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2024 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
 
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Presidential Nominating Process
State Executive Committee Meeting: Circa March 2023 (date not set)
Deadline for political parties to certify participation in primary: Monday 4 December 2023
Candidate filing deadline: Friday 2 February 2024
Primary (cancelled because uncontested): Tuesday 2 April 2024
State Convention: Saturday 18 May 2024
Republicans
CandidateDelegate Votes
Soft
Pledged
Soft
Unpledged
Soft
Total
Hard Total
Trump, Donald John16 100.00% 16 100.00%16 100.00%
Total16 100.00% 16 100.00%16 100.00%

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Delaware Primaries for Statewide offices and Congress
 
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Rules of the Republican Party of the State of Delaware from the Republican State Committee of Delaware.


Candidate List from the Commissioner of Elections for the State of Delaware.

19 March 2024: "Pursuant to the passage ... of Senate Bill 241 ... and the Governor signing the legislation into law, the 2024 Republican Presidential Primary Election will not be held ... This cancellation is due to the recent withdrawal of Republican Party Presidential Candidate Nikki R. Haley ... leaving Republican Party Presidential Candidate Donald J. Trump as the sole, active ... Republican Party Presidential Candidate" from the Commissioner of Elections for the State of Delaware.


   

Circa March 2023 (date not set): Delaware State Executive Committee Meeting.

The State Executive Committee submits a list of National Convention delegates for consideration at the state Convention.

 

Participation in Delaware's delegate selection process is open to all voters who are registered to vote as Republicans.

"Pursuant to Delaware State Law, in the event that only one candidate files for a party’s nomination by the filing deadline and no additional candidates are added to the ballot, or in the event one or more filed candidate(s) who have not withdrawn prior to the deadline subsequently withdraw or publicly announce they are suspending or ending their respective candidacies or campaigns no later than 14 days prior to the primary election, leaving one candidate as the sole active filed candidate, that candidate shall be considered as having received 100% of the vote for that party’s presidential primary election automatically upon the expiration of the filing deadline and thus declared the winner of that election.

Tuesday 2 April 2024: Delaware Primary (cancelled because uncontested). Hours 7:00a-8:00p EDT (1100-0000 UTC). Delegate Selection: Winner-Take-All Primary. Voter Eligibility: Closed Primary.

Primary (cancelled because uncontested) (preliminary)
Included in Nationwide vote.

CandidatePop
Vote
%
Nimarata Randhaw "Nikki" Haley  
Donald John Trump  
Total 100.00%
 

All 16 of Delaware's delegates to the Republican National Convention are allocated to the presidential contender receiving the greatest number of votes statewide in today's Delaware Presidential Primary. [Rules of the Republican Party of the State Of Delaware. Article XI. Section 3.]

The 3 party leaders delegates (the National Committeeman, the National Committeewoman, and the chairman of the Delaware's Republican Party) will attend the National Convention, by virtue of their position, bound to the presidential contender receiving the greatest number of votes in the Presidential primary.

All Delegates are bound to vote for the winner of the primary on the 1st ballot. If the winning candidate withdraws, dies, or otherwise releases his or her delegates or there are subsequent ballots, then each delegate may vote for any other presidential candidate. [Rules of the Republican Party of the State Of Delaware. Article XI. Section 3.]

 

Saturday 18 May 2024: Delaware State Convention. The State Convention elects the National Convention delegates according to the results of the primary.

 

21 July 2023: (SB 140) SB 149 was signed on by Governor John Charles Carney, Jr. (Democratic). The Presidential Primary is moved from the 4th to the 1st Tuesday in April (2 April 2024) for 2024 only.

 

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.

 

Links Links to other web sites

Constitution   Links to State Constitutions
  The Delaware Constitution of 1897 as amended
Election Authority
  Commissioner of Elections for the State of Delaware
Legislature   Links to State Legislatures
  Delaware General Assembly
Republican
  The Republican State Committee of Delaware
Media & others
  Cape Gazette - Lewes
  Delaware Grapevine
  delaware online
  Delaware State News - Dover
  Newark Post - Elkton
  Politics1.com - Delaware
  WBOC TV - CBS, UPN - Salisbury
  WDEL AM - Wilmington
  WDOV AM - FOX - Dover
  WGMD FM - Lewes - Rehoboth
  WILM AM - Wilmington
  WMDT TV - ABC - Salisbury
 


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Documentation
  Historical Analysis of the Presidential Nominating Process  
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  Primary/Caucus/Convention Glossary  
  Statutory Election Information of the Several states / Presidential Primary  
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