The Green Papers
Presidential Primaries 2020
Democratic Delegate Pledging and Voter Eligibility

Democratic Party Democratic
Delegate Pledging
and Voter Eligibility
Sorted by Voter Eligibility
Delegate Pledging
Voter Eligibility
GuamProportional Caucus/ConventionClosed Caucus/Convention
IowaProportional Caucus/ConventionClosed Caucus/Convention
MaineProportional Caucus/ConventionClosed Caucus/Convention
NevadaProportional Caucus/ConventionClosed Caucus/Convention
Northern MarianasProportional Caucus/ConventionClosed Caucus/Convention
Virgin IslandsProportional Caucus/ConventionClosed Caucus/Convention
WyomingProportional Caucus/ConventionClosed Caucus/Convention
AlaskaProportional PrimaryClosed Primary
ArizonaProportional PrimaryClosed Primary
ConnecticutProportional PrimaryClosed Primary
DelawareProportional PrimaryClosed Primary
District of ColumbiaProportional PrimaryClosed Primary
FloridaProportional PrimaryClosed Primary
HawaiiProportional PrimaryClosed Primary
IdahoProportional PrimaryClosed Primary
KansasProportional PrimaryClosed Primary
KentuckyProportional PrimaryClosed Primary
MaineProportional PrimaryClosed Primary
MarylandProportional PrimaryClosed Primary
MinnesotaProportional PrimaryClosed Primary
New MexicoProportional PrimaryClosed Primary
New YorkProportional PrimaryClosed Primary
OregonProportional PrimaryClosed Primary
PennsylvaniaProportional PrimaryClosed Primary
TexasProportional PrimaryClosed Primary
WashingtonProportional PrimaryClosed Primary
CaliforniaProportional PrimaryModified Primary
ColoradoProportional PrimaryModified Primary
LouisianaProportional PrimaryModified Primary
MassachusettsProportional PrimaryModified Primary
NebraskaProportional PrimaryModified Primary
New HampshireProportional PrimaryModified Primary
New JerseyProportional PrimaryModified Primary
North CarolinaProportional PrimaryModified Primary
OhioProportional PrimaryModified Primary
OklahomaProportional PrimaryModified Primary
Rhode IslandProportional PrimaryModified Primary
South DakotaProportional PrimaryModified Primary
West VirginiaProportional PrimaryModified Primary
Unassigned Not applicable Not applicable
American SamoaProportional Caucus/ConventionOpen Caucus/Convention
Democrats AbroadProportional Caucus/ConventionOpen Caucus/Convention
North DakotaProportional Caucus/ConventionOpen Caucus/Convention
AlabamaProportional PrimaryOpen Primary
ArkansasProportional PrimaryOpen Primary
GeorgiaProportional PrimaryOpen Primary
IllinoisProportional PrimaryOpen Primary
IndianaProportional PrimaryOpen Primary
MichiganProportional PrimaryOpen Primary
MississippiProportional PrimaryOpen Primary
MissouriProportional PrimaryOpen Primary
MontanaProportional PrimaryOpen Primary
Puerto RicoProportional PrimaryOpen Primary
South CarolinaProportional PrimaryOpen Primary
TennesseeProportional PrimaryOpen Primary
UtahProportional PrimaryOpen Primary
VermontProportional PrimaryOpen Primary
VirginiaProportional PrimaryOpen Primary
WisconsinProportional PrimaryOpen Primary
Delegate Pledging Tally
Proportional Primary48
Proportional Caucus/Convention10
Not applicable1
Voter Eligibility Tally
Closed Primary19
Open Primary16
Modified Primary13
Closed Caucus/Convention7
Open Caucus/Convention3
Not applicable1

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Commentary: THE TIES THAT BIND-- OR DO THEY? or, Politicus Unbound
Delegate Allocation
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  Estimating the Delegate Count  

  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  
  Straw Polls