2020 Presidential Primaries,
Caucuses, and Conventions
Alphabetically by State

Disclaimer:
These pages contain a combination of official, unofficial, and estimated data. The information posted here is subject to change.

Donkey and Elephant Democratic
Convention

Wednesday 26 June - Thursday 27 June 2019: 1st Democratic Primary Debate in Miami (NBC News, MSNBC, Telemundo)
Tuesday 30 July - Wednesday 31 July 2019: 2nd Democratic Primary Debate in Detroit (CNN)
Thursday 12 September 2019: 3rd Democratic Primary Debate in Houston (ABC News, Univision)
Tuesday 15 October 2019: 4th Democratic Primary Debate in Ohio (CNN, The New York Times)
Wednesday 20 November 2019: 5th Democratic Primary Debate
Thursday 19 December 2019: 6th Democratic Debate
Tuesday 14 January 2020: 7th Democratic Debate
Friday 7 February 2020: 8th Democratic Debate
Wednesday 19 February 2020: 9th Democratic Debate in Las Vegas
Tuesday 25 February 2020: 10th Democratic Debate in South Carolina
Friday 6 March 2020: Confirmation of Automatic delegates
Sunday 15 March 2020: 11th Democratic Primary Debate in Pheonix (CNN, Univision, Congressional Hispanic Caucus))
April 2020 (presumably): 12th Democratic Primary Debate
*Monday 17 August - Thursday 20 August 2020: 48th Democratic National Convention
Republican
Convention

*Monday 24 August - Thursday 27 August 2020: 42nd Republican National Convention
Alabama*Primary - Tuesday 3 March 20201
State Democratic Executive Committee Meeting - Saturday 6 June 2020
*Primary - Tuesday 3 March 2020
Alaska*Party-Run Primary - Saturday 11 April 20201
Precinct / House District Caucuses - Saturday 18 April 2020
State Party Convention - Saturday 16 May 2020
Legislative District Conventions - Saturday 8 February - Saturday 29 February 2020 (presumably)
*State Convention - Thursday 2 April - Saturday 4 April 2020
American Samoa*Territorial Caucus - Tuesday 3 March 20201*Territorial Caucus - Wednesday 18 March 2020
Arizona*Primary - Tuesday 17 March 20201
Congressional District Caucuses - Saturday 18 April 2020
State Convention - Saturday 16 May 2020
County and Legislative District Meetings - Saturday 8 February - Saturday 11 April 2020 (presumably)
*State Convention and Congressional District Caucus - Saturday 9 May 2020
Arkansas*Primary - Tuesday 3 March 20201
Congressional District Caucus and State Conventions - Saturday 30 May 2020
*Primary - Tuesday 3 March 2020
Special Meeting of the County Conventions - Monday 9 March - Friday 10 April 2020
Special District Convention - Saturday 2 May 2020
State Committee Meeting - Saturday 30 May 2020
California*Primary - Tuesday 3 March 20201
Post-primary Caucus - Sunday 7 June 2020
Delegation Meeting/State Convention - Sunday 28 June 2020
*Primary - Tuesday 3 March 2020
Colorado*Primary - Tuesday 3 March 20201
Precinct Caucus - Saturday 7 March 2020
County Assemblies/Conventions - Saturday 7 March - Wednesday 1 April 2020
District Assemblies/Conventions - Thursday 2 April - Friday 17 April 2020
State Assembly/Convention - Saturday 18 April 2020
*Primary - Tuesday 3 March 2020
Precinct Caucuses - Saturday 7 March 2020
County Assemblies - Sunday 8 March - Wednesday 1 April 2020
Congressional District Conventions - Saturday 4 April - Friday 17 April 2020
State Convention - Saturday 18 April 2020
ConnecticutPost Primary Congressional District Caucuses - Wednesday 27 May 2020
The State Party Committee - Wednesday 10 June 2020
*Primary - Tuesday 11 August 20201
State Committee Meeting - Tuesday 26 May 2020
*Primary - Tuesday 11 August 2020
DelawareDelegate Selection Caucus - Saturday 6 June 2020
*Primary - Tuesday 7 July 20201
