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2004 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
Presidential Nominating Process
Primary: Tuesday 8 June 20041
State Convention: Sunday 13 June 2004
Voter Eligibility: Open Primary, Polls close 8:00p MDT (0200 UTC)
Delegate Selection: Proportional Primary
21 total delegate votes - 10 district / 3 at large; 2 Pledged PLEOs; 5 Unpledged PLEOs; 1 Unpledged add-on
26 May 2004 Unpledged delegate preference update: Kerry: 1. Unpledged delegates appear in the "Soft Unpledged" column.
The Popular Vote above is based on official results obtained from the Montana Secretary of State for the 8 June Primary. This Presidential Primary coincides with a state/local primary. These coinciding primaries tend to have an impact upon voter turnout.
8 June 2004 primary returns from an official source: http://www.sos.state.mt.us/Assets/elections/2004Prim/2004-PrimState.pdf
Here's how we compute the delegate count :
Tuesday 8 June 2004: 15 of 21 delegates to the Democratic National Convention are allocated to presidential contenders based on the results of the voting in today's Montana 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.
The Western district consists of Montana's "old 1980 CD 1" (when Montana had 2 Congressional districts). The region includes: Beaverhead, Broadwater, Silver Bow, Deer Lodge, Flathead, Gallatin, Glacier, Granite, Jefferson, Lake, Lewis and Clark, Lincoln, Madison, Mineral, Missoula, Park, Powell, Ravalli, and Sanders counties.
The Eastern district consists of Montana's "old 1980 CD 2" (when Montana had 2 Congressional districts). The region includes: Big Horn, Blaine, Carbon, Carter, Cascade, Chouteau, Custer, Daniels, Dawson, Fallon, Fergus, Garfield, Golden Valley, Hill, Judith Basin, Liberty, McCone, Meagher, Musselshell, Petroleum, Phillips, Pondera, Powder River, Prairie, Richland, Roosevelt, Rosebud, Sheridan, Stillwater, Sweet Grass, Teton, Toole, Treasure, Valley, Wheatland, Wibaux, and Yellowstone counties.
Sunday 13 June 2004 - State Convention
The remaining 6 National Convention delegates consist of
These 6 delegates and will go to the Democratic National Convention officially "Unpledged".
|Delegation to the National Convention|
Montana Delegation (as posted by dems2004.org, 4 July 2004)
|Alternate Pledged District||3||3|
|Alternate Pledged PLEO||0||0|
|Alternate Pledged At-Large||1||1|
|Pledged District 1||Kerry||Hon. Sue Bartlett||Helena, MT|
|Pledged District 1||Kerry||Kathleen Driscoll||Hamilton, MT|
|Pledged District 1||Kerry||John Kaleczyc||Helena, MT|
|Pledged District 1||Kerry||Haley Nelson||Bozeman, MT|
|Pledged District 1||Kerry||Hon. Ray Peck||Helena, MT|
|Pledged District 2||Kerry||Tom Curry||Billings, MT|
|Pledged District 2||Kerry||Hon. Janet Kelly||Miles City, MT|
|Pledged District 2||Kerry||Patrick Kelly||Miles City, MT|
|Pledged District 2||Kerry||Darrell LaMere||Billings, MT|
|Pledged District 2||Kerry||Hon. Betsy Scanlin||Red Lodge, MT|
|Pledged PLEO||Kerry||Hon. Monica Lindeen||Huntley, MT|
|Pledged PLEO||Kerry||George Parisot||Helena, MT|
|Pledged At-Large||Kerry||Diane Kamp Clayton||Big Timber, MT|
|Pledged At-Large||Kerry||Gene Fenderson||Helena, MT|
|Pledged At-Large||Kerry||Stan Juneau||Browning, MT|
|Alternate Pledged District||Kerry||Claire Coleman||Billings, MT|
|Alternate Pledged District||Kerry||Daniel Kemmis||Missoula, MT|
|Alternate Pledged District||Kerry||Mariya Peck||Butte, MT|
|Alternate Pledged At-Large||Kerry||Kevin Furey||Missoula, MT|
|Unpledged Add-on||Treas Glinnwater||Ronan, MT|
|Unpledged DNC Member||Jean Lemire Dahlman||Forsyth, MT|
|Unpledged DNC Member||Hon. Carol Juneau||Browning, MT|
|Unpledged DNC Member |
|Hon. Bob Ream||Helena, MT|
|Unpledged DNC Member||Hon. Ed Tinsley||Helena, MT|
|Unpledged Senator||Hon. Max Baucus||Washington, DC|
|Page||Ann Brodsky||Helena, MT|
|Page||Neal Ullman||Helena, MT|
1 Democratic Party's "First Determining Step" of the delegate selection process.
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