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2020 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
Presidential Nominating Process
Primary: Tuesday 12 May 20201
County Conventions: Thursday 14 May - Sunday 24 May 2020
State Convention: Friday 5 June - Sunday 7 June 2020
33 total delegate votes - 20 district / 6 at large; 3 Pledged PLEOs; 4 Unpledged PLEOs
States Chronologically States Alphabetically
22 June 2018: The Nebraska Democratic Party's platform committee unanimously voted to proposed to the state convention that in 2020 the state use the state run primary rather than the caucuses to allocate its national convention delegates.
8 December 2018: The State Central Committee decided to use the state run primary to allocate its national convention delegates in 2020.
Delegate Selection Plan from the Nebraska Democratic Party.
Participation in Nebraska's delegate selection process is open to all voters who wish to participate as Democrats. Nebraska has voter registration by party and provides that a political party may allow registered voters who are not affiliated with a political party to vote in their primary election. Nebraska Democratic Party has adopted this rule.
Tuesday 12 May 2020: Nebraska Primary. Hours reportedly 8:00a-8:00p CDT / 7:00a-7:00p MDT (1300-0100 UTC). The polls open and close at the same GMT/UTC time, that is, polls open and close at a particular local time in the advanced time zone and open and close one hour earlier local time in the lagging time zone. Delegate Pledging: Proportional Primary. Voter Eligibility: Modified Primary..
29 of 33 delegates to the Democratic National Convention are pledged to presidential contenders based on the results of the Primary. A mandatory 15 percent threshold is required in order for a presidential contender to be allocated National Convention delegates. How the Democratic Proportional Delegate Allocation Math works.
Thursday 14 May - Sunday 24 May 2020: First Stage: County Conventions. County Convention delegates choose the county's delegates to the Nebraska State Democratic Convention.
Friday 5 June - Sunday 7 June 2020: Second Stage: The State Democratic Convention convenes in Omaha. National Convention Delegates are elected on 13 June according to the results of the Primary.
The remaining 4 National Convention delegates consist of
These 4 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|
|• Nebraska Constitution|
|• Nebraska Secretary of State|
|• Nebraska Secretary of State - Election Administration|
|Legislature Links to State Legislatures|
|• Nebraska Revised Statutes|
|• Nebraska Unicameral Legislature|
|• Nebraska Democratic Party|
|Media & others|
|• Alliance Times-Herald|
|• Columbus Telegram|
|• Fremont Tribune|
|• Grand Island Independent|
|• Kearney Hub|
|• KETV - ABC - Omaha|
|• KMTV - CBS - Omaha|
|• Lexington Clipper-Herald|
|• Lincoln Journal Star|
|• McCook Daily Gazette|
|• Norfolk Daily News|
|• North Platte Telegraph|
|• Omaha World-Herald|
|• Politics1.com - Nebraska|
|• The Beatrice Daily Sun|
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