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2024 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
 
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Presidential Nominating Process
1st Debate: Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Wednesday 23 August 2023
2nd Debate: Simi Valley, California: Wednesday 27 September 2023
3rd Debate: Miami, Florida: Wednesday 8 November 2023
4th Debate: Tuscaloosa, Alabama: Wednesday 6 December 2023
43rd Republican National Convention: Monday 15 July - Thursday 18 July 2024
Republicans
CandidateDelegate Votes
Soft
Pledged
Soft
Unpledged
Soft
Total
Hard Total
(available)2,027  89.22%154  98.09%2,181  89.79%2,232  91.89%
Trump, Donald John209   9.20%3   1.91%212   8.73%161   6.63%
Haley, Nimarata Randhaw "Nikki"24   1.06% 24   0.99%24   0.99%
DeSantis, Ronald Dion "Ron"9   0.40% 9   0.37%9   0.37%
Ramaswamy, Vivek Ganapathy3   0.13% 3   0.12%3   0.12%
Total2,272 100.00%157 100.00%2,429 100.00%2,429 100.00%
 

Nationwide Popular Vote

CandidatePop
Vote
%
Donald John Trump1,500,91563.57%
Nimarata Randhaw "Nikki" Haley755,04231.98%
Ronald Dion "Ron" DeSantis42,0811.78%
Uncommitted33,3321.41%
Vivek Ganapathy Ramaswamy13,7210.58%
Christopher James "Chris" Christie6,9740.30%
Ryan L. Binkley4,4990.19%
William Asa "Asa" Hutchinson, II1,3780.06%
Joseph Robinette "Joe" Biden, Jr. (write-in)4970.02%
Michael Richard "Mike" Pence4040.02%
David James Stuckenberg3850.02%
Scatter (write-in)3250.01%
Mary Maxwell2870.01%
Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. (write-in)2050.01%
Timothy E. "Tim" Scott1960.01%
Douglas James "Doug" Burgum1800.01%
Rachel Hannah "Mohawk" Swift1050.00%
Other900.00%
Scott Alan Ayers800.00%
Dean Benson Phillips (write-in)790.00%
Darius L. Mitchell740.00%
Glenn J. McPeters490.00%
CeaseFire (write-in)340.00%
Perry Johnson260.00%
Peter Jedick250.00%
Donald Mays Kjornes230.00%
Scott Peterson Merrell210.00%
John Anthony Castro190.00%
Robert S. "Bob" Carney, Jr.150.00%
Marianne Deborah Williamson (write-in)140.00%
Hirsh V. Singh90.00%
Samuel Howard Sloan70.00%
Vermin Supreme (write-in)30.00%
Mark Stewart Greenstein (write-in)10.00%
Walter Iwachiw (write-in)  
No Preference  
None of the names shown  
Rachel Hannah "Mohawk" Swift (write-in)  
Uninstructed Delegate  
Write-in  
Total2,361,095100.00%

Popular vote total includes IA, MI, MN, NH, NV, SC and excludes MT, NM, SD. No popular vote for AS, GU, WY.

 
 

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14 April 2022: Memphis, Tennessee. The RNC voted unanimously to retain Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina, and Nevada as the early carve-out states.

15 July 2022: The Site Selection Committee voted to recommend Milwaukee to host the 2024 Republican National Convention.

5 August 2022: The Republican National Committee names Milwaukee to host the 2024 Republican National Convention.

21 December 2022: RNC announces the date of the 43rd Republican National Convention: Monday 15 July - Thursday 18 July 2024. According to Rule 16(c)(1) "No ... process to elect, select, allocate, or bind delegates to the national convention shall occur ... less than 45 days before the national convention is scheduled to begin" which means all delegate allocations must be settled on or before Friday 31 May 2024.

25 August 2023: The Republican National Committee voted to recommend Houston, Texas to host the 2028 Republican National Convention.

20 November 2023: Call of the 2024 Republican National Convention.


   

Wednesday 23 August 2023: 1st Debate: Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Fox News Republican Primary Debate with partners Young America's Foundation and Rumble.

9 PM Eastern Time [0100 GMT]: The following Republican Party presidential contenders- who have qualified for this first debate via an aggregate of national and state polls and amount of campaign donations- debate among themselves for two hours:

  • Governor Douglas J. BURGUM of North Dakota
  • former Governor Christopher J. CHRISTIE of New Jersey
  • Governor Ronald D. DE SANTIS of Florida
  • former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations & former Governor
    Nimarata R. "Nikki" HALEY of South Carolina
  • former Governor W. Asa HUTCHINSON of Arkansas
  • former Vice-President Michael R. PENCE of Indiana
  • entrepreneur Vivek G. RAMASWAMY of Ohio
  • Senator Timothy E. SCOTT of South Carolina

former President Donald J. TRUMP- who otherwise has qualified for this debate- has declined to participate.

This Prime Time debate will be broadcast 'live' by the FOX News channel

To qualify, candidates must score at least 1% in 3 national polls, or 1% in 2 national polls and 1% in a poll in 1 of the 4 early voting states: Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina, and Nevada. A candidate must have 40,000 unique donors with at least 200 unique donors per state (or territory) in 20 or more states (or territories). Candidates must sign a pledge agreeing to support the eventual Republican presidential nominee and agree not to participate in any non-RNC sanctioned debate.

