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2020 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
New Jersey Republican
Presidential Nominating Process
Primary: Tuesday 7 July 2020
49 total delegates - 10 base at-large / 36 re: 12 congressional districts / 3 party
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8 April 2020: Due to the COVID-19 virus, Governor Philip "Phil" Murphy announced that he is postponing the 2 June primary elections until 7 July. This date is outside the RNC's window, second Saturday in June (13 June), for state parties to hold their primaries and caucuses.
2020 Election Information from the NJ Division of Elections.
This Presidential Primary coincides with a state/local primary. These coinciding primaries tend to have an impact upon voter turnout.
All of New Jersey's 49 delegates to the Republican National Convention are bound to a presidential contender in today's New Jersey Presidential Primary.
The 3 party leaders, the National Committeeman, the National Committeewoman, and the chairman of the New Jersey's Republican Party, will by virtue of their position, attend the convention pledged to the winner of the primary. [Rule 5(B)(3)]
"All delegates ... committed to a particular candidates ... shall be obligated and required to cast their vote for the candidates at the first vote ... at the Republican National Convention. In the event any candidates ... declines to participate ... or makes known publically that he/she no longer seeks the nomination ... New Jersey's delegates ... shall no longer be ... committed to any candidate. ... Any delegates ... who fails or refused to act in accordance with their ... commitment ... shall to subject to censure ...." [Rules 6 and 7]
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|
|• New Jersey Division of Elections|
|• New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission|
|Legislature Links to State Legislatures|
|• New Jersey Legislature|
|• New Jersey Assembly Republicans|
|• New Jersey Republican State Committee|
|• New Jersey Senate Republican Caucus|
|Media & others|
|• Asbury Park Press|
|• centraljersey.com - Packet Publications - Princeton|
|• Courier-Post - Camden|
|• Daily Record - Morris County|
|• myCentralJersey - Courier News - Bridgewater, Home News Tribune - East Brunswick|
|• New Jersey Globe|
|• NJ.com- Everything Jersey Star-Ledger, Trenton Times, Jersey Journal and other NJ newspapers|
|• NJTV - New Jersey Public Television - Englewood|
|• Politics1.com - New Jersey|
|• Press of Atlantic City|
|• The New Jersey Herald - Sussex County|
|• the Trentonian|
|• The Westfield Leader|
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