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2008 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
Presidential Nominating Process
Precinct Caucus: Saturday 9 February 20081
Advisory Primary: Tuesday 13 May 2008
County Conventions: Sunday 1 June - Tuesday 10 June 2008
State Convention: Friday 20 June - Sunday 22 June 2008
Delegate Selection: Caucus/Convention,
Polling hours 8:00a CDT (1300 UTC) / 7:00a MDT (1300 UTC) to 8:00p CDT (0100 UTC) / 7:00p MDT (0100 UTC). The polls open and close at the same GMT/UTC time, that is, polls open and close at a particular local time in the advanced time zone and open and close one hour earlier local time in the lagging time zone.
Voter Eligibility: Modified Caucus
31 total delegate votes - 16 district / 5 at large; 3 Pledged PLEOs; 6 Unpledged PLEOs; 1 Unpledged add-on
Tuesday 13 May 2008 Advisory DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY: Barack Obama wins; NOTE: National Convention delegates are being pledged via a Caucus/Convention procedure that began with local Caucuses back on 9 February
NEBRASKA PRIMARY returns from an official source
Here is how we compute the delegate count (based on preliminary caucus results from a party source as of 10 February 2008):
Unpledged delegates as of
Participation in Nebraska's delegate selection process is open to all voters who wish to participate as Democrats. "Democrats" are those persons of legal voting age who are registered in Nebraska as Democrats or who register as Democrats at the Precinct Caucus.
Saturday 9 February 2008: Precinct Caucus.
16 of 31 delegates to the Democratic National Convention are allocated to presidential contenders based on the results of the voting in today's Nebraska caucus. Delegates will vote their Presidential preference when they choose delegates to the county conventions. 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.
Tuesday 13 May 2008: Advisory State Run Primary. The results of today's primary have no affect on the delegate selection process. Hillary Clinton, Mike Gravel, and Barack Obama are on the Democratic Ballot.
Sunday 1 June - Tuesday 10 June 2008: County Conventions. County Conventions choose the county's delegates to the Nebraska State Democratic Convention. A mandatory 15 percent threshold is required in order for a presidential contender to be allocated State Democratic Convention delegates.
Friday 20 June - Sunday 22 June 2008: The Nebraska State Democratic Convention convenes. The State Convention chooses 8 of the Nebraska's Pledged delegates to the Democratic National Convention. A mandatory 15 percent threshold is required in order for a presidential contender to be allocated National Convention delegates at the statewide level.
8 delegates are to be allocated to presidential contenders based the support for the presidential contenders in the State Convention as a whole.
The remaining 7 National Convention delegates consist of
These 7 delegates and will go to the Democratic National Convention officially "Unpledged".
|Delegation to the National Convention|
Nebraska Delegation (as posted by http://www.demconvention.com/, 5 August 2008)
|Alternate Pledged District||0||3||3|
|Alternate Pledged PLEO||0||0||0|
|Alternate Pledged At-Large||1||0||1|
|Pledged District 1||Obama||Janet Goodman-Banks||Lincoln, NE|
|Pledged District 1||Clinton||Britt Miller||Lincoln, NE|
|Pledged District 1||Obama||Joseph D. Nigro||Lincoln, NE|
|Pledged District 1||Obama||Lisa Olivares||Lincoln, NE|
|Pledged District 1||Clinton||Jane Raybould||Lincoln, NE|
|Pledged District 2||Obama||Lorraine Chang||Omaha, NE|
|Pledged District 2||Obama||Brenda Council||Omaha, NE|
|Pledged District 2||Obama||Ron L. Kaminski||Omaha, NE|
|Pledged District 2||Obama||Shelisa R. Minnifield||Omaha, NE|
|Pledged District 2||Clinton||Judy Monaghan||Omaha, NE|
|Pledged District 2||Obama||Loyd E. Neve||Omaha, NE|
|Pledged District 2||Obama||Terry Werner||Lincoln, NE|
|Pledged District 3||Obama||D.A. Logan Dobbs-Cambridge||Hastings, NE|
|Pledged District 3||Clinton||Joy Philippi||Bruning, NE|
|Pledged District 3||Clinton||Jeremiah Quintin||Kearney, NE|
|Pledged District 3||Obama||Judy Vohland||Grand Island, NE|
|Pledged PLEO||Obama||Hon. Chris Beutler||Lincoln, NE|
|Pledged PLEO||Obama||Hon. Mike Fahey||Omaha, NE|
|Pledged PLEO||Clinton||Lisa Hannah||Grand Island, NE|
|Pledged At-Large||Obama||Hon. Steve Lathrop||Omaha, NE|
|Pledged At-Large||Obama||Hon. Amanda McGill||Lincoln, NE|
|Pledged At-Large||Clinton||Robin Quarles||Omaha, NE|
|Pledged At-Large||Obama||Kim Robak||Lincoln, NE|
|Pledged At-Large||Clinton||Martha R. Ross||Omaha, NE|
|Alternate Pledged District 1||Obama||Genelle M. Moore||Lincoln, NE|
|Alternate Pledged District 2||Obama||Jeremiah Nordquist||Omaha, NE|
|Alternate Pledged District 3||Obama||Michele Uzendoski||Columbus, NE|
|Alternate Pledged At-Large||Clinton||Eric Aspengren||Lincoln, NE|
|Steven Achelpohl||Lincoln, NE|
Delegation Vice Chair
|Audra Ostergard||Lincoln, NE|
|Unpledged Add-On||Ken E. Mass||Omaha, NE|
|Unpledged DNC Member||Kathleen Fahey||Omaha, NE|
|Unpledged DNC Member||Frank LaMere||South Sioux City, NE|
|Unpledged DNC Member||Vince Powers||Lincoln, NE|
|Unpledged Senator||Hon. Ben Nelson||Lincoln, NE|
|Credentials Committee||Obama||Jenn Mikkelsen||Lincoln, NE|
|Platform Committee||Obama||Hon. Tom White||Omaha, NE|
|Rules Committee||Obama||M. Ian Russell||Lincoln, NE|
|Page||C. Lanny Munson||Omaha, NE|
|Page||Jessica Rathbun||Omaha, NE|
1 Democratic Party's "First Determining Step" of the delegate selection process.
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