2016 Presidential Primaries,
Caucuses, and Conventions
Democratic "First Determining Step"
Chronologically

Donkey and Elephant Democratic
Convention
Monday 1 February 2016*Iowa Precinct Caucuses1
Tuesday 9 February 2016*New Hampshire Primary1
Saturday 20 February 2016*Nevada Precinct Viability Caucuses1
Saturday 27 February 2016*South Carolina Primary1
Tuesday 1 March 2016*Alabama Primary1
*Arkansas Primary1
*American Samoa Territorial Caucus1
*Colorado Precinct Caucus1
*Georgia Primary1
*Massachusetts Primary1
*Minnesota Precinct Caucuses1
*Oklahoma Primary1
*Tennessee Primary1
*Texas Primary1
*Virginia Primary1
*Vermont Primary1
Tuesday 1 March - Tuesday 8 March 2016*Democrats Abroad Global Party Run Primary1
Saturday 5 March 2016*Kansas Local Unit Conventions1
*Louisiana Primary1
*Nebraska Precinct Caucuses1
Sunday 6 March 2016*Maine Municipal Caucuses1
Tuesday 8 March 2016*Michigan Primary1
*Mississippi Primary1
Saturday 12 March 2016*Northern Marianas Convention1
Tuesday 15 March 2016*Florida Primary1
*Illinois Primary1
*Missouri Primary1
*North Carolina Primary1
*Ohio Primary1
Tuesday 22 March 2016*Arizona Primary1
*Idaho County Caucus1
*Utah Neighborhood Caucuses1
Saturday 26 March 2016*Alaska Precinct / House District Caucuses1
*Hawaii Precinct Caucus1
*Washington Precinct Caucuses1
Tuesday 5 April 2016*Wisconsin Primary1
Saturday 9 April 2016*Wyoming County Caucuses1
Tuesday 19 April 2016*New York Primary1
Tuesday 26 April 2016*Connecticut Primary1
*Delaware Primary1
*Maryland Primary1
*Pennsylvania Primary1
*Rhode Island Primary1
Tuesday 3 May 2016*Indiana Primary1
Saturday 7 May 2016*Guam Caucus1
Tuesday 10 May 2016*West Virginia Primary1
Tuesday 17 May 2016*Kentucky Primary1
*Oregon Primary1
Saturday 4 June 2016*Virgin Islands District Caucuses1
Sunday 5 June 2016*Puerto Rico Primary1
Tuesday 7 June 2016*California Primary1
*Montana Primary1
*North Dakota Legislative District Caucuses1
*New Jersey Primary1
*New Mexico Primary1
*South Dakota Primary1
Tuesday 14 June 2016*District of Columbia Primary1
 

* Major event or National Convention delegates allocated.
1 Democratic Party's "First Determining Step" of the delegate selection process.

Notes: Tuesday 1 March 2016: Democratic unpledged delegates are automatically selected.

 


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