US Elections 2016 calender: Race to the White House

US Elections 2016 calender: Race to the White House

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The 58th quadrennial US presidential elections are scheduled for 8 November.

The 45th President of the United States will be sworn into office at noon on 20 January, 2017 - the day outgoing President Barack Obama's term expires.

Here's a timeline of the presidential primary elections, caucuses, national conventions and debates in the run up to the grand finale.

February

1 February

Iowa caucus

9 February

New Hampshire

20 February

Nevada Democratic caucus

South Carolina Republicans caucus

23 February

Nevada Caucus Republicans caucus

27 February

South Carolina Democratic caucus

March

1 March

Alabama primary

Alaska Republican caucuses (Democrats caucus on 26 March)

American Samoa Democratic caucuses (Republicans vote on 22 March)

Arkansas primary

Colorado caucuses

Georgia primary

Massachusetts primary

Minnesota caucuses

Oklahoma primary

Tennessee primary

Texas primary

Vermont primary

Virginia primary

Wyoming Republican caucuses (Democrats caucus on 9 April)

3 March

Republican debate (Detroit)

5 March

Kansas caucuses

Kentucky Republican caucuses (Democratic primary on 17 May)

Louisiana primary

Maine Republican caucuses (Democrats caucus on 6 March)

Nebraska Democratic caucuses (Republicans vote on 10 May)

6 March

Democratic debate (Flint)

Maine Democratic caucuses (Republicans caucus on 5 March)

Puerto Rico Republican primary (Democrats caucus on 5 June)

8 March

Hawaii Republican caucuses (Democrats caucus on 26 March)

Idaho Republican primary (Democrats caucus on 22 March)

Michigan primary

Mississippi primary

9 March

Democratic debate (Miami)

10 March

Republican debate (Florida)

US Virgin Islands Republican caucuses (Democrats caucus on 4 June)

12 March

District of Columbia Republican convention (Democrats vote on 14 June)

Guam Republican convention (Democrats caucus on 7 May)

Northern Mariana Islands Democratic caucuses (Republicans caucus on 15 March)

15 March

Florida primary

Illinois primary

Missouri primary

North Carolina primary

Northern Mariana Islands Republican caucuses (Democrats caucus on 12 March)

Ohio primary

22 March

American Samoa Republican convention (Democrats caucus on 1 March)

Arizona primary

Idaho Democratic caucuses (Republicans vote on 8 March)

Utah caucuses

26 March

Alaska Democratic caucuses (Republicans caucus on 1 March)

Hawaii Democratic caucuses (Republicans caucus on 8 March)

Washington state Democratic caucuses (Republicans vote on 24 May)

April

1 April

North Dakota Republican convention (Democrats caucus on 7 June)

5 April

Wisconsin primary

9 April

Wyoming Democratic caucuses (Republicans caucus on 1 March)

19 April

New York primary

26 April

Connecticut primary

Delaware primary

Maryland primary

Pennsylvania primary

Rhode Island primary

May

3 May

Indiana primary

7 May

Guam Democratic caucuses (Republicans vote on 12 March)

10 May

Nebraska Republican primary (Democrats caucus on 5 March)

West Virginia primary

17 May

Kentucky Democratic primary (Republicans caucus on 5 March)

Oregon primary

24 May

Washington state Republican primary (Democrats caucus on 26 March)

June

4 June

US Virgin Islands Democratic caucuses (Republicans caucus on 10 March)

5 June

Puerto Rico Democratic caucuses (Republicans vote on 6 March)

7 June

California primary

Montana primary

New Jersey primary

New Mexico primary

North Dakota Democratic caucuses (Republicans caucus on 1 April)

South Dakota primary

14 June

District of Columbia Democratic primary (Republicans vote on 12 March)

July

18-21 July

Republican National Convention (Cleveland)

25-28 July

Democratic National Convention (Philadelphia)

September

26 September

Presidential debate (Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio)

October

4 October

Vice-presidential debate (Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia)

9 October

Presidential debate (Washington University, St Louis)

19 October

Presidential debate (University of Nevada, Las Vegas)

November

8 November

Election Day

January 2017

20 January

The swearing in of the 45th President of the United States.

- Sources: Wall Street Journal, The Associated Press

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