|The Green Papers|
2020 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
The delegate selection processes herein, along with any and all dates 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.
New Mexico Democrat
Presidential Nominating Process
Primary: Tuesday 2 June 2020 (presumably)1
District Conventions: Saturday 20 June 2020 (presumably)
State Post Primary Election Convention: Saturday 27 June 2020 (presumably)
38 total delegate votes - 19 district / 6 at large; 4 Pledged PLEOs; 9 Unpledged PLEOs
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This Presidential Primary coincides with a state/local primary. These coinciding primaries tend to have an impact upon voter turnout.
Participation in New Mexico's delegate selection process is open to all voters registered as Democrats.
Tuesday 2 June 2020 (presumably): 29 of 38 delegates to the Democratic National Convention are pledged to presidential contenders based on the results of the voting in today's New Mexico 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.
Saturday 20 June 2020 (presumably): District Conventions. National Convention District delegates are elected by state delegates according to the results of the Presidential Primary.
Saturday 27 June 2020 (presumably): State Party Committee Meeting.
State Post Primary Election Convention elects National Convention Pledged PLEO and At-large delegates according to the statewide results of the Presidential Primary.
The remaining 9 National Convention delegates consist of
These 9 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.|
|Links Links to other web sites|
|Constitution Links to State Constitutions|
|• Constitution of the State of New Mexico|
|• New Mexico Secretary of State|
|Legislature Links to State Legislatures|
|• New Mexico Legislature|
|• New Mexico Democratic Party|
|Media & others|
|• Alamogordo Daily News|
|• Albuquerque Journal|
|• Carlsbad Current-Argus|
|• Farmington Daily Times|
|• Independent - Gallup|
|• KOB TV - NBC - Albuquerque|
|• KRQE TV - KREZ TV - KBIM TV - CBS - Albuquerque|
|• KUNM FM - Public Radio - Albuquerque|
|• lamonitor.com - Los Alamos|
|• Las Cruces Sun-News|
|• New Mexican - Santa Fe|
|• New Mexico Politics with Joe Monahan|
|• Politics1.com - New Mexico|
|• Rio Rancher Observer|
|• Ruidoso News|
|• Sangre de Cristo Chronicle - Angel Fire|
|• The Herald - Truth or Consequences|
|• The Taos News|
|• Valencia County News-Bulletin|
1 Democratic Party's "First Determining Step" of the delegate selection process.
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