Timeline of the 2-Year Precinct Delegate Term

Important dates and events are listed below.

Activities that precinct delegates can work on year-round are no less important!  Attend party committee meetings and other political events, build community awareness and engagement, lobby elected officials, vet and recruit candidates and stay informed!

NOTE: The occurrence of certain conventions depends on whether the 2-year term overlaps a Presidential Election or a Statewide Election (specified in timeline). Special Elections that sometimes occur in odd years are not included.

Convention and Caucus Details

Election Year (even)
April
Deadline for each county party chair to submit precinct delegate apportionment for next 2-year term to County Clerk: April 1, 2022
Find out how many seats are available in your precinct.

April Endorsement Conventions (Statewide Election Year)
County Endorsement Convention: April 11, 2022
Elect State Delegates to attend State Endorsement Convention.

State Endorsement Convention: April 23, 2022
Endorse major state office candidates for Secretary of State, Attorney General, Supreme Court Justices (2), Board of Education (2), University Boards of WSU, UOM and MSU (2 each).

Early May
Filing Deadline for Precinct Delegate Affidavit of Identity: May 3, 2022
Complete your Affidavit of Identity, have it notarized, and file it with the County Clerk just prior to the filing deadline.

Spring Conventions (Presidential Election Year)
Spring County Convention: May 2024
Elect State Delegates to attend Spring State Convention.

Spring State Convention: June 2024
Elect National Committeeman and Committeewoman (4-year term).  Elect 3 delegates from each congressional district to attend the Republican National Convention.

May thru July
Primary Election Campaign Season
Campaign for your position, if necessary.  Support and promote other party candidates on the ballot.

August
Primary Election: August 2, 2022
VOTE.

Fall Nomination Conventions
Fall County Convention: August 2022
Elect State Delegates to attend Fall State Convention.

Fall State Convention: August 2022
Statewide Election Year – Nominate major state office candidates for Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State, Attorney General, Supreme Court Justices (2), Board of Education (2), University Boards of WSU, UOM and MSU (2 each)
Presidential Election Year – Nominate Presidential Electors, Supreme Court Justices (2), Board of Education (2), University Boards of WSU, UOM and MSU (2 each)

Fall National Convention (Presidential Election Years): August 2024
Nominate President and Vice President of the United States.

September thru October
General Election Campaign Season 
Support and promote party candidates. Don’t forget about non-partisan offices and ballot proposals!

November
General Election: November 8, 2022
VOTE.

Post-Election County Convention: November 2022
Elect members to serve on the County Executive Committee for the next 2-year term.  Within 30 days following this convention, the Executive Committee will meet to elect the county party officers: Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary and Treasurer.

Odd Year
Spring Conventions & Caucuses
Winter County Convention: February 2023
Elect State Delegates to attend District Caucus and Spring State Convention.
District Caucus: February 2023
Elect members to serve on the Congressional District Committee for the next 2 year term: Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary, Treasurer, 6 State Committee Members and 15 Additional Members.
Winter State Convention: February 2023
Elect party officers to the State Central Committee for a 2-year term: Chair / Co-Chair and 6 Vice Chairs