Precinct Caucuses & non-binding straw poll: Tuesday, March 7, 2000
BPOU Conventions: Saturday, March 18 - Saturday, April 15, 2000
District Conventions: Saturday, April 29, 2000
District Conventions: Saturday, May 6, 2000
District Conventions: Saturday, May 13, 2000
State Convention: Friday, June 9 - Saturday, June 10, 2000
|Popular Vote||Delegate Votes|
|Floor Vote||Hard Total|
|Bush, George W.||11,531 63%||33. 97%||34. 100%|
|Keyes, Alan||3,661 20%||1. 3%|
|McCain, John||3,209 17%|
|Total||18,401 100%||34. 100%||34. 100%|
|Voter Eligibility: Open Caucus|
Delegate Selection: Caucus/Convention
34 total delegates - 6 base at-large / 24 re: 8 congressional districts / 4 bonus
The Popular Vote above is based on unofficial returns from the 7 March caucuses (75% of the caucuses` reporting).
12 June 2000: Reports indicate that Bush received 10 delegates at the state convention.
13 May 2000: Reports indicate that Bush received 6 delegates today. Three each from CDs 3 and 5.
6 May 2000: Reports indicate that Bush has won support of the Minnesota Republicans. So far, 18 Bush delegates have been selected (3 each from CDs 1, 2, 4, 6, 7, and 8). Bush is likely to receive support of an additional 6 delegates on 13 May and an additional 10 delegates on June 9-10.
Tuesday 7 March 2000: Republican Party Caucuses meet in each precinct. Each Precinct Caucus chooses the precinct's delegates to the BPOU [="Basic Political Organization Unit"] Convention. There will also be a non-binding straw poll re: Presidential Preference held in coordination with these Precinct Caucuses.
Saturday 18 March through Saturday 15 April 2000: Republican Party BPOU [="Basic Political Organization Unit"] Conventions convene in each BPOU. Each BPOU [either a County, State Senate District or State House District] Convention chooses delegates to both the Congressional District Conventions and the State Convention.
Saturday 29 April through Saturday 13 May 2000: Republican Party District Conventions convene in each congressional district. As the delegates to the Minnesota State Republican Convention have already been chosen, the sole business of the District Convention- insofar as the presidential campaign is concerned- is that of choosing the delegates to the Republican National Convention from the said congressional district.
Friday 9 June and Saturday 10 June 2000: The Minnesota State Republican Convention officially convenes. The State Convention chooses the remaining 10 at-large of Minnesota's delegates (6 base at-large delegates plus 4 bonus delegates) to the Republican National Convention.
Minnesota has 87 counties and 8 congressional districts: 78 counties are wholly within a given congressional district; 9 counties are divided among more than one congressional district.
UNDIVIDED COUNTIES (wholly within one Congressional District):
DIVIDED COUNTIES (split between more than one Congressional District):
CD # 5 is wholly within Hennepin County