2020 Presidential Primaries,
Caucuses, and Conventions
Democratic "First Determining Step"
Chronologically

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These pages contain a combination of official, unofficial, and estimated data. The information posted here is subject to change.

Donkey and Elephant Democratic
Convention
Monday 3 February 2020*Iowa Precinct Caucuses1
Tuesday 11 February 2020*New Hampshire Primary1
Saturday 22 February 2020*Nevada Precinct Viability Caucuses1
Saturday 29 February 2020*South Carolina Primary1
Tuesday 3 March 2020*Alabama Primary1
*Arkansas Primary1
*American Samoa Territorial Caucus1
*California Primary1
*Colorado Primary1
*Massachusetts Primary1
*Maine Primary1
*Minnesota Primary1
*North Carolina Primary1
*Oklahoma Primary1
*Tennessee Primary1
*Texas Primary1
*Utah Primary1
*Virginia Primary1
*Vermont Primary1
Tuesday 3 March - Tuesday 10 March 2020*Democrats Abroad Global Party Run Primary1
Tuesday 10 March 2020*Idaho Primary1
*Michigan Primary1
*Missouri Primary1
*Mississippi Primary1
*North Dakota Firehouse Caucuses1
*Washington Primary1
Saturday 14 March 2020*Northern Marianas Convention1
Tuesday 17 March 2020*Arizona Primary1
*Florida Primary1
*Illinois Primary1
Saturday 4 April 2020*Wyoming Presidential Preference County Caucuses (no in-person voting)1
Tuesday 7 April 2020*Wisconsin Primary1
Saturday 11 April 2020*Alaska Party-Run Primary1
Tuesday 28 April 2020*Ohio Primary1
Saturday 2 May 2020*Kansas Party-Run Primary1
Tuesday 12 May 2020*Nebraska Primary1
Tuesday 19 May 2020*Oregon Primary1
Saturday 23 May 2020*Hawaii Party-run Presidential Preference Poll (firehouse primary)1
Tuesday 2 June 2020*District of Columbia Primary1
*Indiana Primary1
*Maryland Primary1
*Montana Primary1
*New Mexico Primary1
*Pennsylvania Primary1
*Rhode Island Primary1
*South Dakota Primary1
Saturday 6 June 2020*Guam Caucus1
*Virgin Islands District Caucuses1
Tuesday 9 June 2020*Georgia Primary1
*West Virginia Primary1
Tuesday 23 June 2020*Kentucky Primary (results delayed until 30 June)1
*New York Primary (absentee ballot counting delayed until 6/29)1
Tuesday 7 July 2020*Delaware Primary1
*New Jersey Primary1
Saturday 11 July 2020*Louisiana Primary1
Sunday 12 July 2020*Puerto Rico Primary1
Tuesday 11 August 2020*Connecticut Primary1
 

* Major event or National Convention delegates allocated.
1 Democratic Party's "First Determining Step" of the delegate selection process.

 


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Documentation
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  Primary/Caucus/Convention Glossary  
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