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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: Thursday 11 January - Monday 11 March 2024
Primary: Tuesday 4 June 20241
County Caucuses: Thursday 6 June 2024
State Convention: Saturday 8 June 2024
22 total delegate votes - 10 district / 4 at large; 3 Pledged PLEOs; 5 Unpledged PLEOs
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Delegate Selection Plan from the Montana Democratic Party.
16 June 2023: DNC Rules and Bylaws Committee Meeting found this plan in conditional compliance. Due to the June primary, the state qualifies for a 20% bonus.
This Presidential Primary coincides with a state/local primary. These coinciding primaries tend to have an impact upon voter turnout.
There is no party registration in Montana. Individuals who vote in a primary election are given all the parties' ballots, and can choose in private which party ballot they wish to vote.
Tuesday 4 June 2024: Montana Primary. Hours reportedly 7:00a-8:00p MDT (1300-0200 UTC). A polling place with less than 400 registered voters must be open at least from noon to 8 p.m. or until all registered electors have voted. Delegate Pledging: Proportional Primary. Voter Eligibility: Open Primary.
17 of 22 delegates to the Democratic National Convention are pledged to presidential contenders based on the results of the voting in today's Montana Presidential Primary. Write-in votes are permitted. 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. How the Democratic Proportional Delegate Allocation Math works.
An individual participating in this stage of the Delegate selection process can publicly declare their party Preference by filing a Democratic Affirmation Statement with the county party.
Thursday 6 June 2024: County Caucuses meet to elect delegates to the State Convention according to the results of the primary.
Saturday 8 June 2024: State Convention
National Conventions delegates are elected according to the results of the 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|
|• The CONSTITUTION of the STATE OF MONTANA|
|• Commissioner of Political Practices|
|• Montana Secretary of State|
|• Montana Secretary of State Elections|
|• Montana Democratic Party|
|Media & others|
|• Bigfork Eagle|
|• Billings Gazette|
|• Havre Daily News|
|• KECI TV Missoula; KTVM TV Bozeman, Butte; KCFW TV Kalispell - NBC|
|• KPAX TV - CBS - Missoula|
|• KRTV TV - CBS - Great Falls|
|• KURL TV - NBC - Billings|
|• KXLF TV - CBS - Butte|
|• Laurel Outlook (Weekly)|
|• Lewistown News-Argus|
|• Make it Missoula|
|• Missoulian News Online - Western Montana|
|• Northern Broadcasting System|
|• Politics1.com - Montana|
|• Ravalli Republic - Hamilton|
|• The Bozeman Daily Chronicle|
|• The Daily Inter Lake - Kalispell|
|• The Independent Record - Helena|
|• The Leader Advertiser - Polson|
|• The Montana Standard - Butte|
|• The Whitefish Pilot|
|• Tobacco Valley News|
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