|The Green Papers|
2020 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
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.
Presidential Nominating Process
Precinct Caucuses: Saturday 28 March 2020
Primary: Saturday 4 April 2020
State Convention: Saturday 18 April 2020
46 total delegates - 10 base at-large / 18 re: 6 congressional districts / 3 party / 15 bonus
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20 June 2019: Govenor John Bel Edwards (Democratic) signed HB 563 which changes the date for the Presidential Primary: "... the statewide presidential preference primary election shall be held on the first Saturday in April in 2020...."
2020 ELECTIONS from the Louisiana Department of State.
Guidelines for Delegates and Alternates from the Louisiana Republican Party.
Saturday 28 March 2020: Precinct Caucuses convene to nominate candidates for National Convention delegates. The delegates will be elected at the State Convention.
All 46 of Louisiana's delegates to the Republican National Convention are allocated to presidential contenders in today's Presidential Primary. [Delegate Selection Rules Resolution 2015-10. RULES FOR CONVENING OF THE STATE CONVENTION TO ELECT DELEGATES TO THE 2016 REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION.]
Delegates to the National Convention ... are bound ... on the first ballot only .... If a presidential candidate ends or suspends his/her candidacy, the designated delegates are no longer bound. [Rule 4. (f)].
Saturday 18 April 2020: The State Convention convenes in Baton Rouge to elect delegates to the Republican National Convention according to the results of the primary.
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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|Media & others|
|• American Press - Lake Charles|
|• Bossier Press-Tribune|
|• COX.net - New Orleans|
|• Crowley Post Signal|
|• Daily Comet - Thibodaux|
|• DeRidder Beauregard Daily News|
|• Houma Today - The Courier - Terrebonne Parish|
|• Louisiana Politics by John Maginnis|
|• Louisiana Progress - Baton Rouge|
|• Louisiana Radio Network|
|• Monroe Free Press|
|• New Orleans CityBusiness|
|• NewsLink.org - Louisiana|
|• Politics1.com - Louisiana|
|• St. Mary and Franklin Banner-Tribune|
|• The Daily & Sunday Star - Hammond|
|• The Daily Advertiser - Lafayette|
|• The Daily Iberian - New Iberia|
|• The Daily Review - Morgan City|
|• The Greater Baton Rouge Business Report|
|• The Hayride|
|• The Lafayette Daily Advertiser|
|• The News Star - Munroe|
|• The Opelousas Daily World|
|• The Ponchatoula Times - Tangipahoa|
|• The Shreveport Times|
|• The Times-Picayune - nola.com - New Orleans|
|• The Town Talk - Alexandria|
|• Tri-Parish Times - Houma|
|• WABF TV - CBS - Baton Rouge|
|• WBRZ TV - ABC / The Advocate - Baton Rouge|
|• WWL AM - New Orleans|
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