The Green Papers
2024 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions

Disclaimer:
These pages contain a combination of official, unofficial, and estimated data. The information posted here is subject to change and will be updated as official information becomes available.

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".

Democrats

  • Democratic Bonus Delegates and penalties are preliminary.

Republicans

  • Republican penalties for violating the timing window are not included in these delegate tallies.
 
Copyright www.flags.net/UNST.htm Kansas Democrat
Presidential Nominating Process
Deadline for political parties to certify participation in primary: Friday 1 December 2023
Candidate filing deadline: Friday 19 January 2024
Primary: Tuesday 19 March 20241
District Conventions: Saturday 20 April 2024
State Convention: Saturday 25 May 2024
Democrats
CandidateDelegate Votes
Soft
Pledged
Soft
Unpledged
Soft
Total
Hard Total
(available)33.0 100.00%6.0 100.00%39.0 100.00%39 100.00%
Total33.0 100.00%6.0 100.00%39.0 100.00%39 100.00%

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Kansas Primaries for Statewide offices and Congress
 
Kansas State and Local Government

 
 

Delegate Selection Plan from the Kansas Democratic Party as of 2 May 2023.

28 July 2023: DNC Rules and Bylaws Committee Meeting Committee Meeting found this plan in conditional compliance.

New Laws Affecting Political Parties from the Kansas Secretary of State.


21 April 2023: Kansas Governor Laura Kelly (Democratic) signed HB 2053 which states "On March 19, 2024, for each political party that is a recognized political party ... there shall be held a presidential preference primary ... this subsection shall not apply to any ... party ... that has submitted written notice ... on ... December 1, 2023, that such political party has elected to not participate ... [K.S.A. 25-4501a, Sec. 4., (b) (1) (2)]." [HB 2053 page 6].


   

Any qualified Kansas voter who has registered with the Kansas Secretary of State as a Democratic is qualified to vote in the Primary.

Tuesday 19 March 2024: Kansas Primary. Hours reportedly 7:00a-7:00p MDT (1300-0100 UTC) / 7:00a-7:00p CDT (1200-0000 UTC). Delegate Pledging: Proportional Primary. Voter Eligibility: Closed Primary.

Primary (preliminary)
Included in Nationwide vote.

CandidatePop
Vote
%
Total  
 

33 of 39 delegates to the Democratic National Convention are pledged to presidential contenders based on the results of today's Primary. A mandatory 15 percent threshold is required in order for a presidential contender to be pledged National Convention delegates at the congressional district level or statewide level. How the Democratic Proportional Delegate Allocation Math works.

  • 22 district delegates are to be pledged proportionally to presidential contenders based on the Primary vote in each of the State's 4 congressional districts.
  • 11 delegates are to be allocated to presidential contenders based on the statewide Primary vote.
    • 7 at-large National Convention delegates
    • 4 Pledged PLEOs

Primary

Contest
 Pop
Vote
Qual
Vote
Del
CD1  4
CD2  5
CD3  8
CD4  5
PLEO  4
At-Large  7
Total
Delegates
  33
 

Saturday 20 April 2024: District Conventions. District Conventions convene between 10a and 12 noon to elect 22 Democratic National Convention district-level delegates according to the results of the Primary.

 

Saturday 25 May 2024: State Convention

The At-Large and Pledged PLEO delegates are elected by the State Party Committee according to the results of the Primary.

The remaining 6 National Convention delegates consist of

  • 6 Unpledged PLEO delegates:
    • 4 Democratic National Committee members.
    • 1 Member of Congress (0 Senators and 1 Representative).
    • 1 Governor.
    • 0 Distinguished Party Leaders.

These 6 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.

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

 

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  NewsLink.org - Kansas
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  The Abilene Reflector-Chronicle
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  Election 2024 - Presidential Primary, Caucus, and Convention Home  
 
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  Chronological Cumulative Allocation of Delegates  
  Weekly Delegate Distribution and Availability  
 
Delegate Counts
  Democratic Pledged and Unpledged Summary   --   Republican Pledged and Unpledged Summary  
  Democratic Hard and Soft Summary   --   Republican Hard and Soft Summary  
 
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 Retrieved  
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  Estimating the Delegate Count  
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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  
 
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