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) for states with U.S. Senate races, and the number of House Districts for each state/territory.

Download the 2020/2021 PDF version of the 2020 Primary Election Dates Calendar here.

State Presidential Primary State Primary State Primary Runoff General Election
U.S. Senate U.S. Representative
Alabama - - Yes 7
Alaska August 18 - Yes 1
American Samoa - - - 1 delegate
Arizona August 4 - Yes 9
Arkansas - - Yes 4
California - - No 53
Colorado - - Yes 7
Connecticut August 11
August 11 - No 5
Delaware September 15 - Yes 1
District of Columbia - - - 1 delegate
Florida August 18 - No 27
Georgia - August 11 Yes 14
Guam August 29 - - 1 delegate
Hawaii August 8 - No 2
Idaho - - Yes 2
Illinois - - Yes 18
Indiana - - No 9
Iowa - - Yes 4
Kansas August 4 - Yes 4
Kentucky - - Yes 6
Louisiana November 3 - Yes 6
Maine - - Yes 2
Maryland - - No 8
Massachusetts September 1 - Yes 9
Michigan August 4 - Yes 14
Minnesota August 11 - Yes 8
Mississippi - - Yes 4
Missouri August 4 - No 8
Montana - - Yes 1
Nebraska - - Yes 3
Nevada - - No 4
New Hampshire September 8 - Yes 2
New Jersey - - Yes 12
New Mexico - - Yes 3
New York - - No 27
North Carolina - - Yes 13
North Dakota - - No 1
Ohio - - No 16
Oklahoma - August 25 Yes 5
Oregon - - Yes 5
Pennsylvania - - No 18
Puerto Rico - - - 1 resident
Rhode Island September 8 - Yes 2
South Carolina - - Yes 7
South Dakota - - Yes 1
Tennessee August 6 - Yes 9
Texas - - Yes 36
Utah - - No 4
Vermont August 11 - No 1
Virgin Islands August 1 - - 1 delegate
Virginia - - Yes 11
Washington August 4 - No 10
West Virginia - - Yes 3
Wisconsin August 11 - No 8
Wyoming August 18 - Yes 1