The Green Papers
Presidential Primaries 2020
Democratic Delegate Vote Allocation

Disclaimer:
These pages contain a combination of official, unofficial, and estimated data. The information posted here is subject to change.

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.

Democrats

  • Democratic pledged delegate counts are determined by the jurisdiction's Presidential vote in 2008, 2012, and 2016; along with the jurisdiction's electoral vote allocation based on 2010 census for the number of electors in 2020.
  • Democratic unpledged delegate counts are determined by the number of DNC Members, Democratic Governors, Democratic U.S. House members, and Democratic U.S. Senators serving at the time of the convention. The count for DNC Members, Distinguished Party Leaders is from the 2016 Convention. The tallies of Governors, Democratic U.S. House members, and Democratic U.S. Senators are the current officeholders.
  • Democratic Bonus Delegates and penalties are not included in these delegate tallies.

Republicans

  • Republican delegate counts are based on the number of Republicans elected to the State Legislatures, Governors chairs, U.S. House seats, and U.S. Senators seats through 31 December 2019. Republican unpledged delegate counts are determined by state (or equivalent) party rules. We have assumed that the policies of 2016 will apply in 2020.
  • The Republican district delegate count is based on the number of U.S. House members each state will elect in 2020.
  • Republican penalties for violating the timing window are not included in these delegate tallies.

