|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
Candidate filing deadline: Wednesday 20 December 2023
Candidate filing deadline - Write-in: Monday 8 January 2024
District Delegates Slated: Tuesday 9 January 2024
Primary: Tuesday 19 March 20241
Post Primary Caucus: Sunday 14 April 2024
State Executive Committee: Saturday 11 May 2024
143 total delegate votes - 83 district / 27 at large; 17 Pledged PLEOs; 16 Unpledged PLEOs
States Chronologically States Alphabetically
16 June 2023: DNC Rules and Bylaws Committee Meeting deferred action on this plan to a later date.
28 July 2023: DNC Rules and Bylaws Committee Meeting Committee Meeting found this plan in conditional compliance.
14 September 2023: DNC Rules and Bylaws Committee found this plan to be in full compliance.
SB 55 would change the Presidential primary date to May.
Tuesday 9 January 2024: District Delegates Slated. Hours begin at 7:00p EST (0000 UTC). District-level delegates are slated to each Presidential Preference in pre-primary caucuses held in each Congressional District.
This Presidential Primary coincides with a state/local primary. These coinciding primaries tend to have an impact upon voter turnout.
127 of 143 delegates to the Democratic National Convention are pledged to presidential contenders based on the results of the voting in today's Ohio Presidential 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. Uncommitted does not appear on the Presidential Primary ballot. How the Democratic Proportional Delegate Allocation Math works.
Sunday 14 April 2024: Post Primary Caucus. Delegates are elected according to the results of the primary. There is one caucus location per congressional district.
If a presidential candidate has qualified to receive delegates but has failed to slate a sufficient number of delegates, then additional delegates for that candidate will be selected during the post-primary caucus.
Saturday 11 May 2024: State Executive Committee
National Convention Pledged PLEO and At-Large Delegates are selected by the State Democratic Executive Committee according to the results of the primary.
The remaining 16 National Convention delegates consist of
These 16 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|
|Legislature Links to State Legislatures|
|• Democratic Caucus|
|• Ohio House of Representatives|
|• Ohio Senate|
|• Ohio Democratic Party|
|Media & others|
|• Chagrin Valley Times|
|• cleveland.com - Everything Cleveland|
|• Courier - Findlay|
|• Dayton Daily News|
|• Gongwer News Service|
|• JournalNews - Hamilton|
|• Lisbon Morning Journal|
|• Medina Gazette|
|• Merco Hispano - Westlake|
|• News-Herald - Willoughby|
|• NewsLink.org - Ohio Newspapers|
|• Politics1.com - Ohio|
|• Sentinel-Tribune - Bowling Green|
|• Star Beacon - Ashtabula|
|• The Advertiser-Tribune - Tiffin|
|• The Free Press - Columbus|
|• The Lima News - Lima|
|• The Plain Dealer - cleveland.com|
|• The Vindicator - Youngstown|
|• Today's Pulse - Liberty Township / Butler and Warren Counties|
|• Toledo Blade|
|• Tribune Chronicle - TribToday.com - Warren|
|• Wapakoneta Daily News|
|• WBNS TV - CBS - Central Ohio|
|• WeST LIFE - Westshore|
|• WEWS TV - ABC - Cleveland - Akron|
|• WFMJ TV - NBC - Youngstown|
|• WHIO TV - CBS - Dayton|
|• WKYC TV - NBC - Cleveland|
|• WNWO TV - NBC - Toledo|
|• WTOL TV - CBS - Toledo|
Election 2024 - Presidential Primary, Caucus, and Convention Home