Presidential Election 2016
United States Presidential Election Timeline

Presidential Elections 2016
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.

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
State
Allocation
Type
Mon, Feb 1 Iowa Caucus Proportional Closed
Tue, Feb 9 New Hampshire Proportional Mixed
Sat, Feb 20 Nevada Caucus(D) Proportional Closed
Sat, Feb 20 South Carolina(R) Winner Take Most Open
Tue, Feb 23 Nevada Caucus(R) Proportional Closed
Sat, Feb 27 South Carolina(D) Proportional Open
Tue, Mar 1 Alabama Proportional Open
Tue, Mar 1 Alaska Caucus (R) Proportional Closed
Tue, Mar 1 American Samoa Caucus (D) Proportional Open
Tue, Mar 1 Arkansas Proportional Open
Tue, Mar 1 Colorado caucus Unbound Closed
Tue, Mar 1 Democrats Abroad (Mar. 1-8) Proportional
Tue, Mar 1 Georgia Proportional Open
Tue, Mar 1 Massachusetts Proportional Mixed
Tue, Mar 1 Minnesota Caucus Proportional Open
Tue, Mar 1 North Dakota Caucus (R) Proportional Closed
Tue, Mar 1 Oklahoma Proportional Closed
Tue, Mar 1 Tennessee Proportional Open
Tue, Mar 1 Texas Proportional Open
Tue, Mar 1 Vermont Proportional Open
Tue, Mar 1 Virginia Proportional Open
Tue, Mar 1 Wyoming Caucus (R) Unbound Closed
Sat, Mar 5 Kansas Caucus Proportional Closed
Sat, Mar 5 Kentucky Caucus (R) Proportional Closed
Sat, Mar 5 Louisiana Proportional Closed
Sat, Mar 5 Maine Caucus (R) Proportional Closed
Sat, Mar 5 Nebraska Caucus (D) Proportional Closed
Sun, Mar 6 Maine Caucus (D) Proportional Closed
Sun, Mar 6 Puerto Rico (R) Proportional Open
Tue, Mar 8 Hawaii Caucus (R) Proportional Closed
Tue, Mar 8 Idaho (R) Proportional Closed
Tue, Mar 8 Michigan Proportional Open
Tue, Mar 8 Mississippi Proportional Open
Sat, Mar 12 Guam (R convention) Unbound Closed
Sat, Mar 12 Northern Marianas Caucus (D) Closed
Sat, Mar 12 District of Columbia Caucus (R) Proportional Closed
Tue, Mar 15 Florida Winner Take All Closed
Tue, Mar 15 Illinois Winner Take All Open
Tue, Mar 15 Missouri Winner Take All Open
Tue, Mar 15 North Carolina Proportional Mixed
Tue, Mar 15 Northern Mariana Islands Caucus (R) Winner Take All Closed
Tue, Mar 15 Ohio Winner Take All Mixed
Sat, Mar 19 Virgin Islands Caucus (R) Winner Take All Open
Tue, Mar 22 American Samoa (R convention) Unbound Open
Tue, Mar 22 Arizona Winner Take All Closed
Tue, Mar 22 Idaho Caucus (D) Closed
Tue, Mar 22 Utah Proportional Closed
Sat, Mar 26 Alaska Caucus (D) Closed
Sat, Mar 26 Hawaii Caucus (D) Closed
Sat, Mar 26 Washington Caucus (D) Closed
Tue, Apr 5 Wisconsin Winner Take All Open
Sat, Apr 9 Wyoming Caucus (D) Closed
Tue, Apr 19 New York Proportional Closed
Sat, Apr 16 Connecticut Proportional Closed
Sat, Apr 16 Delaware Winner Take All Closed
Sat, Apr 16 Maryland Winner Take All Closed
Sat, Apr 16 Pennsylvania Winner Take All Closed
Sat, Apr 16 Rhode Island Proportional Mixed
Tue, May 3 Indiana Winner Take All Open
Sat, May 7 Guam (D) Closed
Tue, May 10 Nebraska (R) Closed
Tue, May 10 West Virginia Direct Election Mixed
Tue, May 17 Kentucky (D) Closed
Tue, May 17 Oregon Proportional Closed
Tue, May 24 Washington (R)* Proportional Closed
Sat, Jun 4 Virgin Islands Caucus (D) Open
Sun, Jun 5 Puerto Rico Caucus (D) Open
Tue, Jun 7 California Winner Take All Mixed
Tue, Jun 7 Montana Winner Take All Open
Tue, Jun 7 New Jersey Winner Take All Closed
Tue, Jun 7 New Mexico Proportional Closed
Tue, Jun 7 North Dakota Caucus (D) Closed
Tue, Jun 7 South Dakota Winner Take All Closed
Tue, Jun 14 District of Columbia (D) Closed

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