Timeline: US elections

All the key dates for the 2008 US presidential elections.

    Hilary Clinton and Barack Obama are the Democrat frontrunners [File: EPA]


    All the key dates in the 2008 US elections.

    January 3: Iowa caucuses.

    January 5: Wyoming Republican caucus.

    January 8: New Hampshire primaries.

    January 15: Michigan primaries.

    January 19: Nevada caucuses; South Carolina Republican primary.

    January 26: South Carolina Democratic primary

    January 29: Florida primaries.

    February 2: Maine Republican caucus

    February 5: 'Super Tuesday'

    Primaries: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Utah.
    Caucuses: Alaska, Colorado, Minnesota, North Dakota.
    Democratic caucuses: Idaho, Kansas, New Mexico.
    Republican primaries: West Virginia, Montana.

    February 9:  

    Primaries: Louisiana.
    Caucuses: Washington.
    Democratic caucuses: Nebraska.
    Republican caucuses: Kansas.

    February 10: Maine democratic caucus.

    February 12: Maryland and Virginia primaries.

    February 19: Hawaii Democratic caucus, Washington and Wisconsin primaries.

    March 4: Ohio, Rhode Island, Texas, Vermont primaries.

    March 8: Wyoming Democratic caucus.

    March 11: Mississippi primaries.

    April 22: Pennsylvania primaries.

    May: Hawaii Republican caucus

    May 6: Indiana and North Carolina primaries.

    May 13: Nebraska and West Virginia primaries.

    May 20: Kentucky and Oregon primaries.

    May 27: Idaho primaries.

    June 3: Montana, New Mexico and South Dakota primaries.

    August 25-28: Democratic national convention, Denver, Colorado.

    September 1-4: Republican national convention, Minneapolis-St Paul, Minneapolis.

    November 4: US presidential election.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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