Delegate Totals and Dates for Presidential Primaries and Caucuses, 1988

This report provides the 1988 Democratic and Republican delegate totals and the calendar of Presidential primaries and caucuses, by State. The information is presented in four separate calendars: alphabetically by State; chronologically by primary or caucus date; and separately for each party, arranged i n State order.

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The Cer.,:;s .ei-!i;)r \;-ci.;aii.,. -I li d ~ , \ ABSTRACT This report provides the 1988 Democratic and Republican d e l e g a t e t o t a l s and the calendar of P r e s i d e n t i a l primaries and caucuses, by S t a t e . information i s presented i n four separate calendars: The a l p h a b e t i c a l l y by S t a t e ; c h r o n o l o g i c a l l y by primary o r caucus d a t e ; and s e p a r a t e l y f o r each p a r t y , arranged i n S t a t e order. CONTENTS TABLE 1. TABLE 2 . TABLE 3 . TABLE 4 . P r e s i d e n t i a l P r i m a r i e s , Caucuses, and Delegate T o t a l s , by S t a t e , 1988 ....................... P r e s i d e n t i a l P r i m a r i e s , Caucuses, and Delegate T o t a l s , 1988 AChronological L i s t . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Democratic Delegate T o t a l s and T e n t a t i v e Dates f o r P r i m a r i e s and Caucuses, 1988 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Republican Delegate T o t a l s and T e n t a t i v e Dates f o r P r i m a r i e s and Caucuses, 1988 20 ............... 2 9 DELEGATE TOTALS AND DATES FOR PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARIES A N D CAUCUSES, 1 9 8 8 T h i s r e p o r t p r o v i d e s t h e 1988 D e m o c r a t i c a n d R e p u b l i c a n P r e s i d e n t i a l p r i m a r y and c a u c u s d a t e s and t h e d e l e g a t e t o t a l s f o r e a c h p a r t y f o r t h e S t a t e s and T e r r i t o r i e s . The d a t e s f o r p r i m a r i e s a n d c a u c u s e s a r e d e t e r m i n e d by t h e Stace Legislature or the S t a t e Party. D e l e g a t e t o t a l s f o r t h e S t a t e s and T e r r i t o r i e s a r e d e t e r m i n e d b y t h e D e m o c r a t i c N a t i o n a l Cornsnittee and t h e R e p u b l i c a n N a t i o n a l C o m m i t t e e , r e s p e c tively. While t h e Democratic d e l e g a t e t o t a l s have r e c e i v e d f i n a l a p p r o v a l , s l i g h t c h a n g e s c o u l d o c c u r a s a r e s u l t of c h a n g e s i n m e m b e r s h i p i n t h e Democrat i c N a t i o n a l C o m m i t t e e , t h e D e m o c r a t i c m e m b e r s h i p i n C o n g r e s s , o r t h e number o f Democratic Governors. The d e l e g a t e t o t a l s a r e f i n a l f o r t h e R e p u b l i c a n s a s well. T a b l e 1 p r e s e n t s t h i s i n f o r m a t i o n a l p h a b e t i c a l l y , by S t a t e . a r r a n g e s i t c h r o n o l o g i c a l l y , by d a t e o f t h e p r i m a r y o r c a u c u s . Table 2 Table 3 i n c l u d e s i n f o r m a t i o n o n l y on D e m o c r a t i c p r i m a r i e s a n d c a u c u s e s , a r r a n g e d i n S t a t e o r d e r , w h i l e T a b l e 4 p r e s e n t s i n f o r m a t i o n , s i m i l a r l y a r r a n g e d , j u s t on Kepubl i c a n e v e n t s . Sources consulted f o r t h i s report include : F i n a l C a l l f o r t h e 1988 D e m o c r a t i c N a t i o n a l C o n v e n t i o n a n d 1988 Republ i c a n N a t i o n a l C o n v e n t i o n : Tentative Allocation f o r Delegates f o r each p a r t i e s ' delegate t o t a l s . i n f o r m a t i o n was g a t h e r e d t h r o u g h a t e l e p h o n e s u r v e y o f S t a t e E l e c t i o n o f f i c i a l s , a n d i n some c a s e s , t h e S t a t e p a r t i e s . Other TABLE 1. Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Delegate Totals, by State, 1988 State Date Party ALABAMA March 08 R Primary Primary D R Caucus Caucus AMERI CAN SAMOA March 08 D Caucus ARIZONA April 16 by April 2 3 D R Caucus Caucus D R Pr imary Pr imary D R Pr imary Pr imary D R Caucus Caucus D R Primary Pr imary D Caucus Caucus ALASKA March 10 Feb. 2 7 or March 01 ARKANSAS March 08 CALIFORNIA June 0 7 COLORADO April 04 CONNECTlCUT March 29 DELAWARE April 18 April 1-30 D Method R DEMOCRATS ABROAD D March 22 Primary Number of delegates TABLE 1. Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Delegate Totals, by State, 1988--Continued State Date Party DI STRICT OF COLUMBIA May 0 3 FLORIDA March 08 GEORGIA March 08 Method Primary Primary Pr imary Primary Pr imary Primary GUA. April 24 Caucus Caucus, HAWA I I Feb. 04 March 08 Caucus Caucus IDAHO March 08 May 24 Caucus Primary ILLINOIS March 15 INDIANA May 0 3 Pr imary Primary Pr imary. Primary IOWA February 08 Caucus Caucus Number of delegates Comnen t CRS -4 TABLE 1. Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Delegate Totals, by State, 1988--Continued State Date Party Method KANSAS March 19 Feb. 01-07 D R Caucus Caucus D R Pr imary Primary D R Primary Pr imary KENTUCKY March 08 LOU1 SI ANA March 08 MAINE February 26-28 R February 28 MARY LAND March 08 MASSACHUSETTS March 08 MICHIGAN January 29-30 Number of delegates Because some towns conduct caucuses in conjunction with town meetings, localities have the option of holding caucuses outside these dates. Caucus D Caucus D R Primary Primary D R Primary Primary R Convention D Caucus -- 77 The dates given are the dates of the Republican State Convention. The delegate selection process began with precinct caucuses on August 5, 1986. March 26 15 1 -- CRS-5 TABLE 1. Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Delega te Totals, by State, 1988--Continued State Date MINNESOTA February 23 Party Method Caucus Caucus MISSISSIPPI March 08 MISSOURI March 08 MONTANA June 07 NEBRASKA May 10 NEVADA March 08 Feb. 18 NEW HAMPSHIRE February 16 NEW JERSEY June 07 Primary Primary Primary Primary Primary Primary Primary Primary Caucus Caucus Primary Primary Primary Primary Number of delegates Comnen t Because the date of the precinct caucuses violates Democratic National Comnittee rules governing the timing of delegate selection events, the Democratic State Party may not report the results of the Presidential preference poll taken of precinct meetings until March 8. TABLE 1. Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Delegate Totals, by State, 1988--Continued State Date NEW MEXICO June 07 NEW YORK April 19 NORTH CAROL1 NA March 08 Party Method Primary Primary Primary Primary Caucus June 14 Primary OKLAHOMA March 08 OR ECON May 17 PENNSYLVANIA April 26 PUERTO RICO March 20 RHODE ISLAND March 08 Comnen t Primary Primary NORTH DAKOTA ->March 13 OH I0 May 03 Number of delegates Caucuses may be held any time between March 13 and March 27. -- Primary Primary Primary Primary Primary Primary Primary Primary Primary Primary Primary Primary * A primary preference vote could be conducted for Democratic candidates on June 14, but would have no effect on the delegate selection process. TABLE 1. Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Delegate Totals, by State, 1988--Continued State Date SOUTH CAROL1 NA March 05 March 12 SOUTH DAKOTA February 23 TENNESSEE March 08 TEXAS March. 