2018 Delegate Information





1. What is a delegate?

A Voting member at County Conventions.

Eligible to run as State Central Committeeman/woman (2 year term).

Eligible to run as a State Convention Delegate.

2. How do I become a delegate?

You must be a registered Republican.

You must sign and notarize a delegate registration form by March 1st,  2018 and return it to the County Election Commissioner’s Office.  

Once the form is turned in you will be eligible to participate as a voting member at even-year county conventions and the next odd-year county convention.

This process must be done every 2 years.

3. Conventions

a. Odd-year County Conventions (held September 7th, 2017)

Delegates will: 

Conduct party business.

Elect new officers.

Be eligible to vote in the next Odd-year County Convention in 2019.  

b. Even-year non-presidential county conventions (first 10 days in April)

Delegates will:

Conduct party business.

Elect a man/woman to the State Central Committee from each legislative district.

Elect a predetermined number of delegates to attend the state convention.

c. Nebraska Primary Election

d. Even-year non-presidential State Convention (June 15 - 16th)

State Convention Delegates will:

Have to register with the NEGOP prior to attending the Convention.

Conduct party business.

Smaller county parties will come together with other counties in their legislative districts to elect State Central Committee members.

e. No National Convention during non-Presidential election year cycles



National Convention 

Individuals wishing to go to the Presidential National Convention will have to file with the NE Secretary of State prior to the State Convention expressing their interest to be a National Delegate.  

Individuals wishing to go to the National Convention will also have to notify the Secretary of State & NEGOP Headquarters as to which Presidential candidate they wish to support, or they may elect to support the winner of the NE Primary.

This is done by filling out the National Delegate Registration Form

Only those delegates that are bound to the winner of the Nebraska primary will be eligible to be elected to the National Convention during the State Convention  (we have a winner-take-all delegate allocation system).

Only individuals that are elected to the County and State Conventions are eligible to be elected as Delegates to the Republican National Convention.


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