|The Green Papers|
2020 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
New York Democrat
Presidential Nominating Process
State Committee: Tuesday 12 May 2020
Primary: Tuesday 23 June 20201
324 total delegate votes - 184 district / 61 at large; 29 Pledged PLEOs; 50 Unpledged PLEOs
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15 March 2020: Due to the COVID-19 virus, election officials have reminded voters that they may vote by absentee ballot.
27 March 2020: Due to the COVID-19 virus, the primaries have been postponed from 28 April Primary to 23 June. This date is outside the DNC's window, the 2nd Tuesday in June (9 June), for state parties to hold their primaries and caucuses.
The 2020 Delegate Selection Plan from the New York State Democratic Committee.
On 13 September 2019, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo (Democratic) signed A8176 which sets the date of New York's Presidential Primary to 28 April 2020.
2020 Presidential Primary Calendar from the New York State Elections Board.
Primaries are held when more that 1 candidate appears on the ballot. If only 1 candidate files, the primary is cancelled.
Presidential Primary Candidates who filed from the New York State Elections Board.
Tuesday 12 May 2020: The New York State Democratic Committee Meeting.
National Convention Pledged PLEO and At-Large delegates are elected according to the results of the primary.
The remaining 50 National Convention delegates consist of
These 50 delegates and will go to the Democratic National Convention officially "Unpledged".
Participation in the Primary shall be limited to enrolled Democratic voters. If only one Presidential Candidate qualifies for the ballot ... then no Primary shall be held and such Candidate shall be awarded all pledged delegates and alternates.
274 of 324 delegates to the Democratic National Convention are pledged to presidential contenders based on the results of the voting in today's New York Presidential Primary. A mandatory 15 percent threshold is required in order for a presidential contender to be pledged National Convention delegates at either the congressional district or statewide level. How the Democratic Proportional Delegate Allocation Math works.
Voters cast ballots for a Presidential candidate and District delegates. The name of each District Delegate candidate (along with his or her Presidential Preference and gender) appears on the ballot [Delegate Selection Plan, Part Three, Section B. 7.(b)]. Delegates are selected by gender from the highest vote getters. If a Presidential candidate is entitled to more district delegates than there were candidates on the ballot, the State Committee will fill the positions at a post-Primary caucus held before the state Convention [Delegate Selection Plan, Part Three, Section B. 8(a)].
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.1 Democratic Party's "First Determining Step" of the delegate selection process.
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