|The Green Papers|
2016 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
Presidential Nominating Process
Precinct Viability Caucuses: Saturday 20 February 20161
County Conventions: Saturday 2 April 2016
State Convention: Saturday 14 May - Sunday 15 May 2016
43 total delegate votes - 23 district / 7 at large; 5 Pledged PLEOs; 8 Unpledged PLEOs
States Chronologically States Alphabetically
14 May 2016: Nevada Dem convention devolves into chaos from The Hill.
Unpledged delegate preferences as of
Any person who is eligible to vote in the state of Nevada and will be at least 18 years old on Election Day, 8 November 2016, may participate. Participants must reside in the precinct in which they wish to participate, and must be registered as a Democrat. Registration or change in party affiliation may occur on caucus day.
Saturday 20 February 2016: Nevada's Democratic Viability Precinct Caucuses meet in each precinct. Voting begins at 12 noon PST. 23 of 43 delegates to the Democratic National Convention are allocated to presidential contenders in proportion to the percentage of the support each candidate receives in each Congressional District. A mandatory 15 percent threshold is required in order for a presidential contender to be allocated National Convention delegates at the congressional district level. Here is how the Democratic Proportional Delegate Allocation Math works.
The number of national convention pledged PLEO and At-Large delegates can be estimated based on voting in today's caucuses.
In addition, each Precinct Caucus chooses delegates to the County Conventions based on presidential preference.
Saturday 2 April 2016: County Conventions convene in each county. Each County Convention chooses delegates to the Nevada State Democratic Convention. County conventions are called to order by 10:00 am PDT.
We have received emails stating that Sanders did well at the County Conventions.
We believe the article below is not correct.
What just happened in Nevada? from The Moderate Voice.
Saturday 14 May - Sunday 15 May 2016: The Nevada State Democratic Convention convenes to elect 35 (23 District, 7 At-Large, and 5 Pledged PLEO) of Nevada's 43 delegates to the Democratic National Convention. A binding Presidential Preference vote will occur by 10AM PDT on 14 May. A mandatory 15 percent threshold is required in order for a presidential contender to be allocated National Convention delegates at the statewide level.
The remaining 8 National Convention delegates consist of
These 8 delegates and will go to the Democratic National Convention officially "Unpledged".
AB 302, introduced by Assemblymen John Hambrick (Republican) and Stephen Silberkraus (Republican) on 13 March 2015, would move the parisan primary and create a concurrent state Presidential primary on the Tuesday immediately preceding the last Tuesday in January (19 January 2016). The partisan primary is currently scheduled for the 2nd Tuesday in June (14 June 2016).
SB 421, introduced on 22 March 2015 by the Legislative Operations and Elections, is similar to AB302 but would set the primary date to the last Tuesday in February. 1 June 2015: The legislature adjourns without acting on this bill.
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.
|Links Links to other web sites|
|Constitution Links to State Constitutions|
|• Clark County Election Department|
|• Nevada Secretary of State|
|• Nevada Secretary of State - Silver State Election|
|Legislature Links to State Legislatures|
|• Nevada Assembly|
|• Nevada Legislature|
|• Nevada Senate|
|• Nevada Democratic Party|
|Media & others|
|• KNPR - Nevada Public Radio - Las Vegas|
|• KOLO-TV - ABC - Reno|
|• KRNV-TV - NBC - Reno|
|• KRXI-TV 11 (FOX - Reno)|
|• KTNV TV - ABC - Las Vegas|
|• KVVU-TV - FOX - Henderson - Las Vegas|
|• Las Vegas Sun|
|• Muth's Truths - Las Vegas|
|• Politics1.com - Nevada|
|• Reno Gazette-Journal|
|• The Nevada Independent - Las Vegas|
Election 2016 - Presidential Primary, Caucus, and Convention Home