The Green Papers
2020 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions

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Presidential Nominating Process
Local Mass Meetings, Party Canvasses, Conventions: Thursday 23 January - Monday 13 April 2020 (presumably)
District Conventions: Wednesday 4 March - Saturday 30 May 2020 (presumably)
State Convention: Friday 1 May - Saturday 2 May 2020
Republicans
CandidateDelegate Votes
Hard TotalFloor
Trump, Donald John 48 100.00%
(available)48 100.00% 
Total48 100.00%48 100.00%

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22 June 2019: The Virginia Republican Party has decided to elect delegates according the the vote taken at the state Convention rather than the state-run Tuesday 3 March 2020 Presidential Primary.

If only one candidates meets the filing requirements, that candidate is declared the winner and the primary will not be held.


Calendars & Schedules from the Virginia Department of Elections.

Republican Party of Virginia 2020 Quadrennial Convention from the Republican Party of Virginia.


   

Thursday 23 January - 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 state convention) 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.

 

Wednesday 4 March - Saturday 30 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 state convention).

  • The district convention also nominates a Presidential Elector who would represent the district in the Electoral College if the Republican Presidential nominee carries Virginia in the General Election. Only duly elected Delegates representing the independent cities and counties of the congressional district may vote at the congressional district convention.

1st District: 13 June
2nd District: 9 May
3rd District: 9 May
4th District: 25 April
5th District: 25 April
6th District: 30 May
7th District: 25 April
8th District: 30 May
9th District: 18 April
10th District: 30 May
11th District: 30 May

 

22 June 2019: The Virginia Republican Party has decided to elect delegates according the the vote taken at the state Convention rather than the state-run Tuesday 3 March 2020 Presidential Primary.

Due to the COVID-19 virus, the State Convention is postponed.

Friday 1 May - Saturday 2 May 2020: Virginia State Convention convenes in Lynchburg. Delegate Binding: Winner-Take-All Caucus/Convention. Voter Eligibility: Closed Caucus/Convention.

All 48 National Convention Delegates are bound to the candidate receiving the most votes in the Presidential Preference Poll taken at the State Convention.

State Convention (preliminary)
Included in Nationwide vote.

CandidatePop
Vote
%
Total  
 

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.

  • Only duly elected Delegates representing the each of the independent cities and counties in Virginia may vote at the State Convention.

All Congressional and At-Large National Convention delegates to are bound for the first ballot at the Republican National Convention.

 

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.

 

Links Links to other web sites

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  Virginia Law / Code / Constitution / Administrative / Regulations / Acts / Charters
Election Authority
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Republican
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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
  Richlands News-Press - Richlands / Clinch Valley
  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
 


  Election 2020 - Presidential Primary, Caucus, and Convention Home  
 
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  Events Chronologically  
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  Poll Closing Times Chronologically   --   Poll Closing Times Alphabetically  
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  Chronological Cumulative Allocation of Delegates  
  Weekly Delegate Distribution and Availability  
 
Delegate Counts
  Democratic Pledged and Unpledged Summary   --   Republican Pledged and Unpledged Summary  
  Democratic Hard and Soft Summary   --   Republican Hard and Soft Summary  
  Democratic Hard and Floor Summary   --   Republican Hard and Floor Summary  
 
Delegate Allocation
  Democratic Quick Reference   --   Republican Quick Reference  
  The Math Behind the Democratic Delegate Allocation   --   The Math Behind the Republican Delegate Allocation  
  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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