Here Are All The Dates You Need To Know For Election 2016

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It may seem as though the 2016 presidential election has been going on for an eternity. But technically, it hasn’t even started yet! Soon, though, voters will actually begin to choose who they want to be the next president. Lucky them. Lucky all of us.

Here are some of the big dates to keep in mind in 2016:

Jan. 14 ― Fox Business GOP debate in North Charleston, South Carolina

Jan. 17 ― NBC Democratic debate in Charleston, South Carolina

Jan. 28 ― Fox News GOP debate in Des Moines, Iowa

Feb. 1 ― Iowa caucuses

Feb. 6 ― ABC News/Independent Journal GOP debate at St. Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire

Feb. 9 ― New Hampshire primary

Feb. 11 ― PBS Democratic debate in Wisconsin

Feb. 13 ― CBS GOP debate at the Peace Center in Greenville, South Carolina

Feb. 20 ― Nevada Democratic caucus and South Carolina Republican primary

Feb. 23 ― Nevada GOP caucus

Feb. 27 ― South Carolina Democratic primary

March 1 ― Super Tuesday: Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Massachusetts, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont and Virginia primaries; Alaska (GOP), Colorado and Minnesota caucuses

March 5 ― Kentucky (GOP), Maine (GOP), Nebraska (Dem.) and Kansas caucuses; Louisiana primary

March 6 ― Maine Democratic caucus

March 8 ― Idaho (GOP), Mississippi and Michigan primaries; Hawaii Republican caucus

March 13 ― Puerto Rico GOP primary.

March 15 ― Ohio, Florida, Illinois, Missouri and North Carolina primaries

March 22 ― Arizona and Utah primaries; Idaho Democratic caucus

March 26 ― Alaska, Hawaii and Washington hold Democratic caucuses

April 5 ― Wisconsin primary

April 19 ― New York primary

April 26 ― Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island primaries

May 3 ― Indiana primary

May 10 ― Nebraska (GOP) and West Virginia primaries

May 17 ― Kentucky (Dem.) and Oregon primaries

May 24 ― Washington Republican primary

June 5 ― Puerto Rico Democratic primary

June 7 ― California, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico and South Dakota primaries

June 14 ― Washington, D.C. primary

July 18-21 ― Republican National Convention in Cleveland

July 25-28 ― Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia

Sept. 26 ― Presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York

Oct. 4 ― Vice presidential debate at Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia

Oct. 9 ― Presidential debate at Washington University in St. Louis

Oct. 19 ― Presidential debate at University of Nevada-Las Vegas

Nov. 8 ― Election Day

This story has been updated to include the dates of the Maine caucuses and note the location change of the Sept. 26 debate.

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