The Green Papers
2020 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions

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Copyright www.flags.net/UNST.htm Utah Democrat
Presidential Nominating Process
Primary: Tuesday 3 March 20201
County Conventions: Friday 20 March - Saturday 4 April 2020
Neighborhood Caucuses: Tuesday 24 March 2020
State Convention: Friday 24 April - Saturday 25 April 2020
Democrats
CandidateDelegate Votes
Soft
Pledged
Soft
Unpledged
Soft
Total
Hard Total
(available) 6.0 100.00%6.0  17.14%6  17.14%
Biden, Joseph Robinette "Joe", Jr.7.0  24.14% 7.0  20.00%7  20.00%
Bloomberg, Michael Rubens "Mike"3.0  10.34% 3.0   8.57%3   8.57%
Sanders, Bernard "Bernie"16.0  55.17% 16.0  45.71%16  45.71%
Warren, Elizabeth Ann3.0  10.34% 3.0   8.57%3   8.57%
Total29.0 100.00%6.0 100.00%35.0 100.00%35 100.00%

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Republican Convention
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Utah Primaries for Statewide offices and Congress
 
Utah State and Local Government

 
 

Delegate Selection Plan from the Utah Democratic Party.


27 March 2019: Governor Gary Herbert (Republican) signed SB 242 which establishes Presidential Primaries in Utah but does not set a date for the primary.


Important Dates & Deadlines for 2020 Election Cycle, 2020 Presidential Primary Election Information, and 2020 Candidate Information from the State of Utah Elections Office.

Presidential candidates from the State of Utah Elections Office.

Returns from the State of Utah Elections Office.


   

Participation in Utah's delegate selection process is open to all citizens who will be at least 18 years old by 3 November 2020 and publicly declare themselves to be participating as Democrats. As set by the Democratic Party, all voters, regardless of party affiliation, may vote in its presidential primary election.

Tuesday 3 March 2020: Utah Primary. Hours 7:00a-8:00p MST (1400-0300 UTC). Delegate Pledging: Proportional Primary. Voter Eligibility: Open Primary.

Primary
Source: State of Utah.
Status: Official. Retrieved: Thursday 9 April 2020.
Included in Nationwide vote.

CandidatePop
Vote
%
Bernard "Bernie" Sanders79,72836.14%
Joseph Robinette "Joe" Biden, Jr.40,67418.44%
Elizabeth Ann Warren35,72716.20%
Michael Rubens "Mike" Bloomberg33,99115.41%
Peter Paul Montgomery "Pete" Buttigieg18,7348.49%
Amy Jean Klobuchar7,6033.45%
Tulsi Gabbard1,7040.77%
Andrew Yang9500.43%
Thomas Fahr "Tom" Steyer7030.32%
Marianne Williamson2200.10%
Julián Castro1590.07%
Cory Anthony Booker1380.06%
Roque "Rocky" De La Fuente, III1270.06%
Nathan Bloxham690.03%
Deval Laurdine Patrick550.02%
Total220,582100.00%
 

29 of 35 delegates to the Democratic National Convention are pledged to presidential contenders based on the Presidential preferences expressed in the 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.

  • 19 district delegates are to be allocated proportionally to presidential contenders based on the primary results in each of the State's 4 congressional districts.
  • 10 delegates are to be allocated to presidential contenders based on the primary vote statewide.
    • 6 at-large National Convention delegates
    • 4 Pledged PLEOs

Primary
Source: Utah Democratic Party.
Status: Official. Retrieved: Wednesday 18 March 2020.

ContestBidenBloombergSandersWarren
 Pop
Vote
Qual
Vote
DelPop
Vote
AllocDelPop
Vote
AllocDelPop
Vote
AllocDelPop
Vote
AllocDel
CD1  4  1  1  2   
CD2  5  1     3  1
CD3  4  1  1  1  1
CD4  6  1  1  3  1
PLEO  4  1 (withdrew)   3 (withdrew) 
At-Large  6  2 (withdrew)   4 (withdrew) 
Total
Delegates
  29  7  3  16  3

23 March 2020: Having withdrawn, the Utah Democratic Party will not award statewide delegates to Bloomberg or Warren.

 

12 March 2020: "As a result of the COVID-19 outbreak in the United States, and the Governor’s recent statement limiting meeting sizes to slow the spread of the virus, the Utah Democratic Party will be restructuring its upcoming state convention. Although we are unable to release details at this time, all in-person events originally scheduled for April 24 and April 25 will be cancelled."

14 March 2020: The party has changed County and State Conventions to mobile events by instituting a "drive-by balloting". Delegates previously elected in 2018 are allowed to continue their service if they choose.

24 March 2020: The caucus are 100% vote by mail. .

Friday 20 March - Saturday 4 April 2020: County Conventions. The County Conventions elect delegates to the State Convention.

 

Tuesday 24 March 2020: Utah Neighborhood Caucuses. The Precinct caucuses elect delegates to the County Conventions.

 

Friday 24 April - Saturday 25 April 2020: State Convention. National Convention Pledged Delegates are elected according to the results of the primary. District delegates are elected by State Convention delegates living within each district then, a quorum of District delegates select the PLEO delegates then, the State Convention elects the At-Large delegates.

The remaining 6 National Convention delegates consist of

  • 6 Unpledged PLEO delegates:
    • 5 Democratic National Committee members.
    • 1 Member of Congress (0 Senators and 1 Representative).
    • 0 Governors.
    • 0 Distinguished Party Leaders.

These 6 delegates and will go to the Democratic National Convention officially "Unpledged".

 

Notes

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

Election Authority
  State of Utah Elections Office
Legislature   Links to State Legislatures
  The Senate Site - Republican
  Utah Senate Democrats
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Media & others
  Box Elder News Journal
  Deseret Morning News - Salt Lake City
  KSL TV - NBC - Salt Lake City
  KTVX - ABC - Salt Lake City
  KUTV TV - CBS - Salt Lake City
  Park Record - Park City
  Politics1.com - Utah
  Standard-Examiner - Ogden
  The Daily Herald - Provo
  The Herald Journal - Logan
  The Salt Lake Tribune
  The Spectrum - St. George
  The Times-News - Nephi
  The Wasatch Wave
  Tooele Transcript Bulletin
  Utah Policy - Politics, Communications & Government Relations
  Utah Politico Hub
  Vote Utah - KUED
 


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Delegate Allocation
  Democratic Quick Reference   --   Republican Quick Reference  
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  Democratic Timing Penalties and Bonuses  
 
  Democratic Delegate Pledging and Voter Eligibility   --   Republican Delegate Binding and Voter Eligibility  
 
  Primaries at a Glance  
 
  Results Status and Date Retreived  
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  Estimating the Delegate Count  
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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  
 
  Major Third Party Presidential Nomination Process  
 
  Straw Polls  
 
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