Primary Elections by State and territory

This chart lists the State primary election dates in all the States, the District of Columbia and U.S. Territories. This chart also lists primary runoff dates (if applicable); States with U.S. Senate races; the number of House Districts for each State/Territory and those States with Gubernatorial races.

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State State Primary State Primary Runoff General Election
U.S. Senate U.S. Representative
Alabama - - No 7
Alaska - - No 1
American Samoa - - - 1 delegate
Arizona - - Yes 9
Arkansas - - No 4
California - - Yes 53
Colorado - - No 7
Connecticut - - Yes 5
Delaware - - Yes 1
District of Columbia - - - 1 delegate
Florida - - Yes 27
Georgia - - No 14
Guam - - - 1 delegate
Hawaii - - Yes 2
Idaho - - No 2
Illinois - - No 18
Indiana - - Yes 9
Iowa - - No 4
Kansas - - No 4
Kentucky - - No 6
Louisiana November 6 - No 6
Maine - - Yes 2
Maryland - - Yes 8
Massachusetts - - Yes 9
Michigan - - Yes 14
Minnesota - - Yes 8
Mississippi - - Yes 4
Missouri - - Yes 8
Montana - - Yes 1
Nebraska - - Yes 3
Nevada - - Yes 4
New Hampshire - - No 2
New Jersey - - Yes 12
New Mexico - - Yes 3
New York - - Yes 27
North Carolina - - No 13
North Dakota - - Yes 1
Ohio - - Yes 16
Oklahoma - - No 5
Oregon - - No 5
Pennsylvania - - Yes 18
Puerto Rico - - - 1 resident
Rhode Island - - Yes 2
South Carolina - - No 7
South Dakota - - No 1
Tennessee - - Yes 9
Texas - - Yes 36
Utah - - Yes 4
Vermont - - Yes 1
Virgin Islands - - - 1 delegate
Virginia - - Yes 11
Washington - - Yes 10
West Virginia - - Yes 3
Wisconsin - - Yes 8
Wyoming - - Yes 1