|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: Saturday 11 November - Monday 11 December 2023
Primary: Tuesday 5 March 20241
Precinct/County/Congressional District Conventions: Saturday 23 March 2024
State Convention: Thursday 6 June - Saturday 8 June 2024
272 total delegate votes - 159 district / 53 at large; 32 Pledged PLEOs; 28 Unpledged PLEOs
States Chronologically States Alphabetically
Delegate Selection Plan from the Texas Democratic Party.
28 July 2023: DNC Rules and Bylaws Committee Meeting Committee Meeting found this plan in conditional compliance.
Running For President in Texas from the Texas Elections Division.
Candidate Information from the Texas Elections Division.
This Presidential Primary coincides with a state/local primary. These coinciding primaries tend to have an impact upon voter turnout.
Participation is open to all voters who wish to participate as Democrats. Voter registration ends 30 days before the Primary and voters affiliate with the Democratic Party by either voting in the Democratic Primary or signing an affidavit of affiliation. There is no party registration in Texas.
Tuesday 5 March 2024: Texas Primary. Hours reportedly 7:00a-7:00p CST (1300-0100 UTC) / 7:00a-7:00p MST (1400-0200 UTC). Only the area around El Paso is in MST, so the vast majority of polls have closed in TX by 7 PM CST. Delegate Pledging: Proportional Primary. Voter Eligibility: Open Primary.
244 of 272 delegates to the Democratic National Convention are pledged to presidential contenders based on the results of the voting in today's Texas 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. Write-in candidates are not allowed. Uncommitted does not appear on the Texas Democratic Primary ballot. How the Democratic Proportional Delegate Allocation Math works.
Saturday 23 March 2024: Precinct/County/Congressional District Conventions select delegates to State Convention.
Thursday 6 June - Saturday 8 June 2024: State Convention in El Paso.
The Congressional District Caucuses meet to elect the 159 National Convention District delegates according to the results of the primary.
The Nominations Committee meets to choose the 85 statewide pledged delegates 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|
|• The Texas Constitution|
|• Texas Elections Division|
|• Texas Ethics Commission|
|• Texas Secretary of State|
|• VoteTexas.gov Office of the Texas Secretary of State|
|Legislature Links to State Legislatures|
|• Texas House of Representatives|
|• Texas Legislative Council|
|• Texas Legislative Reference Library|
|• Texas Legislature|
|• Texas State Senate|
|• Texas Statutes|
|• Texas Democratic Party|
|Media & others|
|• Alpine Avalanche|
|• Athens Review|
|• Corsicana Daily Sun|
|• Denton Record-Chronicle|
|• East Texas News - Polk County|
|• Ellis County Press|
|• Forward Times - Houston|
|• Gainesville Daily Register|
|• Harvey Kronberg's The Quorum Report|
|• Hays Free Press|
|• Hood County News - Granbury|
|• Houston Chronicle|
|• KCEN TV - NBC - Temple - Waco - Killeen|
|• KDBC TV - CBS - El Paso|
|• KDFW TV - FOX - Dallas|
|• KHOU TV - CBS - Houston|
|• KPRC TV - NBC - Houston|
|• KSAT TV - ABC - San Antonio|
|• KTRE TV - ABC - Lufkin - Nacogdoches|
|• KTRK TV - ABC - Houston|
|• KTVT TV - CBS - Dallas - Fort Worth|
|• KVUE TV - ABC - Austin|
|• KXAS TV - NBC - Dallas|
|• Mike Hailey's Capitol Inside|
|• Moore County News-Press|
|• Mount Pleasant Tribune|
|• NewsLink.org: Texas Newspapers|
|• Odessa American|
|• Politics1.com - Texas|
|• Port Arthur News|
|• San Marcos Daily Record|
|• Seguin Gazette-Enterprise|
|• Stephenville Empire-Tribune|
|• Terrell Tribune|
|• Texas GOP Vote|
|• The Baytown Sun|
|• The Beaumont Enterprise|
|• The Brownsville Herald|
|• The Bryan-College Station Eagle|
|• The Canyon News - Randall County|
|• The Courier of Montgomery County|
|• The Cuero Record - DeWitt County|
|• The Daily Sentinel - Nacogdoches|
|• The Daily Texan - University of Texas - Austin|
|• The Dallas Morning News|
|• The El Campo Leader-News|
|• The Facts - Brazoria County - Clute - Angleton|
|• The Galveston County Daily News|
|• The Gilmer Mirror|
|• The Herald Democrat - Sherman|
|• The Herald-Zeitung - New Braunfels|
|• The Katy Times|
|• The Kilgore News Herald|
|• The Killeen Daily Herald|
|• The Lufkin Daily News|
|• The Monitor - McAllen|
|• The Paris News|
|• The Pleasanton Express|
|• The Texas Tribune - Austin|
|• The Victoria Advocate|
|• The Wharton Journal-Spectator|
|• TXElects - Texas Election Source|
|• Tyler Morning Telegraph|
|• Valley Morning Star - Harlingen|
|• WFAA TV - ABC - Dallas - Fort Worth|
|• Wilson County News|
|• Wise County Messenger - Decatur|
|• WOIA News Radio - San Antonio|
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