The Green Papers
2020 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions

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Presidential Nominating Process
Primary: Tuesday 17 March 20201
Congressional District Caucuses: Saturday 18 April 2020
State Convention: Saturday 16 May 2020
Democrats
CandidateDelegate Votes
Soft
Pledged
Soft
Unpledged
Soft
Total
Hard Total
(available) 13.0 100.00%13.0  16.25%13  16.25%
Biden, Joseph Robinette "Joe", Jr.39.0  58.21% 39.0  48.75%39  48.75%
Sanders, Bernard "Bernie"28.0  41.79% 28.0  35.00%28  35.00%
Total67.0 100.00%13.0 100.00%80.0 100.00%80 100.00%

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Arizona Primaries for Statewide offices and Congress
 
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2020 Delegate Selection Plan from the Arizona Democratic Party.


2020 Election Dates from the Arizona Secretary of State.

2020 Presidential Preference Election Candidate Qualification from the Arizona Secretary of State.

Returns from the Arizona Secretary of State.


   

Participation in Arizona's delegate selection process is open to all voters who wish to participate as Democrats. Only registered Democrats are allowed to participate in the primary. 17 year olds who will turn 18 by the November General Election will not be allowed to vote in the Presidential Preference Primary,

Tuesday 17 March 2020: Arizona Primary. Hours reportedly 6:00a-7:00p MST (1300-0200 UTC). Delegate Pledging: Proportional Primary. Voter Eligibility: Closed Primary.

Primary (preliminary)
Included in Nationwide vote.
98% Reporting. Estimate as of 19 March 2020 00:30 EDT.

CandidatePop
Vote
%
Joseph Robinette "Joe" Biden, Jr.232,09943.64%
Bernard "Bernie" Sanders168,38631.66%
Michael Rubens "Mike" Bloomberg53,78810.11%
Elizabeth Ann Warren34,5746.50%
Peter Paul Montgomery "Pete" Buttigieg24,5694.62%
Amy Jean Klobuchar9,3451.76%
Tulsi Gabbard2,7310.51%
Andrew Yang1,7850.34%
Thomas Fahr "Tom" Steyer1,1030.21%
Julián Castro6940.13%
Marianne Williamson6270.12%
Roque "Rocky" De La Fuente, III5980.11%
Cory Anthony Booker4080.08%
John Kevin Delaney3160.06%
Deval Laurdine Patrick2440.05%
Michael Farrand Bennet2360.04%
Henry Hewes1880.04%
Michael A. Ellinger1780.03%
Total531,869100.00%
 

67 of 80 delegates to the Democratic National Convention are pledged to presidential contenders based on the results of the voting in today's Arizona Presidential Primary. A mandatory 15 percent threshold is required in order for a presidential contender to be allocated National Convention delegates at either the congressional district or statewide level. How the Democratic Proportional Delegate Allocation Math works.

  • 44 district delegates are to be pledged proportionally to presidential contenders based on the primary results in each of Arizona's 9 Congressional Districts.
  • 23 delegates are to be allocated to presidential contenders based on the primary vote statewide.
    • 14 at-large National Convention delegates
    • 9 Pledged PLEOs

Primary
98% Reporting. Estimate as of 19 March 2020 00:30 EDT.

ContestBidenSanders
 Pop
Vote
Qual
Vote
DelPop
Vote
AllocDelPop
Vote
AllocDel
CD152,84642,705524,5182.871318,1872.1292
CD276,91558,177634,8243.592423,3532.4082
CD365,42348,775528,1392.885320,6362.1152
CD439,57529,963318,9941.902210,9691.0981
CD559,49744,237525,1522.843319,0852.1572
CD659,49744,237525,1522.843319,0852.1572
CD759,49744,237425,1522.274219,0851.7262
CD859,49744,237525,1522.843319,0852.1572
CD959,49744,237625,1523.411319,0852.5893
PLEO532,244400,8059232,2355.2155168,5703.7854
At-Large532,244400,80514232,2358.1128168,5705.8886
Total
Delegates
  67  39  28

The candidates below have publicly suspended their campaigns. Candidates that have formally withdrawal of candidacy with the Secretary of State's Office are marked with an asterisk. All the names below will still appear on the ballots as the ballots have already been printed: Elizabeth Warren, Michael R. Bloomberg, *Amy Klobuchar, Pete Buttigieg, *Tom Steyer, Deval Patrick, *Michael Bennet, Andrew Yang, *John Delaney, Marianne Williamson, *Cory Booker, JuliÃn Castro.

 

Saturday 18 April 2020: District Caucuses meet. National Convention District delegates are elected according to the results of the primary.

 

Saturday 16 May 2020: State Convention and State Committee Meeting in Phoenix.

National Convention Pledged PLEO and At-Large delegates are elected according to the results of the primary.

The remaining 13 National Convention delegates consist of

  • 13 Unpledged PLEO delegates:
    • 7 Democratic National Committee members.
    • 6 Members of Congress (1 Senator and 5 Representatives).
    • 0 Governors.
    • 0 Distinguished Party Leaders.

These 13 delegates and will go to the Democratic National Convention officially "Unpledged".

 

Notes

Primary dates marked "presumably" and polling times marked "reportedly" are based on unofficial or estimated data (especially as regards local variations from a jurisdictionwide statutory and/or regulatory standard) and are, thereby, subject to change.

1 Democratic Party's "First Determining Step" of the delegate selection process.

 

Links Links to other web sites

Constitution   Links to State Constitutions
  Arizona Constitution
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Election Authority
  Arizona Secretary of State
  Citizens Clean Elections Commission
Legislature   Links to State Legislatures
  Arizona House of Representatives
  Arizona Revised Statutes
  Arizona State Senate
Democratic
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Media & others
  Arizona Capitol Times - Phoenix
  Arizona Daily Star - Tucson
  Arizona Daily Sun - Flagstaff
  Blog For Arizona
  East Valley Tribune - Mesa
  KGUN TV - ABC - Tucson
  Kingman Daily Miner
  KOLD TV - CBS - Tucson
  Payson Roundup
  Politics1.com - Arizona
  Prescott Newspapers Online
  Sedona Red Rock News
  Sierra Vista Herald
  Sonoran News - Cave Creek
  The Daily Dispatch - Douglas
  The Flagstaff Navajo-Hopi Observer
  The Navajo Times - Window Rock
  The Republic - Phoenix
  The Sun - Yuma
  Today's News-Herald - Lake Havasu City
 


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Documentation
  Historical Analysis of the Presidential Nominating Process  
  Historical Analysis of the apportionment of delegate votes at the National Conventions of the two major parties  
  Primary/Caucus/Convention Glossary  
  Statutory Election Information of the Several states / Presidential Primary  
  Dates of PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARIES re: selection and/or allocation/distribution of Delegates to Major Party National Conventions  
 
  Major Third Party Presidential Nomination Process  
 
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