2016 Constitution Party presidential primaries

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Constitution Party presidential primaries, 2016

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339½ delegates to the Constitution Party National Convention
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Candidate Uncommitted Scott Copeland
Home state n/a Texas
Contests won 1 1
Popular vote 691 250
Percentage 58.8% 21.3%

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Candidate J. R. Myers Patrick Anthony Ockander
Home state Alaska Texas
Contests won 0 0
Popular vote 139 95
Percentage 11.8% 8.1%

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First place by first-instance vote

Previous Constitution Party nominee

Virgil Goode

Constitution Party nominee

Darrell Castle

The Constitution Party held a primary election in the states of Idaho and Missouri during the 2016 election season in order to allocate delegates from that state to the 2016 Constitution Party National Convention.


Candidate Profession State Campaign
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Darrell Castle
Attorney. Owner of Darrell Castle and Associates. Constitution Party Nominee for Vice President of the United States


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Running mate: Scott Bradley
Scott Copeland
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     Scott Copeland       J.R. Myers        Patrick Anthony Ockander
     Uncommitted        Tie        No votes

Idaho primary[edit]

The Constitution Party of Idaho held its primary on March 8.

Election results, by county, of the 2016 Constitution presidential primary in Idaho
  Scott Copeland
  J.R. Myers
  Patrick Anthony Ockander
  No votes
Idaho Constitution Party presidential primary, 2016[1][2][3]
Candidate Popular vote Pledged delegates
Count Percentage
America Symbol.svg Scott Copeland 250 51.7% 8
J.R. Myers 139 28.7% 0
Patrick Anthony Ockander 95 19.6% 0
Total: 484 100% 8
Key: Withdrew prior to contest

Missouri primary[edit]

Election results, by county, of the 2016 Constitution presidential primary in Missouri
  No votes

The Constitution Party of Missouri held its primary on March 15. No candidate made it on the ballot, and the only option for voters was "Uncommitted".

Missouri Constitution Party presidential primary, 2016[4]
Candidate Popular vote
Count Percentage
America Symbol.svg Uncommitted 691 100%
Total: 691 100%

See also[edit]

Presidential primaries


  1. ^ "Mar 08, 2016 Presidential Primary Election Results United States - by County". sos.idaho.gov. Idaho Secretary Of State. Retrieved November 25, 2016.
  2. ^ Gr, The; Inquirer (March 10, 2016). "Scott Copeland wins Idaho Constitution Party primary". The Grand Inquirer. Retrieved November 26, 2016.
  3. ^ Gr, The; Inquirer (March 2, 2016). "Patrick Ockander drops out of Constitution Party presidential race, endorses J.R. Myers and Ted Cruz". The Grand Inquirer. Retrieved November 26, 2016.
  4. ^ IT, Missouri Secretary of State -. "State of Missouri - Election Night Results". enrarchives.sos.mo.gov. Retrieved November 21, 2016.