DemDaily: Super Tuesday Line Up

March 3, 2020

After a whirlwind 72 hours in which three presidential candidates ended their campaigns, the race for the White House goes into its most significant series of primaries today -- 16 contests in all, including 14 states, one territory and Democrats Abroad.

(WTHR)

Joe Biden's sweeping victory in Saturday's South Carolina Primary put him back in the game, followed by the significant endorsements of three of his former rivals -- Amy Klobuchar (MN), Pete Buttigieg (IN) and Beto O'Rourke (TX).

According to the Associated Press, the delegate count stands at 60 for Bernie Sanders and 54 for Biden, but with 1,357 delegates at stake today, those numbers are about to shift drastically.

Prior to Saturday, Sanders was leading in most Super Tuesday states, including the delegate-rich states of California (415), Texas (228), and Virginia (99), but polling updates in the last 24 hours have shown a shift toward Biden.

Two California polls taken since Saturday show a four-point shift to Biden, putting Sanders @32% and Biden @25%. Elizabeth Warren and Michael Bloomberg, who received a 6% bump in recent days, were at a statistical dead heat at 16% and 17%.

For Biden to maintain his momentum, and surpass what was expected to be an insurmountable delegate lead by Sanders, it is essential for him to reach the 15% threshold for delegate allocation in California. Voters in the Golden State, however, have already cast over 60% of their ballots in early voting.

After the close of today's Super Tuesday primary contests, approximately 38% of the delegates for the Democratic nomination for the 2020 presidential election will have been allocated.

Super Tuesday State Primary Information
State Early Vote Absentee Voting March 3rd Poll Closing Time Pledged Delegates
at Stake
Alabama N/A Request by 2/27; hand deliver/postmark by 3/2 7:00pm
52
American Somoa N/A N/A N/A
6
Arkansas 2/17-3/2 Request by 2/25; hand deliver by 3/2, arrive by 3/3 7:30pm
31
California 2/3-3/3 Request by 2/25; hand deliver/postmark by 3/3 8:00pm
415
Colorado 2/24-3/3 N/A 7:00pm
67
Maine 2/3-2/27 Request by 2/27, receive by 3/3 8:00pm
24
Massachusetts 2/24-2/28 Request by 2/24, submit by 3/3 8:00pm
91
Minnesota  1/17-3/2 Request by 2/2, submit by 3/3 8:00pm
75
North Carolina 2/13-2/29 Request by 2/25, postmark by 3/3 7:30pm
110
Oklahoma 2/27-2/29 Request by 2/26, submit by 3/3 7:00pm
37
Tennessee 2/12-2/25 Request by 2/25, receive by 3/3 8:00pm
64
Texas 2/18-2/28 Request by 2/21, postmark by 3/3 7:00pm
228
Utah 2/18-2/28 Request by 2/25, postmark by 2/2 or hand deliver by 3/3 8:00pm
29
Vermont 1/18-3/2 Request by 2/2, return by 3/3 7:00pm
16
Virginia 1/18-2/29 Request by mail by 2/25, vote in person by 2/29, receive by 3/3 7:00pm
99
Democrats Abroad Started 2/18
Email or postal mailing by 2/18 thru 3/10.
Global Primary runs from 3/3 to 3/10
13
DemList will keep you informed.

Support DemList!

DemList
Connecting you to The Party
Connecting you to Each Other

 

Kimberly Scott
Publisher

SignUp for the Daily updates on the issues, politics and the playersForward and follow on FacebookTwitter and LinkedIn

Source:  Ballotpedia/Chart

Related posts

DemDaily: Out of the Gate

DemDaily: Out of the Gate

January 2, 2019 The presidential primary began in earnest New Year’s eve with the unofficial entry of US Senator Elizabeth Warren into the 2020 race for the White House. The Massachusetts...

DemDaily: Love Trumps Hate

DemDaily: Love Trumps Hate

Happy Valentine’s Day to our DemList fans, followers and supporters! At a time when brotherly love and the constitution are being challenged at every turn, it is important to remember that...

DemDaily: Rolling Back Roe

DemDaily: Rolling Back Roe

July 26, 2021 Mississippi officials submitted their first briefs to the US Supreme Court last week in their calculated quest to roll back women’s reproductive rights in the United States. In...

Posted