The Green Papers
Presidential Primaries 2020
Republican Delegate Allocation

Disclaimer:
These pages contain a combination of official, unofficial, and estimated data. The information posted here is subject to change.

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.

Democrats

  • Democratic pledged delegate counts are determined by the jurisdiction's Presidential vote in 2008, 2012, and 2016; along with the jurisdiction's electoral vote allocation based on 2010 census for the number of electors in 2020.
  • Democratic unpledged delegate counts are determined by the number of DNC Members, Democratic Governors, Democratic U.S. House members, and Democratic U.S. Senators serving at the time of the convention. The count for DNC Members, Distinguished Party Leaders is from the 2016 Convention. The tallies of Governors, Democratic U.S. House members, and Democratic U.S. Senators are the current officeholders.
  • Democratic Bonus Delegates and penalties are not included in these delegate tallies.

Republicans

  • Republican delegate counts are based on the number of Republicans elected to the State Legislatures, Governors chairs, U.S. House seats, and U.S. Senators seats through 31 December 2019. Republican unpledged delegate counts are determined by state (or equivalent) party rules. We have assumed that the policies of 2016 will apply in 2020.
  • The Republican district delegate count is based on the number of U.S. House members each state will elect in 2020.
  • Republican penalties for violating the timing window are not included in these delegate tallies.

