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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
Local Mass Meetings, Party Canvasses, Conventions: Saturday 1 February - Monday 13 April 2020 (presumably)
Primary: Tuesday 3 March 2020
District Conventions: Wednesday 4 March - Saturday 16 May 2020 (presumably)
State Convention: Saturday 25 April 2020 (presumably)
49 total delegates - 10 base at-large / 33 re: 11 congressional districts / 3 party / 3 bonus
States Chronologically States Alphabetically
If only one candidates meets the filing requirements, that candidate is declared the winner and the primary will not be held.
5-Year Schedule of General Elections from the Virginia Department of Elections.
Saturday 1 February - Monday 13 April 2020 (presumably): Local Mass Meetings, Party Canvasses, and Conventions:
The election of the actual National Convention delegates (who will be formally pledged according to the results of the Virginia Republican Primary) begins with local meetings held in each independent city and county of the Commonwealth of Virginia. The State Party Plan requires each independent city and county Republican Party to hold a Mass Meeting, Party Canvass or Convention to select delegates to the congressional district conventions and state convention and to elect local Party officials.
Virgina does not register voters by party. Voters will publicly declare their Party preference and that preference will be publicly recorded.
Tuesday 3 March 2020: All 49 of Virginia's delegates to the Republican National Convention are pledged to presidential contenders in today's Virginia Presidential Primary.
All Congressional and At-Large National Convention delegates to are bound for the first ballot at the Republican National Convention.
Wednesday 4 March - Saturday 16 May 2020 (presumably): Congressional District Conventions.
Following the local elections, each of the 11 Congressional Districts will hold a convention and elect three Delegates to the Republican National Convention (who will be pledged according to the results of the Virginia Republican Primary).
1st District: TBD
Saturday 25 April 2020 (presumably): The State Convention convenes in Richmond.
13 At-Large National Convention Delegates (all of whom are bound according to the results of the Virginia Republican Primary) are elected.
The State Convention chooses 3 party leader delegates (a State Party Chairman is elected; and a National Committeeman and a National Committeewoman are nominated) all of whom will attend the convention as pledged delegates by virtue of their position.
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|
|Constitution Links to State Constitutions|
|• Virginia Law / Code / Constitution / Administrative / Regulations / Acts / Charters|
|• Virginia Department of Elections|
|• Republican Party of Virginia|
|Media & others|
|• Blue Virginia - Arlington|
|• Bristol Herald Courier|
|• Culpeper Star-Exponent|
|• Daily Press: Hampton Roads Daily Press|
|• Danville Register & Bee - Dan River Region|
|• Martinsville Bulletin - Martinsville / Henry County|
|• News & Advance - Lynchburg|
|• Politics1.com - Virginia|
|• Richmond Times-Dispatch|
|• Southside Sentinel - Urbanna|
|• Staunton News Leader|
|• The Daily Progress - Charlottesville|
|• The Free Lance-Star - Fredericksburg|
|• The News Virginian - Waynesboro|
|• The Roanoke Times|
|• The Virginia Public Access Project|
|• The Virginian Pilot - Norfolk|
|• The Winchester Star|
|• Times Community Media (Loudoun Times-Mirror, Fauquier Times-Democrat, Culpeper Times, Gainesville Times)|
|• WWBT - NBC - Richmond|
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