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What You Need To Know Tonight for Nevada Dem Caucus


The 2020 Nevada Democratic caucus will take place tonight.

Nevada Democrats will award 36 pledged delegates.

Nevada also is allocated 12 superdelegates.

Bernie Sanders is expected to win—while the rest of the Democratic field fights for second place.

There is no Nevada Republican caucus, but Brad Parscale will be speaking at the Nevada Republican Party winter meeting tomorrow.

President Trump will be awarded all of Nevada’s 25 Republican delegates tomorrow via the Nevada Republican Party’s Alternative Presidential Preference Poll.

2020 Democratic delegate rules

Democratic National Convention will be held July 13-16 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

In 2020, there are 4,750 delegates.

    • 3,979 pledged delegates
    • 771 superdelegates
    • To win the Democratic nomination, a presidential candidate must receive support from a majority of the pledged delegates on the first ballot.
      • 1,991 pledged delegates
      • Under the current DNC rules, if the convention is contested and goes to second ballot or more, superdelegates will be able to vote. In this scenario, a candidate must receive majority support from all delegates—more than 2,375 votes.
      • After Super Tuesday, a little more than one third (38%) of pledged delegates will be awarded.


Pledged delegate count as of today

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