 
Republican Party Republican
Delegate Allocation
Sorted by Total Delegate Votes
Rank (sort)
State
(sort)
Pledged
(sort)
Unpledged
(sort)
Total
Details of Allocation
1California172 17210 base at-large / 159 re: 53 congressional districts / 3 party
2Texas153 15310 base at-large / 108 re: 36 congressional districts / 3 party / 32 bonus
3Florida120 12010 base at-large / 81 re: 27 congressional districts / 3 party / 26 bonus
4New York95 9510 base at-large / 81 re: 27 congressional districts / 3 party / 1 bonus
5Pennsylvania34548810 base at-large / 54 re: 18 congressional districts / 3 party / 21 bonus
6Ohio81 8110 base at-large / 48 re: 16 congressional districts / 3 party / 20 bonus
7Georgia75 7510 base at-large / 42 re: 14 congressional districts / 3 party / 20 bonus
8Michigan73 7310 base at-large / 42 re: 14 congressional districts / 3 party / 18 bonus
9North Carolina71 7110 base at-large / 39 re: 13 congressional districts / 3 party / 19 bonus
10Illinois67 6710 base at-large / 54 re: 18 congressional districts / 3 party
11Indiana57 5710 base at-large / 27 re: 9 congressional districts / 3 party / 17 bonus
12Arizona56 5610 base at-large / 27 re: 9 congressional districts / 3 party / 16 bonus
13Tennessee56 5610 base at-large / 27 re: 9 congressional districts / 3 party / 16 bonus
14Missouri53 5310 base at-large / 24 re: 8 congressional districts / 3 party / 16 bonus
15Wisconsin52 5210 base at-large / 24 re: 8 congressional districts / 3 party / 15 bonus
16Alabama49 4910 base at-large / 21 re: 7 congressional districts / 3 party / 15 bonus
17Virginia49 4910 base at-large / 33 re: 11 congressional districts / 3 party / 3 bonus
18South Carolina49 4910 base at-large / 21 re: 7 congressional districts / 3 party / 15 bonus
19New Jersey49 4910 base at-large / 36 re: 12 congressional districts / 3 party
20Louisiana46 4610 base at-large / 18 re: 6 congressional districts / 3 party / 15 bonus
21Kentucky46 4610 base at-large / 18 re: 6 congressional districts / 3 party / 15 bonus
22Washington44 4410 base at-large / 30 re: 10 congressional districts / 3 party / 1 bonus
23Oklahoma42 4210 base at-large / 15 re: 5 congressional districts / 3 party / 14 bonus
24Massachusetts40 4010 base at-large / 27 re: 9 congressional districts / 3 party
25Kansas39 3910 base at-large / 12 re: 4 congressional districts / 3 party / 14 bonus
26Arkansas39 3910 base at-large / 12 re: 4 congressional districts / 3 party / 14 bonus
27Minnesota39 3910 base at-large / 24 re: 8 congressional districts / 3 party / 2 bonus
28Utah39 3910 base at-large / 12 re: 4 congressional districts / 3 party / 14 bonus
29Iowa39 3910 base at-large / 12 re: 4 congressional districts / 3 party / 14 bonus
30Mississippi38 3810 base at-large / 12 re: 4 congressional districts / 3 party / 13 bonus
31Colorado3433710 base at-large / 21 re: 7 congressional districts / 3 party / 3 bonus
32Maryland37 3710 base at-large / 24 re: 8 congressional districts / 3 party
33Nebraska34 3410 base at-large / 9 re: 3 congressional districts / 3 party / 12 bonus
34West Virginia34 3410 base at-large / 9 re: 3 congressional districts / 3 party / 12 bonus
35Idaho31 3110 base at-large / 6 re: 2 congressional districts / 3 party / 12 bonus
36Oregon28 2810 base at-large / 15 re: 5 congressional districts / 3 party
37South Dakota28 2810 base at-large / 3 re: 1 congressional district / 3 party / 12 bonus
38Connecticut28 2810 base at-large / 15 re: 5 congressional districts / 3 party
39North Dakota 282810 base at-large / 3 re: 1 congressional district / 3 party / 12 bonus
40Wyoming2432710 base at-large / 3 re: 1 congressional district / 3 party / 11 bonus
41Montana27 2710 base at-large / 3 re: 1 congressional district / 3 party / 11 bonus
42Alaska27 2710 base at-large / 3 re: 1 congressional district / 3 party / 11 bonus
43Nevada25 2510 base at-large / 12 re: 4 congressional districts / 3 party
44Puerto Rico23 2320 base at-large / 3 party
45New Hampshire22 2210 base at-large / 6 re: 2 congressional districts / 3 party / 3 bonus
46Maine22 2210 base at-large / 6 re: 2 congressional districts / 3 party / 3 bonus
47New Mexico22 2210 base at-large / 9 re: 3 congressional districts / 3 party
48Hawaii19 1910 base at-large / 6 re: 2 congressional districts / 3 party
49Rhode Island19 1910 base at-large / 6 re: 2 congressional districts / 3 party
50District of Columbia19 1916 base at-large / 3 party
51Vermont17 1710 base at-large / 3 re: 1 congressional district / 3 party / 1 bonus
52Delaware16 1610 base at-large / 3 re: 1 congressional district / 3 party
53Guam 996 base at-large / 3 party
54Virgin Islands6396 base at-large / 3 party
55Northern Marianas9 96 base at-large / 3 party
56American Samoa 996 base at-large / 3 party
Convention2,4131092,522560 base at-large / 1,305 re: 435 congressional districts / 168 party / 489 bonus
 
 


  Election 2020 - Presidential Primary, Caucus, and Convention Home  
 
  Presidential Candidates  
 
  States Alphabetically  
  Events Chronologically  
  Major Events Chronologically  
  Poll Closing Times Chronologically   --   Poll Closing Times Alphabetically  
  Democratic "First Determining Step" Chronologically  
 
  Chronological Cumulative Allocation of Delegates  
  Weekly Delegate Distribution and Availability  
 
Delegate Allocation
  Democratic Quick Reference   --   Republican Quick Reference  
  The Math Behind the Democratic Delegate Allocation   --   The Math Behind the Republican Delegate Allocation  
 
  Democratic Delegate Pledging and Voter Eligibility   --   Republican Delegate Binding and Voter Eligibility  
 
  Primaries at a Glance  
 
  Results Status and Date Retreived  
 
Documentation
  Historical Analysis of the Presidential Nominating Process  
  Historical Analysis of the apportionment of delegate votes at the National Conventions of the two major parties  
  Primary/Caucus/Convention Glossary  
  Statutory Election Information of the Several states / Presidential Primary  
  Dates of PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARIES re: selection and/or allocation/distribution of Delegates to Major Party National Conventions  
 
  Straw Polls  
 
  (download)