State Convention - Friday 24 April - Saturday 25 April 2020
*Primary - Tuesday 7 July 2020
Democrats Abroad*Global Party Run Primary - Tuesday 3 March - Tuesday 10 March 20201
Regional Conventions - Tuesday 14 April - Saturday 16 May 2020
Global Convention - Saturday 16 May - Sunday 17 May 2020
 
District of ColumbiaPre-primary Caucus - Saturday 25 April - Thursday 21 May 2020
*Primary - Tuesday 2 June 20201
State Party Committee selects Pledged PLEO Delegates - Thursday 4 June 2020
State Party Committee selects Distrtict Delegates - Tuesday 9 June 2020
State Party Committee selects At-Large Delegates - Thursday 11 June 2020
*Primary - Tuesday 2 June 2020
Florida*Primary - Tuesday 17 March 20201
Congressional District Caucuses - Saturday 2 May 2020
State Convention - Saturday 30 May 2020
*Primary - Tuesday 17 March 2020
Congressional District Caucuses and Executive Board Meeting - Tuesday 24 March - Saturday 13 June 2020
GeorgiaCongressional District Caucuses - Saturday 23 May 2020
*Primary - Tuesday 9 June 20201
State Committee Meeting - Saturday 20 June 2020
Quorum of District Delegates Elect PLEO Delegates - Saturday 20 June 2020
Precinct Mass Meetings [in counties with populations over 80,000] - Thursday 13 February - Saturday 22 February 2020
County Conventions - Thursday 12 March - Saturday 21 March 2020
Precinct Mass Meetings - Thursday 12 March - Saturday 21 March 2020
District Conventions - Saturday 18 April 2020
State Convention - Friday 29 May - Saturday 30 May 2020
*Primary - Tuesday 9 June 2020
Guam*Caucus - July 2020 (presumably)1*Territorial Caucus - Saturday 14 March 2020
HawaiiPrecinct Mettings - Wednesday 4 March 2020
*Party-run Presidential Preference Poll (firehouse primary) - Saturday 23 May 20201
State Convention - Saturday 23 May - Sunday 24 May 2020
*Party announcement - Wednesday 11 December 2019
Precinct Elections - Saturday 1 February - Wednesday 18 March 2020
Precinct Caucuses - March 2020
County Conventions - March 2020
State Convention - June 2020 (presumably)
Idaho*Primary - Tuesday 10 March 20201
County Caucus - Saturday 4 April 2020
State Convention - Saturday 6 June 2020
*Primary - Tuesday 10 March 2020
Precinct Conventions - Tuesday 19 May 2020
County and Re-organization Conventions - Friday 22 May - Saturday 30 May 2020
State Convention - Thursday 25 June - Saturday 27 June 2020
Illinois*Primary - Tuesday 17 March 20201
National Convention delegation meeting - Monday 27 April 2020
*Primary - Tuesday 17 March 2020
Convention - Thursday 11 June - Saturday 13 June 2020
Indiana*Primary - Tuesday 2 June 20201
State Convention - Saturday 13 June - Wednesday 17 June 2020
Congressional District Caucuses - Saturday 9 May 2020
State Committee Meeting - Wednesday 20 May 2020
*Primary - Tuesday 2 June 2020
Iowa*Precinct Caucuses - Monday 3 February 20201
County Conventions - Saturday 21 March 2020
District Conventions - Saturday 25 April 2020
State Convention - Saturday 13 June 2020
*Precinct Caucuses - Monday 3 February 2020
County Conventions - Saturday 14 March 2020
District Statutory Caucus - Saturday 25 April 2020
State Convention - Saturday 13 June 2020
Kansas*Party-Run Primary - Saturday 2 May 20201
Senate District Conventions - Saturday 9 May 2020
District Conventions - Saturday 16 May 2020
State Convention - Saturday 6 June 2020
*National Convention Delegate Selection Plan - Friday 6 September 2019
State Convention - Friday 31 January - Saturday 1 February 2020
Congressional District Conventions - Saturday 28 March - Saturday 4 April 2020
State Convention - Saturday 9 May 2020 (presumably)
KentuckyCounty/Legislative Conventions - Saturday 30 May 2020
