2020 Democratic National Convention Delegate Selection

 

DNC 2020

 

This July Democrats from across America will gather in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to nominate our candidate for United States President, at the Democratic National Convention. Each U.S. State and Territory will send a delegation of local Democrats to participate on their behalf. This page is home to information on how to join Delaware's 2020 National Convention Delegation. 

 

2020 Delegate Selection Plan

The process for how Delaware will elect it's National Convention Delegates are outlined in the 2020 Delegate Selection Plan. This governing document received final approval from the National Committee on November 8, 2019, after a nearly year-long process of drafting and revision. Anyone who is interested in becoming a National Convention Delegate is strongly encouraged to review the Delegate Selection Plan.

Delegate Application Period now open!

The Delaware Democratic Party is now accepting delegate pledge/certification forms for both the National Convention(DNC) and Delaware Delegate Selection Caucus (DDSC). Democrats hoping to be considered for either the DNC or DDSC must submit their forms before the deadline. 

  • To be considered for the DDSC, Caucus Certification Form must be submitted by February 28, 2020. Submit this form if you would like to participate in the Selection Caucus in Dover.

  • To be considered for the DNC, Delegate Pledge Forms must be submitted by April 9, 2020. Submit this form if you would like to attend the National Convention in Milwaukee. 

Completed forms can be emailed to DNC2020@deldems.org or dropped off at State Party Headquarters in New Castle.

 

Regional Caucus Dates

Throughout the month of March, Democrats across the state will be holding Rep. District Level caucuses. Each of the state's 41 Rep. Districts will elect up to 4 electors. Those electors will go on to the Delegate Selection Caucus on May 9, to elect Delaware's National Convention Delegates. 

Any Democrat living within the geographical confines of the RD can participate in their respective caucus. Participants are not required to be members of their RD committees.

Registered Democrats who wish to look up their RD can do so here: https://ivote.de.gov/VoterView

Those interested in being considered electors to the Delegate Selection Caucus must complete and return this Certification Form to DNC2020@deldems.org by 5 p.m. on Feb. 28.

  • Thursday, March 5 (RD 8, RD 9)

    • 7:00pm | M.O.T. Senior Center, 300 S. Scott St. Middletown, DE 19709
    • NOTE: Residents of RD 8 and RD 9 who wish to attend can pre-register here, though pre-registration is not required.
  • Monday, March 9 (RD 11, RD 28, RD 29, RD 30, RD 31, RD 32, RD 33, RD 34) 

    • 6:30pm | Kent County Administration Building, 555 S. Bay Road, Dover, DE 19901
    • NOTE: Residents of RD 11, RD 29, RD 30, RD 31, RD 32, RD 33, and RD 34 can pre-register here, though pre-registration is not required. 
  • Wednesday, March 11 (RD 1, RD 2, RD 3, RD 4)

    • 6:00pm | Warner Elementary School, 801 W. 18th St., Wilmington, DE 19810
    • NOTE: Residents of RD 1, RD 2, RD 3, and RD 4 who wish to attend can pre-register here, though pre-registration is not required.
  • Monday, March 23 (RD 14, RD 20, RD 35, RD 36, RD 37, RD 38, RD 39, RD 40, RD 41)

    • 5:00pm | Cheer Center, 20520 Sand Hill Drive, Georgetown, DE 19947
    • NOTE: Residents of RD 14, RD 20, RD 35, RD 36, RD 37, RD 38, RD 39, RD 40, and RD 41 who wish to attend can pre-register here, though pre-registration is not required.
  • Monday, March 23 (RD 23, RD 24, RD 25, RD 26, RD 27)

    • 7:00pm | George V. Kirk Middle School, 140 Brennen Drive, Newark, DE 19173
    • NOTE: Residents of RD 23, RD 24, RD 25, RD 26, and RD 27 who wish to attend can pre-register here, though pre-registration is not required
  • Wednesday, March 25 (RD 12, RD 13, RD 19, RD 21, RD 22)

    • 6:30pm | IBEW 313, 814 W. Basin Road, New Castle, DE 19720
    • NOTE: Residents of RD 12, RD 13, RD 19, RD 21, and RD 22 who wish to attend can pre-register here, though pre-registration is not required.
  • Thursday, March 26 (RD 5, RD 15, RD 16, RD 17, RD 18)

    • 6:00pm | IBEW 313, 814 W. Basin Road, New Castle, DE 19720
    • NOTE: Residents of RD 5, RD 15, RD 16, RD 17, and RD 18 who wish to attend can pre-register here, though pre-registration is not required.
  • Monday, March 30 (RD 6, RD 7, RD 10)

    • 7:00pm | Harry's Savoy Grill, 2020 Naamans Road, Wilmington, DE 19810
    • NOTE: Residents of RD 6, RD 7, and RD 10 who wish to attend can pre-register here, though pre-registration is not required.

 

Delegate Selection Resources:

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2020 Delaware Delegate Selection Plan FINAL.pdf408.86 KB
Regulations of the RBC for the 2020 Convention.pdf405.15 KB
2020 DNC Delegate Selection Rules.pdf301.3 KB
2020 Call to Convention.pdf607.54 KB
2020 Delegate Selection Caucus Certification Form FINAL.pdf1.13 MB
2020 National Delegate Pledge Form FINAL.pdf392.25 KB
Presidential Filing Forms 2020.pdf272.3 KB
2020 Affirmative Action Committee.pdf127.71 KB
2020 Delegate Selection Presentation.pdf3.29 MB
2020 Delegate Selection Overview (Spanish).pdf3.29 MB