|The Green Papers
2024 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
New Jersey Democrat
Presidential Nominating Process
Candidate filing deadline: Monday 25 March 2024
Primary: Tuesday 4 June 20241
Special post-Primary State Convention: Wednesday 12 June 2024
Democratic State Committee / State Convention: Saturday 15 June - Tuesday 18 June 2024
146 total delegate votes - 84 district / 28 at large; 14 Pledged PLEOs; 20 Unpledged PLEOs
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Delegate Selection Plan from the New Jersey Senate Democratic Party.
28 July 2023: DNC Rules and Bylaws Committee Meeting Committee Meeting found this plan in conditional compliance.
This Presidential Primary coincides with a state/local primary. These coinciding primaries tend to have an impact upon voter turnout.
Participation in New Jersey's delegate selection process is open to all voters registered as Democrats. A detail: "Independent" voters are ineligible to vote in the Democratic Primary, however, "Unaffiliated" voters are eligible to participate with the understanding that their party affiliation will automatically change to Democrat upon casting their vote.
126 of 146 delegates to the Democratic National Convention are pledged to presidential contenders based on the results of the voting in today's New Jersey 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. Write in candidates are permitted. How the Democratic Proportional Delegate Allocation Math works.
District-level delegates are elected by a two-part primary in which delegate positions are allocated based on a Presidential preference primary and filled through the election of delegates directly on the ballot. National Convention District delegates slates are approved by each Presidential candidate prior to the primary.
Wednesday 12 June 2024: Special post-Primary State Convention.If a presidential candidate has qualified to receive District delegates but has failed to slate a sufficient number of delegate candidates, a special post-primary caucus fills the positions.
Saturday 15 June - Tuesday 18 June 2024: Democratic State Committee / State Convention
National Convention Pledged PLEO and At-Large delegates are elected according to the results of the primary.
The remaining 20 National Convention delegates consist of
These 20 delegates and will go to the Democratic National Convention officially "Unpledged".
circa 28 March 2023: A bill has been drafted in the New Jersey legislature that would allow New Jersey to employ ranked choice voting.
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
|• New Jersey Division of Elections
|• New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission
|• New Jersey Assembly Democratic Majority
|• New Jersey Senate Democrats
|• The New Jersey Democratic State Committee
|Media & others
|• centraljersey.com - Packet Publications - Princeton
|• New Jersey Globe
|• NJ.com- Everything Jersey Star-Ledger, Trenton Times, Jersey Journal and other NJ newspapers
|• NJTV - New Jersey Public Television - Englewood
|• Politics1.com - New Jersey
|• Press of Atlantic City
|• the Trentonian
|• The Westfield Leader
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