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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
County Conventions: Friday 20 March - Saturday 4 April 2020
Neighborhood Caucuses: Friday 20 March - Monday 27 April 2020
State Convention: Friday 17 April - Saturday 18 April 2020
35 total delegate votes - 19 district / 6 at large; 4 Pledged PLEOs; 6 Unpledged PLEOs
States Chronologically States Alphabetically
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 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.
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.
Friday 20 March - Saturday 4 April 2020: County Conventions. The County Conventions elect delegates to the State Convention.
Friday 20 March - Monday 27 April 2020: Utah Neighborhood Caucuses. The Precinct caucuses elect delegates to the County Conventions.
Friday 17 April - Saturday 18 April 2020: State Convention. National Convention Pledged Delegates are elected according to the results of the primary.
The remaining 6 National Convention delegates consist of
These 6 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.
|Links Links to other web sites|
|• 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|
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|• 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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