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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".
Presidential Nominating Process
Primary: Tuesday 12 March 2024 (presumably)1
Congressional District Caucuses: Circa April 2024 (date not set)
Quorum of District Delegates Elect PLEO Delegates: Circa April 2024 (date not set)
State Committee Meeting: Circa May 2024 (date not set)
Delegate Pledging: Proportional Primary. Voter Eligibility: Open Primary.
124 total delegate votes - 71 district / 23 at large; 14 Pledged PLEOs; 16 Unpledged PLEOs
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4 May 2023: Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger announces his decision to hold the Georgia presidential primary on 12 March 2024.
2 December 2022: The Democratic National Committee Rules and Bylaws Committee recommended a "pre-window" start date of Tuesday 13 February 2024. This date conflicts with Republican Party rules.
The date of the primary will be set by the Georgia Secretary of State who has the discretion to set it between 1 December 2023 and 11 June 2024. The decision must be made no later than 1 December 2023.
Participation in Georgia's delegate selection process is open to all voters who wish to participate as Democrats. Georgia does not register voters by party. Voters publicly declare party preference when they request a primary ballot or Presidential Preference Primary ballot. Records showing the voters' choice are public record.
Tuesday 12 March 2024 (presumably): Georgia Primary. Hours reportedly 7:00a-7:00p EDT (1100-2300 UTC). Delegate Pledging: Proportional Primary. Voter Eligibility: Open Primary.
108 of 124 delegates to the Democratic National Convention are allocated to presidential contenders based on the results of the voting in today's Georgia 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. Here is how the Democratic Proportional Delegate Allocation Math works.
Georgia Code § 21-2-193 requires the Executive Committee of both state parties to submit a list of candidates to appear on the presidential ballot.
Circa April 2024 (date not set): District-Level delegates will be elected via voting within the delegates' congressional district.
Circa April 2024 (date not set): Quorum of District Delegate Meeting.
National Convention Pledged PLEO delegates are elected online by a quorum of the District-Level Delegates according to the results of the primary.
Circa May 2024 (date not set): State Committee Meeting.
National Convention At-Large delegates are elected on-line by the State Committee according to the results of the primary.
The remaining 16 National Convention delegates consist of
These 16 delegates and will go to the Democratic National Convention officially "Unpledged".
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|
|• Georgia Constitution|
|• Elections Division of the Secretary of State's Office|
|• Georgia Secretary of State - Elections Division|
|Legislature Links to State Legislatures|
|• Georgia General Assembly|
|• Democratic Party of Georgia|
|• Georgia House Democratic Caucus|
|• Georgia Senate Democratic Caucus|
|Media & others|
|• Athens Banner-Herald|
|• Atlanta Journal-Constitution|
|• Barnesville Herald-Gazette|
|• Georgia Politics Unfiltered|
|• Gwinnett Daily Post - Lawrenceville|
|• LaGrange Daily News|
|• MainStreetNews.com - Northeast Georgia|
|• NewsLink.org - Georgia|
|• Northwest Georgia News - Rome|
|• PoliticalVine.com - Marietta|
|• Politics1.com - Georgia|
|• Savannah Morning News|
|• The Citizen - Fayetteville|
|• The Daily Tribune News - Cartersville|
|• The Times-Herald - Newnan|
|• WAGA TV - FOX - Atlanta|
|• Waycross Journal-Herald|
|• WGCL TV - CBS - Atlanta|
|• WSB TV - Atlanta|
|• WXIA TV - NBC - Atlanta|
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