|The Green Papers|
2020 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
The delegate selection processes herein, along with any and all dates associated therewith, are unofficial and based on either (1) information obtained from either Major Party, (2) Presidential Primary dates established by currently-effective State statute, or- where the foregoing information could not be obtained- (3) the state's 2016 delegate selection process and associated dates adjusted to the corresponding dates in 2020.
Presidential Nominating Process
Primary: Tuesday 28 April 2020 (presumably)1
Congressional District Caucuses: Monday 25 May 2020 (presumably)
The State Party Committee: Tuesday 2 June 2020 (presumably)
65 total delegate votes - 32 district / 11 at large; 6 Pledged PLEOs; 16 Unpledged PLEOs
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Participation in Connecticut's delegate selection process is open to all voters who wish to participate as Democrats.
Tuesday 28 April 2020 (presumably): 49 of 65 delegates to the Democratic National Convention are pledged to presidential contenders based on the results of the voting in today's Connecticut 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.
Monday 25 May 2020 (presumably): Congressional District Caucuses.
National Convention Pledged District-Level Delegates are elected according to the results of the primary. All Democratic voters are eligible to attend the caucus in their Congressional District.
Tuesday 2 June 2020 (presumably): The State Party Committee.
National Convention Pledged PLEO and At-Large delegates are elected by the State Party Committee according to the results of the primary.
The remaining 16 National Convention delegates consist of
These 16 delegates and will go to the Democratic National Convention officially "Unpledged".
|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.|
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|• Capitol Report - Connecticut|
|• Connecticut Journal - Moodus|
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|• Darien News-Review|
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|• Greenwich Time|
|• Hartford Courant|
|• Journal Inquirer - Manchester|
|• New Britain Herald|
|• New Haven Register|
|• Norwich Bulletin|
|• Politics1.com - Connecticut|
|• Republican-American - Waterbury|
|• The Advocate - Stamford|
|• The Connecticut Post - Bridgeport|
|• The Day - New London|
|• The Middletown Press|
|• The News-Times - Danbury|
|• The Record-Journal - Meriden|
|• The Register Citizen - Torrington, Winsted, Litchfield|
|• WFSB TV - CBS - Hartford|
|• WTIC TV - FOX - Hartford|
|• WTNH TV - UPN - New Haven|
|• WVIT TV - NBC - New Haven|
1 Democratic Party's "First Determining Step" of the delegate selection process.
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