2020 Democratic Primary Schedule

Find out the states, dates, and number of delegates participating in the Democratic primary.
From top left: Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris, Bernie Sanders

From top left: Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris, Bernie Sanders

The Democratic primary officially kicks off February 2020. Early primary states, like Iowa, have the potential to drastically improve a candidate’s odds. While days like Super Tuesday all but guarantee who the nominee will be. In this 2020 Democratic primary schedule, you’ll be able to keep track of which states are participating and when, but most importantly how many delegates they’re worth.

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2020 Democratic Primary Calendar

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February

State Date Open or Closed primary No. of Delegates
Iowa caucuses 2/3/20 Open 41
New Hampshire primaries 2/11/20 Open 24
Nevada Democratic caucuses 2/22/20 Closed 36
South Carolina Democratic primary 2/29/20 Open 54

March (Super Tuesday 3/3)

State Date Open or Closed primary No. of Delegates
Alabama primaries 3/3/20 Closed 52
Arkansas primaries 3/3/20 Open 31
California primaries 3/3/20 Open 416
Colorado primaries 3/3/20 Open 67
Maine primaries 3/3/20 Closed 24
Massachusetts primaries 3/3/20 Open 91
Minnesota primaries 3/3/20 Open 75
North Carolina primaries 3/3/20 Open 110
Oklahoma primaries 3/3/20 Open 37
Tennessee primaries 3/3/20 Open 64
Texas primaries 3/3/20 Open 228
Utah primaries 3/3/20 Open 29
Vermont primaries 3/3/20 Open 16
Virginia primaries 3/3/20 Open 99
Idaho primaries 3/10/20 Open 20
Michigan primaries 3/10/20 Open 125
Mississippi primaries 3/10/20 Open 36
Missouri primaries 3/10/20 Open 68
North Dakota Democratic caucuses 3/10/20 Open 14
Washington primaries 3/10/20 Closed 89
Arizona Democratic primary 3/17/20 Closed 67
Florida primaries 3/17/20 Closed 219
Illinois primaries 3/17/20 Open 155
Ohio primaries 3/17/20 Semi-Open 136
Georgia primaries 3/24/20 Open 105
Puerto Rico Democratic primary 3/29/20 Open 51
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April

State Date Open or Closed primary No. of Delegates
Alaska Democratic primary 4/4/20 Closed 14
Hawaii Democratic primary 4/4/20 Closed 22
Louisiana primaries 4/4/20 Closed 50
Wisconsin primaries 4/7/20 Open 77
Wyoming Democratic caucuses 4/7/20 Closed 13
Connecticut primaries 4/28/20 Closed 49
Delaware primaries 4/28/20 Closed 17
Maryland primaries 4/28/20 Closed 79
New York primaries 4/28/20 Closed 224
Pennsylvania primaries 4/28/20 Closed 153
Rhode Island primaries 4/28/20 Open 21

May

State Date Open or Closed primary No. of Delegates
Guam Democratic caucus 5/2/20 Open 6
Kansas Democratic primary 5/2/20 Closed 33
Indiana primaries 5/5/20 Open 70
Nebraska primaries 5/12/20 Closed 25
West Virginia primaries 5/12/20 Open 24
Kentucky Democratic primary 5/19/20 Closed 46
Oregon primaries 5/19/20 Closed 52

June

State Date Open or Closed primary No. of Delegates
District of Columbia Democratic primary 6/2/20 Open 17
Montana primaries 6/2/20 Open 16
New Jersey primaries 6/2/20 Closed 107
New Mexico primaries 6/2/20 Closed 29
South Dakota primaries 6/2/20 Open 14
Virgin Islands Democratic caucuses 6/6/20 Open 6

The Rantt Rundown

The candidate who walks away having won the most delegates will go on to become the nominee at the Democratic National Convention. By keeping track of when states are holding their contests and how many delegates they’re worth, you’ll have a better idea of who will be representing the party come the general election.

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