2024 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, Illinois

Save the date! The 2024 Democratic National Convention is set to take place in Chicago, Illinois, from August 19 to 22, 2024. This convention plays a pivotal role in shaping the direction of the Democratic Party, with delegates holding a central role in decision-making processes.

Delegates participating in the Democratic National Convention will not only cast their votes for the party's presidential and vice-presidential nominees, but will also contribute to decisions on the party's platform, resolutions, and governing rules. It's a unique opportunity to actively influence the party's agenda.

Stay informed and be part of the democratic process by signing up for updates from the national party and convention committee. For more details, visit democrats.org or chicago2024.com.

Mark your calendars for this significant political event, where the future of the Democratic Party will be charted.


Quick Facts:

  • New Mexico has a total of 45 delegates and 3 alternate delegates.

  • There are five different delegate types: District-Level Delegates [23 total], Pledged Party Leader and Elected Official (PLEO) Delegates [4 total], At-Large Delegates [7 total], Alternate Delegates [3 total] and Automatic delegates [11 total].

  • In addition, New Mexico will select 1 member to serve on each of the DNC's three standing committees: Credentials, Platform, and Rules.

  • In order to run for a National Delegate Position, you must be 18 years old on or before November 5, 2024, be a resident of New Mexico, a U.S. citizen, and be a registered voter in the district in which you are running.

Important Dates:

  • May 17th: Statement of Candidacy forms are due by 5:00 p.m. MST for anyone wishing to run for a District-Level delegate

  • May 22nd: Statement of Candidacy forms are due by 5:00 p.m. MST for anyone wishing to run for a PLEO Delegate, At-Large Delegate, or Alternate Delegate

  • June 8th: County Party Conventions

  • June 15th: Congressional District Conventions (election of District-Level Delegates)

  • June 22nd: Statewide Post-Primary Convention (election of At-Large, Alternate, and PLEO Delegates)

  • August 19th-22nd: Democratic National Convention in Chicago!

For more information, please view the New Mexico Delegate Selection Plan.

Click here to view the How to Run for Delegate slideshow

Click here for a flow chart of the conventions