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Caucus and Presidential Primary State Map (2016)

Yes, you can be a Delegate in a Caucus or a Presidential Primary state. Keep in mind the party rules are different in each state with their own rules for delegate selection.
Caucus states are where most of the Delegate magic happens. Presidential Primaries send Delegates to national conventions, but that’s entirely different.

State/Territory

Delegate Selection

Voter Eligibility

Alaska Caucus/Convention Closed Caucus
Colorado Caucus/Convention Closed Caucus
Guam Caucus/Convention Closed Caucus
Hawaii Caucus/Convention Closed Caucus
Idaho Caucus/Convention Closed Caucus
Iowa Caucus/Convention Closed Caucus
Kansas Caucus/Convention Closed Caucus
Maine Caucus/Convention Closed Caucus
Montana Caucus/Convention Closed Caucus
Nevada Caucus/Convention Closed Caucus
North Dakota Caucus/Convention Closed Caucus
Northern Marianas Caucus/Convention Closed Caucus
Virgin Islands Caucus/Convention Closed Caucus
Washington Caucus/Convention Closed Caucus
Wyoming Caucus/Convention Closed Caucus
Missouri Caucus/Convention Modified Caucus
American Samoa Caucus/Convention Open Caucus
Minnesota Caucus/Convention Open Caucus
Louisiana Combined Selection [Proportional Primary with Caucus/Convention] Closed Primary
Indiana Combined Selection [Winner-Take-All Primary for District Delegates with Caucus/Convention] Open Primary
West Virginia Delegate Selection Primary Modified Primary
Michigan District: Winner-Take-All or top two; Statewide: Proportional Closed Primary
Georgia District: Winner-Take-All or top two; Statewide: Proportional Modified Primary
Alabama District: Winner-Take-All or top two; Statewide: Proportional Open Primary
Connecticut District: Winner-Take-All Primary, Statewide: if winner receives a majority Winner-Take-All Primary otherwise Proportional Primary Closed Primary
New York District: Winner-Take-All Primary, Statewide: if winner receives a majority Winner-Take-All Primary otherwise Proportional Primary Closed Primary
Ohio District: Winner-Take-All Primary, Statewide: if winner receives a majority Winner-Take-All Primary otherwise Proportional Primary Modified Primary
Vermont District: Winner-Take-All Primary, Statewide: if winner receives a majority Winner-Take-All Primary otherwise Proportional Primary Open Primary
Virginia District: Winner-Take-All Primary, Statewide: if winner receives a majority Winner-Take-All Primary otherwise Proportional Primary Open Primary
Puerto Rico If winner receives a majority Winner-Take-All Primary otherwise Proportional Primary Open Primary
Mississippi In each district and statewide – if winner receives a majority Winner-Take-All Primary otherwise Proportional Primary Open Primary
Tennessee In each district and statewide – if winner receives a majority Winner-Take-All Primary otherwise Proportional Primary Open Primary
Pennsylvania Loophole Primary Closed Primary
Illinois Loophole Primary Open Primary
Kentucky Proportional Primary Closed Primary
New Mexico Proportional Primary Closed Primary
Oregon Proportional Primary Closed Primary
South Dakota Proportional Primary Closed Primary
Massachusetts Proportional Primary Modified Primary
New Hampshire Proportional Primary Modified Primary
North Carolina Proportional Primary Modified Primary
Rhode Island Proportional Primary Modified Primary
Arkansas Proportional Primary Open Primary
Texas Proportional Primary Open Primary
Arizona Winner-Take-All Closed Primary
Delaware Winner-Take-All Closed Primary
District of Columbia Winner-Take-All Closed Primary
Florida Winner-Take-All Closed Primary
New Jersey Winner-Take-All Modified Primary
Utah Winner-Take-All Modified Primary
California Winner-Take-All (by district and statewide) Closed Primary
Maryland Winner-Take-All (by district and statewide) Closed Primary
Oklahoma Winner-Take-All (by district and statewide) Closed Primary
South Carolina Winner-Take-All (by district and statewide) Open Primary
Wisconsin Winner-Take-All (by district and statewide) Open Primary
Nebraska Advisory Primary Not applicable
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