|The Green Papers|
2016 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
Presidential Nominating Process
Primary: Tuesday 26 April 20161
Congressional District Caucuses: Monday 30 May 2016
The State Party Committee: Tuesday 7 June 2016
71 total delegate votes - 36 district / 12 at large; 7 Pledged PLEOs; 16 Unpledged PLEOs
States Chronologically States Alphabetically
Unpledged delegate preferences as of
Participation in Connecticut's delegate selection process is open to all voters who wish to participate as Democrats.
Tuesday 26 April 2016: 55 of 71 delegates to the Democratic National Convention are pledged to presidential contenders based on the results of the voting in today's Connecticut 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. How the Democratic Proportional Delegate Allocation Math works.
Monday 30 May 2016: Congressional District Caucuses.
National Convention Pledged District-Level Delegates are elected according to the results of the primary. All Democratic voters are eligible to attend the caucus in their Congressional District.
Tuesday 7 June 2016: The State Party Committee.
National Convention Pledged PLEO and At-Large delegates are elected by the State Party Committee according to the results of the primary.
The remaining 16 National Convention delegates consist of
These 16 delegates and will go to the Democratic National Convention officially "Unpledged".
23 January 2015: Senator Joe Markley (Republican) introduced SB 610. This bill would move the Presidential Primary from the last Tuesday in April to the 1st Tuesday in March.
23 January 2015: Senator Michael A. McLachlan (Republican) and Representative Richard A. Smith (Republican) introduced SB 599. This bill would move the Republican Presidential Primary from the last Tuesday in April to the 1st Thursday in March. The Democratic Presidential Primary would continue to be held on the last Tuesday in April.
Primary dates marked "presumably" and polling times marked "reportedly" are based on unofficial or estimated data (especially as regards local variations from a jurisdictionwide statutory and/or regulatory standard) and are, thereby, subject to change.1 Democratic Party's "First Determining Step" of the delegate selection process.
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