Las Vegas, NV – The Nevada State Democratic Party held its 2016 State Convention today, the final step in a three-tiered delegate selection process to choose the Democratic nominee for President. In the final credential report, Hillary Clinton had 1,695 Delegates and Bernie Sanders had 1,662 Delegates at the State Convention. Nevada will send 20 Pledged National Delegates for Clinton and 15 for Sanders.
Here is the final overview of the allocation for Pledged National Delegates from Nevada to the 2016 Democratic National Convention:
|Pledged Delegate Categories||Hillary Clinton||Bernie Sanders|
|District-Level Delegates (23)||13||10|
|At-Large Delegates (7)||4||3|
|Pledged PLEO Delegates (5)||3||2|
Nevada will send a total of 43 Delegates and 3 Alternates to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia in July. Delegates at the State Convention elect 35 Pledged Delegates and 3 Alternates. There are also 8 Unpledged PLEO Delegates, Democratic elected officials and party leaders who decide independently which presidential candidate they will support.
The District-Level Delegates are allocated based on the percentage of the precinct caucus vote on February 20. The At-Large and Pledged PLEO Delegates are determined based on the State Convention results.