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Presidential Primaries 2024
Democratic Hard and Soft Count Delegate Summary


 
Democratic Party Democratic
Hard and Soft Count Delegate Summary
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4,672 total delegate votes - 2,557 district / 889 at large; 488 Pledged PLEOs; 738 Unpledged PLEOs
Pledged/Unpledged delegate votes: 3,934 pledged, 738 unpledged.
Need to nominate (first ballot, pledged delegate votes only): 1,968.
Need to nominate (any ballot, all delegate votes): 2,337.
Rank (sort)
Date
(sort)
State
(available) Biden, J Allocation
(sort)
Hard
4,581
(sort)
Soft
4,581.0
(sort)
Hard
91
(sort)
Soft
91.0
(sort)
Pledged
(sort)
Unpledged
(sort)
Total
3323 JanNew Hampshire1010.0  10 10
463 FebSouth Carolina1010.05555.0551065
326 FebNevada1313.03636.0361349
2627 FebMichigan139139.0  11722139
15 MarAlabama5959.0  52759
35 MarAmerican Samoa1111.0  6511
55 MarArkansas3636.0  31536
65 MarCalifornia494494.0  42470494
75 MarColorado8787.0  721587
195 MarIowa4646.0  40646
235 MarMaine3232.0  24832
255 MarMassachusetts116116.0  9224116
275 MarMinnesota9393.0  751893
375 MarNorth Carolina133133.0  11617133
415 MarOklahoma4141.0  36541
485 MarTennessee7070.0  63770
495 MarTexas273273.0  24429273
515 MarUtah3434.0  30434
525 MarVermont2424.0  16824
545 MarVirginia119119.0  9920119
156 MarHawaii3131.0  22931
1012 MarDemocrats Abroad1717.0  13417
1312 MarGeorgia123123.0  10815123
2812 MarMississippi4040.0  35540
3912 MarNorthern Marianas1111.0  6511
5512 MarWashington111111.0  9219111
419 MarArizona8585.0  721385
1219 MarFlorida253253.0  22429253
1719 MarIllinois177177.0  14730177
2019 MarKansas3939.0  33639
4019 MarOhio143143.0  12716143
2223 MarLouisiana5454.0  48654
2923 MarMissouri7070.0  64670
3830 MarNorth Dakota1717.0  13417
82 AprConnecticut7474.0  601474
92 AprDelaware3434.0  191534
362 AprNew York305305.0  26837305
452 AprRhode Island3434.0  26834
572 AprWisconsin9595.0  821395
26 AprAlaska2020.0  15520
5813 AprWyoming1717.0  13417
4323 AprPennsylvania185185.0  15926185
4428 AprPuerto Rico6060.0  55560
187 MayIndiana8888.0  79988
2414 MayMaryland118118.0  9523118
3114 MayNebraska3434.0  29534
5614 MayWest Virginia2525.0  20525
2121 MayKentucky5959.0  53659
4221 MayOregon7878.0  661278
1623 MayIdaho2727.0  23427
114 JunDistrict of Columbia5252.0  203252
304 JunMontana2525.0  20525
344 JunNew Jersey146146.0  12620146
354 JunNew Mexico4545.0  341145
474 JunSouth Dakota2020.0  16420
148 JunGuam1212.0  7512
538 JunVirgin Islands1313.0  7613
5019 AugPUnassigned44.0   44
Convention4,5814,581.09191.03,9347384,672
Rank Date State HardSoft HardSoft PledgedUnpledgedTotal
(available) Biden, J Allocation
 

P indicates presumably-- an unofficial date. An unconfirmed Presidential Primary established by currently-effective State statute or introduced bill; or- where the foregoing information could not be obtained- the state's prior delegate selection process and associated dates adjusted to the corresponding dates in the current year.

Soft: Soft count, estimated delegate preferences prior to the convention.
Hard: Hard count, the preference as originally assigned. (Note: unpledged delegates are hard counted as "Uncommitted".)
Pledged: Pledged, Bound, or Committed Delegates.
Unpledged: Unpledged, Not Bound, Unbound, or Uncommitted Delegates
Commentary: THE TIES THAT BIND-- OR DO THEY? or, Politicus Unbound

 
 


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