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2016 Republican Primary & Caucus Schedule

The official calendar may change and several states have yet to declare dates. Check back as this post will be updated as information becomes available.

Caucus/Primary by Date:

February:

  • Monday, February 1: Iowa caucuses
  • Tuesday, February 9: New Hampshire
  • Saturday, February 20: South Carolina
  • Tuesday February 23: Nevada caucuses

March:

  • Tuesday, March 1: Arkansas,Colorado caucuses (pending legislation exists however); Massachusetts; Oklahoma; Tennessee; Texas; Vermont; Virginia
  • Saturday, March 5: Louisiana
  • Tuesday, March 8: Alabama; Hawaii caucuses; Idaho; Mississippi; Michigan
  • Sunday, March 13: Puerto Rico (the last contest in 2016 required to be proportional.)
  • Tuesday, March 15: Illinois; Missouri; Florida; North Carolina; Ohio (contests on or after March 15 can opt to be winner-take-all.)
  • Tuesday, March 22: Arizona; Utah caucuses

April:

  • Tuesday, April 5: Washington, DC; Wisconsin
  • Tuesday, April 26: Maryland; Connecticut; Delaware; Pennsylvania; Rhode Island

May:

  • Tuesday, May 3: Indiana
  • Tuesday, May 10: Nebraska; West Virginia
  • Tuesday, May 17: Kentucky; Oregon

June:

  • Tuesday, June 7: California; Montana; New Jersey; New Mexico; South Dakota

July:

  • July 18–21: 2016 Republican National Convention

Unconfirmed dates:

  • Georgia — Tuesday, March 1 (presumably)
  • Kansas — Saturday, March 5 (presumably)
  • Maine — Saturday, March 5 (presumably)
  • Washington — Saturday, March 19 – Saturday, April 16 (presumably)
  • Wyoming
  • Minnesota
  • Idaho
  • New York — Tuesday, April 19 (presumably)
  • Alaska
  • North Dakota

Caucus Primary Schedule by State (alphabetical list)

Alabama: March 1st, 2106
Alaska: No date set
Arizona : March 22nd, 2016
Arkansas: March 1st, 2106
California : June 7th, 2016
Colorado: March 1st, 2106
Connecticut : April 26th, 2016
Delaware : April 26th, 2016
Florida : March 15th, 2016
Georgia : March 1st, 2106
Hawaii : March 8th, 2016
Idaho Not scheduled
Illinois : March 15th, 2016
Indiana : May 3rd, 2016
Iowa : February 1st, 2016
Kansas Not scheduled
Kentucky : May 17th, 2016
Louisiana : March 5th, 2106
Maine Not scheduled
Maryland  : April 26th, 2016
Massachusetts : March 1st, 2106
Michigan : March 8th, 2016
Minnesota : March 1st, 2106
Mississippi : March 8th, 2016
Missouri : March 15th, 2016
Montana : June 7th, 2016
Nebraska : May, 10th, 2016
Nevada : February 23rd, 2016
New Hampshire : February 9th, 2016
New Jersey : June 7th, 2016
New Mexico : June 7th, 2016
New York : Not scheduled
North Carolina : March 1st, 2106
North Dakota : Not scheduled
Ohio : March 15th, 2016
Oklahoma : March 1st, 2106
Oregon : May 17th, 2016
Pennsylvania : April 26th, 2016
Rhode Island : April 26th, 2016
South Carolina : February 9th, 2016
South Dakota : June 7th, 2016
Tennessee : March 1st, 2106
Texas : March 1st, 2106
Utah March 22nd, 2016
Vermont : March 1st, 2106
Virginia : March 1st, 2106
Washington Not scheduled
Washington, D.C. : June 14th, 2016
West Virginia : May 10th, 2016
Wisconsin : April 5th, 2016
Wyoming Not scheduled

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