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 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.

Democrats

  • Democratic Bonus Delegates and penalties are preliminary.

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 Unpledged Delegate Votes
Rank (sort)
State
(sort)
Pledged
(sort)
Unpledged
(sort)
Total
Details of Allocation
1California41679495272 district / 90 at large; 54 Pledged PLEOs;
79 Unpledged PLEOs
2New York27346319183 district / 61 at large; 29 Pledged PLEOs;
46 Unpledged PLEOs
3Texas22834262149 district / 49 at large; 30 Pledged PLEOs;
34 Unpledged PLEOs
4Florida21929248143 district / 47 at large; 29 Pledged PLEOs;
29 Unpledged PLEOs
5Illinois15529184101 district / 34 at large; 20 Pledged PLEOs;
29 Unpledged PLEOs
6District of Columbia20264613 district / 5 at large; 2 Pledged PLEOs;
26 Unpledged PLEOs
7Virginia992512465 district / 21 at large; 13 Pledged PLEOs;
25 Unpledged PLEOs
8Pennsylvania18624210125 district / 41 at large; 20 Pledged PLEOs;
24 Unpledged PLEOs
9Maryland962311965 district / 21 at large; 10 Pledged PLEOs;
23 Unpledged PLEOs
10Massachusetts912311459 district / 20 at large; 12 Pledged PLEOs;
23 Unpledged PLEOs
11Michigan1252214782 district / 27 at large; 16 Pledged PLEOs;
22 Unpledged PLEOs
12New Jersey1262114784 district / 28 at large; 14 Pledged PLEOs;
21 Unpledged PLEOs
13Washington891810758 district / 19 at large; 12 Pledged PLEOs;
18 Unpledged PLEOs
14Minnesota75179249 district / 16 at large; 10 Pledged PLEOs;
17 Unpledged PLEOs
15Ohio1361715389 district / 29 at large; 18 Pledged PLEOs;
17 Unpledged PLEOs
16Connecticut60157540 district / 14 at large; 6 Pledged PLEOs;
15 Unpledged PLEOs
17Georgia1051512068 district / 23 at large; 14 Pledged PLEOs;
15 Unpledged PLEOs
18Oregon61147541 district / 13 at large; 7 Pledged PLEOs;
14 Unpledged PLEOs
19Colorado67138044 district / 14 at large; 9 Pledged PLEOs;
13 Unpledged PLEOs
20Wisconsin84139755 district / 19 at large; 10 Pledged PLEOs;
13 Unpledged PLEOs
21Nevada36124823 district / 8 at large; 5 Pledged PLEOs;
12 Unpledged PLEOs
22North Carolina1101212272 district / 24 at large; 14 Pledged PLEOs;
12 Unpledged PLEOs
23Arizona67117844 district / 14 at large; 9 Pledged PLEOs;
11 Unpledged PLEOs
24Delaware21113214 district / 5 at large; 2 Pledged PLEOs;
11 Unpledged PLEOs
25New Mexico34114523 district / 7 at large; 4 Pledged PLEOs;
11 Unpledged PLEOs
26Missouri68107844 district / 15 at large; 9 Pledged PLEOs;
10 Unpledged PLEOs
27Alabama5296134 district / 11 at large; 7 Pledged PLEOs;
9 Unpledged PLEOs
28Hawaii2493315 district / 6 at large; 3 Pledged PLEOs;
9 Unpledged PLEOs
29New Hampshire2493316 district / 5 at large; 3 Pledged PLEOs;
9 Unpledged PLEOs
30Rhode Island2693518 district / 5 at large; 3 Pledged PLEOs;
9 Unpledged PLEOs
31South Carolina5496335 district / 12 at large; 7 Pledged PLEOs;
9 Unpledged PLEOs
32Tennessee6497342 district / 14 at large; 8 Pledged PLEOs;
9 Unpledged PLEOs
33Iowa4184927 district / 9 at large; 5 Pledged PLEOs;
8 Unpledged PLEOs
34Maine2483216 district / 5 at large; 3 Pledged PLEOs;
8 Unpledged PLEOs
35Puerto Rico5185933 district / 11 at large; 7 Pledged PLEOs;
8 Unpledged PLEOs
36Indiana8278955 district / 18 at large; 9 Pledged PLEOs;
7 Unpledged PLEOs
37Louisiana5476135 district / 12 at large; 7 Pledged PLEOs;
7 Unpledged PLEOs
38Vermont1672311 district / 3 at large; 2 Pledged PLEOs;
7 Unpledged PLEOs
39Kansas3964526 district / 9 at large; 4 Pledged PLEOs;
6 Unpledged PLEOs
40Kentucky5466036 district / 12 at large; 6 Pledged PLEOs;
6 Unpledged PLEOs
41Montana1962513 district / 4 at large; 2 Pledged PLEOs;
6 Unpledged PLEOs
42Utah2963519 district / 6 at large; 4 Pledged PLEOs;
6 Unpledged PLEOs
43Virgin Islands76137 at large;
6 Unpledged PLEOs
44West Virginia2863419 district / 6 at large; 3 Pledged PLEOs;
6 Unpledged PLEOs
45American Samoa65116 at large;
5 Unpledged PLEOs
46Arkansas3153620 district / 7 at large; 4 Pledged PLEOs;
5 Unpledged PLEOs
47Guam75127 at large;
5 Unpledged PLEOs
48Idaho2052513 district / 4 at large; 3 Pledged PLEOs;
5 Unpledged PLEOs
49Mississippi3654123 district / 8 at large; 5 Pledged PLEOs;
5 Unpledged PLEOs
50Northern Marianas65116 at large;
5 Unpledged PLEOs
51Oklahoma3754224 district / 8 at large; 5 Pledged PLEOs;
5 Unpledged PLEOs
52South Dakota1652110 district / 4 at large; 2 Pledged PLEOs;
5 Unpledged PLEOs
53Alaska154199 district / 4 at large; 2 Pledged PLEOs;
4 Unpledged PLEOs
54Democrats Abroad1341712 at large; 1 Pledged PLEO;
4 Unpledged PLEOs
55Nebraska2943320 district / 6 at large; 3 Pledged PLEOs;
4 Unpledged PLEOs
56North Dakota144189 district / 3 at large; 2 Pledged PLEOs;
4 Unpledged PLEOs
57Wyoming144188 district / 4 at large; 2 Pledged PLEOs;
4 Unpledged PLEOs
58Unassigned 111 Unpledged PLEO (who must be a DNC member)
Convention3,9797664,7452,591 district / 898 at large; 490 Pledged PLEOs;
766 Unpledged PLEOs
 
 


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