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2016 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
Presidential Nominating Process
State Convention: Saturday 14 May 2016
Primary: Tuesday 7 June 2016
27 total delegates - 10 base at-large / 3 re: 1 congressional district / 3 party / 11 bonus
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Source: Candidate Filing from the Montana Secretary of State.
Delegates to the State Delegate Convention are elected from each county by the County Central Committee at least 10 days before the State Convention. [Montana Republican Party Bylaws. Section B - III. D]
Saturday 14 May 2016: State Convention / State Delegate Convention. The convention slates the state's Republican National Convention delegates and nominates Presidential Electors. [Section B - III. B. and F. 1 through 7)]
Tuesday 7 June 2016: Montana Primary. Hours 7:00a-8:00p MDT (1300-0200 UTC). A polling place with less than 400 registered voters must be open at least from noon to 8 p.m. or until all registered electors have voted. Delegate Binding: Winner-Take-All Primary. Voter Eligibility: Open Primary.
Tuesday 7 June 2016: Montana Presidential Primary. The candidate receiving the most votes receives all of Montana's 27 delegates.
The 3 party leaders, the National Committeeman, the National Committeewoman, and the chairman of Montana's Republican Party, will by virtue of their position, attend the Republican National Convention bound to vote for the winner of the Montana Republican Primary.
All of Montana's delegates ... are bound to vote for the winner of the Montana Republican Primary ... through the first ballot, if that candidate's name is placed in nomination.
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.
|Links Links to other web sites|
|Constitution Links to State Constitutions|
|• The CONSTITUTION of the STATE OF MONTANA|
|• Montana Secretary of State|
|• Montana Secretary of State Elections|
|• Montana Republican Party|
|Media & others|
|• Bigfork Eagle|
|• Billings Gazette|
|• Great Falls Tribune|
|• Havre Daily News|
|• KECI TV Missoula; KTVM TV Bozeman, Butte; KCFW TV Kalispell - NBC|
|• KURL TV - NBC - Billings|
|• Laurel Outlook (Weekly)|
|• Lewistown News-Argus|
|• Make it Missoula|
|• Missoula Independent (Weekly)|
|• Missoulian News Online - Western Montana|
|• Northern Broadcasting System|
|• Politics1.com - Montana|
|• Ravalli Republic - Hamilton|
|• The Bozeman Daily Chronicle|
|• The Daily Inter Lake - Kalispell|
|• The Independent Record - Helena|
|• The Leader Advertiser - Polson|
|• The Montana Standard - Butte|
|• The Whitefish Pilot|
|• Tobacco Valley News|
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