|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
Candidate filing: Monday 6 November - Tuesday 14 November 2023
Primary: Tuesday 5 March 20241
Congressional District Caucus and State Conventions: Saturday 8 June 2024
37 total delegate votes - 20 district / 7 at large; 4 Pledged PLEOs; 6 Unpledged PLEOs
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Delegate Selection Plan from the The Democratic Party of Arkansas.
28 July 2023: DNC Rules and Bylaws Committee Meeting Committee Meeting found this plan in compliance.
14 September 2023: DNC Rules and Bylaws Committee found this plan to be in full compliance.
Delegate Selection 2024 from the The Democratic Party of Arkansas.
2024 General Candidate Info from the Arkansas Secretary of State.
2024 Preferential Primary from the Arkansas Secretary of State.
This Presidential Primary coincides with a state/local primary. These coinciding primaries tend to have an impact upon voter turnout.
Participation in Arkansas's delegate selection process is open to all voters who wish to participate as Democrats (and have not participated in the Republican Primary). Arkansas does not require voters to state their party preference -- the designation is optional. Voters can cast a ballot in the primary of their choice.
Write-in candidates and uncommitted are not options allowed in the Arkansas Presidential Preferential Primary Election.
31 of 37 delegates to the Democratic National Convention are pledged to presidential contenders based on the results of the voting in today's Arkansas 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.
Saturday 8 June 2024: Congressional District Caucus and State Conventions.
District, Pledged PLEO, and At-Large National Convention delegates are elected at the Convention according to the Presidential Preferences expressed in the Primary.
The remaining 6 National Convention delegates consist of
These 6 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|
|Constitution Links to State Constitutions|
|• The Constitution of the State of Arkansas of 1874|
|• Arkansas Secretary of State Presents: Vote Naturally | Accurate, Accessible. For Arkansas|
|Legislature Links to State Legislatures|
|• Arkansas General Assembly|
|• Arkansas House of Representatives|
|• Arkansas Senate|
|• The Democratic Party of Arkansas|
|Media & others|
|• Arkansas Business.com - Little Rock|
|• Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - Little Rock|
|• Arkansas Times - Little Rock|
|• Batesville Daily Guard|
|• Evening Times - West Memphis|
|• KAIT TV - ABC - Jonesboro|
|• KARK TV - NBC - Little Rock|
|• KATV TV - ABC - Little Rock|
|• KTHV - CBS - Little Rock|
|• Lynch at Large|
|• Magnolia Reporter - Magnolia|
|• NWANews.com - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - Fayetteville|
|• Politics1.com - Arkansas|
|• Talk Business River Rock Communications|
|• The Arkansas Project|
|• The Baxter Bulletin - Mountain Home|
|• The Jonesboro Sun|
|• The Leader - Jacksonville|
|• The Morning News - Springdale - Rogers - Bentonville - Fayetteville|
|• The Sentinel-Record - Hot Springs|
|• The Times Dispatch - Lawrence County|
|• TheCabin.net - Log Cabin Democrat of Conway|
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