District and State Conventions - Saturday 6 June 2020
*Primary - Tuesday 23 June 20201
County Meetings - Monday 16 March - Saturday 28 March 2020
District Conventions - Saturday 4 April - Saturday 25 April 2020
State Convention - Saturday 6 June 2020
*Primary - Tuesday 23 June 2020
LouisianaPost Primary Congressional Caucus - Thursday 30 April 2020
State Central Committee - Saturday 9 May 2020
*Primary - Saturday 11 July 20201
Congressional Caucuses - Saturday 6 June 2020
State Convention - Saturday 13 June 2020
*Primary - Saturday 11 July 2020
Maine*Primary - Tuesday 3 March 20201
Municipal Caucuses - Sunday 8 March 2020
State Convention. - Saturday 30 May 2020
*Primary - Tuesday 3 March 2020
District Caucuses / State Convention - Thursday 30 April - Saturday 2 May 2020
MarylandState Party Committee Meeting - Saturday 30 May 2020
*Primary - Tuesday 2 June 20201
Spring Convention - Friday 15 May - Saturday 16 May 2020
*Primary - Tuesday 2 June 2020
Massachusetts*Primary - Tuesday 3 March 20201
Congressional District Caucuses - Saturday 25 April 2020
State Committee and National Convention Delegate Meeting - Saturday 16 May 2020
*Primary - Tuesday 3 March 2020
Michigan*Primary - Tuesday 10 March 20201
District Conventions - Saturday 16 May 2020
State Central Committee - Saturday 13 June 2020
*Primary - Tuesday 10 March 2020
County Conventions - Thursday 26 March 2020
Congressional District Caucuses / State Convention - Friday 24 April - Saturday 25 April 2020
MinnesotaPrecinct Caucuses - Tuesday 25 February 2020
*Primary - Tuesday 3 March 20201
Organizing Unit Conventions - Saturday 7 March - Sunday 19 April 2020
Congressional District Conventions - Saturday 2 May - Friday 29 May 2020
State Convention - Sunday 31 May 2020
*Primary - Tuesday 3 March 2020
BPOU Conventions - Saturday 7 March - Saturday 28 March 2020
District Conventions - Sunday 29 March - Saturday 2 May 2020
State Convention - Friday 15 May - Saturday 16 May 2020
MississippiPrecinct Meetings - Saturday 15 February 2020
*Primary - Tuesday 10 March 20201
County Conventions - Saturday 14 March 2020
Congressional District Conventions - Saturday 4 April - Saturday 25 April 2020
State Convention - Saturday 30 May 2020
*Primary - Tuesday 10 March 2020
Precinct Caucuses / County Presidential Conventions - Saturday 25 April 2020
State Convention - Saturday 16 May 2020
Missouri*Primary - Tuesday 10 March 20201
Ward, Township, Legislative District, and County Mass Meetings - Thursday 9 April 2020
Congressional District Conventions - Thursday 30 April 2020
State Committee - Saturday 9 May 2020
State Convention - Saturday 20 June 2020
*Primary - Tuesday 10 March 2020
Local Caucuses - Saturday 4 April 2020
Congressional District Conventions - Saturday 30 May 2020
State Convention - Saturday 20 June 2020
Montana*Primary - Tuesday 2 June 20201
County Caucuses - Thursday 4 June 2020
State Convention - Saturday 6 June 2020
*Primary - Tuesday 2 June 2020
State Convention - Thursday 11 June - Saturday 13 June 2020
Nebraska*Primary - Tuesday 12 May 20201
County Conventions - Sunday 17 May - Sunday 31 May 2020
State Convention - Saturday 13 June - Sunday 14 June 2020
County Conventions - Sunday 1 March - Friday 10 April 2020
*Presidential Primary - Tuesday 12 May 2020
State Convention - Friday 5 June - Saturday 6 June 2020
Nevada*Precinct Viability Caucuses - Saturday 22 February 20201
County Conventions - Saturday 18 April 2020
State Convention - Saturday 30 May 2020
Precinct Caucuses - Saturday 1 February 2020 (presumably)
County Conventions - Saturday 15 February - Saturday 28 March 2020
