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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
Filing for candidates not generally recognized by Secretary of State: Monday 1 January - Monday 15 January 2024
Secretary of State certifies generally recognized candidates: Monday 15 January 2024
Primary: Tuesday 12 March 20241
County Conventions: Saturday 23 March 2024
Congressional District Conventions: Saturday 6 April - Saturday 27 April 2024
State Convention: Saturday 25 May 2024
40 total delegate votes - 23 district / 7 at large; 5 Pledged PLEOs; 5 Unpledged PLEOs
States Chronologically States Alphabetically
Delegate Selection Plan from the Mississippi Democratic Party.
28 July 2023: DNC Rules and Bylaws Committee Meeting Committee Meeting found this plan in conditional compliance.
This Presidential Primary coincides with a state/local primary. These coinciding primaries tend to have an impact upon voter turnout.
There is no partisan voter registration in Mississippi.
35 of 40 delegates to the Democratic National Convention are allocated to presidential contenders based on the results of the voting in today's Mississippi Presidential Primary. A mandatory 15 percent threshold is required in order for a presidential contender to be allocated National Convention delegates at either the congressional district or statewide level. How the Democratic Proportional Delegate Allocation Math works.
Participation in Mississippi's delegate selection process is open to only qualified electors who support the principles and values established and set forth by the Democratic party platform. Because Party registration is not allowed in Mississippi, qualified electors must acknowledge that they are Democrats through signature, beginning at the precinct level caucuses.
Saturday 23 March 2024: Precinct Meetings. Hours begin at 9:00a CDT (1400 UTC). The purpose of the precinct meetings are to elect delegates to the County Convention. No candidate preference is to be declared at the caucus.
Saturday 23 March 2024: County Conventions. Hours begin at 2:00p CDT (1900 UTC). The delegates elect an executive committee and elect delegates to the Congressional District and State Conventions. No candidate preference is to be declared at the convention.
Saturday 6 April - Saturday 27 April 2024. Congressional District Conventions. Hours begin at 10:00a CDT (1500 UTC). Delegates at the District Conventions elect Congressional Delegates to the National Convention according to the preferences expressed during the Presidential Primary. Dates: CD 1: 6 April, CD 2: 13 April, CD 3: 20 April, and CD 4: 27 April.
Saturday 25 May 2024: State Convention.
Delegates at the State Convention elected the Pledged PLEO and At-Large Delegates to the National Convention according to the preferences expressed during the Presidential Primary.
The remaining 5 National Convention delegates consist of
These 5 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|
|• Unannotated Mississippi Code - Mississippi Constitution|
|• Mississippi Secretary of State|
|Legislature Links to State Legislatures|
|• Mississippi House of Representatives|
|• Mississippi State Legislature|
|• Mississippi State Senate|
|• Mississippi Democratic Party|
|Media & others|
|• djournal.com - Journal Publishing - Tupelo|
|• Jackson Free Press|
|• Madison County Journal - Ridgeland|
|• Magnolia Report|
|• Magnolia Tribune - Flora|
|• Mississippi Business Journal|
|• NewsLink.org - Mississippi|
|• Picayune Item|
|• Politics1.com - Mississippi|
|• The Fayette Chronicle|
|• The Jackson Advocate - Jackson|
|• The Natchez Democrat|
|• The Neshoba Democrat - Philadelphia|
|• The Vicksburg Post|
|• WAPT TV - ABC - Jackson|
|• WCBI TV - CBS - Columbus|
|• WLBT TV - NBC - Jackson|
|• WLOX TV - ABC - Biloxi - Gulfport - Pascagoula|
|• WTOK TV - ABC - Meridian|
|• WXXV TV - Fox - North Gulfport|
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