2016 Presidential Election Timeline

KIT MILLER

With the Iowa Caucuses quickly approaching, the 2016 presidential election is becoming more serious – decisions must be made. To help you keep track of which stage the election is in, here is a timeline of important dates in the 2016 presidential election.

Feb. 1 – Iowa Caucuses
Feb. 6 – Republican Debate (through ABC News)
Feb. 9 – New Hampshire Primary
Feb. 11 – Democratic Debate (through PBS)
Feb. 13 – Republican Debate (through CBS News)
Feb. 20 – South Carolina Republican Primary
Feb. 20 – Democratic Caucus in Nevada
Feb. 23 – Republican Caucus in Nevada
Feb. 25 – Republican Debate (through CNN)
Feb. 27 – South Carolina Democratic Primary
Mar. 1 – Super Tuesday [the day the largest number of states hold their primaries. This election’s participating states are: Alabama, Alaska (R), American Samoa (D), Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Massachusetts, Minnesota, North Dakota (R), Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia and Wyoming (R)]
Mar. 5 – Kansas, Kentucky (R), Louisiana, Maine (R) and Nebraska (D) Primary
Mar. 6 – Maine (D) and Puerto Rico (R) Primary
Mar. 8 – Hawaii (R), Idaho (R), Michigan and Mississippi Primary
Mar. 9 – Democratic Debate (through the Washington Post)
Mar. 10 – Republican Debate (through CNN)
Mar. 12 – Guam (R), Northern Mariana Islands (D) and District of Columbia (R) Primary
Mar. 15 – Florida, Illinois, Missouri, North Carolina, Northern Mariana Islands (R) and Ohio Primary
Mar. 19 – Virgin Islands Caucus (R)
Mar. 22 – American Samoa (R), Arizona, Idaho (D) and Utah Primary
Mar. 26 – Alaska (D), Hawaii (D) and Washington (D) Primary
April 5 – Wisconsin Primary
April 9 – Wyoming (D) Primary
April 19 – New York Primary
April 26 – Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island Primary
May 3 – Indiana Primary
May 7 – Guam (D)
May 10 – Nebraska (R) and West Virginia Primary
May 17 – Kentucky (D) and Oregon Primary
May 24 – Washington (R) Primary
June 4 – Virgin Islands (D) Primary
June 5 – Puerto Rico (D) Primary
June 7 – California, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Dakota (D) and South Dakota Primary
June 14 – District of Columbia (D) Primary
July 18-21 – Republican National Convention
July 25-28 – Democratic National Convention
Sep. 26 – First Presidential Debate
Oct. 4 – Vice Presidential Debate
Oct. 9 – Second Presidential Debate
Oct. 19 – Third Presidential Debate
Nov. 8 – Election Day

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