2020 Democratic Party presidential primaries

Selection of the Democratic Party nominee for President of the United States in 2020

The 2020 Democratic Party presidential primaries and caucuses will be a series of electoral contests by the Democratic Party to select the about 3,979 pledged delegates to the Democratic National Convention. Those delegates will pick the Democratic nominee for president of the United States in the 2020 United States presidential election.

The elections are scheduled to take place from February to June 2020 in all fifty U.S. states, the District of Columbia, five U.S. territories, and Democrats Abroad.

CandidatesEdit

DeclaredEdit

WithdrawnEdit

Before primariesEdit

Primary and caucus calendarEdit

 
Democratic primary and caucus calendar by currently scheduled date
  February
  March 3 (Super Tuesday)
  March 10
  March 14–17
  March 24–29
  April 4–7
  April 28
  May
  June
  No scheduled 2020 date
Date Total
Pledged Delegates
Primaries/Caucuses
February 3 41 Iowa caucuses
February 11 24 New Hampshire primary
February 22 36 Nevada caucuses
February 29 54 South Carolina primary
March 3
(Super Tuesday)
1,345 Alabama primary
American Samoa caucuses
Arkansas primary
California primary
Colorado primary voting period ends
Maine primary
Massachusetts primary
Minnesota primary
North Carolina primary
Oklahoma primary
Tennessee primary
Texas primary
Utah primary
Vermont primary
Virginia primary
March 10 365 Democrats Abroad party-run primary voting period ends
Idaho primary
Michigan primary
Mississippi primary
Missouri primary
North Dakota firehouse caucuses (party-run primary)
Washington primary voting period ends
March 14 6 Northern Mariana Islands caucuses
March 17 577 Arizona primary
Florida primary
Illinois primary
Ohio primary
March 24 105 Georgia primary
March 29 51 Puerto Rico primary
April 4 107 Alaska party-run primary
Hawaii party-run primary
Louisiana primary
Wyoming caucuses
April 7 84 Wisconsin primary
April 28 662 Connecticut primary
Delaware primary
Maryland primary
New York primary
Pennsylvania primary
Rhode Island primary
May 2 46 Guam caucuses
Kansas party-run primary
May 5 82 Indiana primary
May 12 57 Nebraska primary
West Virginia primary
May 19 115 Kentucky primary
Oregon primary
June 2 215 District of Columbia primary
Montana primary
New Jersey primary
New Mexico primary
South Dakota primary
June 6 7 United States Virgin Islands caucuses

TimelineEdit

Richard Ojeda#2020 presidential campaignEric Swalwell 2020 presidential campaignMike Gravel 2020 presidential campaignJohn Hickenlooper 2020 presidential campaignJay Inslee 2020 presidential campaignSeth Moulton 2020 presidential campaignKirsten Gillibrand 2020 presidential campaignBill de Blasio 2020 presidential campaignTim Ryan 2020 presidential campaignBeto O'Rourke 2020 presidential campaignWayne Messam 2020 presidential campaignJoe Sestak 2020 presidential campaignSteve Bullock 2020 presidential campaignKamala Harris 2020 presidential campaignJulián Castro 2020 presidential campaignMarianne Williamson 2020 presidential campaignCory Booker 2020 presidential campaignAndrew Yang 2020 presidential campaignElizabeth Warren 2020 presidential campaignTom Steyer 2020 presidential campaignBernie Sanders 2020 presidential campaignDeval Patrick 2020 presidential campaignAmy Klobuchar 2020 presidential campaignTulsi Gabbard 2020 presidential campaignJohn Delaney 2020 presidential campaignPete Buttigieg 2020 presidential campaignMichael Bloomberg 2020 presidential campaignJoe Biden 2020 presidential campaignMichael Bennet 2020 presidential campaign 
Active
campaign
Exploratory
committee
Suspended
campaign
Midterm
elections
Debate
Iowa
caucuses
New Hampshire
Primary
Super
Tuesday
Final primaries
Democratic
convention
General
Election

ConventionEdit

The convention is scheduled to be held from July 13–16, 2020, at the Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.[84][85]

PollingEdit

Source of poll aggregation Date
updated
Dates
polled
Joe
Biden
Bernie
Sanders
Elizabeth
Warren
Pete
Buttigieg
Michael
Bloomberg
Andrew
Yang
Amy
Klobuchar
Cory
Booker
Tulsi
Gabbard
Tom
Steyer
Other major
candidates
Other minor
candidates / Undecided[a]
270 to Win Jan 10, 2020 Dec 12, 2019–Jan 9, 2020 [b] 27.0% 20.8% 17.0% 7.8% 5.4% 3.2% 3.0% 2.0% 1.6% 2.2% 1.0%[c] 9.0%
RealClear Politics Jan 8, 2020 Dec 14, 2019–Jan 7, 2020 29.3% 20.3% 14.8% 7.5% 5.8% 3.5% 2.8% 1.8% 2.3% 2.2% 1.0%[d] 8.7%
The Economist Jan 10, 2020 until Jan 9, 2020 [e] 27% 18% 17% 6% 5% 4% 4% 3% 3% 1% 0%[f] 12%
FiveThirtyEight Jan 10, 2020 until Jan 9, 2020 [e] 27.6% 18.4% 16.0% 7.3% 5.6% 3.4% 3.0% 2.1% 1.8% 2.2% 1.1%[g] 11.6%
Average 27.7% 19.4% 16.2% 7.2% 5.5% 3.5% 3.2% 2.2% 2.2% 1.9% 0.8%[h] 10.2%

NotesEdit

  1. Calculated by taking the difference of 100% and all other candidates combined
  2. 270 to Win reports the date each poll was released, not the dates each poll was administered.
  3. Delaney with 0.6%; Bennet with 0.4%; Patrick with 0.0%.
  4. Delaney with 0.8%; Bennet with 0.2%; Patrick with 0.0%.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Source aggregates polls with a trendline regression of polls rather than a strict average of recent polls.
  6. Delaney, Bennet, and Patrick with 0%
  7. Delaney with 0.6%; Bennet with 0.4%; Patrick with 0.1%
  8. Delaney with 0.5%; Bennet with 0.3%; Patrick with 0.0%.

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