08 Party Method Number of delegates Comnen t R Primary 37 The preference vote on March 5 determines the proportion of delegates to which each candidate is entitled. Following the preference vote on March 5 , the party will conduct conventions at the Congressional District (Mar. 28) and State (April 09) levels for selecting delegates. D Caucus 48 D Primary R Primary 19 Because the primary date is in conflict with the Democratic National Comnittee's guidelines for selecting delegates to the National Convention, participants at the Congressional district caucus on March 12 will have to reaffirm the primary results in order to allocate delegates according to those results. 18 -- D R Primary Pr imary 77 45 D R ~r imar Primary 198 111 -- TABLE 1. P r e s i d e n t i a l P r i m a r i e s , C a u c u s e s , and D e l e g a t e T o t a l s , by S t a t e , 1988--Continued State Date Party Method Number o f delegates D R Caucus Caucus 27 26 D/R Primary -- D R Caucus Caucus 19 D R Caucus N.A. 4 4 D/R Primary March 12 D Caucus 85 Jan.-May R Caucus 50 D R Caucus Caucus 72 41 D R Pr imary Primary 44 28 D R Primary Pr imary 88 47 D R Caucus Caucus 18 18 UTAH A p r i l 25 VERMONT March 0 1 A p r i l 19 VIRGIN ISLANDS A p r i l 02 VIRGINIA March 0 8 WASHINGTON March 08 WEST VIRGINIA May 10 WISCONSIN April 05 WYOMING March 0 5 Feb. 09-24 17 -- Comnen t P r e f e r e n c e p r i m a r y . Not b i n d i n g o n the selection of delegates f o r e i t h e r party. --- Preference primary. (Binding only o n t h e s e l e c t i o n of D e m o c r a t i c delegates.) The r e s u l t s o f t h e p r i m a r y d e t e r m i n e t h e number of d e l e g a t e s t o which e a c h c a n d i d a t e i s entitled. -- TABLE 2 . P r e s i d e n t i a l P r i m a r i e s , C a u c u s e s , and D e l e g a t e T o t a l s , 1988 A C h r o n o l o g i c a l L i s t Date State Party Method January-May Virginia R Caucus J a n u a r y 29-30 Michigan R Convention F e b r u a r y 01-07 Kansas R Caucus F e b r u a r y 04 Hawaii R Caucus February08 Iowa Comment The d a t e s g i v e n a r e t h e d a t e s of t h e Republican S t a t e Convention. The delegate selection p r o c e s s began w i t h p r e c i n c t c a u c u s e s on August 5 , 1986. Caucus Caucus F e b r u a r y 09-24 Wyoming R Caucus F e b r u a r y 16 NewHampshire D R Primary Primary February 18 Nevada R Caucus February 23 Minnesota D Caucus R Caucus D Primary S o u t h Dakota Number of delegates Because t h e d a t e of precinct caucuses v i o l a t e s Democratic National Cornittee r u l e s g o v e r n i n g t h e t i m i n g of delegate selection e v e n t s , t h e Democratic S t a t e P a r t y may n o t r e p o r t t h e r e s u l t s of the Presidential preference poll taken a t p r e c i n c t meetings u n t i l March 8. -- Because t h e p r i m a r y d a t e is i n c o n f l i c t with t h e Democratic N a t i o n a l Committee's g u i d e l i n e s for selecting delegates t o t h e National TABLE 2 . P r e s i d e n t i a l P r i m a r i e s , C a u c u s e s , and D e l e g a t e T o t a l s , 1988 A C h r o n o l o g i c a l L i s t - - C o n t i n u e d Dace State Party Method Number of delegates Comment Convention, participants a t the Congressional d i s t r i c t c a u c u s on March 1 2 w i l l have t o r e a f f i r m t h e primary r e s u l t s i n order t o a l l o c a t e delegates according t o those r e s u l t s . R Primary F e b r u a r y 26-28 Maine R Caucus F e b r u a r y 27 o r March 01 Alaska R February 28 Maine D March 01 Vermont D/R Primary -- March 05 South C a r o l i n a R Primary 37 22 Because some towns conduct caucuses i n con j u n c t i o n ' w i t h town meetings, l o c a l i t i e s have t h e o p t i o n of holding caucuses outside these dates. Caucus Caucus P r e f e r e n c e p r i m a r y . Not b i n d i n g on t h e s e l e c t i o n of d e l e g a t e s t o e i t h e r party. The p r e f e r e n c e v o t e on March 5 d e t e r m i n e s t h e p r o p o r t i o n of d e l e g a t e s t o which e a