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2016 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
 
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Presidential Nominating Process
Primary: Tuesday 10 May 20161
State Convention & Executive Committee: Friday 10 June - Saturday 11 June 2016
Democrats
CandidateDelegate Votes
Hard TotalFloor
Clinton, Hillary Diane Rodham11  29.73%19  51.35%
Sanders, Bernard "Bernie"18  48.65%18  48.65%
Uncommitted8  21.62% 
Total37 100.00%37 100.00%

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Source: West Virginia Democratic Party 2016 Delegate Selection Plan


Source: West Virginia Secretary of State - 10 May 2016 Primary.


10 May 2016 Primary results from
Returns from the West Virginia Secretary of State.
AP Statewide
Politico.


Unpledged delegate preferences as of
26 February 2016: Clinton 1, Sanders 1.
24 April 2016: Clinton 3, Sanders 1.
30 April 2016: Clinton 4, Sanders 1.
8 May 2016: Clinton 6, Sanders 1.
28 May 2016: Clinton 6, Sanders 2.


   

This Presidential Primary coincides with a state/local primary. These coinciding primaries tend to have an impact upon voter turnout.

Participation in West Virginia's delegate selection process is open to all voters who wish to participate as Democrats. The Democratic Primary is open to all registered Democrats and voters who are not a member of another party.

Tuesday 10 May 2016: West Virginia Primary. Polling hours 6:30a EDT (1030 UTC) to 7:30p EDT (2330 UTC). Delegate Pledging: Proportional Primary. Voter Eligibility: Modified Primary.

Primary
Source: West Virginia Secretary of State.
Status: Official. Retrieved: Friday 10 June 2016.
Included in Nationwide vote.

CandidatePop
Vote
%
Bernard "Bernie" Sanders124,70051.41%
Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton86,91435.84%
Paul T. Farrell, Jr.21,6948.94%
Keith Russell Judd4,4601.84%
Martin Joseph O'Malley3,7961.57%
Roque "Rocky" De La Fuente Guerra9750.40%
Total242,539100.00%
 

Tuesday 10 May 2016: 29 of 37 delegates to the Democratic National Convention are pledged to presidential contenders based on the results of the voting in today's West Virginia 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.

  • 20 district delegates are to be allocated proportionally to presidential contenders based on the primary results in each of the State's 3 congressional districts. (estimated allocations)
  • 9 delegates are to be allocated to presidential contenders based on the primary vote statewide.
    • 6 at-large National Convention delegates
    • 3 Pledged PLEOs

Primary
Source: Email from the West Virginia Secretary of State.
Status: Official. Retrieved: Friday 10 June 2016.

ContestSandersClinton
 Pop
Vote
Qual
Vote
DelPop
Vote
AllocDelPop
Vote
AllocDel
CD180,85572,048743,4334.220428,6152.7803
CD276,62269,567738,3463.858431,2213.1423
CD385,06269,999642,9213.679427,0782.3212
PLEO242,539211,6143124,7001.768286,9141.2321
At-Large242,539211,6146124,7003.536486,9142.4642
Total
Delegates
  29  18  11
 

Friday 10 June - Saturday 11 June 2016: The West Virginia State Convention in Charleston / State Executive Committee meeting.

National Convention District level delegates are elected during the District Caucuses at the 11 June State Convention according to the results of the primary.

National Convention At-Large and Pledged Pledged PLEO delegates are elected during the 12 June State Executive Committee Meeting according to the results of the primary.

The remaining 8 National Convention delegates consist of

  • 8 Unpledged PLEO delegates:
    • 6 Democratic National Committee members.
    • 1 Member of Congress (1 Senator and 0 Representatives).
    • 1 Governor.
    • 0 Distinguished Party Leaders.

These 8 delegates and will go to the Democratic National Convention officially "Unpledged".

 

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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Media & others
  Bluefield Daily Telegraph
  Braxton Citizens' News - Sutton
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  Clarksburg Exponent Telegram
  Hampshire Review - Romney
  Keyser Mineral Daily News-Tribune
  Mountain Messenger - Lewisburg
  Politics1.com - West Virginia
  The Dominion Post - Morgantown
  The Herald-Dispatch - Huntington
  The Inter-Mountain - Elkins
  The Lincoln Journal - Hamlin
  The Morgan Messenger - Berkeley Springs
  The Parkersburg News & Sentinel
  The Register Herald - Beckley
  The State Journal - Charleston
  The Times - Fairmont
  The Wayne County News
  The Weston Democrat
  WBOY TV - NBC - Clarksburg, Fairmont, Morgantown
  WDTV TV - CBS - Bridgeport
  West Virginia Blue
  West Virginia Metro News - Charleston
  Wheeling News-Register & Intelligencer
  WSAZ TV - NBC - Charleston, Huntington

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

 


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