The Popular Vote above is based on official
returns from the 6 June Primary.
This Presidential Primary coincides with a state/local primary. These
coinciding primaries tend to have an impact upon voter turnout.
Al Gore is the only candidate to receive 15% of the vote. He will
receive the 35 district, 12 at-large, and 7 pledged PLEO delegates.
6 June 2000: Unpledged delegate preference update: Gore 9. Unpledged delegates appear in the "Soft Unpledged" column.
Here's how we compute the delegate count:
- A candidate must receive 15% or more of the total popular vote to qualify for delegates. Discard those votes cast for candidates who do not qualify.
- Allocate Congressional District delegates from the qualified vote in each district. Allocate Pledged PLEO and At-Large delegates using the statewide qualified vote. Bill Bradley, having withdrawn from the campaign, is not entitled to receive At-Large and PLEO delegates.
- In each jurisdiction:
- Total qualified vote = total votes cast for the qualifying candidates in the jurisdiction.
- Allocation = (delegates for the jurisdiction) × (candidate's popular vote) ÷ (total qualified vote).
- Assign each candidate the WHOLE NUMBER of delegates.
- If delegates remain, allocate each of the remaining delegates to those candidates with the LARGEST REMAINDERS.
Tuesday 6 June 2000: 54 of 64 delegates to the Democratic National
Convention are allocated to presidential contenders based on the
results of the voting in today's Alabama Presidential Primary.
- "35 district delegates are to be allocated proportionally to
presidential contenders based on the primary results in each of the
State's 7 congressional districts. In addition, 12 at-large National
Convention delegates plus 7 Pledged PLEOs are to be allocated to
presidential contenders based on the primary vote statewide. 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."
The remaining 10 National Convention delegates consist of 9 Unpledged
PLEOs and 1 Unpledged "add-on"; these 10 delegates will go to the
Democratic National Convention officially "Unpledged".
The breakdown of unpledged delegates is:
- 6 Democratic National Committee members
- 2 Members of Congress (Representatives)
- 1 Governor
- 1 add-on
Alabama has 67 counties and 7 congressional districts: 60 counties are
wholly within a given congressional district; 7 counties are divided
among more than one congressional district.
UNDIVIDED COUNTIES (wholly within one Congressional District):
- CD 1: Baldwin, Escambia, Mobile, Monroe and Washington.
- CD 2: Autauga, Barbour, Bullock, Butler, Coffee, Conecuh, Covington, Crenshaw, Dale, Elmore, Geneva, Henry, Houston and Pike.
- CD 3: Calhoun, Chambers, Chilton, Clay, Cleburne, Coosa, Lee, Mason, Randolph, Russell, St. Clair, Talladega and Tallapoosa.
- CD 4: Blount, Cherokee, Cullman, DeKalb, Etowah, Fayette, Franklin, Lamar, Marion, Marshall, Walker and Winston.
- CD 5: Colbert, Jackson, Lauderdale, Limestone, Madison and Morgan.
- CD 6: Shelby.
- CD 7: Choctaw, Dallas, Greene, Hale, Lowndes, Marengo, Perry, Sumter and Wilcox.
DIVIDED COUNTIES (split between more than one Congressional District):
- Bibb: CDs 3 and 6
- Clarke: CDs 1 and 7
- Jefferson: CDs 6 and 7
- Lawrence: CDs 4 and 5
- Montgomery: CDs 2 and 7
- Pickens: CDs 4 and 7
- Tuscaloosa: CDs 6 and 7