c h c a n d i d a t e i s e n t i t l e d . Following t h e p r e f e r e n c e v o t e on March 5 , t h e p a r t y w i l l conduct conventions a t t h e Congressional D i s t r i c t (March 2 8 ) and S t a t e (April 9) l e v e l s for selecting delegates. CRS- 11 TABLE 2 . P r e s i d e n t i a l P r i m a r i e s , C a u c u s e s , and D e l e g a t e T o t a l s , 1988 A Chronolo.gica1 List--Continued Date March 05 March 08 State Party Wyoming D R Method Caucus Caucus A 1 abama Primary Primary American Samoa Caucus Arkansas . Primary Primary Florida Primary Primary Georgia Primary Primary Hawa i i Caucus Idaho Caucus Kentucky Primary Primary Louisiana Primary Primary Mary l a n d Primary Primary Massachusetts Primary Primary Mississippi Primary Primary Missouri Primary Primary Nevada Caucus Number o f delegates 18 18 Comment -The d a t e g i v e n i s t h e d a t e of t h e County conventions. Precinct caucuses w i l l be held between February 9 and F e b r u a r y 24. CRS- 12 TABLE 2 . P r e s i d e n t i a l P r i m a r i e s , C a u c u s e s , and D e l e g a t e T o t a l s , 1988 A C h r o n o l o g i c a l List--Continued Date State Party Method Number of delegates Comment North Carolina D R Primary Primary Oklahoma D R Primary Primary Rhode I s l a n d D R Primary Primary Tennessee D R Primary Primary Texas D R Primary Primary D/R Primary Washington D R Caucus Caucus March 10 Alaska D Caucus March 12 South Carolina D Caucus Virginia D Caucus 85 The r e s u l t s o f t h e primary determine t h e number of d e l e g a t e s t o which e a c h c a n d i d a t e i s entitled. March 1 3 N o r t h Dakota D Caucus 20 Caucuses may be h e l d a n y t i m e between Harch 13 and Harch 2 7 . March 15 Illinois D R Primary Primary March 19 Kansas D Caucus March 20 P u e r t o Rico D Primary March 22 Democrats Abroad D Primary March 08 Virginia -- P r e f e r e n c e primary. ( B i n d i n g o n l y on t h e s e l e c t i o n of Democratic delegates.) 9 -- TABLE 2 . P r e s i d e n t i a l P r i m a r i e s , C a u c u s e s , and D e l e g a t e T o t a l s , 1988 A C h r o n o l o g i c a l List--Continued Date State Party Method Number o f delegates March 26 Michigan D Caucus March 29 Connecticut D R Primary Primary 59 35 A p r i l 02 Virgin Islands D Caucus 4 A p r i l 04 Colorado D R Caucus Caucus 51 36 A p r i 1 05 Wisconsin D Primary 88 R Primary 47 1 51 A p r i l 16 Arizona D Caucus 40 A p r i l 18 Delaware D Caucus 19 A p r i l 19 New York D R Primary Primary Vermon t D R Caucus Caucus 19 17 A p r i l 23 Arizona R Caucus 33 A p r i l 24 Guam D R Caucus Caucus 4 4 A p r i l 25 Utah D R Caucus Caucus 27 26 A p r i 1 26 Pennsylvania D R Primary Primary 193 96 May 03 D i s t . of Col. D R Primary Primary 24 14 Indiana D R Primary Primary 85 51 Ohio D R Primary Primary 174 Comment ------- 2 75 136 88 -- TABLE 2 . P r e s i d e n t i a l P r i m a r i e s , C a u c u s e s , a n d D e l e g a t e T o t a l s , 1988 A C h r o n o l o g i c a l L i s t - - C o n t i n u e d Date State Party Method May 10 Nebraska D R Primary Primary May 1 0 West V i r g i n i a D R Primary Primary May 16 Delaware D Caucus May 1 7 Oregon D R Primary Primary May 24 Idaho R Primary J u n e 07 California D R Primary Primary Montana D R Primary Primary New J e r s e y D R Primary Primary New Mexico D R Primary Primary North Dakota R Primary " J u n e 14 Number o f delegates Comment * D e m o c r a t s may c o n d u c t a p r i m a r y p r e f e r e n c e v o t e o n t h i s d a t e , b u t i t would h a v e n o t e f f e c t on t h e d e l e g a t e s e l e c t i o n p r o c e s s . TABLE 3 . D e m o c r a t i c D e l e g a t e T o t a l s a n d T e n t a t i v e D a t e s f o r P r i m a r i e s and Caucuses, 1988 