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The 2016 Presidential primary schedule is finally set. Some of the dates below may 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. The delegate counts represent the total delegates from that state for each respective party. Primary and caucus results will be updated regularly.

The dates below are for federal and state elections.
The national general election is November 8, 2016.


Date Description Type
Alabama
March 1, 2016 State and presidential primary Primary
 
Alaska
March 1, 2016 Presidential caucus Republican Caucus
March 26, 2016 Presidential caucus Democratic Caucus
August 16, 2016 State primary Primary
American Samoa
March 1, 2016 Presidential caucus Democratic Caucus
March 8, 2016 Presidential caucus Republican Caucus
 
Arizona
March 22, 2016 Presidential primary Primary
August 30, 2016 State primary Primary
 
Arkansas
March 1, 2016 State and presidential primary Primary
March 1, 2016 Judicial election General
 
California
February 2, 2016 Recall election General
June 7, 2016 State and presidential primary Primary
 
Colorado
March 1, 2016 Presidential caucus Caucus
June 28, 2016 State primary Primary
 
Connecticut
April 26, 2016 Presidential primary Primary
August 9, 2016 State primary Primary
 
Delaware
April 26, 2016 Presidential primary Primary
September 13, 2016 State primary Primary
District of Columbia
June 14, 2016 State and presidential primary Primary
 
Florida
March 15, 2016 Presidential primary Primary
August 30, 2016 State primary Primary
 
Georgia
March 1, 2016 Presidential primary Primary
May 24, 2016 State primary Primary
Guam
March 12, 2016 Presidential caucus Republican Caucus
May 7, 2016 Presidential caucus Democratic Caucus
 
Hawaii
March 8, 2016 Presidential caucus Republican Caucus
March 26, 2016 Presidential caucus Democratic Caucus
August 13, 2016 State primary Primary
 
Idaho
March 8, 2016 Presidential primary Republican Primary
March 22, 2016 Presidential caucus Democratic Caucus
May 17, 2016 State primary Primary
 
Illinois
March 15, 2016 State and presidential primary Primary
 
Indiana
May 3, 2016 State and presidential primary Primary
 
Iowa
February 1, 2016 Presidential caucus Caucus
June 7, 2016 State primary Primary
 
Kansas
March 5, 2016 Presidential caucus Caucus
August 2, 2016 State primary Primary
 
Kentucky
March 5, 2016 Presidential caucus Republican Caucus
May 17, 2016 State and presidential primary Primary
 
Louisiana
March 5, 2016 Presidential primary Primary
November 8, 2016 State primary Primary
 
Maine
March 5, 2016 Presidential caucus Republican Caucus
March 6, 2016 Presidential caucus Democratic Caucus
June 14, 2016 State primary Primary
 
Maryland
April 26, 2016 State and presidential primary Primary
 
Massachusetts
March 1, 2016 Presidential primary Primary
September 8, 2016 State primary Primary
 
Michigan
March 8, 2016 Presidential primary Primary
August 2, 2016 State primary Primary
 
Minnesota
March 1, 2016 Presidential caucus Caucus
August 9, 2016 State primary Primary
 
Mississippi
March 8, 2016 State and presidential primary Primary
November 29, 2016 Judicial runoff election Runoff
 
Missouri
March 15, 2016 Presidential primary Primary
August 2, 2016 State primary Primary
 
Montana
June 7, 2016 State and presidential primary Primary
 
Nebraska
March 5, 2016 Presidential caucus Democratic Caucus
May 10, 2016 State primary Primary
May 10, 2016 Presidential primary Republican Primary
 
Nevada
February 20, 2016 Presidential caucus Democratic Caucus
February 23, 2016 Presidential caucus Republican Caucus
June 14, 2016 State primary Primary
 
New Hampshire
February 9, 2016 Presidential primary Primary
September 13, 2016 State primary Primary
 
New Jersey
June 7, 2016 State and presidential primary Primary
 
New Mexico
June 7, 2016 State and presidential primary Primary
 
New York
April 19, 2016 Presidential primary Primary
June 28, 2016 State primary Primary
 
North Carolina
March 15, 2016 Presidential and state primary (no congressional seats) Primary
June 7, 2016 Congressional primary Primary
 
North Dakota
June 7, 2016 Presidential caucus Democratic Caucus
June 14, 2016 State primary Primary
Northern Marianas
March 12, 2016 Presidential caucus Democratic Caucus
March 15, 2016 Presidential caucus Republican Caucus
 
Ohio
March 15, 2016 State and presidential primary Primary
March 15, 2016 Judicial primary election Primary
 
Oklahoma
March 1, 2016 Presidential primary Primary
June 28, 2016 State primary Primary
 
Oregon
May 17, 2016 State and presidential primary Primary
 
Pennsylvania
April 26, 2016 State and presidential primary Primary
Puerto Rico
March 13, 2016 Presidential primary Primary
June 5, 2016 Presidential caucus Democratic Caucus
 
Rhode Island
April 26, 2016 Presidential primary Primary
September 13, 2016 State primary Primary
 
South Carolina
February 20, 2016 Presidential primary Republican Primary
February 27, 2016 Presidential primary Democratic Primary
June 14, 2016 State primary Primary
 
South Dakota
June 7, 2016 State and presidential primary Primary
 
Tennessee
March 1, 2016 Presidential primary Primary
August 4, 2016 State primary Primary
 
Texas
March 1, 2016 State and presidential primary Primary
May 24, 2016 Judicial primary runoff Primary
 
Utah
March 22, 2016 Presidential caucus Caucus
June 28, 2016 State primary Primary
 
Vermont
March 1, 2016 Presidential primary Primary
August 9, 2016 State primary Primary
Virgin Islands
March 12, 2016 Presidential caucus Republican Caucus
June 5, 2016 Presidential caucus Democratic Caucus
 
Virginia
March 1, 2016 Presidential primary Primary
June 14, 2016 State primary Primary
 
Washington
March 5, 2016 Presidential caucus Republican Caucus
March 26, 2016 Presidential caucus Democratic Caucus
August 2, 2016 State primary Primary
 
West Virginia
May 10, 2016 State and presidential primary Primary
 
Wisconsin
February 16, 2016 Judicial primary election Primary
April 5, 2016