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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.
Presidential Nominating Process
Primary: Tuesday 12 March 2024 (presumably)1
County Caucus: Saturday 6 April 2024 (presumably)
State Convention: Saturday 1 June 2024 (presumably)
Delegate Pledging: Proportional Primary. Voter Eligibility: Closed Primary.
24 total delegate votes - 13 district / 4 at large; 3 Pledged PLEOs; 4 Unpledged PLEOs
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Participation in Idaho State's delegate selection process is open to all voters who wish to participate as Democrats. Unaffiliated voters may choose their Party affiliation on or before election day. Participants must not participate in the nominating process of any other party.
Tuesday 12 March 2024 (presumably): Idaho Primary. Hours reportedly 8:00a-8:00p MDT (1400-0200 UTC) / 8:00a-8:00p PDT (1500-0300 UTC). Local option allows polling places to open at 7 AM. A sizable part of IDAHO is in PT but, as the MT section is the much more populated portion of the state, the networks consider that "most of the polls in IDAHO" are closed by 8 PM MT. Delegate Pledging: Proportional Primary. Voter Eligibility: Closed Primary.
20 of 24 delegates to the Democratic National Convention are allocated to presidential contenders in proportion to the percentage of the support each candidate receives. A mandatory 15 percent threshold is required in order for a presidential contender to be allocated National Convention delegates at the congressional district level or statewide level. Here is how the Democratic Proportional Delegate Allocation Math works.
Saturday 6 April 2024 (presumably): Idaho County Caucus. Hours reportedly begin at 1:00p PDT / 2:00p MDT (2000 UTC). County Caucuses meet in each county to choose delegates to the Idaho State Democratic Convention.
Saturday 1 June 2024 (presumably): The Idaho State Democratic Convention meets in Boise, Idaho. Hours reportedly 2:00p-6:00p MDT (2000-0000 UTC). 20 Pledged National Convention delegates are elected according to the results of the Primary.
The remaining 4 National Convention delegates consist of
These 4 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.
|Links Links to other web sites|
|• Idaho Secretary of State Election Division|
|Legislature Links to State Legislatures|
|• Idaho Legislature|
|• Idaho Legislature|
|• Idaho Democratic Party|
|Media & others|
|• Coeur d'Alene Press|
|• Idaho Press-Tribune|
|• Idaho Public Television|
|• KIFI TV - ABC - Idaho Falls|
|• KMVT TV-11 (CBS - Twin Falls)|
|• KTVB TV - NBC - Boise|
|• Moscow-Pullman Daily News|
|• Pocatello Idaho State Journal|
|• Politics1.com - Idaho|
|• South Idaho Press|
|• The Challis Messenger|
|• The Lewiston Tribune|
|• The MountainGoat Report|
|• The Times-News - Twin Falls|
|• Wood River Journal - Hailey|
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