2020 DNC Delegate Information

2020 Democratic National Convention – Delegate Selection Information

Centre County Information

Centre County is split between the 12th & 15th Congressional Districts

  • There will be three (3) delegates selected from the 12th Congressional District and three (3) delegates selected from the 15th Congressional District.1

  • Under the delegate selection plan, the presidential candidates have the right to approve delegate candidates who will appear on the ballot in Pennsylvania. Delegate candidates selected must pledge to support the presidential candidate prior to receiving petitions to be placed on the ballot. Each delegate candidate must receive a minimum of 250 signatures to appear on the ballot.1

  • Since you must be approved by the presidential campaigns, you should contact the campaigns to volunteer and to become known by the campaigns. Let the campaign know you are interested in running as a delegate.1

  • Important Dates: Pledge forms will be available from the PA Democratic Party no later than December 30, 2019. Presidential campaigns have until January 27, 2020, to approve their slate of delegate candidates.1

1; The above is a summary only! Please refer to the PA Democratic Party Delegate Section Plan for full details.


PA Democratic Delegate Selection Plan

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Pennsylvania’s total of 177 Delegates and 13 Alternate Delegates are chosen three ways and fit into four different categories. On Primary Day, April 28, 2020, Pennsylvania’s Democrats will elect 100 delegates and ten alternate delegates within each of the commonwealth’s congressional districts. In June 2020, the Democratic State Committee will elect 33 At-Large Delegates and 3 At-Large Alternates, and 20 Delegates who are Pledged Party Leaders and Elected Officials (PLEO). The remaining delegates will automatically attain their position as Delegates due to being members of the Democratic National Committee, Pennsylvania’s Congressional Delegation, or as Distinguished Leaders of the Democratic Party.

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