The 2016 Democratic Party presidential primaries and caucuses were a series of electoral contests organized by the Democratic Party to select the 4,051 delegates to the Democratic National Convention held July 25–28 and determine the nominee for President of the United States in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
The elections took place within all fifty U.S. states, the District of Columbia, and five U.S. territories and occurred between February 1 and June 14, 2016.
Hillary Clinton, 67th U.S. Secretary of State (2009–13)
Bernie Sanders, U.S. Senator from Vermont
Martin O’Malley, 61st Governor of Maryland (2007–15)
Lincoln Chafee, 74th Governor of Rhode Island (2011–15)
Jim Webb, U.S. Senator from Virginia (2007–13)
Lawrence Lessig, Professor at Harvard Law School (2009–16)