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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
Candidate filing deadline: Tuesday 12 December 2023
Party submits list of candidates to Secretary of State: Tuesday 2 January 2024
Precinct Caucuses: Tuesday 27 February 2024
Primary: Tuesday 5 March 20241
Organizing Unit Conventions: Saturday 9 March - Sunday 21 April 2024
Congressional District Conventions: Saturday 4 May - Sunday 12 May 2024
State Convention: Friday 31 May - Sunday 2 June 2024
92 total delegate votes - 49 district / 16 at large; 10 Pledged PLEOs; 17 Unpledged PLEOs
States Chronologically States Alphabetically
National Delegate Selection Plan from the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer Labor Party.
16 June 2023: DNC Rules and Bylaws Committee Meeting found this plan in conditional compliance.
Presidential Primary from the Minnesota Secretary of State.
Participants in the Precinct Caucuses must consider themselves a member of the DFL Party and not an active member of any other political party.
Tuesday 27 February 2024: Minnesota Precinct Caucuses.
Delegates are elected to the Organizing Unit Conventions.
Minnesota has same-day registration and does not have registration by party. Party preference is declared when requesting a primary ballot, and the preference is publicly recorded.
The Presidential Primary is scheduled for 5 March 2024 unless major party chairs agree on a different date by 1 March 2023.
Tuesday 5 March 2024: Minnesota Primary. Hours reportedly 7:00a-8:00p CST (1300-0200 UTC). Voting begins at 10:00 AM in some townships. Delegate Pledging: Proportional Primary. Voter Eligibility: Closed Primary.
75 of 92 delegates to the Democratic National Convention are pledged to presidential contenders based on the results of the voting in the Minnesota Primary. A mandatory 15 percent threshold is required in order for a presidential contender to be pledged National Convention delegates at either the congressional district or statewide level. Write-in candidates are allowed and Uncommitted appears on the ballot. How the Democratic Proportional Delegate Allocation Math works.
Saturday 9 March - Sunday 21 April 2024: Organizing Unit Conventions.
Delegates are elected to the Congressional District and State Conventions.
Saturday 4 May - Sunday 12 May 2024: Congressional District Conventions.
National Convention District delegates are elected according to the results of the primary.
Friday 31 May - Sunday 2 June 2024: State Convention.
National Convention Pledged PLEO and At-Large delegates are elected according to the results of the primary.
The remaining 17 National Convention delegates consist of
These 17 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|
|Constitution Links to State Constitutions|
|• Minnesota Campaign Finance Board|
|• Minnesota Secretary of State Elections and Voting|
|Legislature Links to State Legislatures|
|• Minnesota House of Representatives|
|• Minnesota Senate|
|• Minnesota Senate Republican Caucus|
|• Minnesota State Legislature|
|• Minnesota Democratic-Farmer Labor Party|
|• Minnesota Senate - DFL Caucus|
|Media & others|
|• Austin Daily Herald|
|• Brainerd Dispatch|
|• Cannon Falls Beacon|
|• Duluth News Tribune- Duluth|
|• Echo Press - Alexandria|
|• KSTP TV - ABC - Saint Paul|
|• Minnesota Lawyer - Minneapolis|
|• Minnesota Public Radio|
|• MinnPost - Minneapolis|
|• Morrison County Record - Little Falls|
|• Pioneer Press - Minneapolis - St. Paul|
|• Politics in Minnesota - St. Paul Legal Ledger Capitol Report|
|• Politics1.com - Minnesota|
|• St. Paul Legal Ledger|
|• Star Tribune - Minneapolis|
|• The Austin Daily Herald|
|• The West Central Tribune - Willmar|
|• Winona Daily News|
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