State Date Met hod ALABAMA March 0 8 Primary ALASKA March 1 0 Caucus AMERICAN SAMOA March 0 8 Caucus ARIZONA A p r i l 16 Caucus ARKANSAS March 0 8 Primary CALIFORNIA J u n e 07 Primary COLORADO April 04 Caucus CONNECT1 CUT March 2 9 Primary DELAWARE April 18 Caucus DEMOCRATS ABROAD March 2 2 Primary D I STRICT OF COLUMBIA May 0 3 Primary FLOR I DA March 0 8 Primary CEORCI A March 0 8 Primary Number o f delegates Comnen t TABLE 3. D e m o c r a t i c D e l e g a t e T o t a l s a n d T e n t a t i v e D a t e s f o r P r i m a r i e s a n d C a u c u s e s , 1988--Continued Date GUAM A p r i l 24 Method Caucus HAWAII March 0 8 Caucus IDAHO March 0 8 Caucus ILLINOIS March 1 5 Primary INDIANA May 0 3 Primary IOWA F e b r u a r y 08 Caucus KANSAS March 1 9 Caucus KENTUCKY March 0 8 Primary LOU1 S I ANA March 0 8 Primary MAINE February 28 Caucus MARY LAND March 0 8 Primary MASSACHUSETTS Harch 0 8 Primary MICHIGAN H a r c h 26 Caucus Number o f delegates Comnen t CRS- 17 TABLE 3. Democratic D e l e g a t e T o t a l s and T e n t a t i v e D a t e s f o r P r i m a r i e s and C a u c u s e s , 1988--Continued Date MINNESOTA F e b r u a r y 23 Method Number o f delegates Caucus 86 Comnen t Because t h e d a t e of t h e p r e c i n c t caucuses v i o l a t e s Democratic National Comnittee r u l e s governing t h e t i m i n g of d e l e g a t e s e l e c t i o n e v e n t s , t h e Democratic S t a t e P a r t y may n o t r e p o r t t h e r e s u l t s of t h e Presidential preference p o l l taken a t p r e c i n c t m e e t i n g s u n t i l March 8. MISSISSIPPI March 0 8 Primary MISSOURI March 0 8 Primary MONTANA J u n e 07 Primary NEBRASKA May 1 0 Primary NEVADA March 0 8 Caucus NEW HAMPSHIRE F e b r u a r y 16 Primary NEW JERSEY J u n e 07 Primary NEW MEXICO J u n e 07 Primary NEW YORK A p r i l 19 Primary NORTH CAROLINA March 0 8 Primary TABLE 3. Democratic D e l e g a t e T o t a l s and T e n t a t i v e D a t e s f o r P r i m a r i e s and Caucuses, 1988--Continued Date Method NORTH DAKOTA * March 1 3 Caucus OHIO May 0 3 Primary OKLAHOMA March 0 8 Primary OREGON May 17 Primary PENNSYLVANIA A p r i l 26 Primary PUERTO RICO March 20 Primary RHODE ISLAND March 0 8 Primary SOUTH CAROL1 NA March 12 Caucus SOUTH DAKOTA F e b r u a r y 23 Primary TENNESSEE March 0 8 Primary TEXAS March 0 8 Primary Number o f delegates 20 Caucuses may b e h e l d a n y t i m e between March 13 and March 2 7 . 19 Because t h e p r i m a r y d a t e i s i n c o n f l i c t w i t h t h e Democratic N a t i o n a l cornnittee's guidelines f o r s e l e c t i n g d e l e g a t e s t o t h e National Convention, p a r t i c i p a n t s a t t h e Congressional d i s t r i c t c a u c u s e s on March 1 2 w i l l h a v e t o r e a f f i r m t h e primary r e s u l t s i n order t o allocate delegates accordiing t o those r e s u l t s . * A p r i m a r y p r e f e r e n c e v o t e c o u l d be c o n d u c t e d f o r D e m o c r a t i c c a n d i d a t e s on J u n e 1 4 , b u t would have no e f f e c t on t h e d e l e g a t e s e l e c t i o n p r o c e s s . CRS- 19 TABLE 3 . Democratic D e l e g a t e T o t a l s and T e n t a t i v e D a t e s f o r P r i m a r i e s and C a u c u s e s , 1988--Continued Number of delegates Date Method UTAH A p r i l 25 Caucus VERMONT March 0 1 Primary -- Caucus 19 April 19 Comnen t P r e f e r e n c e p r i m a r y . Not b i n d i n g on t h e s e l e c t i o n of d e l e g a t e s . -- VIRGIN I SLANDS A p r i l 02 Caucus VIRGINIA March 08 Primary -- March 12 Caucus 85 The r e s u l t s of t h e p r i m a r y d e t e r m i n e t h e number o f d e l e g a t e s t o which e a c h candidate i s e n t i t l e d . WASHINGTON March 0 8 Caucus WEST VIRGINIA March 1 0 Primary