The Green Papers
Presidential Primaries 2020
Democratic Pledged and Unpledged Delegate Summary

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
Pledged and Unpledged Delegate Summary
Sorted by first date

 
4,745 total delegate votes - 2,591 district / 898 at large; 490 Pledged PLEOs; 766 Unpledged PLEOs
Pledged/Unpledged delegate votes: 3,979 pledged, 766 unpledged.
Need to nominate (first ballot, pledged delegate votes only): 1,990.
Need to nominate (any ballot, all delegate votes): 2,373.
Rank (sort)
Date
(sort)
State
(available)
4,745
Allocation
(sort)
Pl
3,979
(sort)
Unpl
766
(sort)
Pl
(sort)
Unpl
(sort)
Total
193 FebIowa41841849
3311 FebNew Hampshire24924933
3222 FebNevada3612361248
4629 FebSouth Carolina54954963
13 MarAlabama52952961
33 MarAmerican Samoa656511
53 MarArkansas31531536
63 MarCalifornia4167941679495
73 MarColorado6713671380
103 MarDemocrats Abroad13413417
233 MarMaine24824832
253 MarMassachusetts91239123114
273 MarMinnesota7517751792
373 MarNorth Carolina1101211012122
413 MarOklahoma37537542
483 MarTennessee64964973
493 MarTexas2283422834262
513 MarUtah29629635
523 MarVermont16716723
543 MarVirginia99259925124
1610 MarIdaho20520525
2610 MarMichigan1252212522147
2810 MarMississippi36536541
2910 MarMissouri6810681078
3810 MarNorth Dakota14414418
5510 MarWashington89188918107
3914 MarNorthern Marianas656511
417 MarArizona6711671178
1217 MarFlorida2192921929248
1717 MarIllinois1552915529184
4017 MarOhio1361713617153
1324 MarGeorgia1051510515120
4429 MarPuerto Rico51851859
24 AprAlaska15415419
154 AprHawaii24924933
224 AprLouisiana54754761
584 AprWyoming14414418
577 AprWisconsin8413841397
828 AprConnecticut6015601575
928 AprDelaware2111211132
2428 AprMaryland96239623119
3628 AprNew York2734627346319
4328 AprPennsylvania1862418624210
4528 AprRhode Island26926935
142 MayGuam757512
202 MayKansas39639645
185 MayIndiana82782789
3112 MayNebraska29429433
5612 MayWest Virginia28628634
2119 MayKentucky54654660
4219 MayOregon6114611475
112 JunDistrict of Columbia2026202646
302 JunMontana19619625
342 JunNew Jersey1262112621147
352 JunNew Mexico3411341145
472 JunSouth Dakota16516521
536 JunVirgin Islands767613
50JulUnassigned01 11
Convention3,9797663,9797664,745
Rank Date State PlUnpl PlUnplTotal
(available)
4,745
Allocation
 

Pl: Pledged or Bound Delegates.
Unpl: Unpledged or Not Bound Delegates

 
 


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