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West Virginia Democratic Primary

37 Delegates Proportional Allocation: Tuesday 10 May 2016

Total delegates include 20 district, 6 at large, 3 Pledged PLEOs and 8 Unpledged PLEOs.

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wMountain State Polling Data

PollDateSampleSandersClintonSpread
PPD Average 4/22 - 5/2 -- 46.0 40.0 Sanders +6.0
MetroNews 4/22 - 5/2 228 LV 47.0 43.0 Sanders +4
PPP (D) 4/29 - 5/1 549 LV 45.0 37.0 Sanders +8
MetroNews 2/11 - 2/16 159 LV 57.0 29.0 Sanders +28
PollDateSampleSandersClintonSpread



(H/T GreenPapers) Tuesday 10 May 2016: 29 of 37 delegates to the Democratic National Convention are pledged to presidential contenders based on the results of the voting in today’s West Virginia Presidential Primary. A mandatory 15 percent threshold is required in order for a presidential contender to be pledged National Convention delegates at either the congressional district or statewide level.

20 district delegates are to be allocated proportionally to presidential contenders based on the primary results in each of the State’s 3 congressional districts. (estimated allocations)

9 delegates are to be allocated to presidential contenders based on the primary vote statewide.

6 at-large National Convention delegates

3 Pledged PLEOs

Saturday 11 June – Sunday 12 June 2016: The West Virginia State Convention in Charleston / State Executive Committee meeting.

National Convention District level delegates are elected during the District Caucuses at the 11 June State Convention according to the results of the primary.

National Convention At-Large and Pledged Pledged PLEO delegates are elected during the 12 June State Executive Committee Meeting according to the results of the primary.

The remaining 8 National Convention delegates consist of

8 Unpledged PLEO delegates:

6 Democratic National Committee members.

1 Member of Congress (1 Senator and 0 Representatives).

1 Governor.

0 Distinguished Party Leaders.

Saturday 11 June – Sunday 12 June 2016: The West Virginia State Convention in Charleston / State Executive Committee meeting.

National Convention District level delegates are elected during the District Caucuses at the 11 June State Convention according to the results of the primary.

National Convention At-Large and Pledged Pledged PLEO delegates are elected during the 12 June State Executive Committee Meeting according to the results of the primary.

The remaining 8 National Convention delegates consist of 8 Unpledged PLEO delegates, 6 Democratic National Committee members, 1 member of Congress (1 Senator and 0 Representatives) and 1 governor. In West Virginia, there are 0 Distinguished Party Leaders and 8 delegates who will go to the Democratic National Convention officially “Unpledged”.