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2024 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
The delegate selection processes herein, along with any and all dates and delegate counts associated therewith, are unofficial and based on either (1) information obtained from either Major Party, (2) Presidential Primary dates established by currently-effective State statute, or- where the foregoing information could not be obtained- (3) the state's 2020 delegate selection process and associated dates adjusted to the corresponding dates in 2024 and labeled "(presumably)" or "Circa".
Presidential Nominating Process
Filing for candidates not generally recognized (date may be 16 February?): Tuesday 9 January - Friday 9 February 2024 (presumably)
Secretary of State publishes generally recognized candidates: Friday 19 January 2024
Primary: Tuesday 30 April 2024 (presumably)1
Congressional District Caucuses: Wednesday 1 May 2024
The State Party Committee: Wednesday 15 May 2024
63 total delegate votes - 32 district / 11 at large; 6 Pledged PLEOs; 14 Unpledged PLEOs
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Delegate Selection Plan from the Connecticut Democratic Party.
28 July 2023: DNC Rules and Bylaws Committee Meeting Committee Meeting found this plan in conditional compliance.
15 March 2023: SB 6908 would move the 2024 presidential primary from the last Tuesday in April to the 1st Tuesday in April.
25 September 2023: HB 07001 would move the 2024 presidential primary from the last Tuesday in April to the 1st Tuesday in April.
25 July 2023: Legislative Leaders Consider Special Session sometime after Labor Day to Move Connecticut's Presidential Primary Date from CT News Junkie.
19 January 2024: Nationally recognized candidates Presidential candidates are placed ballot by the Secretary of State.
This Presidential Primary coincides with a state/local primary. These coinciding primaries tend to have an impact upon voter turnout.
Participation in Connecticut's delegate selection process is open to all voters who wish to participate as Democrats. If a voter wishes to switch parties, they must be do by 2 January 2024.
49 of 63 delegates to the Democratic National Convention are pledged to presidential contenders based on the results of the voting in today's Connecticut Presidential Primary. 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.
Wednesday 1 May 2024: Congressional District Caucuses. National Convention Pledged District-Level Delegates are elected according to the results of the primary.
Wednesday 15 May 2024: The State Party Committee meeting. National Convention Pledged PLEO and At-Large delegates are elected according to the results of the primary.
The remaining 14 National Convention delegates consist of
These 14 delegates and will go to the Democratic National Convention officially "Unpledged".
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.1 Democratic Party's "First Determining Step" of the delegate selection process.
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