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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
Precinct Caucuses: Monday 15 January 2024
County Conventions: Saturday 17 February 2024
District Statutory Caucus: Saturday 6 April 2024
State Convention: Saturday 4 May 2024
40 total delegates - 10 base at-large / 12 re: 4 congressional districts / 3 party / 15 bonus
States Chronologically States Alphabetically
17 May 2023: Des Moines Register. "... we're heading for a mid-January caucus but it's still very unsettled ... " - Republican Party of Iowa Chair Jeff Kaufmann.
Iowa GOP Bylaws from the Republican Party of Iowa.
8 July 2023: The State Central Committee of the Republican Party of Iowa's Central Committee unanimously voted to hold the upcoming presidential caucus on 15 January 2024 from the Republican Party of Iowa.
Iowa GOP Announces Caucus-to-Convention Dates from the Republican Party of Iowa.
1 June 2023: Iowa Governor Kim Reynods signed HF 716 which states that voters must be physically present at presidential caucuses. 43.91 "Any person voting at a precinct caucus must be a person who is or will by the date of the next general election become an eligible elector....".
Only registered Republicans in the state of Iowa can participate in the Republican caucus. Individuals may register to vote as a Republican at the caucus.
Republican Party Precinct Caucuses meet in each precinct at 7:00 pm CST. Each Precinct Caucuses chooses the precinct's delegates to the County Convention and conducts a Presidential Poll by secret ballot.
Delegates are proportionally allocated to Presidential contenders based on the statewide vote. Each candidate receives (candidate's statewide vote) × 40 ÷ (total statewide vote) delegates. Round fractions to the nearest whole number. If there are too few delegates allocated, the candidate nearest the rounding threshold receives the additional delegate. If too many delegates are allocated, the candidate furthest the threshold looses a delegate. [Bylaws Article VIII.1]
Iowa's National Convention delegates are bound for the 1st ballot unless only 1 candidate is nominated at the Republican National Convention. In that case, Iowa's delegates are bound to vote for that candidate on the first ballot providing that candidate received votes in the Precinct Caucuses. [Bylaws Article VIII.2]
Saturday 17 February 2024: Republican Party County Conventions convene in each county to choose delegates to the Congressional District Conventions and the State Convention.
Saturday 6 April 2024: Republican Party District Conventions convene in each congressional district to choose the state's district delegates to the Republican National Convention according to the results of the Precinct Caucuses. Each of Iowa's 4 congressional districts is assigned 3 National Convention delegates.
Saturday 4 May 2024: The Iowa State Republican Convention officially convenes. 25 of 40 National Convention delegates are selected according to the results of the Precinct Caucuses.
In addition, 3 party leaders, the National Committeeman, the National Committeewoman, and the chairman of the Iowa's Republican Party, will attend the convention as pledged delegates by virtue of their position.
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|
|• Constitution of the State of Iowa|
|• Iowa Secretary of State|
|• Iowa House Republican Caucus|
|• Iowa Senate Republican Caucus|
|• Republican Party of Iowa|
|Media & others|
|• Blog for Iowa|
|• Caucus Iowa|
|• Dubuque Telegraph Herald|
|• Fort Madison Daily Democrat|
|• Globe Gazette - Mason City|
|• Iowa Farmer Today|
|• Iowa Independent|
|• Iowa Public Television - Johnston|
|• Iowa Starting Line|
|• Kalona News|
|• KCAU TV - ABC - Sioux Land Proud - Sioux City|
|• KCRG TV - ABC - Cedar Rapids - Iowa City - Dubuque|
|• KDSM TV - FOX - Des Moines|
|• KLJB TV - Fox - Davenport|
|• Politics1.com - Iowa|
|• Quad-Cities - Dispatch/Argus/Leader - Moline - Rock Island - Davenport|
|• Quad-City Times|
|• Radio Iowa|
|• Sioux City Journal|
|• The Bloomfield Democrat|
|• The Daily Nonpareil - Council Bluffs|
|• The Gazette - Cedar Rapids|
|• The Gazette - Cedar Rapids|
|• The Waterloo Cedar-Falls Courier|
|• WHO TV - NBC - Des Moines|
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