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2020 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
Presidential Nominating Process
Primary: Tuesday 3 March 2020
Town Caucuses: Monday 6 April - Friday 17 April 2020
State Convention: Saturday 16 May 2020
17 total delegates - 10 base at-large / 3 re: 1 congressional district / 3 party / 1 bonus
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Party Rules from the Vermont Republican Party.
Vermont Presidential Convention from the Vermont Republican Party.
2020 Vermont Presidential Election Information from the Secretary of State.
Returns from the Secretary of State.
Tuesday 3 March 2020: Vermont Primary. Hours 5:00a-7:00p EST (1000-0000 UTC). Polls may open as early as 5:00a and no later than 10:00a as set by the Board of Civil Authority. Delegate Binding: Winner-Take-Most Primary. Voter Eligibility: Open Primary.
All 17 of Vermont's delegates to the Republican National Convention are bound to presidential contenders in today's Presidential Primary. [Rules of the Vermont Republican State Committee, Rule 12. i.]
Winner-take-all for Trump.
Delegates ... to the Republican National Convention shall be bound in the first ballot .... Delegates ... shall be released if their candidate is not placed into nomination ... suspends his or her campaign, or withdraws. [Rules of the Vermont Republican State Committee. Rule 12. i.]
Due to the COVID-19 virus, the Town Caucuses will be conducted by reaching a consensus using teleconference or email.
Monday 6 April - Friday 17 April 2020: Republican Town Caucuses meet for the purpose of electing delegates to the State Presidential Nominating Convention. [Rules of the Vermont Republican State Committee, Rule 11.d.]
Due to the COVID-19 virus, delegates will be selected by mail in ballot.
Saturday 16 May 2020: State Convention. National Convention Delegates are are elected according to the results of the primary. [17 VSA Section 2715]
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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|Constitution Links to State Constitutions|
|• Constitution of the State of Vermont|
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|• Vermont Republican Party|
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|Media & others|
|• Bennington Banner|
|• Brattleboro Reformer|
|• Burlington Free Press|
|• News & Citizen - Morrisville|
|• Politics1.com - Vermont|
|• Rutland Herald|
|• The Addison County Independent|
|• The Barre Montpelier Times Argus|
|• The Deerfield Valley News - West Dover|
|• The Stowe Reporter|
|• Valley News - White River Junction|
|• Valley Reporter - Waitsfield|
|• Vermont Cynic (UVM)|
|• Vermont Public Radio|
|• Vermont Public Television|
|• VTDigger - Montpelier|
|• WCAX TV - CBS - Burlington|
|• Williston Observer|
|• WVNY TV - ABC - Burlington - Plattsburgh|
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