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2024 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
 
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Presidential Nominating Process
Filing for candidates not generally recognized by Secretary of State: Monday 1 January - Monday 15 January 2024
Secretary of State certifies generally recognized candidates: Monday 15 January 2024
Primary: Tuesday 12 March 20241
County Conventions: Saturday 23 March 2024
Congressional District Conventions: Saturday 6 April - Saturday 27 April 2024
State Convention: Saturday 25 May 2024
Democrats
CandidateDelegate Votes
Soft
Pledged
Soft
Unpledged
Soft
Total
Hard Total
(available) 5.0 100.00%5.0  12.50%5  12.50%
Biden, Joseph Robinette "Joe", Jr.35.0 100.00% 35.0  87.50%35  87.50%
Total35.0 100.00%5.0 100.00%40.0 100.00%40 100.00%

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Mississippi Primaries for Statewide offices and Congress
 
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Delegate Selection Plan from the Mississippi Democratic Party.

28 July 2023: DNC Rules and Bylaws Committee Meeting Committee Meeting found this plan in conditional compliance.

2024 Democratic Primary Sample Ballot from the Mississippi Secretary of State.


   

This Presidential Primary coincides with a state/local primary. These coinciding primaries tend to have an impact upon voter turnout.

There is no partisan voter registration in Mississippi.

Tuesday 12 March 2024: Mississippi Primary. Hours 7:00a-7:00p CDT (1200-0000 UTC). Delegate Pledging: Proportional Primary. Voter Eligibility: Open Primary.

Primary (preliminary)
Included in Nationwide vote.

CandidatePop
Vote
%
Joseph Robinette "Joe" Biden, Jr.  
Total 100.00%
 

35 of 40 delegates to the Democratic National Convention are allocated to presidential contenders based on the results of the voting in today's Mississippi 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. How the Democratic Proportional Delegate Allocation Math works.

  • 23 district delegates are to be allocated proportionally to presidential contenders based on the primary results in each of the State's 4 congressional districts.
  • In addition, 12 delegates are to be allocated to presidential contenders based on the primary vote statewide.
    • 7 at-large National Convention delegates
    • 5 Pledged PLEOs

Primary

Contest
 Pop
Vote
Qual
Vote
Del
CD1  5
CD2  9
CD3  5
CD4  4
PLEO  5
At-Large  7
Total
Delegates
  35
 

Participation in Mississippi's delegate selection process is open to only qualified electors who support the principles and values established and set forth by the Democratic party platform. Because Party registration is not allowed in Mississippi, qualified electors must acknowledge that they are Democrats through signature, beginning at the precinct level caucuses.

Saturday 23 March 2024: Precinct Meetings. Hours begin at 9:00a CDT (1400 UTC). The purpose of the precinct meetings are to elect delegates to the County Convention. No candidate preference is to be declared at the caucus.

 

Saturday 23 March 2024: County Conventions. Hours begin at 2:00p CDT (1900 UTC). The delegates elect an executive committee and elect delegates to the Congressional District and State Conventions. No candidate preference is to be declared at the convention.

 

Saturday 6 April - Saturday 27 April 2024. Congressional District Conventions. Hours begin at 10:00a CDT (1500 UTC). Delegates at the District Conventions elect Congressional Delegates to the National Convention according to the preferences expressed during the Presidential Primary. Dates: CD 1: 6 April, CD 2: 13 April, CD 3: 20 April, and CD 4: 27 April.

 

Saturday 25 May 2024: State Convention.

Delegates at the State Convention elected the Pledged PLEO and At-Large Delegates to the National Convention according to the preferences expressed during the Presidential Primary.

The remaining 5 National Convention delegates consist of

  • 5 Unpledged PLEO delegates:
    • 4 Democratic National Committee members.
    • 1 Member of Congress (0 Senators and 1 Representative).
    • 0 Governors.
    • 0 Distinguished Party Leaders.

These 5 delegates and will go to the Democratic National Convention officially "Unpledged".

 

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.

1 Democratic Party's "First Determining Step" of the delegate selection process.

 

Links Links to other web sites

Constitution   Links to State Constitutions
  Unannotated Mississippi Code - Mississippi Constitution
Election Authority
  Mississippi Secretary of State
Legislature   Links to State Legislatures
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  Mississippi State Legislature
  Mississippi State Senate
Democratic
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Media & others
  djournal.com - Journal Publishing - Tupelo
  Jackson Free Press
  Madison County Journal - Ridgeland
  Magnolia Report
  Magnolia Tribune - Flora
  Mississippi Business Journal
  NewsLink.org - Mississippi
  Picayune Item
  Politics1.com - Mississippi
  The Fayette Chronicle
  The Jackson Advocate - Jackson
  The Natchez Democrat
  The Neshoba Democrat - Philadelphia
  The Sun-Herald - Biloxi
  The Vicksburg Post
  WAPT TV - ABC - Jackson
  WCBI TV - CBS - Columbus
  WLBT TV - NBC - Jackson
  WLOX TV - ABC - Biloxi - Gulfport - Pascagoula
  WTOK TV - ABC - Meridian
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  Chronological Cumulative Allocation of Delegates  
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Delegate Counts
  Democratic Pledged and Unpledged Summary   --   Republican Pledged and Unpledged Summary  
  Democratic Hard and Soft Summary   --   Republican Hard and Soft Summary  
Commentary: THE TIES THAT BIND-- OR DO THEY? or, Politicus Unbound
 
Delegate Allocation
  Democratic Quick Reference   --   Republican Quick Reference  
  The Math Behind the Democratic Delegate Allocation   --   The Math Behind the Republican Delegate Allocation  
  Democratic Timing Penalties and Bonuses   --   Republican Timing Penalties  
 
  Democratic Delegate Pledging and Voter Eligibility   --   Republican Delegate Selection and Voter Eligibility  
 
  Primaries at a Glance  
 
  Results Status and Date Retrieved  
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  Estimating the Delegate Count  
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Documentation
  Historical Analysis of the Presidential Nominating Process  
  Historical Analysis of the apportionment of delegate votes at the National Conventions of the two major parties  
  Primary/Caucus/Convention Glossary  
  Statutory Election Information of the Several states / Presidential Primary  
  Dates of PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARIES re: selection and/or allocation/distribution of Delegates to Major Party National Conventions  
 
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