|The Green Papers|
2020 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
The delegate selection processes herein, along with any and all dates 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.
Virgin Islands Republican
Presidential Nominating Process
Territorial Caucus: Thursday 12 March 2020 (presumably)
9 total delegates - 6 base at-large / 3 party
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Participation in the caucus shall be limited to persons domiciled in and registered to vote in the United States Virgin Islands and being officially registered in the Republican Party... [Rules of the Virgin Islands Republican Caucus - Rule 3.] ... electors ... shall be allowed to cast an Absentee ... Ballot... [Rule 7.c.]
Thursday 12 March 2020 (presumably): Virgin Islands Territorial Caucus. Polling hours reportedly 12:00p-6:00p AST (1600-2200 UTC). Delegate Binding: Delegate Selection Caucus/Convention. Voter Eligibility: Closed Caucus/Convention.
Thursday 12 March 2020 (presumably): All 9 of Virgin Islands delegates to the National Convention delegates are elected in today's Presidential caucus. Territorial Caucuses meet from noon to 6pm Atlantic Standard Time on St. Croix, St. Thomas, and St. John as a Convention to vote for Presidential Preference and select at-large delegates to the Republican National Convention.
3 party leaders, the National Committeeman, the National Committeewoman, and the chairman of the Virgin Islands's Republican Party, will attend the convention as unpledged delegates by virtue of their position.
Delegate Candidates that declare as being pledged shall be deemed to have promised ... to vote for such declared candidate ... on the first ballot .... Delegate Candidates ... whose declared candidate ... has withdrawn ... prior to the Caucus Date shall be deemed uncommitted. [Rule 6].
The 3 party leaders are John Canegata, Lilliana Belardo de O'Neal and Holland Redfield, II.
RULES, POLICES, AND PRINCIPLES OF REPUBLICAN PARTY OF THE UNITED STATES VIRGIN ISLANDS, Amended June 1, 2002, Article XIII Sec.1. states "The method of selecting delegates to the Republican National Convention shall be determined by the Territorial Committee."
|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|
|• LII - US Code collection - Virgin Islands|
|• Election System of the Virgin Islands|
|• Elections System of the Virgin Islands - facebook|
|• GVI Portal - Official portal of the USVI Government|
|• VI Elections System - twitter|
|Legislature Links to State Legislatures|
|• Legislature of the Virgin Islands|
|• US Code - Virgin Islands Cornell University Law School - Legal Information Institute|
|• Virgin Islands Code Unannotated LexisNexis|
|• Republican Party of the Virgin Islands (RNC)|
|• Republican Party of the Virgin Islands|
|• The Republican Party of the USVI|
|• The Republican Party of the Virgin Islands & Virgin Islands Republican Women|
|• The Republican Party of the Virgin Islands; P.O. Box 1532; St. Thomas, VI 00804; 340-776-0583|
|• Virgin Island Republicans|
|• Virgin Islands Republican Party (Facebook)|
|Media & others|
|• Politics1.com - Virgin Islands|
|• St. Croix Source|
|• St. John Source|
|• St. John Tradewinds|
|• St. Thomas Source|
|• The Vanguard - St. Croix|
|• The Virgin Islands Consortium|
|• The Virgin Islands Daily News|
|• Virgin Islands Consortium|
|• WSTA AM - St. Thomas|
|• WTJX TV - Virgin Islands Public Television|
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