|The Green Papers|
2020 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
Presidential Nominating Process
Primary: Tuesday 7 April 2020
District Caucuses: Saturday 11 April - Sunday 26 April 2020
State Convention: Friday 15 May - Sunday 17 May 2020
52 total delegates - 10 base at-large / 24 re: 8 congressional districts / 3 party / 15 bonus
States Chronologically States Alphabetically
On 6 April, the U.S. Supreme Court decided 5-4 that Wisconsin cannot accept absentee ballots postmarked after 7 April.
6 April 2020: The state Supreme Court decided 4-2 that Wisconsin's 7 April Primaries will go on as originally planned invalidating Governor Tony Evers' order.
3 April 2020: Due to the COVID-19 virus, U.S. District Court Judge William Conley ordered that the results of the 7 April Primary are to be released on 13 April at 4pm or as soon as practicable *after* 4 pm 13 April.
15 March 2020: Due to the COVID-19 virus, the state is sending voters in nursing home and similar care centers absentee ballots.
The Republican Party of Wisconsin Constitution from the The Republican Party of Wisconsin.
2020 Spring Election and Presidential Preference Primary from the Wisconsin Elections Commission.
13 April 2020 results from Wisconsin Vote.
All 52 of Wisconsin's delegates to the Republican National Convention are allocated to presidential contenders in today's Wisconsin Presidential Primary.
Prior to the Presidential Primary ... each District Chairman, in consultation with his or her District Executive Committee shall establish a list of ... District delegates ... to the national convention and shall submit that list to the Republican Party of Wisconsin. Within 7 days of the Presidential Primary, the committee of the candidate winning a plurality of the vote in each Congressional District shall notify the Republican Party of Wisconsin which 3 from each District list they wish to designate as delegates ... [Republican Party of Wisconsin Constitution Article X Section 5.]
At-Large delegates ... shall be selected by the committee of the candidate receiving a plurality of the statewide votes ... and ... said delegates ... shall be ratified by the State Executive Committee. It shall be understood that the candidate’s committee shall have final approval ... [Republican Party of Wisconsin Constitution Article X Section 5.]
A candidate ... is entitled to control all the delegates ... on all votes for nomination for President of the United States and Vice-President of the United States, unless the delegates ... are released by the candidate or the candidate fails to receive at least 1/3 of the total votes cast in any vote for nomination. [Article X Sections 4. and 5.]
Saturday 11 April - Sunday 26 April 2020: District Caucuses. National Convention District Delegates are selected according to the results of the primary.
Friday 15 May - Sunday 17 May 2020: State Convention. The statewide delegates are selected by the candidate receiving a plurality of the statewide votes and ratified by the State Executive 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|
|• Government Accountability Board|
|• Government Accountability Board - Elections & Voting|
|• Wisconsin Elections Commission|
|Legislature Links to State Legislatures|
|• Wisconsin State Legislature|
|• Republican Party of Wisconsin|
|Media & others|
|• Appleton Post-Crescent|
|• Fond du Lac Reporter|
|• Greater Milwaukee Today|
|• Green Bay News-Chronicle|
|• Green Bay Press-Gazette|
|• Journal Sentinel - Milwaukee|
|• LaCrosse Tribune|
|• Leader-Telegram - Eau Claire|
|• Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter|
|• Oshkosh Northwestern|
|• Politics1.com - Wisconsin|
|• Right Wisconsin - Milwaukee|
|• The Capital Times, Wisconsin State Journal - Madison|
|• The Chippewa Herald|
|• The Daily Press - Ashland|
|• The Journal Times - Racine|
|• The Wheeler Report - Madison|
|• Watertown Daily Times|
|• Wausau Daily Herald|
|• WISC TV - IBS - Madison|
|• Wisconsin Radio Network - Madison|
|• Wisconsin Vote - University of Wisconsin|
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