Democratic Party of Wisconsin

2020 National Convention

The 2020 Democratic National Convention

General Information

The 2020 Democratic National Convention will be held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin the week of August 17th, 2020. The convention is a major event in the life of a political party, and convention delegates are at the heart of all decisions made. In addition to voting for the party’s presidential and vice presidential nominee, delegates to the Democratic National Convention have an opportunity to vote on the party’s platform and resolutions, as well as the rules that govern the party. For more information, or to sign up for updates from the convention, please visit www.milwaukee2020.com.

Important Dates:

February 10th: Statement of Intent forms will be available on this website and at State Party Headquarters

April 17th: Statement of Intent forms are due to the State Party Headquarters by 5:00pm for anyone wishing to run as a District Level Delegate

April 17th: 5:00pm Registration deadline to participate in a virtual county caucus. *Registration for the virtual county caucuses is now closed*

April 26th, May 3rd, and May 10th: County Caucuses

May 17th: Congressional District Caucuses

May 29th: Statement of Intent forms are due to the State Party Headquarters by 5:00pm for anyone wishing to run as a PLEO or an At Large Delegate

June 12th: PLEO and At Large Delegates are selected by the DPW Administrative Committee in Wisconsin Dells, WI

Week of Aug 17th: Democratic National Convention held in Milwaukee, WI

Photo: 2016 Wisconsin Delegates in Philadelphia, PA.


Important Dates:

February 10th: Statement of Intent forms will be available on this website and at State Party Headquarters

April 17th: Statement of Intent forms are due to the State Party Headquarters by 5:00pm for anyone wishing to run as a District Level Delegate

April 17th: 5:00pm Registration deadline to participate in a virtual county caucus. *Registration for the virtual county caucuses is now closed*

April 26th, May 3rd, and May 10th: County Caucuses

May 17th: Congressional District Caucuses

May 29th: Statement of Intent forms are due to the State Party Headquarters by 5:00pm for anyone wishing to run as a PLEO or an At Large Delegate

June 12th: PLEO and At Large Delegates are selected by the DPW Administrative Committee in Wisconsin Dells, WI

Week of Aug 17th: Democratic National Convention held in Milwaukee, WI

Photo: 2016 Wisconsin Delegates in Philadelphia, PA.


Quick Facts:

Wisconsin will select a total of 97 delegates and 7 alternates for the 2020 convention.

There are three different delegate types that one may run as: District Level Delegate, PLEO Delegate, or At Large Delegate. Please click the links below for more information on each type.

In order to run as a delegate you must be 18 years old on or before November 3, 2020, be a resident of Wisconsin and a U.S. Citizen, and be a registered voter in the district in which you are running

Photo: Wisconsin’s 2012 Delegation in Charlotte, NC.


Quick Facts:

Wisconsin will select a total of 97 delegates and 7 alternates for the 2020 convention.

There are three different delegate types that one may run as: District Level Delegate, PLEO Delegate, or At Large Delegate. Please click the links below for more information on each type.

In order to run as a delegate you must be 18 years old on or before November 3, 2020, be a resident of Wisconsin and a U.S. Citizen, and be a registered voter in the district in which you are running

Photo: Wisconsin’s 2012 Delegation in Charlotte, NC.


Wisconsin’s Official 2020 Delegation

To view the list of the official members of the 2020 Wisconsin Delegation, CLICK HERE


Delegate Breakdown by Candidate:

Wisconsin has a binding primary. All pledged delegates are assigned proportionally based on primary results from the April 7th presidential primary.

District Level Delegate Allocations:
1st Tier County Caucus Allocations: CLICK HERE
2nd Tier CD Caucus Allocations: CLICK HERE


Wisconsin’s Official 2020 Delegation

To view the list of the official members of the 2020 Wisconsin Delegation, CLICK HERE


Delegate Breakdown by Candidate:

Wisconsin has a binding primary. All pledged delegates are assigned proportionally based on primary results from the April 7th presidential primary.

District Level Delegate Allocations:
1st Tier County Caucus Allocations: CLICK HERE
2nd Tier CD Caucus Allocations: CLICK HERE


Delegate Selection Overview & Plan

Click here for an overview of Wisconsin’s Delegate Selection Plan or to download a copy of the full plan.

Statement of Intent and Pledge of Support Form

The deadline has now passed to apply to be a  delegate. 

Paid for by the Democratic Party of Wisconsin, Ben Wikler, Chair