*Alternative Presidential Preference Poll - Saturday 22 February 2020
State Convention - Friday 15 May - Sunday 17 May 2020
New HampshireDistrict Level Pre-primary Caucuses - Saturday 25 January 2020
*Primary - Tuesday 11 February 20201
Caucus / National Convention Delegation Meeting - Saturday 25 April 2020
*Primary - Tuesday 11 February 2020
New JerseySpecial post-Primary State Convention - Wednesday 10 June 2020
Democratic State Committee / State Convention - Saturday 13 June 2020
*Primary - Tuesday 7 July 20201
*Primary - Tuesday 7 July 2020
New Mexico*Primary - Tuesday 2 June 20201
District Conventions - Saturday 13 June 2020
State Post-Primary Convention - Friday 19 June - Saturday 20 June 2020
Precinct Meetings - Monday 20 April - Sunday 26 April 2020
County Conventions - Saturday 2 May - Sunday 10 May 2020
*Primary - Tuesday 2 June 2020
State Republican Convention - Saturday 13 June 2020
New YorkState Committee - Tuesday 12 May 2020
*Primary - Tuesday 23 June 20201
State Committee - Wednesday 27 May - Thursday 28 May 2020 (presumably)
*Primary (cancelled - only 1 candidate) - Tuesday 23 June 2020
North CarolinaPrecinct Meetings - Saturday 15 February 2020
*Primary - Tuesday 3 March 20201
County Conventions - Saturday 28 March 2020
Congressional District Conventions - Saturday 25 April 2020
State Convention - Saturday 6 June 2020
Precinct Conventions - February 2020 (presumably)
County Conventions - March 2020
*Primary - Tuesday 3 March 2020
District Conventions - April 2020 (presumably)
State Convention - Thursday 14 May - Sunday 17 May 2020
North Dakota*Firehouse Caucuses - Tuesday 10 March 20201
Legislative District Conventions - Wednesday 11 March - Saturday 14 March 2020
State Convention - Thursday 19 March - Saturday 21 March 2020
Select Committee on Delegates - Saturday 4 April 2020
District Caucuses - Wednesday 1 January - Sunday 1 March 2020
*State Convention (cancelled -- issues addressed by mail ballots) - Friday 27 March - Sunday 29 March 2020
Northern Marianas*Convention - Saturday 14 March 20201*Commonwealth Convention - Sunday 15 March 2020 (presumably)
OhioDistrict Delegates Slated - Tuesday 7 January 2020
Post Primary Caucus - Thursday 16 April 2020
*Primary - Tuesday 28 April 20201
State Executive Committee - Saturday 9 May 2020
*Primary - Tuesday 28 April 2020
Oklahoma*Primary - Tuesday 3 March 20201
State Convention - Saturday 4 April 2020
Precinct Meetings - Saturday 22 February - Saturday 21 March 2020
*Primary - Tuesday 3 March 2020
District Conventions - Saturday 21 March - Saturday 4 April 2020
County Conventions - Friday 27 March 2020 (presumably)
State Convention - Friday 1 May - Saturday 2 May 2020
Oregon*Primary - Tuesday 19 May 20201
Congressional District Conventions (vote by mail) - Wednesday 27 May - Friday 12 June 2020
State Convention (vpte by mail) - Wednesday 27 May - Friday 12 June 2020
*Primary - Tuesday 19 May 2020
District and State Conventions - Saturday 20 June 2020
Pennsylvania*Primary - Tuesday 2 June 20201
State Convention - Saturday 18 July 2020 (presumably)
Summer Meeting - Friday 29 May - Saturday 30 May 2020
*Primary - Tuesday 2 June 2020
Puerto RicoState Convention - Sunday 31 May 2020
*Primary - Sunday 12 July 20201
*Primary - Sunday 7 June 2020 (presumably)
Rhode IslandState Committee Convention - Monday 11 May 2020
*Primary - Tuesday 2 June 20201
National Convention delegation meeting - Monday 15 June 2020
*Primary - Tuesday 2 June 2020
South Carolina*Primary - Saturday 29 February 20201
Precinct Reorganization Meeting - Saturday 14 March 2020
County Democratic Conventions - Saturday 14 March - Tuesday 31 March 2020
