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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 3 March 20201
State Convention: Saturday 4 April 2020
42 total delegate votes - 24 district / 8 at large; 5 Pledged PLEOs; 5 Unpledged PLEOs
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Delegate Selection Plan from the Oklahoma Democratic Party.
2020 Presidential Preferential Primary Election from the State Election Board.
2020 Statutory Election Dates and Deadlines from the State Election Board.
Participation in Oklahoma's delegate selection process is open to all voters who wish to participate as Democrats. Voters publicly declare their Party preference when they register to vote. In November of each odd-numbered year, ... parties declare whether or not they will permit Independents to vote in their primary elections .... For 2018 and 2019, the Democratic Party ... granted permission for Independents to vote in their primaries .... Before the end of November 2019, the State Party Chair may authorize Independent voters to vote in the Party’s primaries ... in 2020.
37 of 42 delegates to the Democratic National Convention are pledged to presidential contenders based on the results of the voting in today's Oklahoma Presidential Primary. A mandatory 15 percent threshold is required in order for a presidential contender to be pledged National Convention delegates at either the congressional district or statewide level. Oklahoma election allows neither write-in nor "uncommitted." votes. How the Democratic Proportional Delegate Allocation Math works.
Saturday 4 April 2020: State Convention
National Convention delegates are elected according to the results of the primary.
The remaining 5 National Convention delegates consist of
These 5 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.
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|• OBAR: Oklahomans for Ballot Access Reform|
|• Oologah Lake Leader|
|• Politics1.com - Oklahoma|
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|• The Cushing Citizen - Cushing|
|• The Daily Ardmoreite - Ardmore|
|• The Edmond Sun|
|• The Frontier|
|• The McCarville Report|
|• The Miami News-Record|
|• The Norman Transcript|
|• The Oklahoma Constitution|
|• The Oklahoman - NewsOK.com - Oklahoma City|
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|• Tulsa Beacon|
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