|The Green Papers|
2020 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
Presidential Nominating Process
Congressional Caucuses: Saturday 6 June 2020
State Convention: Saturday 13 June 2020
Primary: Saturday 11 July 2020
46 total delegates - 10 base at-large / 18 re: 6 congressional districts / 3 party / 15 bonus
States Chronologically States Alphabetically
14 April 2020: Due to concerns over the coronavirus, Governor John Bel Edwards postponed the 20 June primary until 11 July. This date is outside the RNC's window, second Saturday in June (13 June), for state parties to hold their primaries and caucuses.
27 March 2020: The LAGOP Executive Committee voted unanimously to reschedule the Congressional District Caucuses from 28 March to 6 June and the Louisiana Republican State Party Convention from 18 April to 13 June.
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.
Returns from the Louisiana Department of State.
Saturday 6 June 2020: Congressional Caucuses convene to nominate candidates for National Convention delegates. The delegates will be elected at the State Convention.
Saturday 13 June 2020: The State Convention convenes in Baton Rouge to elect delegates to the Republican National Convention according to the results of the primary.
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)].
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|
|• Louisiana Constitution|
|• Geaux Vote|
|• Louisiana Ethics Administration|
|• Louisiana Secretary of State|
|Legislature Links to State Legislatures|
|• Louisiana House of Representatives|
|• Louisiana State Legislature|
|• Louisiana State Senate|
|• The Republican Party of Louisiana|
|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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