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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".
West Virginia Democrat
Presidential Nominating Process
Candidate filing: Monday 8 January - Saturday 27 January 2024
Mass County Conventions: Saturday 16 March 2024
Primary: Tuesday 14 May 20241
State Convention: Friday 14 June - Saturday 15 June 2024
25 total delegate votes - 13 district / 4 at large; 3 Pledged PLEOs; 5 Unpledged PLEOs
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Delegate Selection Process from the West Virginia Democratic Party.
28 July 2023: DNC Rules and Bylaws Committee Meeting Committee Meeting found this plan in conditional compliance.
8 January - 27 January 2024: Presidential candidate filing.
Saturday 16 March 2024: Mass County Conventions. The Mass County Convention select delegates to the State Convention.
This Presidential Primary coincides with a state/local primary. These coinciding primaries tend to have an impact upon voter turnout.
Participation in West Virginia's delegate selection process is open to all voters who wish to participate as Democrats. The Democratic Primary is open to all registered Democrats and voters who are not a member of another party.
20 of 25 delegates to the Democratic National Convention are pledged to presidential contenders based on the results of the voting in today's West Virginia 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. How the Democratic Proportional Delegate Allocation Math works.
Friday 14 June - Saturday 15 June 2024: The West Virginia State Convention in Charleston.
National Convention District level delegates are elected on 14 June during the District Caucuses according to the results of the primary. National Convention At-Large and Pledged Pledged PLEO delegates are elected on 15 June according to the results of the primary.
The remaining 5 National Convention delegates consist of
These 5 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 West Virginia|
|• West Virginia Secretary of State|
|Legislature Links to State Legislatures|
|• West Virginia Legislature|
|• West Virginia Legislature|
|• West Virginia Democratic Party|
|Media & others|
|• Bluefield Daily Telegraph|
|• Braxton Citizens' News - Sutton|
|• Charleston Gazette-Mail|
|• Charleston Newspapers|
|• Clarksburg Exponent Telegram|
|• Hampshire Review - Romney|
|• Keyser Mineral Daily News-Tribune|
|• Mountain Messenger - Lewisburg|
|• Politics1.com - West Virginia|
|• The Dominion Post - Morgantown|
|• The Herald-Dispatch - Huntington|
|• The Inter-Mountain - Elkins|
|• The Lincoln Journal - Hamlin|
|• The Morgan Messenger - Berkeley Springs|
|• The Parkersburg News & Sentinel|
|• The Register Herald - Beckley|
|• The State Journal - Charleston|
|• The Times - Fairmont|
|• The Wayne County News|
|• The Weston Democrat|
|• WDTV TV - CBS - Bridgeport|
|• West Virginia Metro News - Charleston|
|• WSAZ TV - NBC - Charleston, Huntington|
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