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2020 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
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, 2020 Presidential Primary Election Information, and 2020 Candidate Information 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.
Presidential candidates from the State of Utah Elections Office.
Returns from the State of Utah Elections Office.
As set by the Republican Party, only voters affiliated with the Republican Party may vote in its presidential primary election.
Roque "Rocky" De La Fuente, Jr. withdrew. His name appears on the ballot but votes for him are not counted.
All 40 delegates to the Republican National Convention are bound to presidential contenders based on the voting in today's Presidential Primary.
Statewide: Winner-take-all for Trump.
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.
|Links Links to other web sites|
|• State of Utah Elections Office|
|Legislature Links to State Legislatures|
|• The Senate Site - Republican|
|• Utah Senate Democrats|
|• Utah State Senate|
|• Utah Republican Party|
|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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