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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".
American Samoa Democrat
Presidential Nominating Process
Candidate filing deadline with the Territorial Chair: Friday 2 February 2024
Territorial Caucus: Tuesday 5 March 20241
Territorial Caucus Elects At-Large delegates: Friday 8 March 2024
11 total delegate votes - 6 at large; 5 Unpledged PLEOs
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Delegate Selection Plan from the American Samoa Democratic Party.
16 June 2023: DNC Rule and Bylaws found this plan in conditional compliance.
14 September 2023: DNC Rules and Bylaws Committee found this plan to be in full compliance.
Political parties are not officially utilized in elections in American Samoa. Because of this, the American Samoa Democratic Party handles its own voter registration. The American Samoa Democratic Party will require all interested voters to register with the Party by 28 February 2024 if they wish the participate in caucus.
6 of 11 of American Samoa's delegates to the Democratic National Convention are pledged to presidential contenders based on the results of the voting in today's Territorial Caucus. A mandatory 15 percent threshold is required in order for a presidential contender to be pledged National Convention delegates. How the Democratic Proportional Delegate Allocation Math works.
The remaining 5 National Convention delegates consist of
These 5 delegates and will go to the Democratic National Convention officially "Unpledged".
Friday 8 March 2024: Territorial Caucus Elects At-Large delegates.
National Convention At-Large delegates are elected according to the results of the Territorial Caucus.
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|
|• American Samoa Election Office Facebook|
|• American Samoa Government Election Office|
|• American Samoa Democratic Party|
|• American Samoa Democratic Party.|
|• Democratic Party of American Samoa; P.O. Box 1281; Pago Pago, American Samoa 96799; 684-252-7219|
|Media & others|
|• Manuatele.NET - Manu'a - American Samoa|
|• Politics1.com - American Samoa|
|• Samoa News|
|• Samoa Observer|
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