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2004 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
Virgin Islands Democrat
Presidential Nominating Process
Territorial Convention: Saturday 17 April 20041
Voter Eligibility: Closed Caucus
Delegate Selection: Caucus/Convention
6 total delegate votes - 3 at large; 3 Unpledged PLEOs
26 May 2004 Unpledged delegate preference update: Kerry: 1. Unpledged delegates appear in the "Soft Unpledged" column.
From a new media article: St. Croix Source: "All [delegate] candidates have pledged to support Sen. John Kerry to be the Democratic Party's nominee for president of the United States."
Saturday 17 April 2004: A Territorial Convention meets to choose 6 of the Virgin Islands' 12 delegates to the Democratic National Convention (together representing 3 of the Virgin Islands' 6 delegate votes at the National Convention).
The remaining 6 delegates (representing the Virgin Islands' remaining 3 delegate votes) are Unpledged PLEOs who will go to the Democratic National Convention officially "Unpledged".
The 3 "Unpledged" votes are cast by 6 actual delegates as follows:
|Delegation to the National Convention|
Virgin Islands Delegation (as posted by dems2004.org, 4 July 2004)
|Alternate Pledged District||0||0|
|Alternate Pledged PLEO||0||0|
|Alternate Pledged At-Large||1||1|
|Pledged At-Large||Kerry||Cecil Benjamin||Christiansted, VI|
|Pledged At-Large||Kerry||Sonia Boyce||Christiansted, VI|
|Pledged At-Large||Kerry||Gregory Francis||Christiansted, VI|
|Pledged At-Large||Kerry||Desiree Hill||St. Thomas, VI|
|Pledged At-Large||Kerry||Glen Smith||St. Thomas, VI|
|Pledged At-Large||Kerry||Sandra Thomas||St. Thomas, VI|
|Alternate Pledged At-Large||Kerry||Toi Barbel-Smith||St. Thomas, VI|
|Unpledged Congressman||Hon. Donna Christian-Christensen||Washington, DC|
|Unpledged DNC Member||Carmen Gonzalez||St. Croix, VI|
|Unpledged DNC Member||Maria Heywood||St. Croix, VI|
|Unpledged DNC Member||Derek Hodge||St. Thomas, VI|
|Unpledged DNC Member||Hon. James O'Bryan||St. Thomas, VI|
|Unpledged Governor |
|Hon. Charles Turnbull||Charlotte Amalie, VI|
|Page||Omar B. U. Henry||St. Croix, VI|
1 Democratic Party's "First Determining Step" of the delegate selection process.
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