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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 2020
State Convention: Saturday 25 April 2020
40 total delegates - 10 base at-large / 12 re: 4 congressional districts / 3 party / 15 bonus
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Important Dates & Deadlines for 2020 Election Cycle from the State of Utah Elections Office.
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.
Both the primary and the caucus dates are shown below -- pending official confirmation from the Republican Party that they will use the primary.
1 October 2019: The Utah Republican Party will use the primary option.
Utah Republican Party Bylaws from the Utah Republican Party.
All 40 delegates to the Republican National Convention are bound to presidential contenders based on the voting in today's Presidential Primary.
In addition, the Precinct Caucuses elect approximately 4,000 delegates to the County and State Conventions.
Saturday 25 April 2020: The Utah State Republican Convention convenes.
The State Convention chooses National Convention delegates bound according to the precinct caucus preference vote. Those chosen as National Convention delegates must have participated in the precinct caucus.
The Nominating Convention selects a National Committeeman, a National Committeewoman, and the National Convention Delegates (3 from each of the state's 4 Congressional Districts plus 25 at-large). [Utah Republican Party Bylaws 7.5.A.]
The national delegation shall be bound on the first ballot ... the delegation shall not be allocated nor bound on any subsequent ballots. ... If a candidate who was allocated delegates is not a candidate at the national convention ... then all the delegates shall be re-allocated and bound to the remaining candidates. [Utah Republican Party Bylaws 7.0.B]
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.
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|• Park Record - Park City|
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|• Standard-Examiner - Ogden|
|• The Daily Herald - Provo|
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|• The Salt Lake Tribune|
|• The Spectrum - St. George|
|• The Times-News - Nephi|
|• The Wasatch Wave|
|• Tooele Transcript Bulletin|
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