|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
Primary: Tuesday 10 March 20201
Ward, Township, Legislative District, and County Mass Meetings: Thursday 9 April 2020
Congressional District Conventions: Thursday 30 April 2020
State Committee: Saturday 9 May 2020
State Convention: Saturday 20 June 2020
78 total delegate votes - 44 district / 15 at large; 9 Pledged PLEOs; 10 Unpledged PLEOs
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Missouri Delegate Selection Plan from the Missouri Democratic Party.
Primary Election from the Missouri Secretary of State.
2020 Missouri Election Calendar from the Missouri Secretary of State.
Participation in Missouri's delegate selection process is open to all voters who wish to participate as Democrats. Missouri has open primaries, voters may select the Party of their choice, thus declaring their Party preference, at their polling location.
Tuesday 10 March 2020: 68 of 78 delegates to the Democratic National Convention are pledged to presidential contenders based on the results of the voting in today's Missouri 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.
Thursday 9 April 2020: Ward, Township, Legislative District, and County Mass Meetings. Hours begin at 7:30p CDT (0030 UTC). These meetings elect delegates to the Congressional District and State Conventions.
Thursday 30 April 2020: Congressional District Conventions. Hours begin at 7:30p CDT (0030 UTC).
National Convention District Delegates are elected according to the results of the Primary.
Saturday 9 May 2020: The Democratic State Committee meets in Jefferson City.
National Convention Pledged PLEO Delegates are elected according to the results of the Primary.
Saturday 20 June 2020: State Convention in Columbia.
National Convention At-Large Delegates are elected according to the results of the Primary.
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.1 Democratic Party's "First Determining Step" of the delegate selection process.
|Links Links to other web sites|
|Constitution Links to State Constitutions|
|• Missouri Constitution|
|• Missouri Secretary of State - Elections Division|
|Legislature Links to State Legislatures|
|• Missouri House|
|• Missouri Senate|
|• Missouri Democratic Party|
|• The Missouri Democratic Party|
|Media & others|
|• Branson Shows|
|• Lee's Summit Journal|
|• Missouri Scout|
|• NewsLinks.org - Missouri|
|• Politics1.com - Missouri|
|• St. Louis Post-Dispatch|
|• The Examiner - Independence|
|• The Hannibal Courier-Post|
|• The Joplin Globe|
|• The Kansas City Star|
|• The Laclede County Record|
|• The Missourinet - Jefferson City|
|• The Springfield News-Leader|
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