House Democrats to get 2020 delegate allocation process briefing Thursday

House Democrats to get 2020 delegate allocation process briefing Thursday

Washington (CNN)Just days before the South Carolina presidential primary and Super Tuesday, officials from the Democratic National Committee will give House Democrats a briefing on the delegate allocation process, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s spokesman Drew Hammill told CNN on Tuesday.

“The Democratic National Convention to nominate the next President of the United States will be held July 13-16th in Milwaukee,” Hammill said. “In the months ahead, there are important dates that relate to delegate selection, the establishment of committees and other member opportunities, and that’s what this briefing will address.”
The briefing, to be held Thursday afternoon near the Capitol, will include a presentation of the primary process, detailing how delegates are allocated to winners, and will allow time for members to ask questions. DNC rules require all states to allocate their pledged delegates proportionally, both statewide and at a predetermined district level (most commonly by congressional district).
Pelosi, who organized the briefing, alerted members of the Dem