|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.
Presidential Nominating Process
Primary: Tuesday 23 April 2024 (presumably)1
State Convention: Saturday 8 June 2024 (presumably)
Delegate Pledging: Proportional Primary. Voter Eligibility: Closed Primary.
174 total delegate votes - 95 district / 32 at large; 19 Pledged PLEOs; 28 Unpledged PLEOs
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Participation in Pennsylvania's delegate selection process is open to all voters who are enrolled as members of the Democratic Party. Pennsylvania requires voters to be enrolled for no less than 30 days prior to the Primary.
This Presidential Primary coincides with a state/local primary. These coinciding primaries tend to have an impact upon voter turnout.
"Uncommitted" will not appear on the ballot and no individual will be permitted to file as a delegate candidate pledged as "uncommitted".
Tuesday 23 April 2024 (presumably): Pennsylvania Primary. Hours reportedly 7:00a-8:00p EDT (1100-0000 UTC). Delegate Pledging: Proportional Primary. Voter Eligibility: Closed Primary.
146 of 174 delegates to the Democratic National Convention are pledged to presidential contenders based on the results of the voting in today's Pennsylvania 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.
District Level delegates appear on the primary ballot and selections are made from the highest vote getters. In the event a presidential candidate qualifies to receive District delegates but failed to slate a sufficient number on the primary ballot, the necessary delegates will be elected at the State Convention.
Saturday 8 June 2024 (presumably): State Convention.
National Convention Pledged PLEO and At-Large National Convention Delegates are elected by the State Committee according to the results of the Primary.
The remaining 28 National Convention delegates consist of
These 28 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|
|• Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania|
|• Pennsylvania Department of State - Bureau of Commissions, Elections, and Legislation|
|• VotesPA.com - The Pennsylvania Department of State's online voting information center|
|Legislature Links to State Legislatures|
|• Pennsylvania General Assembly|
|• Pennsylvania House of Representatives|
|• Pennsylvania Senate|
|• Pennsylvania Democratic Party|
|• Pennsylvania House Democratic Caucus|
|• Pennsylvania Senate Democratic Caucus|
|Media & others|
|• Altoona.com - State College|
|• City & State Pennsylvania|
|• Gettysburg Times|
|• Jewish Exponent - Philadelphia|
|• Keystone Report - Pennslyvania|
|• KYW AM - Newsradio - Philadelphia|
|• PennLive.com - Harrisburg|
|• Pennsylvania Ballot Access Coalition|
|• Philadelphia Daily News|
|• Pittsburgh Post-Gazette|
|• Pittsburgh Tribune-Review|
|• Pocono Record - Stroudsburg|
|• Politics1.com - Pennsylvania|
|• Reading Eagle|
|• The Beaver County Times|
|• The Citizens Voice - Wilkes-Barre|
|• The Daily Item - Sunbury|
|• The Daily Local News - West Chester|
|• The Daily Pennsylvanian - University of Pennsylvania|
|• The Herald - Sharon|
|• The Herald Standard -Uniontown|
|• The Meadville Tribune - Meadville|
|• The Mercury - Pottstown|
|• The Morning Call - Allentown|
|• The Sentinel - Carlisle - Shippensburg|
|• The Times-Tribune - Scranton|
|• Times Leader - Wilkes-Barre|
|• Times News - Lehighton|
|• York Daily Record|
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