Democratic National Convention Statistics, History and Facts (2021)



Here are a few of the most interesting Democratic National Convention statistics and facts I was able to dig up in my internet travels. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

Number of delegates to the National Convention:

4,765 delegates


Number of superdelegates at the Democratic National Convention:

approx 719 superdelegates in 2016


Number of delegates a candidate need to win the Democratic Presidential nomination:

2,383 delegates


Location of the 2020 National Convention:

Milwaukee, WI


Year of first National Convention:

1832


Location of first National Convention:

Baltimore, MD


Presidential nominee at the first National Convention:

Martin Van Buren


Number of multi-ballot National Conventions that have taken place since 1936:

1 (1952)


Short term economic impact that Tampa experienced in 2012 from hosting the Democratic National Convention:

$200 million


Number of people who watched day 1 on the 2016 Democratic National Convention:

25.9 million


Number of people who watched day 1 on the 2012 Democratic National Convention:

26.2 million


Number of people who watched day 2 on the 2016 Democratic National Convention:

24.7 million


Number of people who watched day 2 on the 2012 Democratic National Convention:

25.1 million


Number of people who watched day 3 on the 2016 Democratic National Convention:

24.4 million


Number of people who watched day 3 on the 2012 Democratic National Convention:

35.7 million


Please note that some of these numbers are easier to find than others. These Democratic National Convention stats are based on news reports and not official company tallies. No information contained on DMR should be relied upon to make investment decisions. Basically, this is the best I can find and I don’t guarantee anything to be 100%.