|The Green Papers|
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
Deadline for political parties to certify participation in primary: Friday 1 December 2023
Candidate filing deadline: Friday 19 January 2024
Primary: Tuesday 19 March 20241
District Conventions: Saturday 20 April 2024
State Convention: Saturday 25 May 2024
39 total delegate votes - 22 district / 7 at large; 4 Pledged PLEOs; 6 Unpledged PLEOs
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Delegate Selection Plan from the Kansas Democratic Party as of 2 May 2023.
28 July 2023: DNC Rules and Bylaws Committee Meeting Committee Meeting found this plan in conditional compliance.
New Laws Affecting Political Parties from the Kansas Secretary of State.
21 April 2023: Kansas Governor Laura Kelly (Democratic) signed HB 2053 which states "On March 19, 2024, for each political party that is a recognized political party ... there shall be held a presidential preference primary ... this subsection shall not apply to any ... party ... that has submitted written notice ... on ... December 1, 2023, that such political party has elected to not participate ... [K.S.A. 25-4501a, Sec. 4., (b) (1) (2)]." [HB 2053 page 6].
Any qualified Kansas voter who has registered with the Kansas Secretary of State as a Democratic is qualified to vote in the Primary.
33 of 39 delegates to the Democratic National Convention are pledged to presidential contenders based on the results of today's Primary. A mandatory 15 percent threshold is required in order for a presidential contender to be pledged National Convention delegates at the congressional district level or statewide level. How the Democratic Proportional Delegate Allocation Math works.
Saturday 20 April 2024: District Conventions. District Conventions convene between 10a and 12 noon to elect 22 Democratic National Convention district-level delegates according to the results of the Primary.
Saturday 25 May 2024: State Convention
The At-Large and Pledged PLEO delegates are elected by the State Party Committee according to the results of the Primary.
The remaining 6 National Convention delegates consist of
These 6 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.
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|• Marion County Record|
|• NewsLink.org - Kansas|
|• nwkansas.com - Nor'West Newspapers|
|• Ottawa Herald - Franklin County|
|• Politics1.com - Kansas|
|• The Abilene Reflector-Chronicle|
|• The Ark Valley News - Valley Center|
|• The Butler County Times Gazette|
|• The Chanute Tribune|
|• The Coffey County Republican - Burlington|
|• The Daily Union - Junction City|
|• The Emporia Gazette|
|• The Garden City Telegram|
|• The Gyp Hill Premiere - Medicine Lodge|
|• The Hays Daily News|
|• The Iola Register|
|• The Leavenworth Times|
|• The Manhattan Mercury|
|• The McPherson Sentinel|
|• The Mirror - Tonganoxie|
|• The Morning Sun - Pittsburg|
|• The Newton Kansan|
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|• Winfield Courier|
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