Precinct Delegate FAQ

When is the Election for Precinct Delegates?

Your election will be on Tuesday, August 4, 2020.

Who will vote for me?

Only those voting in the Republican Primary on August 4, 2020 in your precinct will vote for you. There is no cross-ballot voting in the primary, meaning if they vote they either vote on solely the Republican side of the ballot, or solely on the Democratic side.

Where will my name appear on the ballot?

Your name will appear on the Republican side of the ballot at the bottom.

Do I need to file any campaign finance reports for my Precinct Delegate race?

NO, Precinct Delegate candidates are NOT required to file disclosure forms or campaign finance compliance statements.

What if there are more people running than spots available?

The person(s) with the highest vote total are elected.

How will I know if I won?

You will receive a notice in the mail from the Kent County Clerk identifying you as the winner. You can also contact the Kent GOP beginning on August 5th.

What are my official duties?

Officially, you are running to be a “Delegate to the County Convention”, meaning you will vote at all County Conventions called in your term. You will be notified of the date, location, and purpose of these conventions through the “Call to Convention.” Aside from being a delegate, you can help Republicans in your precinct by contacting neighbors and getting them to show up to the polls on Election Day.

How long is my term as Precinct Delegate?

Your term as precinct delegate is two years. It begins the day you are elected (August 4th) and will end the day of the August primary in 2022.

 

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