|The Green Papers|
2024 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
The delegate selection processes herein, along with any and all dates and delegate counts associated therewith, are unofficial and based on either (1) information obtained from either Major Party, (2) Presidential Primary dates established by currently-effective State statute, or- where the foregoing information could not be obtained- (3) the state's 2020 delegate selection process and associated dates adjusted to the corresponding dates in 2024 and labeled "(presumably)" or "Circa".
Presidential Nominating Process
Primary: Tuesday 5 March 20241
State Democratic Executive Committee Meeting: Saturday 8 June 2024
Delegate Pledging: Proportional Primary. Voter Eligibility: Open Primary.
59 total delegate votes - 34 district / 11 at large; 7 Pledged PLEOs; 7 Unpledged PLEOs
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Delegate Selection Plan Alabama Democratic Party.
10 November 2023: Presidential candidate filing deadline.
2024 Election Information from the Alabama Secretary of State.
This Presidential Primary coincides with a state/local primary. These coinciding primaries tend to have an impact upon voter turnout.
This is an open primary. Voters may request a Democratic or Republican ballot, but not both.
Tuesday 5 March 2024: Alabama Primary. Hours reportedly 7:00a-7:00p CST (1300-0100 UTC). Delegate Pledging: Proportional Primary. Voter Eligibility: Open Primary. Write-ins are not allowed.
52 of 59 delegates to the Democratic National Convention are pledged to presidential contenders based on the results of the voting in today's Alabama 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.
National Convention Congressional District Delegate candidates appear on the ballot under each Presidential candidate's name and under Uncommitted. Voters will vote for a Presidential candidate and delegates committed to that candidate. On 8 June 2024, National Convention District Delegates are selected from amongst the highest vote getters. If a Presidential candidate qualifies to receive delegates, but did not slate a sufficient number of delegate candidates, a meeting is held on this date to select such delegates.
Saturday 8 June 2024: State Democratic Executive Committee Meeting.
National Convention district delegates are selected according to the results of the primary. If a Presidential candidate failed to slate a sufficient number of delegate candidates, the State Party will conduct an election from among the candidate's supporters to fill said slots.
The State Democratic Executive Committee selects National Convention Pledged PLEO and At-Large delegates according to the results of the primary.
The remaining 7 National Convention delegates consist of
These 7 delegates and will go to the Democratic National Convention officially "Unpledged".
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|
|• Alabama Secretary of State|
|Legislature Links to State Legislatures|
|• Alabama House of Representatives|
|• Alabama Legislature|
|• Alabama State Senate|
|• Alison - Alabama Legislative Information System OnLine|
|• Alison - Alabama Legislative Information System OnLine (The "Code of Ala" tab is near the left margin)|
|• Alabama Democratic Party|
|Media & others|
|• al.com - Everything Alabama|
|• Alabama News Network - WAKA CBS 8 - WNCF ABC 32 - WBMM CW 22 - Montgomery|
|• Alabama Political Reporter|
|• Andalusia Star News|
|• Daily Mountain Eagle - Jasper|
|• Hartselle Enquirer|
|• Mobile Register|
|• Montgomery Advertiser|
|• Politics1.com - Alabama|
|• The Cullman Times|
|• The Daily Home - Talladega|
|• The Daily Sentinel - Scottsboro|
|• The Decatur Daily|
|• The Demopolis Times|
|• The Dothan Eagle|
|• The Gadsden Times|
|• The Messinger - Troy|
|• The Opelika-Auburn News - Opelika|
|• The Outlook - Alexander City & Lake Martin|
|• The Star - Anniston|
|• The Times-Journal - Fort Payne|
|• The Valley Times-News - Lanett|
|• Times Daily - Florence|
|• Tuscaloosa News|
|• WAAY TV - ABC - Huntsville|
|• WAFF TV - NBC - Huntsville|
|• WAKA TV-8 (ABC - Montgomery)|
|• WBRC TV - FOX - Birmingham|
|• WHNT TV - Huntsville|
|• WIAT TV-42 (CBS - Birmingham)|
|• WKRG TV-5 (CBS - Mobile)|
|• WNCF TV - ABC - Montgomery|
|• WPMI TV-15 (NBC - Mobile)|
|• WSFA TV - NBC - Montgomery|
|• WVTM TV-13 (NBC - Birmingham)|
|• WZDX TV-8 (FOX - Huntsville)|
|• Yellowhammer - Montgomery|
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