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2016 Pennsylvania Democratic Primary

210 Delegates: Proportional (April 26, 2016)

Total delegates include 127 district, 42 at large, 20 Pledged PLEOs and 21 Unpledged PLEOs. Rules explained below polling table.

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Keystone State Polling Data

PollDateSampleMoEClintonSandersSpread
PPD Average 4/11 - 4/24 -- -- 54.7 37.8 Clinton +16.9
PPP (D) 4/22 - 4/24 728 LV 3.6 51.0 41.0 Clinton +10
Harper (R) 4/21 - 4/23 641 LV 3.9 61.0 33.0 Clinton +28
CBS News/YouGov 4/20 - 4/22 831 LV 6.7 51.0 43.0 Clinton +8
NBC/WSJ/Marist 4/18 - 4/20 734 LV 3.6 55.0 40.0 Clinton +15
Monmouth 4/17 - 4/19 302 LV 5.6 52.0 39.0 Clinton +13
Franklin & Marshall 4/11 - 4/18 510 LV 5.3 58.0 31.0 Clinton +27
FOX News 4/4 - 4/7 805 LV 3.5 49.0 38.0 Clinton +11
Quinnipiac University 3/30 - 4/4 514 LV 4.3 50.0 44.0 Clinton +6
Harper (R) 4/2 - 4/3 603 LV 4 55.0 33.0 Clinton +22
Franklin & Marshall 3/14 - 3/20 408 RV 4.7 53.0 28.0 Clinton +25
Harper (R) 3/1 - 3/2 347 LV 5.3 57.0 27.0 Clinton +30
Franklin & Marshall 2/13 - 2/21 295 LV 5.7 51.0 29.0 Clinton +22
Harper (R) 1/22 - 1/23 640 LV 3.8 55.0 28.0 Clinton +27
Franklin & Marshall 1/18 - 1/23 361 RV -- 46.0 29.0 Clinton +17
Franklin & Marshall 10/19 - 10/25 303 RV -- 52.0 18.0 Clinton +34
PPP (D) 10/8 - 10/11 479 RV 4.5 40.0 22.0 Clinton +18
Quinnipiac 9/25 - 10/5 442 RV 4.7 36.0 19.0 Clinton +11
Quinnipiac 8/7 - 8/18 462 RV 4.6 45.0 19.0 Clinton +26
Quinnipiac 6/4 - 6/15 402 RV 4.9 53.0 10.0 Clinton +38
PPP (D) 5/21 - 5/24 385 LV 5 63.0 14.0 Clinton +49
Quinnipiac 3/17 - 3/28 415 RV 4.8 48.0 1.0 Clinton +33
Quinnipiac 1/22 - 2/1 392 RV 5 54.0 2.0 Clinton +42
PPP (D) 1/15 - 1/18 494 RV 4.4 58.0 5.0 Clinton +45
PPP (D) 5/30 - 6/1 382 RV 5 65.0 0.0 Clinton +56
Franklin & Marshall 3/25 - 3/31 524 RV 4.3 55.0 0.0 Clinton +50
Franklin & Marshall 2/18 - 2/23 548 RV 4.2 58.0 0.0 Clinton +51
PPP (D) 11/22 - 11/25 436 RV 4.7 61.0 0.0 Clinton +48
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The latest 2016 Pennsylvania Democratic Primary polls taken for the contest on Tuesday, April 26. There are 210 delegates awarded on a proportional basis. In the Keystone State, 189 of 210 delegates to the Democratic National Convention are pledged to candidates based on the results of the vote in the 2016 Pennsylvania Democratic Primary.

A mandatory 15% threshold is required in order for a candidate to be allocated National Convention delegates at either the congressional district or statewide level.

127 district delegates are to be pledged proportionally to presidential contenders based on the primary results in each of the State’s 18 congressional districts.
In addition, 62 delegates are to be pledged to presidential contenders based on the primary vote statewide.

  • 127 district delegates are to be pledged proportionally to presidential contenders based on the primary results in each of the State’s 18 congressional districts.
  • In addition, 62 delegates are to be pledged to presidential contenders based on the primary vote statewide.
    • 42 at-large National Convention delegates
    • 20 Pledged PLEOs

District Level delegates appear on the primary ballot and selections are made from the highest vote getters. In the event a presidential candidate qualifies to receive District delegates but failed to slate a sufficient number on the primary ballot, the necessary delegates will be elected at the State Convention.

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