DemDaily: 2016 Presidential Primary & Caucus Calendar

Each Political Party's presidential nominee is chosen through a series of presidential primary elections and caucuses -- held in each US state and territory between February-June prior to the November general election.

primaries2016_01primaries2016_02

Primary Elections are run by state and local governments. Caucuses are private events that are run by the political parties themselves. Each state determines their own process and/or a mix of both.

primaries2016_04 primaries2016_05

This phase of the nomination process narrows the field to top candidates and determines the number of pledged delegates from that state that will attend each party's national convention. These delegates, in turn, select their party's presidential nominee.

primaries2016_07primaries2016_08

Related posts

DemDaily: What is Packing The Court?

DemDaily: What is Packing The Court?

April 13, 2021 Last Friday, President Biden issued an Executive Order forming the Presidential Commission on the Supreme Court of the United States, empaneling a bipartisan commission to examine...