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2020 Primary Schedule


The 2020 Presidential primary schedule will begin to take shape in the coming months. The dates below are be subject to change as states and parties make their final decisions regarding which day to hold their primary or caucus contests. Please use our contact form if you see incorrect information and can provide a link to accurate information. This page will be updated as the calendar is finalized.

Note: All dates are primaries unless otherwise noted as a caucus. Primaries and caucuses which are only being held by one party on that date are noted as (R) or (D). The delegate counts represent the total delegates from that state for each respective party. Primary and caucus results will be updated regularly.

Date (2020)
State
Type
Mon, Feb 3 Iowa Caucuses Closed
Tue, Feb 11 New Hampshire Mixed
Sat, Feb 15 Nevada Caucus (D) Closed
Sat, Feb 22 South Carolina (D) Open
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Tue, Mar 3 Alabama Open
Tue, Mar 3 California Mixed
Tue, Mar 3 Massachusetts Mixed
Tue, Mar 3 North Carolina Mixed
Tue, Mar 3 Oklahoma Closed
Tue, Mar 3 Tennessee Open
Tue, Mar 3 Texas Open
Tue, Mar 3 Vermont Open
Tue, Mar 3 Virginia Open
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Sat, Mar 7 Louisiana Closed
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Tue, Mar 10 Hawaii Caucus (R) Closed
Tue, Mar 10 Idaho Closed
Tue, Mar 10 Michigan Open
Tue, Mar 10 Mississippi Open
Tue, Mar 10 Missouri Open
Tue, Mar 10 Ohio Mixed
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Tue, Mar 17 Arizona Closed
Tue, Mar 17 Florida Closed
Tue, Mar 17 Illinois Open
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Tue, Apr 7 Wisconsin Open
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Tue, Apr 28 Connecticut Closed
Tue, Apr 28 Delaware Closed
Tue, Apr 28 Maryland Closed
Tue, Apr 28 Pennsylvania Closed
Tue, Apr 28 Rhode Island Mixed
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Tue, May 5 Indiana Open
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Tue, May 12 Nebraska (R) Closed
Tue, May 12 West Virginia Mixed
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Tue, May 19 Arkansas Open
Tue, May 19 Kentucky Closed
Tue, May 19 Oregon Closed
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Tue, May 26 Washington Caucus (R) Closed
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Tue, Jun 2 Montana Open
Tue, Jun 2 New Jersey Mixed
Tue, Jun 2 New Mexico Closed
Tue, Jun 2 South Dakota Closed
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Sun, Jun 7 Puerto Rico (D) Open
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Tue, Jun 16 Washington, DC (D) Closed
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No Date Alaska Caucus (R) Closed
No Date Alaska Caucus (D) Closed
No Date American Samoa Caucus (D) Open
No Date American Samoa (R Convention) Open
No Date Colorado Caucus Closed
No Date Democrats Abroad Closed
No Date Georgia Open
No Date Guam Caucus (D) Closed
No Date Guam (R convention) Closed
No Date Hawaii Caucus (D) Closed
No Date Idaho Caucus (D) Open
No Date Kansas Caucus (D) Closed
No Date Kansas Caucus (R) Closed
No Date Maine Caucus (R) Closed
No Date Maine Caucus (D) Closed
No Date Minnesota Caucus Open
No Date Nebraska Caucus (D) Closed
No Date Nevada Caucus (R) Closed
No Date Nevada Caucus (R) Closed
No Date New York Closed
No Date North Dakota Caucus (D) Closed
No Date North Dakota Caucus (R) Closed
No Date Northern Marianas Caucus (D) Open
No Date Northern Marianas Caucus (R) Closed
No Date Puerto Rico (R) Open
No Date South Carolina (R) Open
No Date Utah Caucus Closed
No Date Virgin Islands Caucus (R) Open
No Date Virgin Islands Caucus (D) Open
No Date Washington Caucus (D) Closed
No Date Washington, DC (R Convention) Closed
No Date Wyoming Caucus (R) Closed
No Date Wyoming Caucus (D) Closed

Allocation – All Democratic primary/caucus delegates are proportionally allocated. Republican primaries/caucuses are listed as Proportional (P), Winner-Take-All (WTA), or Winner-Take-Most (WTM).
Proportional – Delegates are awarded based on the percentage of the vote received by candidates, or some formulation of dividing up the delegates
Winner Take All – All delegates are given to the winner of the contest
Winner Take Most – Some delegates are reserved for the winner, some may be divided proportionally
Unbound – Delegates are not bound to a specific candidate and can support any candidate of their choosing, varies by state party

Type
Open– Voters may vote in either party primary but can choose only one
Closed – Only voters registered in their respective party may vote in the party primary
Mixed – A semi-open or semi-closed environment, unaffiliated voters can choose to vote in either primary or can switch registration the day of voting

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