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2024 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
 
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Presidential Nominating Process
Candidate filing: Friday 10 November - Monday 11 December 2023
Primary: Tuesday 19 March 20241
Congressional District Caucuses: Saturday 20 April 2024
State Convention: Saturday 18 May 2024
Democrats
CandidateDelegate Votes
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Pledged
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Total
Hard Total
(available)72.0 100.00%13.0 100.00%85.0 100.00%85 100.00%
Total72.0 100.00%13.0 100.00%85.0 100.00%85 100.00%

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Delegate Selection Plan from the Arizona Democratic Party.

16 June 2023: DNC Rules and Bylaws Committee Meeting voted to defer action.

14 September 2023: DNC Rules and Bylaws Committee found this plan to be in conditional compliance.


2024 Elections and Presidential Preference Election Candidates from the Arizona Secretary of State.


   

Participation in Arizona's delegate selection process is open to all voters who wish to participate as Democrats. Only registered Democrats are allowed to participate in the primary. 17 year olds who will turn 18 by the November General Election will not be allowed to vote in the Presidential Preference Primary. Uncommitted does not appear automatically on the ballot. Write-ins are not allowed.

Tuesday 19 March 2024: Arizona Primary. Hours 6:00a-7:00p MST (1300-0200 UTC). Delegate Pledging: Proportional Primary. Voter Eligibility: Closed Primary.

Primary (preliminary)
Included in Nationwide vote.

CandidatePop
Vote
%
Joseph Robinette "Joe" Biden, Jr.  
Gabriel Antonio Cornejo  
Frank Joseph "Frankie" Lozada  
Stephen Patrick Lyons, Sr.  
Jason Michael Palmer  
Dean Benson Phillips  
Marianne Deborah Williamson  
Total 100.00%
 

72 of 85 delegates to the Democratic National Convention are pledged to presidential contenders based on the results of the voting in today's Arizona 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.

  • 47 district delegates are to be pledged proportionally to presidential contenders based on the primary results in each of Arizona's 9 Congressional Districts.
  • 25 delegates are to be allocated to presidential contenders based on the primary vote statewide.
    • 16 at-large National Convention delegates
    • 9 Pledged PLEOs

Primary

Contest
 Pop
Vote
Qual
Vote
Del
CD1  7
CD2  5
CD3  4
CD4  6
CD5  5
CD6  6
CD7  5
CD8  5
CD9  4
PLEO  9
At-Large  16
Total
Delegates
  72
 

Saturday 20 April 2024: District Caucuses meet. 47 National Convention District delegates are elected according to the results of the primary.

 

Saturday 18 May 2024: State Convention and State Committee Meeting in Phoenix.

9 National Convention Pledged PLEO and 16 At-Large delegates are elected according to the results of the primary.

The remaining 13 National Convention delegates consist of

  • 13 Unpledged PLEO delegates:
    • 8 Democratic National Committee members.
    • 4 Members of Congress (1 Senator and 3 Representatives).
    • 1 Governor.
    • 0 Distinguished Party Leaders.

These 13 delegates and will go to the Democratic National Convention officially "Unpledged".

 

Notes

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
  Arizona Constitution
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Election Authority
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  Citizens Clean Elections Commission
Legislature   Links to State Legislatures
  Arizona House of Representatives
  Arizona State Senate
Democratic
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Media & others
  Arizona Capitol Times - Phoenix
  Arizona Daily Star - Tucson
  Arizona Daily Sun - Flagstaff
  Blog For Arizona
  East Valley Tribune - Mesa
  KGUN TV - ABC - Tucson
  Kingman Daily Miner
  KOLD TV - CBS - Tucson
  Payson Roundup
  Politics1.com - Arizona
  Prescott Newspapers Online
  Sedona Red Rock News
  Sierra Vista Herald
  The Daily Dispatch - Douglas
  The Flagstaff Navajo-Hopi Observer
  The Navajo Times - Window Rock
  The Sun - Yuma
  Today's News-Herald - Lake Havasu City
  Tucson Citizen
 


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  Chronological Cumulative Allocation of Delegates  
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Delegate Counts
  Democratic Pledged and Unpledged Summary   --   Republican Pledged and Unpledged Summary  
  Democratic Hard and Soft Summary   --   Republican Hard and Soft Summary  
Commentary: THE TIES THAT BIND-- OR DO THEY? or, Politicus Unbound
 
Delegate Allocation
  Democratic Quick Reference   --   Republican Quick Reference  
  The Math Behind the Democratic Delegate Allocation   --   The Math Behind the Republican Delegate Allocation  
  Democratic Timing Penalties and Bonuses   --   Republican Timing Penalties  
 
  Democratic Delegate Pledging and Voter Eligibility   --   Republican Delegate Selection and Voter Eligibility  
 
  Primaries at a Glance  
 
  Results Status and Date Retrieved  
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  Estimating the Delegate Count  
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Documentation
  Historical Analysis of the Presidential Nominating Process  
  Historical Analysis of the apportionment of delegate votes at the National Conventions of the two major parties  
  Primary/Caucus/Convention Glossary  
  Statutory Election Information of the Several states / Presidential Primary  
  Dates of PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARIES re: selection and/or allocation/distribution of Delegates to Major Party National Conventions  
 
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