|The Green Papers|
2016 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
Presidential Nominating Process
County Conventions: Friday 1 April - Sunday 10 April 2016
Presidential Primary: Tuesday 10 May 2016
State Convention: Saturday 14 May 2016
36 total delegates - 10 base at-large / 9 re: 3 congressional districts / 3 party / 14 bonus
States Chronologically States Alphabetically
Friday 1 April - Sunday 10 April 2016: County Conventions elect delegates to the State Convention.
This Presidential Primary coincides with a state/local primary. These coinciding primaries tend to have an impact upon voter turnout.
Tuesday 10 May 2016: Nebraska Presidential Primary. Hours 8:00a-8:00p CDT / 7:00a-7:00p MDT (1300-0100 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. Delegate Binding: Winner-Take-All Primary. Voter Eligibility: Closed Primary.
Tuesday 10 May 2016: All 36 of Nebraska's delegates to the Republican National Convention are pledged to in today's Nebraska Presidential Primary [Nebraska Republican Party State Constitution Article VII (3)(a); Proposed Rules 2016 Nebraska Republican Party State Convention, Rule 14].
Saturday 14 May 2016: The Nebraska State Republican Convention convenes.
National Convention delegates are bound to vote for the candidate they pledged support for the first 2 ballots at the National Convention unless the candidate received less than 35% of the vote.
LB1048 was signed into law on 9 April 2014. The bill requires:
11 January 2016: Nebraska state Senator John Murante introduced LB 871 which would create a presidential preference primary on the 1st Tuesday after the 1st Monday in March.
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|
|• Nebraska Constitution|
|• Nebraska Secretary of State|
|• Nebraska Secretary of State - Election Administration|
|Legislature Links to State Legislatures|
|• Nebraska Revised Statutes|
|• Nebraska Unicameral Legislature|
|• Nebraska Republican Party|
|Media & others|
|• Alliance Times-Herald|
|• Columbus Telegram|
|• Fremont Tribune|
|• Grand Island Independent|
|• Kearney Hub|
|• KETV - ABC - Omaha|
|• KMTV - CBS - Omaha|
|• Lexington Clipper-Herald|
|• Lincoln Journal Star|
|• McCook Daily Gazette|
|• Norfolk Daily News|
|• North Platte Telegraph|
|• Omaha World-Herald|
|• Politics1.com - Nebraska|
|• The Beatrice Daily Sun|
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