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Presidential Primaries 2024
Democratic Hard and Soft Count Delegate Summary


 
Democratic Party Democratic
Hard and Soft Count Delegate Summary
Sorted by Pledged Delegate Votes

 
4,696 total delegate votes - 2,566 district / 893 at large; 490 Pledged PLEOs; 747 Unpledged PLEOs
Pledged/Unpledged delegate votes: 3,949 pledged, 747 unpledged.
Need to nominate (first ballot, pledged delegate votes only): 1,976.
Need to nominate (any ballot, all delegate votes): 2,348.5.
Rank (sort)
Date
(sort)
State
Biden, J (available) Uncommitted Palmer, J Allocation
(sort)
Hard
3,646
(sort)
Soft
3,641.0
(sort)
Hard
1,016
(sort)
Soft
1,021.0
(sort)
Hard
31
(sort)
Soft
31.0
(sort)
Hard
3
(sort)
Soft
3.0
(sort)
Pledged
(sort)
Unpledged
(sort)
Total
15 MarCalifornia424424.07171.0    42471495
22 AprNew York268268.03939.0    26839307
35 MarTexas244244.02929.0    24429273
419 MarFlorida224224.03030.0    22430254
523 AprPennsylvania159159.02828.0    15928187
619 MarIllinois147147.03030.0    14730177
719 MarOhio123123.02222.0    12718145
84 JunNew Jersey  145145.0    12619145
927 FebMichigan115115.02121.022.0  11721138
105 MarNorth Carolina116116.01818.0    11618134
1112 MarGeorgia108108.01515.0    10815123
125 MarVirginia9999.02020.0    9920119
1314 MayMaryland9595.02323.0    9523118
145 MarMassachusetts9292.02424.0    9224116
1512 MarWashington9292.01919.0    9219111
162 AprWisconsin7878.01717.0    821395
177 MayIndiana7979.099.0    79988
185 MarMinnesota6060.02222.01111.0  751893
1919 MarArizona7272.01313.0    721385
205 MarColorado7272.01515.0    721587
2121 MayOregon6666.01212.0    661278
2223 MarMissouri6161.066.033.0  64670
235 MarTennessee6363.088.0    63871
242 AprConnecticut5858.01616.0    601474
2528 AprPuerto Rico5555.055.0    55560
263 FebSouth Carolina5555.01010.0    551065
2721 MayKentucky4343.088.088.0  53659
285 MarAlabama5252.066.0    52658
2923 MarLouisiana4848.055.0    48553
305 MarIowa4040.066.0    40646
316 FebNevada3636.01313.0    361349
325 MarOklahoma3636.055.0    36541
3312 MarMississippi3535.055.0    35540
344 JunNew Mexico  4545.0    341145
3519 MarKansas3333.066.0    33639
365 MarArkansas3131.055.0    31536
375 MarUtah3030.044.0    30434
3814 MayNebraska2929.055.0    29534
392 AprRhode Island2323.01212.0    26935
4027 AprNew Hampshire  3434.0    25934
415 MarMaine2424.088.0    24832
4223 MayIdaho2323.044.0    23427
436 MarHawaii1515.099.077.0  22931
444 JunDistrict of Columbia  4949.0    202949
454 JunMontana  2525.0    20525
4614 MayWest Virginia2520.0 5.0    20525
472 AprDelaware1919.01515.0    191534
484 JunSouth Dakota  2020.0    16420
495 MarVermont1616.088.0    16824
5013 AprAlaska1515.055.0    15520
5112 MarDemocrats Abroad1313.044.0    13417
5230 MarNorth Dakota1313.044.0    13417
5313 AprWyoming1313.044.0    13417
548 JunGuam  1212.0    7512
558 JunVirgin Islands  1313.0    7613
565 MarAmerican Samoa33.055.0  33.06511
5712 MarNorthern Marianas66.055.0    6511
5819 AugPUnassigned  00.0       
Convention3,6463,641.01,0161,021.03131.033.03,9497474,696
Rank Date State HardSoft HardSoft HardSoft HardSoft PledgedUnpledgedTotal
Biden, J (available) Uncommitted Palmer, 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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