|The Green Papers|
2020 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
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.
Presidential Nominating Process
Precinct Caucus: Saturday 28 March 2020 (presumably)1
State Convention: Saturday 30 May - Sunday 31 May 2020 (presumably)
32 total delegate votes - 14 district / 5 at large; 3 Pledged PLEOs; 10 Unpledged PLEOs
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Participation in Hawai'i's delegate selection process is open to all voters who wish to participate as registered Democrats.
Saturday 28 March 2020 (presumably): Precinct Caucuses. 22 of 32 delegates to the Democratic National Convention are pledged to presidential contenders based on the preferences expressed today's Hawaii Presidential Precinct Caucuses. A mandatory 15 percent threshold is required in order for a presidential contender to be pledged National Convention delegates at either the Congressional District Level or statewide level. Here is how the Democratic Proportional Delegate Allocation Math works.
Saturday 30 May - Sunday 31 May 2020 (presumably): Hawai'i Democratic State Convention convenes. National Convention District-level delegates are elected by the State Convention delegates on the first day. National Convention Pledged PLEO and At-Large delegates are elected by the State Central Committee on the second day.
The remaining 10 National Convention delegates consist of
These 10 delegates and will go to the Democratic National Convention officially "Unpledged".
|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|
|• The Constitution of the State of Hawaii|
|• Hawaii Office of Elections|
|Legislature Links to State Legislatures|
|• Hawaii State Legislature|
|• Hawai'i Democratic Party|
|Media & others|
|• Akaku - Maui Community Television|
|• Hawai'i Free Press - Hilo|
|• Hawaii Reporter - Honolulu|
|• Hawaii Tribune Herald - Hilo|
|• Honolulu Civil Beat|
|• Honolulu Magazine|
|• Honolulu Star-Bulletin|
|• Honolulu Weekly|
|• Ka Leo O Hawai'i - University of Hawai'i at Manoa|
|• KGMB TV - CBS - Honolulu|
|• KHNL TV - NBC - Honolulu|
|• KHON TV - Fox - Honolulu|
|• KITV TV - ABC - Honolulu|
|• Maui News|
|• MauiTime Weekly|
|• Molokai Advertiser-News|
|• Pacific Business News - Honolulu|
|• Politics1.com - Hawaii|
|• Star Advertiser - Honolulu|
|• The Garden Island - Kauai|
|• West Hawaii Today - Kailua-Kona|
1 Democratic Party's "First Determining Step" of the delegate selection process.
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