 
Democratic Party Democratic
Delegate Vote Allocation
Sorted by Total Delegate Votes
Rank (sort)
State
(sort)
Pledged
(sort)
Unpledged
(sort)
Total
Details of Allocation
1California41676492271 district / 91 at large; 54 Pledged PLEOs;
76 Unpledged PLEOs
2New York22744271148 district / 49 at large; 30 Pledged PLEOs;
44 Unpledged PLEOs
3Texas22329252145 district / 49 at large; 29 Pledged PLEOs;
29 Unpledged PLEOs
4Florida21633249141 district / 47 at large; 28 Pledged PLEOs;
33 Unpledged PLEOs
5Illinois15629185102 district / 34 at large; 20 Pledged PLEOs;
29 Unpledged PLEOs
6Pennsylvania15420174100 district / 34 at large; 20 Pledged PLEOs;
20 Unpledged PLEOs
7Ohio1381715590 district / 30 at large; 18 Pledged PLEOs;
17 Unpledged PLEOs
8Michigan1271714482 district / 28 at large; 17 Pledged PLEOs;
17 Unpledged PLEOs
9North Carolina1101412472 district / 24 at large; 14 Pledged PLEOs;
14 Unpledged PLEOs
10New Jersey1081712570 district / 24 at large; 14 Pledged PLEOs;
17 Unpledged PLEOs
11Georgia1041511967 district / 23 at large; 14 Pledged PLEOs;
15 Unpledged PLEOs
12Virginia991411364 district / 22 at large; 13 Pledged PLEOs;
14 Unpledged PLEOs
13Massachusetts922411660 district / 20 at large; 12 Pledged PLEOs;
24 Unpledged PLEOs
14Washington871710457 district / 19 at large; 11 Pledged PLEOs;
17 Unpledged PLEOs
15Maryland792510452 district / 17 at large; 10 Pledged PLEOs;
25 Unpledged PLEOs
16Wisconsin77108750 district / 17 at large; 10 Pledged PLEOs;
10 Unpledged PLEOs
17Minnesota75169149 district / 16 at large; 10 Pledged PLEOs;
16 Unpledged PLEOs
18Indiana7097946 district / 15 at large; 9 Pledged PLEOs;
9 Unpledged PLEOs
19Missouri69128145 district / 15 at large; 9 Pledged PLEOs;
12 Unpledged PLEOs
20Colorado67127943 district / 15 at large; 9 Pledged PLEOs;
12 Unpledged PLEOs
21Arizona66107643 district / 14 at large; 9 Pledged PLEOs;
10 Unpledged PLEOs
22Tennessee6487242 district / 14 at large; 8 Pledged PLEOs;
8 Unpledged PLEOs
23South Carolina5365935 district / 11 at large; 7 Pledged PLEOs;
6 Unpledged PLEOs
24Alabama5275934 district / 11 at large; 7 Pledged PLEOs;
7 Unpledged PLEOs
25Oregon52136534 district / 11 at large; 7 Pledged PLEOs;
13 Unpledged PLEOs
26Louisiana5185933 district / 11 at large; 7 Pledged PLEOs;
8 Unpledged PLEOs
27Puerto Rico5155633 district / 11 at large; 7 Pledged PLEOs;
5 Unpledged PLEOs
28Connecticut49166532 district / 11 at large; 6 Pledged PLEOs;
16 Unpledged PLEOs
29Kentucky4655130 district / 10 at large; 6 Pledged PLEOs;
5 Unpledged PLEOs
30Iowa4375028 district / 9 at large; 6 Pledged PLEOs;
7 Unpledged PLEOs
31Oklahoma3744124 district / 8 at large; 5 Pledged PLEOs;
4 Unpledged PLEOs
32Mississippi3654123 district / 8 at large; 5 Pledged PLEOs;
5 Unpledged PLEOs
33Nevada35104523 district / 7 at large; 5 Pledged PLEOs;
10 Unpledged PLEOs
34Kansas3343722 district / 7 at large; 4 Pledged PLEOs;
4 Unpledged PLEOs
35Arkansas3153620 district / 7 at large; 4 Pledged PLEOs;
5 Unpledged PLEOs
36New Mexico2993819 district / 6 at large; 4 Pledged PLEOs;
9 Unpledged PLEOs
37Utah2843218 district / 6 at large; 4 Pledged PLEOs;
4 Unpledged PLEOs
38Nebraska2542917 district / 5 at large; 3 Pledged PLEOs;
4 Unpledged PLEOs
39Maine2452916 district / 5 at large; 3 Pledged PLEOs;
5 Unpledged PLEOs
40New Hampshire2493316 district / 5 at large; 3 Pledged PLEOs;
9 Unpledged PLEOs
41West Virginia2483216 district / 5 at large; 3 Pledged PLEOs;
8 Unpledged PLEOs
42Hawaii22103214 district / 5 at large; 3 Pledged PLEOs;
10 Unpledged PLEOs
43Rhode Island2193013 district / 5 at large; 3 Pledged PLEOs;
9 Unpledged PLEOs
44Idaho2042413 district / 4 at large; 3 Pledged PLEOs;
4 Unpledged PLEOs
45Delaware17112811 district / 4 at large; 2 Pledged PLEOs;
11 Unpledged PLEOs
46District of Columbia17244111 district / 4 at large; 2 Pledged PLEOs;
24 Unpledged PLEOs
47Montana1662211 district / 3 at large; 2 Pledged PLEOs;
6 Unpledged PLEOs
48Vermont1682411 district / 3 at large; 2 Pledged PLEOs;
8 Unpledged PLEOs
49Alaska144189 district / 3 at large; 2 Pledged PLEOs;
4 Unpledged PLEOs
50North Dakota145199 district / 3 at large; 2 Pledged PLEOs;
5 Unpledged PLEOs
51South Dakota145199 district / 3 at large; 2 Pledged PLEOs;
5 Unpledged PLEOs
52Democrats Abroad1341712 at large; 1 Pledged PLEO;
4 Unpledged PLEOs
53Wyoming134178 district / 3 at large; 2 Pledged PLEOs;
4 Unpledged PLEOs
54American Samoa64106 at large;
4 Unpledged PLEOs
55Guam65116 at large;
5 Unpledged PLEOs
56Northern Marianas64106 at large;
4 Unpledged PLEOs
57Virgin Islands65116 at large;
5 Unpledged PLEOs
58Unassigned 111 Unpledged PLEO (who must be a DNC member)
Convention3,7687154,4832,431 district / 847 at large; 490 Pledged PLEOs;
715 Unpledged PLEOs
 
 


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