2020 Presidential Election Calendar

2020 Presidential Election Calendar
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Democratic Primary Debates

June 26-27, 2019
First debate held in Miami

July 30-31, 2019
Second debate held in Detroit


September 12, 2019
Third debate held in Houston

October 15, 2019
Fourth debate held in Westerville, Ohio

November 20, 2019
Fifth debate, scheduled to be held in Atlanta

Sixth debate, date and location to be determined

January - April 2020
Six more debates are scheduled to be held, date and location to be determined


Primaries and Caucuses
* Dates are tentative


February 2020

Monday, February 3
Iowa caucuses*

Tuesday, February 11
New Hampshire primaries*

Saturday, February 22
Nevada Democratic caucuses

Saturday, February 29
South Carolina Democratic primary

March 2020

Tuesday, March 3 "Super Tuesday"
Alabama primaries
Alaska Republican conventions*
American Samoa Democratic caucus
Arkansas primaries
California primaries
Colorado primaries
Maine primaries*
Massachusetts primaries
Minnesota primaries
North Carolina primaries*
Oklahoma primaries
Tennessee primaries
Texas primaries*
Utah primaries*
Vermont primaries*
Virginia primaries*
Democrats Abroad primary

Sunday, March 8, 2020
Puerto Rico Republican primary

Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Hawaii Republican caucuses*
Idaho primaries*
Michigan primaries*
Mississippi primaries
Missouri primaries
North Dakota Democratic caucuses
Washington primaries

Thursday, March 12, 2020
Virgin Island Republican caucus*

Saturday, March 14, 2020
District of Columbia Republican convention*
Guam Republican caucus*
Northern Marianas Democratic convention*
Wyoming Republican conventions*

Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Arizona Democratic primary
Florida primaries*
Illinois primaries*
Northern Marianas Republican convention*
Ohio primaries

Saturday, March 21, 2020
Kentucky Republican caucuses

Tuesday, March 24, 2020
American Samoa Republican caucus*
Georgia primaries

Sunday, March 29, 2020
Puerto Rico Democratic primary

April 2020

April 3-5, 2020
North Dakota Republican state convention*

Saturday, April 4, 2020
Alaska Democratic primary
Hawaii Democratic primary
Louisiana primaries
Wyoming Democratic caucuses

Tuesday, April 7, 2020
Wisconsin primaries

Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Connecticut primaries
Delaware primaries*
Maryland primaries
New York primaries
Pennsylvania primaries*
Rhode Island primaries*

May 2020

Saturday, May 2, 2020
Guam Democratic caucus
Kansas Democratic primary


Tuesday, May 5, 2020
Indiana primaries*

Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Nebraska primaries*
West Virginia primaries

Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Kentucky Democratic primary
Oregon primaries

June 2020

Tuesday, June 2, 2020
District of Columbia Democratic primary
Montana primaries*
New Jersey primaries*
New Mexico primaries*
South Dakota primaries*

Saturday, June 6, 2020
Virgin Islands Democratic caucuses



Other important dates

July 13 - 16, 2020
Democratic National Convention
Milwaukee, Wis.

August 24-27, 2020
Republican National Convention
Charlotte, N.C.

Tuesday, November 3, 2020
Election Day