WISCONSIN A p r i l 05 Primary WYOMING March 0 5 Caucus Preference primary TABLE 4 . R e p u b l i c a n D e l e g a t e T o t a l s a n d T e n t a t i v e D a t e s f o r P r i m a r i e s a n d C a u c u s e s , 1988 State Date Method ALABAMA March 0 8 Primary ALASKA F e b r u a r y 27 o r March 1 Caucus ARIZONA by A p r i l 23 Caucus ARKANSAS March 08 Primary CALIFORNIA June 07 Primary COLORADO A p r i l 04 Caucus CONNECTICUT March 29 Primary DELAWARE A p r i l 1-30 Caucus DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA Primary May 0 3 FLORIDA March 08 Primary GEORGIA March 08 Primary GUAM A p r i l 24 HAWAI I February 4 Caucus Caucus Number o f delegates Comment TABLE 4 . R e p u b l i c a n D e l e g a t e T o t a l s and T e n t a t i v e D a t e s f o r P r i m a r i e s and C a u c u s e s , 1988--Continued State Date Method I DAHO May 24 Primary I LLINOI S March 15 Primary INDIANA May 03 Primary IOWA F e b r u a r y 08 Caucus KANSAS F e b r u a r y 01-07 Caucus KENTUCKY March 08 Primary LOUISIANA March 08 Primary MAINE F e b r u a r y 26-28 Caucus MARYLAND March 08 Primary MASSACHUSETTS March 08 Primary MICHIGAN J a n u a r y 29-30 Convention Number of delegates Comment 22 -- 51 -- 22 Because some towns c o n d u c t c a u c u s e s i n c o n j u n c t i o n w i t h town m e e t i n g s , l o c a l i t i e s have t h e o p t i o n of holding caucuses o u t s i d e t h e s e dates. 7 7 The d a t e s g i v e n a r e t h e d a t e s of t h e R e p u b l i c a n S t a t e C o n v e n t i o n . The delegate s e l e c t i s n process began w i t h p r e c i n c t c a u c u s e s on August 5 , 1986. TABLE 4 . R e p u b l i c a n D e l e g a t e T o t a l s a n d T e n t a t i v e D a t e s f o r P r i m a r i e s a n d C a u c u s e s , 1988--Continued State Date Met hod MINNESOTA February 23 Caucus MISSISSIPPI March 0 8 Primary MISSOURI March 0 8 Primary MONTANA June 07 Primary NEBRASKA May 1 0 Primary NEVADA February 1 8 Caucus NEW HAMPSHIRE F e b r u a r y 16 Primary NEW JERSEY June 07 Primary NEW MEXICO June 07 Primary NEW YORK A p r i l 19 Primary NORTH CAROLINA March 0 8 Primary NORTH DAKOTA June 14 Primary OHIO May 0 3 Primary OKLAHOMA March 0 8 Primary Number of delegates Comment TABLE 4. R e p u b l i c a n D e l e g a t e T o t a l s and T e n t a t i v e D a t e s f o r P r i m a r i e s and C a u c u s e s , 1988--Continued State Date Method Number of delegates Comment OREGON May 17 Primary 32 -- PENNSYLVANIA A p r i l 26 Primary 96 -- PUERTO RICO March 20 Primary 14 -- RHODE ISLAND March 08 Primary 21 -- SOUTH CAROLINA March 05 Primary 37 The p r e f e r e n c e v o t e on March 5 d e t e r mines t h e p r o p o r t i o n o f d e l e g a t e s t o which e a c h c a n d i d a t e i s e n t i t l e d . F o l l o w i n g t h e p r e f e r e n c e v o t e on March 5, t h e p a r t y w i l l c o n d u c t conventions a t t h e Congressional D i s t r i c t (March 2 8 ) and S t a t e ( A p r i l 9) levels f o r selecting delegates. SOUTH DAKOTA February 2 3 Primary TENNESSEE March 08 Primary TEXAS March 08 Primary UTAH A p r i l 25 Caucus VERMONT March 0 1 Primary -- P r e f e r e n c e Caucus 17 A p r i l 19 p r i m a r y . Not b i n d i n g on t h e s e l e c t i o n of d e l e g a t e s . -- TABLE 4 . R e p u b l i c a n D e l e g a t e T o t a l s a n d T e n t a t i v e D a t e s f o r P r i m a r i e s and Caucuses, 1988--Continued Number of delegates State Date Method VIRGINIA March 0 8 Primary -- Caucus 50 WASH1 NGTON March 08 Caucus 41 WEST VIRGINIA May 10 Primary 28 WISCONSIN A p r i l 05 Primary 47 Caucus 18 January-May WYOMING F e b r u a r y 9-24 KC: p j g Comment Preference primary. (Binding o n l y on t h e s e l e c t i o n o f D e m o c r a t i c delegates. ) --