 

Wednesday 27 September 2023: 2nd Debate: Simi Valley, California. Ronald Reagan Presidential Library. Hosted by Fox Business.

To qualify, candidates must score at least 3% in 2 national polls, or 3% in 1 national poll and 3% in a poll in 2 of the 4 early voting states: Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina, and Nevada.

A candidate must have 50,000 unique donors with at least 200 unique donors per state (or territory) in 20 or more states (or territories). Candidates must sign a pledge agreeing to support the eventual Republican presidential nominee and agree not to participate in any non-RNC sanctioned debate.

9 PM Eastern Time [0100 GMT]: The following Republican Party presidential contenders- who have qualified for this first debate via an aggregate of national and state polls and amount of campaign donations- debate among themselves for two hours:

  • Governor Douglas J. BURGUM of North Dakota
  • former Governor Christopher J. CHRISTIE of New Jersey
  • Governor Ronald D. DE SANTIS of Florida
  • former U.N. Ambassador/former Governor Nimarata R. "Nikki" HALEY of South Carolina
  • former Vice-President Michael R. PENCE of Indiana
  • entrepreneur Vivek G. RAMASWAMY of Ohio
  • Senator Timothy E. SCOTT of South Carolina

former President Donald J. TRUMP- who otherwise qualified for this debate- has declined to participate.

This Prime Time debate will be broadcast 'live' on the FOX Business channel and the Spanish language Univision television network.

 

Wednesday 8 November 2023: 3rd Debate: Miami, Florida. Hours 8:00p-10:00p EST (0100-0300 UTC). Hosted by NBC News and Salem Media. Debate at the Arsht Center for the Performing Arts.

To qualify, candidates must score at least 4% in 2 national polls, or 4% in 1 national poll and 4% in a poll in 2 of the 4 early voting states: Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina, and Nevada.

A candidate must have 70,000 unique donors with at least 200 unique donors per state (or territory) in 20 or more states (or territories). Candidates must sign a pledge agreeing to support the eventual Republican presidential nominee and agree not to participate in any non-RNC sanctioned debate.

Candidates are required to sign a pledge to support the eventual Republican Presidential nominee and must agree not to participate in any non-RNC sanctioned debates.

8 PM Eastern Time [0100 GMT]: The following Republican Party presidential contenders- who have qualified for this first debate via an aggregate of national and state polls and amount of campaign donations- debate among themselves for two hours:

  • former Governor Christopher J. CHRISTIE of New Jersey
  • Governor Ronald D. DE SANTIS of Florida
  • former U.N. Ambassador/former Governor Nimarata R. "Nikki" HALEY of South Carolina
  • entrepreneur Vivek G. RAMASWAMY of Ohio
  • Senator Timothy E. SCOTT of South Carolina

former President Donald J. TRUMP- who otherwise qualified for this debate- has declined to participate.

This Prime Time debate will be broadcast 'live' on the NBC television network

 

Wednesday 6 December 2023: 4th Debate: Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Hours 8:00p-10:00p EST (0100-0300 UTC). Debate at the Moody Music Center (on the campus of the University of Alabama). Hosted by NBC News, Salem Media, and Nexstar Media Group's NewsNation.

To qualify, candidates must score at least 6% in 2 national polls, or 6% in 1 national poll and 6% in a poll in 2 of the 4 early voting states: Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina, and Nevada.

A candidate must have 80,000 unique donors with at least 200 unique donors per state (or territory) in 20 or more states (or territories). Candidates must sign a pledge agreeing to support the eventual Republican presidential nominee and agree not to participate in any non-RNC sanctioned debate.

Candidates are required to sign a pledge to support the eventual Republican Presidential nominee and must agree not to participate in any non-RNC sanctioned debates.

8 PM Eastern Time [0100 GMT]: The following Republican Party presidential contenders- who have qualified for this debate via an aggregate of national and state polls and amount of campaign donations- debate among themselves for two hours:

  • former Governor Christopher J. CHRISTIE of New Jersey
  • Governor Ronald D. DE SANTIS of Florida
  • former U.N. Ambassador/former Governor Nimarata R. "Nikki" HALEY of South Carolina
  • entrepreneur Vivek G. RAMASWAMY of Ohio

former President Donald J. TRUMP- who otherwise qualified for this debate- has declined to participate.

This Prime Time debate will be broadcast 'live' on the NewsNation channel

 

Monday 15 July - Thursday 18 July 2024: 43rd Republican National Convention in Milwaukee (location announced 5 August 2022 - date announced 21 December 2022).

The 43rd REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION will have a total of 2,429 delegates, with 1,215 (a majority) necessary in order for a Presidential or Vice-Presidential candidate to be nominated.

The rules for the Republican National Convention call for a formula for determining the allocation of delegates to each state and jurisdiction sending a delegation to the Convention. For the details see The Math Behind the Republican Delegate Allocation.

The breakdown of the delegates is as follows:

  • 554 At-Large delegates.
  • 1,269 District delegates.
  • 168 Party Leader delegates.
  • 438 Bonus delegates.
  • TOTAL: 2,429 delegates.
 

Notes

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.

 


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