2020 Republican Presidential Nomination

1,276 Delegates Needed to Win

Date and delegate information on this page is preliminary and subject to change.

The Republican Party will nominate a 2020 presidential candidate at its convention in Charlotte the week of August 24, 2020. Primary and caucus events will go through early June.

Estimated Delegates Earned



Delegate counts will be available beginning with the Iowa Caucus on February 3, 2020. A majority of the estimated 2,550 (1,276+) are needed to win the Republican nomination on the first ballot.

The map below shows the number of delegates each state will send to the Republican convention. Use the filters below the map to view it in different ways. Click a state to see polling detail and an overview of its primary or caucus.

Early Super Tuesday March 3 March 4-31 April May After May
62 785 487 134 102 713

Locations in gray have not yet set a date or have cancelled their 2020 primary/caucus. Those delegate counts are not included in the monthly breakdown. Select a radio button to display the map along the chosen dimension. Use the drop-down boxes to limit the display to specific time, type or allocation method. The number of delegates and percentage of all 2,550 delegates associated with your options will display. Information is estimated and subject to change. Some states have an extended process for choosing delegates; the time used on the map is generally the start of the process. Allocation methods and contest types are categorized based on best fit; select a state on the map for more detail and links to external resources. Special thanks to Greenpapers and FHQ for making it a lot easier to aggregate the data. Visit those sites for the finer details of the state-by-state allocation rules.

National Polls

The results of national polling for a preferred Republican nominee is shown below. While these national polls are directionally interesting, the nominee will ultimately be chosen based on delegates earned during state-by-state primary and caucus votes.

Source Date Sample Trump Weld Other
The Economist/YouGov 3/04/2020 232 LV 94% 2% 4%
The Economist/YouGov 2/26/2020 385 LV 92% 2% 6%
The Economist/YouGov 2/19/2020 358 LV 91% 1% 8%
Emerson College 2/18/2020 482 RV 91% 9% 0%
The Economist/YouGov 2/12/2020 349 LV 90% 5% 5%
The Economist/YouGov 2/05/2020 401 LV 89% 1% 10%
The Economist/YouGov 1/29/2020 384 LV 89% 2% 9%
Emerson College 1/23/2020 412 LV 92% 6% 2%
The Economist/YouGov 1/22/2020 459 LV 89% 2% 9%
The Economist/YouGov 1/15/2020 362 LV 88% 1% 11%