|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
Primary: Tuesday 5 May 2020 (presumably)1
State Convention: Saturday 20 June 2020 (presumably)
79 total delegate votes - 46 district / 15 at large; 9 Pledged PLEOs; 9 Unpledged PLEOs
States Chronologically States Alphabetically
This Presidential Primary coincides with a state/local primary. These coinciding primaries tend to have an impact upon voter turnout.
Participation in Indiana's delegate selection process is open to all voters who wish to participate as Democrats.
Tuesday 5 May 2020 (presumably): Indiana Primary. Polling hours reportedly 6:00a-6:00p EDT (1000-2200 UTC) / 6:00a-6:00p CDT (1100-2300 UTC). Although a portion of this state is in CT, the majority of the polls are closed by the time indicated ET when the networks feel they can project. Delegate Pledging: Proportional Primary. Voter Eligibility: Open Primary.
Tuesday 5 May 2020 (presumably): 70 of 79 delegates to the Democratic National Convention are allocated to presidential contenders based on the results of the voting in today's Indiana Presidential Primary. A mandatory 15 percent threshold is required in order for a presidential contender to be allocated National Convention delegates at either the congressional district or statewide level. How the Democratic Proportional Delegate Allocation Math works.
Saturday 20 June 2020 (presumably): State Convention
The National Convention delegates are elected according to the results of the primary.
The remaining 9 National Convention delegates consist of
These 9 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.|
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|• Indiana Senate Democratic Caucus|
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|Media & others|
|• Decatur Daily Democrat|
|• Goshen News|
|• Greensburg Daily News|
|• Howey Political Report|
|• Indianapolis Business Journal|
|• Journal and Courier - Lafayette|
|• Kendallville Publishing Company - Northeast Indiana|
|• Kokomo Tribune|
|• Lebanon Reporter|
|• NewsLink.org - Indiana|
|• Pharos-Tribune - Logansport|
|• Politics1.com - Indiana|
|• Post-Tribune - Merrillville|
|• Reporter-Times - Martinsville|
|• The Courier Times - New Castle|
|• The Courier-Times - New Castle|
|• The Evening News - Jefferson / The Tribune - New Albany|
|• The Herald Bulletin - Anderson|
|• The Herald-Press - Huntington County|
|• The Indianapolis Star|
|• The News-Dispatch - Michigan City|
|• The News-Sentinel - Fort Wayne|
|• The Palladium-Item - Richmond|
|• The Shelbyville News|
|• The Star Press - Muncie|
|• The Times - Frankfort|
|• The Times - Munster|
|• The Times - Northwest Indiana / Southeast Chicago|
|• The Wabash PlainDealer|
|• Times-Mail - Bedford|
|• Tri-State Media|
|• Tribune Star - Terre Haute|
|• WISH TV - CBS - Indianapolis|
|• WRTV - ABC - Indianapolis|
|• WTHR - NBC - Indianapolis|
|• Zionsville Times Sentinel|
1 Democratic Party's "First Determining Step" of the delegate selection process.
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