State Convention - Saturday 30 May 2020
District Conventions - April 2020 (presumably)
*State Convention - Saturday 2 May 2020
South DakotaRegional / Legislative District Caucuses - Saturday 14 March 2020
Congressional District Caucuses - Saturday 21 March 2020
*Primary - Tuesday 2 June 20201
State Convention / State Party Central Committee - Saturday 20 June 2020
*Primary - Tuesday 2 June 2020
State Convention - Thursday 18 June - Saturday 20 June 2020
Tennessee*Primary - Tuesday 3 March 20201
County Conventions - Saturday 7 March 2020
District Conventions - Saturday 21 March 2020
State Executive Committee - Saturday 18 April 2020
*Primary - Tuesday 3 March 2020
State Executive Committee - Saturday 4 April 2020
Texas*Primary - Tuesday 3 March 20201
Precinct/County/Senatorial District Conventions - Saturday 21 March 2020
State Convention - Thursday 4 June - Saturday 6 June 2020
*Primary - Tuesday 3 March 2020
County and Senatorial District Conventions - Saturday 21 March 2020
State Convention - Monday 13 July - Saturday 18 July 2020
UnassignedTo be determined - July 2020 (presumably) 
Utah*Primary - Tuesday 3 March 20201
County Conventions - Friday 20 March - Saturday 4 April 2020
Neighborhood Caucuses - Tuesday 24 March 2020
State Convention - Friday 24 April - Saturday 25 April 2020
*Primary - Tuesday 3 March 2020
State Convention - Saturday 25 April 2020
Vermont*Primary - Tuesday 3 March 20201
Town Caucuses - Tuesday 21 April 2020
State Convention - Saturday 30 May 2020
National Convention Delegate Meeting - Saturday 13 June 2020
*Primary - Tuesday 3 March 2020
Town Caucuses - Monday 6 April - Friday 17 April 2020
State Convention - Saturday 16 May 2020
Virgin Islands*District Caucuses - Saturday 6 June 20201*Territorial Caucus - Saturday 30 May 2020
Virginia*Primary - Tuesday 3 March 20201
County and City Caucuses - Saturday 18 April - Monday 20 April 2020
Congressional District Conventions - Saturday 2 May - Saturday 16 May 2020
State Convention - Saturday 20 June 2020
Local Mass Meetings, Party Canvasses, Conventions - Thursday 23 January - Monday 13 April 2020 (presumably)
District Conventions - Wednesday 4 March - Saturday 30 May 2020 (presumably)
*State Convention - Friday 1 May - Saturday 2 May 2020
Washington*Primary - Tuesday 10 March 20201
Legislative District Caucuses - Sunday 26 April 2020
County Conventions - Sunday 3 May 2020
Congressional District Caucuses - Saturday 30 May 2020
State Convention - Saturday 13 June - Sunday 14 June 2020
Precinct Caucuses - Saturday 29 February 2020
*Primary - Tuesday 10 March 2020
County Conventions / Legislative District Caucus - Saturday 14 March - Friday 17 April 2020
State Convention - Thursday 14 May - Saturday 16 May 2020
West Virginia*Primary - Tuesday 9 June 20201
State Convention & Executive Committee - Friday 12 June - Saturday 13 June 2020
*Primary - Tuesday 9 June 2020
Wisconsin*Primary - Tuesday 7 April 20201
County Caucuses - Sunday 26 April 2020
Congressional District Caucuses - Sunday 17 May 2020
Administrative Committee Meeting and State Convention - Friday 12 June 2020
*Primary - Tuesday 7 April 2020
District Caucuses - Saturday 11 April - Sunday 26 April 2020
State Convention - Friday 15 May - Sunday 17 May 2020
Wyoming*Presidential Preference County Caucuses (no in-person voting) - Saturday 4 April 20201
State Convention - Saturday 6 June 2020
Precinct Caucuses - February - March 2020 (presumably)
*County Conventions - Sunday 1 March - Saturday 4 April 2020 (presumably)
*State Convention - Thursday 7 May - Saturday 9 May 2020
 

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