|The Green Papers|
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
Secretary of State certifies generally recognized candidates: Monday 22 January 2024
Filing deadline for candidates not generally recognized by the Secretary of State: Monday 29 January - Friday 9 February 2024
Primary: Tuesday 14 May 2024 (presumably)
Spring Convention: Circa May 2024 (date not set)
37 total delegates - 10 base at-large / 24 re: 8 congressional districts / 3 party
States Chronologically States Alphabetically
Election Dates from the State Board of Elections.
24 April 2023: SB 379 was signed into law by Governor Wes Moore (Democratic) which moves the Presidential Primary to the 2nd Tuesday in May (14 May 2024).
Primary Candidate List from the State Board of Elections.
Tuesday 2 January 2024: Deadline for the Secretary of State to certify the names of the Republican and Democratic candidates for U.S. President for the primary election.
Friday 19 January 2024: Filing deadline for Presidential candidates who are not recognized by the Secretary of State.
At Secretary of State's discretion, presidential candidate names are placed on the ballot 80 days before the primary election. Alternately, the petition deadline is 83 days before the day of the election.
Only registered voters in the State of Maryland who are affiliated with the Republican Party shall be eligible to vote in the Republican Primary. [Maryland Republican Party Resolution Delegates & Alternates Elected to 2016 Republican National Convention. Resolution 2.]
All 37 of Maryland's delegates to the Republican National Convention are allocated to presidential contenders in today's Maryland Presidential Primary. [Resolutions 2., 3., and 4.]
The delegates are bound for the first 2 ballots. Delegates are no longer bound if the candidate either releases the delegates or receives less than 35% of the vote at the National Convention. [Resolution 4.]
Circa May 2024 (date not set): Spring Convention. The Spring Convention elects 10 At-Large National Convention according to the results of the primary. Each participant chooses up to 10 delegates and the 10 highest vote getters are elected.
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|
|• Maryland State Board of Elections|
|• Maryland Republican Party|
|Media & others|
|• Arbutus Times (The Baltimore Sun)|
|• Baltimore Jewish Times|
|• Baltimore Messenger - Towson|
|• Baltimore Sun|
|• Bay Weekly - Chesapeake|
|• Columbia Flier|
|• Cumberland Times-News|
|• DiamondbackOnline.com - University of Maryland|
|• Howard County Times|
|• MarylandReporter.com - Columbia|
|• MarylandReporter.com - Columbia|
|• Owings Mills Times|
|• Politics1.com - Maryland|
|• The Baltimore Sun - Laurel Leader|
|• The Frederick News-Post|
|• The Jeffersonian - Baltimore County|
|• The Star Democrat - Easton|
|• The Washington Post (Metro)|
|• Towson Times - Columbia|
|• WBFF TV - FOX / WNUV TV - WB - Baltimore|
|• WDVM and DCW50|
|• WJZ TV - CBS - Baltimore|
|• WMAR TV-2 (ABC - Baltimore)|
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