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2024 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
 
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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 2024
Congressional District Conventions: Friday 5 April - Monday 22 April 2024 (presumably)
State Convention: Saturday 27 April - Thursday 30 May 2024
Republicans
CandidateDelegate Votes
Soft
Pledged
Soft
Unpledged
Soft
Total
Hard Total
(available)39 100.00%39 100.00%39 100.00%
Total39 100.00%39 100.00%39 100.00%

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

Presidential Preference Primary Information from the Kansas Secretary of State.

Candidate Lists from the Kansas Secretary of State.


Constitution and Bylaws from the Kansas Republican Party.

PRESIDENTIAL PREFERENCE PRIMARY AND DELEGATE SELECTION PLAN for the 2024 Republican National Convention from the Kansas Republican Party.


   

Each political party must notify the Secretary of State in writing on or before 16 January 2024, as to who may vote in the party’s primary election.

Tuesday 19 March 2024: Kansas Primary. Hours reportedly 7:00a-7:00p MDT (1300-0100 UTC) / 7:00a-7:00p CDT (1200-0000 UTC). For practical purposes, polling places open at 7 AM and close at 7 PM local time on Election Day. Technically, in the Central time zone, polling places open at 7 AM and close at 7 PM. However, a county may open the polls no earlier than 6 AM local time and close them no later than 8 PM. In the Mountain time zone, polling places open at 6 AM and close at 6 PM. However, a county may open the polls no earlier than 5 AM local time and close them no later than 7 PM. Delegate Selection: Winner-Take-All Primary. Voter Eligibility: Closed Primary..

All of 39 of Kansas's delegates to the Republican National Convention are pledged to the presidential contender receiving the greatest number of votes in today's Kansas Presidential Primary. "The ... Presidential candidate receiving the highest number of statewide votes ... shall be awarded all delegates ... including the delegate votes of the national committee members and the State Party Chair [PRESIDENTIAL PREFERENCE PRIMARY AND DELEGATE SELECTION PLAN for the 2024 Republican National Convention. Section V. 1.]

Primary (preliminary)
Included in Nationwide vote.

CandidatePop
Vote
%
Ryan L. Binkley  
Ronald Dion "Ron" DeSantis  
Nimarata Randhaw "Nikki" Haley  
None of the names shown  
Donald John Trump  
Total 100.00%
 

All delegates and alternate delegates shall remain bound until: (A) they are released by the candidate, (B) the candidate suspends or terminates their campaign, (C) the candidate dies or becomes incapacitated as determined by the Republican National Committee; or (D) the candidate voluntarily leaves the Republican Party. [Section V. 3.]

 

Friday 5 April - Monday 22 April 2024 (presumably): Kansas Congressional District Conventions.

3 National Convention District Delegates are elected in each of the state's 4 Congressional Districts according to the results of the primary. [Section IV.]

CD 1: TBD
CD 2: TBD
CD 3: TBD
CD 4: TBD

 

Saturday 27 April - Thursday 30 May 2024: State Convention and State Party Committee Meeting. 24 At-Large National Convention Delegates are elected according to the results of the primary. [Section IV.]

 

5 May 2023: The party is considering making this a winner-take-all primary. "Your KSGOP leadership team is working hard to execute this process with precision. Moving the state of Kansas to a winner takes all Presidential Preference Primary has created the interest I desired from folks across America. While Kansas is a relatively low population state, this change has elevated our profile such that national news outlets and candidates are taking notice. " [Friday File, kansas.gop]


THE CAUCUS HAS BEEN REPLACED WITH THE PRIMARY. THE REMAINDER OF THIS DESCRIPTION IS FROM THE 2020 CAUCUS AND WILL BE UPDATED AS THE KANSAS REPUBLICAN PARTY MAKES IT AVAILABLE.
"The Kansas Republican Party looks forward to a much higher participation rate in the primary process. We welcome and encourage Presidential candidates to visit Kansas voters right here in the heartland to earn their votes ..." -- KSGOP Chairman Brown 21 April 2023.

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].

On 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 ... [K.S.A. 25-4501a, Sec. 4., (b) (1) (2)]." [HB 2053 page 6].

 

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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