|The Green Papers|
2020 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
Presidential Nominating Process
State Convention: Friday 24 April - Saturday 25 April 2020
Primary: Tuesday 7 July 2020
16 total delegates - 10 base at-large / 3 re: 1 congressional district / 3 party
States Chronologically States Alphabetically
15 March 2020: Due to the COVID-19 virus, election officials have reminded voters that they may vote by absentee ballot.
7 May 2020: Due to the COVID-19 virus, Governor John Carney postponed the 2 June Presidential Primary to 7 July. This date is outside the RNC's window, second Saturday in June (13 June), for state parties to hold their primaries and caucuses. The original date was 28 April.
Candidate List from the Delaware Department of Elections.
7 July 2020 Primary results from a media source.
7 July 2020 Primary returns from the Delaware Department of Elections.
Friday 24 April - Saturday 25 April 2020: Delaware State Convention in Rehoboth Beach. National Convention delegates are slated for the primary.
Participation in Delaware's delegate selection process is open to all voters who are registered to vote as Republicans.
All 16 of Delaware's delegates to the Republican National Convention are allocated to the presidential contender receiving the greatest number of votes statewide in today's Delaware Presidential Primary. [Rules of the Republican Party of the State Of Delaware. Article XI. Section 3.]
The 3 party leaders delegates (the National Committeeman, the National Committeewoman, and the chairman of the Delaware's Republican Party) will attend the National Convention, by virtue of their position, bound to the presidential contender receiving the greatest number of votes in the Presidential primary.
All Delegates are bound to vote for the winner of the primary on the first ballot. [Rules of the Republican Party of the State Of Delaware. Article XI. Section 3.]
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.
|Links Links to other web sites|
|Constitution Links to State Constitutions|
|• State of Delaware Online Constitution, Delaware Code, and Administrative Code|
|• The Delaware Constitution of 1897 as amended|
|• Commissioner of Elections for the State of Delaware|
|Legislature Links to State Legislatures|
|• Delaware General Assembly|
|• The Republican State Committee of Delaware|
|Media & others|
|• Cape Gazette - Lewes|
|• Delaware Coast Press - Salisbury|
|• Delaware Grapevine|
|• Delaware Liberal|
|• Delaware State News - Dover|
|• Delaware Wave - Bethany Beach|
|• delawareonline.com - Wilmington - New Castle - Georgetown|
|• delmarvanow.com - Delmarva Peninsula|
|• Dover Post|
|• Newark Post - Elkton|
|• Politics1.com - Delaware|
|• Smyrna/Clayton Sun-Times - Smyrna|
|• The Daily Times - Salisbury|
|• The Middletown Transcript|
|• The Sussex Countian - Georgetown|
|• Wake Up Delaware|
|• WBOC TV - CBS, UPN - Salisbury|
|• WDEL AM - Wilmington|
|• WDOV AM - FOX - Dover|
|• WGMD FM - Lewes - Rehoboth|
|• WILM AM - Wilmington|
|• WMDT TV - ABC - Salisbury|
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