|The Green Papers|
2020 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
The delegate selection processes herein, along with any and all dates and delegate counts 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 20201
Post Primary Congressional District Caucuses: Wednesday 27 May 2020
The State Party Committee: Wednesday 10 June 2020
74 total delegate votes - 40 district / 14 at large; 6 Pledged PLEOs; 14 Unpledged PLEOs
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Delegate Selection Materials from the Connecticut Democrats.
April 28, 2020 Presidential Preference Calendar from the Connecticut Office of the Secretary of the State.
Participation in Connecticut's delegate selection process is open to all voters who wish to participate as Democrats.
60 of 74 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.
Wednesday 27 May 2020: Post Primary Congressional District Caucuses. Hours begin at 7:30p EDT (2330 UTC). 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.
Wednesday 10 June 2020: The State Party Committee meets in Hartford. Hours begin at 7:00p EDT (2300 UTC). National Convention Pledged PLEO and At-Large delegates are elected by the State Party Committee according to the results of the primary.
The remaining 14 National Convention delegates consist of
These 14 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.1 Democratic Party's "First Determining Step" of the delegate selection process.
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|• Journal Inquirer - Manchester|
|• New Britain Herald|
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|• 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|
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