2024 Presidential Primaries,
Caucuses, and Conventions
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*Monday 19 August - Thursday 22 August 2024: 49th Democratic National Convention

*Wednesday 23 August 2023: 1st Debate: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
*Wednesday 27 September 2023: 2nd Debate: Simi Valley, California
*Wednesday 8 November 2023: 3rd Debate: Miami, Florida
*Wednesday 6 December 2023: 4th Debate: Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Monday 15 January 2024 *Iowa Precinct Caucuses
Tuesday 23 January 2024 *New Hampshire Primary
Saturday 3 February 2024*South Carolina Primary1 
Tuesday 6 February 2024*Nevada Primary1 
Thursday 8 February 2024 *Nevada Precinct Caucuses
*Virgin Islands Territorial Caucus
Saturday 24 February 2024 *South Carolina Primary
Tuesday 27 February 2024*Michigan Primary1*Michigan state run Primary
Friday 1 March - Sunday 3 March 2024 *District of Columbia Party-run Primary
Saturday 2 March 2024 *Idaho Presidential Preference Caucus
*Michigan State Convention
Monday 4 March 2024 *North Dakota Presidential Preference Caucus
Tuesday 5 March 2024*Alabama Primary1
*Arkansas Primary1
*American Samoa Territorial Caucus1
*California Primary1
*Colorado Primary1
*Iowa President Preference Cards (Party run Primary)1
*Massachusetts Primary1
*Maine Primary1
*Minnesota Primary1
*North Carolina Primary1
*Oklahoma Primary1
*Tennessee Primary1
*Texas Primary1
*Utah Primary and neighborhood caucuses1
*Virginia Primary1
*Vermont Primary1
*Alaska Presidential Preference Caucus (Party run primary)
*Alabama Primary
*Arkansas Primary
*California Primary
*Colorado Primary
*Massachusetts Primary
*Maine Primary
*Minnesota Primary
*North Carolina Primary
*Oklahoma Primary
*Tennessee Primary
*Texas Primary
*Utah Precinct Caucuses
*Virginia Primary
*Vermont Primary
Tuesday 5 March - Tuesday 12 March 2024*Democrats Abroad Global Party Run Primary1
*Northern Marianas Party-run Primary1
Wednesday 6 March 2024*Hawaii Caucus1 
Friday 8 March 2024 *American Samoa Territorial Caucus
Tuesday 12 March 2024*Georgia Primary1
*Mississippi Primary1
*Washington Primary1
*Georgia Primary
*Hawaii Precinct Caucuses
*Mississippi Primary
*Washington Primary
Friday 15 March 2024 *Northern Marianas Commonwealth Convention
Saturday 16 March 2024 *Guam Territorial Convention
Tuesday 19 March 2024*Arizona Primary1
*Florida Primary (cancelled because uncontested)1
*Illinois Primary1
*Kansas Primary1
*Ohio Primary1
*Arizona Primary
*Florida Primary
*Illinois Primary
*Kansas Primary
*Ohio Primary
Saturday 23 March 2024*Louisiana Primary1
*Missouri Party-run Primary1
*Louisiana Primary
Saturday 30 March 2024*North Dakota Party-Run Primary1 
Tuesday 2 April 2024*Connecticut Primary1
*Delaware Primary (cancelled because uncontested)1
*New York Primary1
*Rhode Island Primary1
*Wisconsin Primary1
*Connecticut Primary
*Delaware Primary (cancelled because uncontested)
*New York Primary
*Rhode Island Primary
*Wisconsin Primary
Saturday 13 April 2024*Alaska Party-Run Primary / Tier 1 Caucuses1
*Wyoming Presidential Preference County Caucuses1
Thursday 18 April - Saturday 20 April 2024 *Wyoming State Convention
Sunday 21 April 2024 *Puerto Rico Party-run Primary
Tuesday 23 April 2024*Pennsylvania Primary1*Pennsylvania Primary
Saturday 27 April 2024*New Hampshire Party-Run delegate selection Primary1*New Mexico State Convention
Sunday 28 April 2024*Puerto Rico Party-run Primary1 
Thursday 2 May 2024 *South Dakota National Convention Delegate Selection Meeting
Saturday 4 May 2024 *Missouri State Convention
Tuesday 7 May 2024*Indiana Primary1*Indiana Primary
Tuesday 14 May 2024*Maryland Primary1
*Nebraska Primary1
*West Virginia Primary1
*Maryland Primary
*Nebraska Primary
*West Virginia Primary
Saturday 18 May 2024 *Montana Delegate Convention
Tuesday 21 May 2024*Kentucky Primary1
*Oregon Primary1
*Kentucky Primary
Thursday 23 May 2024*Idaho County Caucuses1 
Thursday 23 May - Saturday 25 May 2024 *Texas State Convention
Saturday 25 May 2024 *Oregon State Convention
Tuesday 4 June 2024*District of Columbia Primary1
*Montana Primary1
*New Jersey Primary1
*New Mexico Primary1
*South Dakota Primary1
*New Jersey Primary
Saturday 8 June 2024*Guam Caucus1
*Virgin Islands Party-run Primary1

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


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