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2012 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
Presidential Nominating Process
Precinct Caucus: Wednesday 7 March 20121
State Convention: Friday 25 May - Sunday 27 May 2012
Delegate Selection: Caucus/Convention
Voter Eligibility: Closed Caucus
35 total delegate votes - 17 district / 6 at large; 3 Pledged PLEOs; 9 Unpledged PLEOs
The delegate selection processes herein was updated 8 October 2011 per the HAWAI‘I DELEGATE SELECTION PLAN FOR THE 2012 DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION ISSUED BY THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY OF HAWAI'I - MAY 2011.
Participation in Hawai'i's delegate selection process is open to all voters who wish to participate as Democrats.
Wednesday 7 March 2012: Precinct Caucuses. 26 of 35 delegates to the Democratic National Convention are pledged to presidential contenders based on the preferences expressed in a Presidential Preference Poll held during today's Hawaii Presidential Precinct Caucuses. A mandatory 15 percent threshold is required in order for a presidential contender to be pledged National Convention delegates at both the Statewide and Congressional District Level.
Here's how we compute the delegate count:
The party did not have a breakdown by Congressional District so we apportioned the vote 50% to each CD.
Friday 25 May - Sunday 27 May 2012: Hawai'i Democratic State Convention convenes.
National Convention delegates are elected at the State Convention / State Central Committee Meeting-- District delegates on 26 May-- Pledged PLEO and At-Large delegates on 27 May.
The remaining 9 National Convention delegates consist of
These 9 delegates and will go to the Democratic National Convention officially "Unpledged".
|Delegation to the National Convention|
Hawaii Delegation (as posted at http://www.democrats.org/2012-convention-delegate-list, 20 August 2012)
|Daniel K Akaka||Honolulu|
|John W Bickel||Honolulu|
|Dorothy C Binder||Kula|
|Dante K Carpenter||Honolulu|
|Neil J Clendeninn||Hanalei|
|Bruce A Coppa||Honolulu|
|Stephanie Lei Fitzpatrick||Honolulu|
|Brickwood M Galuteria||Honolulu|
|Mike Golojuch Sr.||Kapolei|
|Michael J Golojuch Jr.||Kapolei|
|Daniel K Inouye||Honolulu|
|Jodie Maesaka-Hirata||Pearl City|
|Steven G Pavao||Hilo|
|Paul S Schultz||Aiea|
|Yuriko Jane Sugimura||Aiea|
|Kahala Ann Trask Gibson||Hana|
|Shan S Tsutsui||Wailuku|
|Clifford "Chip" T Uwaine||Pearl City|
|Aileen Y Wada||Aiea|
|Mary D Wagner||Wailuku|
|Ralph Whitaker III||Honolulu|
|Links Links to other web sites|
|Constitution Links to State Constitutions|
|• The Constitution of the State of Hawaii|
|• Hawaii Office of Elections|
|Legislature Links to State Legislatures|
|• Hawaii State Legislature|
|• Hawai'i Democratic Party|
|Media & others|
|• Akaku - Maui Community Television|
|• Hawai'i Free Press - Hilo|
|• Hawaii Reporter - Honolulu|
|• Hawaii Tribune Herald - Hilo|
|• Honolulu Civil Beat|
|• Honolulu Magazine|
|• Ka Leo O Hawai'i - University of Hawai'i at Manoa|
|• KGMB TV - CBS - Honolulu|
|• KHNL TV - NBC - Honolulu|
|• KHON TV - Fox - Honolulu|
|• Maui News|
|• MauiTime Weekly|
|• Politics1.com - Hawaii|
|• Star Advertiser - Honolulu|
|• West Hawaii Today - Kailua-Kona|
1 Democratic Party's "First Determining Step" of the delegate selection process.
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