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2020 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
Presidential Nominating Process
Precinct Caucuses: Saturday 29 February 2020 (presumably)
Primary: Tuesday 10 March 2020 (presumably)
County Conventions / Legislative District Caucus: Saturday 14 March - Friday 17 April 2020 (presumably)
State Convention: Thursday 14 May - Saturday 16 May 2020 (presumably)
43 total delegates - 10 base at-large / 30 re: 10 congressional districts / 3 party
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Becoming a Delegate from the Washington Stae Republican Party.
Official Certification of Candidates from the Washington Secretary of State.
SB 5273 which moves the Presidential Primary from the 4th Tuesday in May to the second Tuesday in March, was signed by Governor Jay R. Inslee (Democratic) on 14 March 2019.
2020 Caucuses and Conventions Schedule from the King County Republican Party.
Returns from the Washington Secretary of State.
WASHINGTON results from a media source
Saturday 29 February 2020 (presumably): Precinct Caucuses. Republican Party Caucuses meet in each precinct to elect delegates to the County Convention or Legislative District Caucuses [WSRP rules 14, 15, 16]. The County Conventions will, in turn, choose delegates to the State Convention.
Voters must sign a political party declaration on the ballot return envelope and that declaration must match the voted candidate's political party. "I declare that I am a Republican and I have not participated and will not participate in the 2020 precinct caucus or convention system of any other party."
Tuesday 10 March 2020 (presumably): Washington Primary. Hours end at 8:00p PDT (0300 UTC). Washington votes by mail. Ballots must be postmarked on or before Election Day, or dropped off in a designated ballot box by 8 p.m. local time on Election Day. Delegate Binding: Combined Selection Statewide: Proportional, District: Winner-Take-Most Primary. Voter Eligibility: Closed Primary.
All 43 of Washington's delegates to the Republican National Convention are allocated to presidential contenders based on the results of the voting in today's Presidential Primary.
CD1: 3 delegates for Trump, winner-take-all.
Delegates are bound by the primary results only on the first ballot. If no candidate receives the majority ... on the first ballot, ... delegates will vote as they choose on successive ballots.
3 party leaders, the National Committeeman, the National Committeewoman, and the chairman of the Washington's Republican Party, will attend the convention as bound delegates by virtue of their position.
Saturday 14 March - Friday 17 April 2020 (presumably): Republican Party County Conventions and Legislative District Caucuses convene to elect delegates to the State Convention. [WSRP rule 19].
Thursday 14 May - Saturday 16 May 2020 (presumably): The Washington Republican State Convention (consisting of 1,500 delegates, 1,500 alternates, and the automatic delegates) convenes [WSRP rule 36]. National Convention delegates are elected according to the results of the primary.
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|
|• Public Disclosure Commission|
|• Register to vote - Secretary of State|
|• Washington Secretary of State|
|• Washington Secretary of State - Elections & Voting|
|Legislature Links to State Legislatures|
|• Washington State Legislature|
|• Washington State Legislature - House of Representatives|
|• Washington State Senate|
|• Washington State Republican Party|
|Media & others|
|• KING TV - Seattle|
|• KREM TV - Spokane|
|• Northwest Daily Marker - Redmond|
|• Politics1.com - Washington|
|• Seattle Post-Intelligencer|
|• The Chronicle - Centralia|
|• The Daily Herald - Everett|
|• The Daily News - Longview|
|• The Spokesman-Review - Spokane|
|• Yakima Herald-Republic|
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