Date by date, the U.S. election year ahead


Key upcoming dates in the 2016 race for the White House:

Feb. 23: Nevada Republican caucus

Feb. 27: South Carolina Democratic primary

March 1: “Super Tuesday” contests: Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont and Virginia

March 5: Kansas caucuses, Kentucky Republican caucus, Louisiana primaries, Maine Republican caucus, Nebraska Democratic caucus

March 6: Maine Democratic caucus

March 8: Hawaii Republican caucus, Idaho Republican primary, Michigan and Mississippi primaries

March 15: Primaries in Florida, Illinois, Missouri, North Carolina and Ohio

March 22: Arizona and Utah primaries, Idaho Democratic caucus

March 26: Democratic caucuses in Alaska, Hawaii and Washington state

April 5: Wisconsin primaries

April 9: Wyoming Democratic caucus

April 19: New York primaries

April 26: Primaries in Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island

May 3: Indiana primaries

May 10: Nebraska Republican primary, West Virginia primaries

May 17: Kentucky Democratic primary, Oregon primaries

May 24: Washington state Republican primary

June 7: Primaries in California, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico and South Dakota.

June 14: D.C. Democratic primary

July 18-21: Republican National Convention in Cleveland

July 25-28: Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia

Sept. 26, Oct. 9 and 19: Presidential debates

Nov. 8: Election Day

Jan. 20, 2017: Inauguration of 45th president