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Last updated on June 1, 2008. Red denotes Republican-only; blue denotes Democrat-only; Gray denotes primaries or caucuses already completed. Visit Declare Yourself for registration information.

3 – Iowa caucus
5 Wyoming Republican Convention (50% RNC delegate cut)
8 – New Hampshire primary
15 – Michigan primary (100% DNC, 50% RNC delegate cuts)
19 – Nevada caucus
South Carolina Republican primary (50% RNC delegate cut)
26South Carolina Democratic primary
29 – Florida primary (100% DNC, 50% RNC delegate cuts)

1 Maine Republican primary
5 – SUPER TUESDAY – 23 states hold primaries or caucuses

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Idaho caucus, Illinois, Kansas caucus, Massachusetts, Minnesota (caucus), Missouri, New Jersey, New Mexico caucus, New York, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Utah

9 – Louisiana, Kansas, Nebraska caucus, Washington Caucus (half of Repub. WA delegates selected – info)
10 – Maine Caucus
12 – D.C., Maryland, and Virginia
19Hawaii, Wisconsin, Washington (half of Repub. WA delegates selected in primary – info)

4 – Ohio, Vermont, Rhode Island, Texas
8 Wyoming
11 – Mississippi

22 – Pennsylvania homeequitylineof.credit

6 – Indiana and North Carolina
13Nebraska and West Virginia
19 – Kentucky and Oregon

1 Puerto Rico
3 – Montana, New Mexico, South Dakota
6 Hawaii

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