop
Vote
AllocDel
CD1105,196104,833657,4053.286347,4282.7143
CD2206,353205,82611127,9696.839777,8574.1614
CD3124,293123,777776,0364.300447,7412.7003
CD4153,158152,7111071,9124.709580,7995.2915
CD5101,364101,026554,9352.719346,0912.2812
CD6106,450106,034661,0883.457344,9462.5433
CD7102,232101,578658,6873.467342,8912.5333
CD8108,554108,146662,1603.449345,9862.5513
PLEO1,007,6001,003,93110570,1925.6806433,7394.3204
At-Large1,007,6001,003,93119570,19210.79111433,7398.2098
Total
Delegates
  86  48  38
 

Sunday 17 April 2016: First tier County Caucuses. County Caucuses elect delegates to the second tier Congressional District caucuses.

 

Sunday 1 May 2016: Second tier Congressional District Caucuses. These caucuses meet to elect National Convention District-level delegates according to the results of the primary.

 

Friday 3 June - Saturday 4 June 2016: Administrative Committee Meeting and State Convention.

Prior to the State Convention, the Administrative Committee meets to elected National Convention Pledged PLEO and At-Large delegates according to the results of the primary.

The remaining 10 National Convention delegates consist of

  • 10 Unpledged PLEO delegates:
    • 6 Democratic National Committee members.
    • 4 Members of Congress (1 Senator and 3 Representatives).
    • 0 Governors.
    • 0 Distinguished Party Leaders.

These 10 delegates and will go to the Democratic National Convention officially "Unpledged".

 

 

SB 63, introduced by state Senator Tim Carpenter (Democratic) on 3 March 2015, would move the presidential primary from the 1st Tuesday in April to the 3rd Tuesday in February.

 

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.legis.state.wi.us/rsb/2wiscon.html
Election Authority
  Government Accountability Board
  Government Accountability Board - Elections & Voting
  Wisconsin Elections Commission
Legislature   Links to State Legislatures
  Wisconsin State Legislature
Democratic
  The Democratic Party of Wisconsin
  Wisconsin State Senate Democratic Committee
Media & others
  Appleton Post-Crescent
  Fond du Lac Reporter
  Greater Milwaukee Today
  Green Bay News-Chronicle
  Green Bay Press-Gazette
  Journal Sentinel - Milwaukee
  LaCrosse Tribune
  Leader-Telegram - Eau Claire
  Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter
  Oshkosh Northwestern
  Politics1.com - Wisconsin
  Right Wisconsin - Milwaukee
  Sheboygan-Press
  The Capital Times, Wisconsin State Journal - Madison
  The Chippewa Herald
  The Daily Press - Ashland
  The Janesville Gazette
  The Journal Times - Racine
  The Wheeler Report - Madison
  Watertown Daily Times
  Wausau Daily Herald
  WISC TV - IBS - Madison
  Wisconsin Radio Network - Madison
  Wisconsin Vote - University of Wisconsin
  Wisinfo
  WisPolitics.com
  WKOW TV - ABC - Madison

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

 


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Delegate Counts
  Democratic Pledged and Unpledged Summary   --   Republican Pledged and Unpledged Summary  
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  Democratic Unpledged Delegate Preferences  
 
Delegate Allocation
  Democratic Quick Reference   --   Republican Quick Reference  
  The Math Behind the Democratic Delegate Allocation   --   The Math Behind the Republican Delegate Allocation  
  Democratic Timing Penalties and Bonuses   --   Republican Timing Penalties  
 
  Democratic Delegate Pledging and Voter Eligibility   --   Republican Delegate Binding and Voter Eligibility  
 
  Primaries at a Glance  
 
  Results Status and Date Retreived  
 
Documentation
  Historical Analysis of the Presidential Nominating Process  
  Historical Analysis of the apportionment of delegate votes at the National Conventions of the two major parties  
  Primary/Caucus/Convention Glossary  
  Statutory Election Information of the Several states / Presidential Primary  
  Dates of PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARIES re: selection and/or allocation/distribution of Delegates to Major Party National Conventions  
 
  Straw Polls  
 
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