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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".
New Mexico Democrat
Presidential Nominating Process
New Mexico Supreme Court/Secretary of State certifies generally recognized candidates: Saturday 16 March 2024
Filing deadline for candidates not generally recognized: Tuesday 2 April 2024 (presumably)
Primary: Tuesday 4 June 20241
County Conventions: Saturday 8 June 2024
District Conventions: Saturday 15 June 2024
State Convention: Saturday 22 June 2024
41 total delegate votes - 19 district / 6 at large; 4 Pledged PLEOs; 12 Unpledged PLEOs
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2024 Delegate Selection Plan from the New Mexico 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 which is 5 delegates.
No later than 15 February 2024, the Chief Justice of the New Mexico Supreme Court will chair a committee meeting to nominate and certify to the Secretary of State the names of all presidential candidates "generally advocated and nationally recognized or supported by any major political party in the state as candidates of the major political parties participating in the presidential primary."
16 March 2024 (or 2 April depending on source): Presidential candidate petition filing deadline (alternative to the committee meeting).
This Presidential Primary coincides with a state/local primary. These coinciding primaries tend to have an impact upon voter turnout.
Participation in New Mexico's delegate selection process is open to all voters registered as Democrats.
29 of 41 delegates to the Democratic National Convention are pledged to presidential contenders based on the results of the voting in today's New Mexico 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.
Saturday 8 June 2024: County Conventions. County Delegates are elected to attend the Congressional District and State Convention.
Saturday 15 June 2024: District Conventions. National Convention District delegates are elected by state delegates according to the results of the Presidential Primary.
Saturday 22 June 2024: State Convention.
State Convention elects National Convention Pledged PLEO and At-large delegates according to the statewide results of the Presidential Primary.
The remaining 12 National Convention delegates consist of
These 12 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|
|• New Mexico Secretary of State|
|Legislature Links to State Legislatures|
|• New Mexico Legislature|
|• New Mexico Democratic Party|
|Media & others|
|• Albuquerque Journal|
|• Independent - Gallup|
|• KOB TV - NBC - Albuquerque|
|• KOB TV - NBC - Albuquerque|
|• KUNM FM - Public Radio - Albuquerque|
|• New Mexican - Santa Fe|
|• New Mexico Politics with Joe Monahan|
|• Politics1.com - New Mexico|
|• The Taos News|
|• Valencia County News-Bulletin|
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