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Primary Election

August 13

Get Ready to Make Your Voice Heard!

The primary election is a crucial step in determining the candidates who will appear on the ballot for the November general election. It’s your opportunity to influence the selection of candidates representing major political parties.

2024 Primary Election Dates

  • Presidential Primary Date: March 5, 2024
  • General Primary Election Day: Tuesday, August 13, 2024

Key Information

  • Presidential Primary: This primary is for major parties only. Each party has a separate ballot, with candidates determined by party chairs. Note that the presidential primary is different from the general primary in August, which includes other offices.
  • Voting Options: Voters can cast their vote at polling places on the day of the primary or opt for absentee voting, starting from June 28 through August 12, 2024.
  • Voter Registration: Ensure you’re registered to vote by July 23 to expedite the process on Election Day. You can also register at the polling place.
  • Privacy and Transparency: Your choice of party ballot is private, but the fact that you selected a specific party’s ballot will be recorded.

Additional Notes

  • Precinct Caucuses: These will still occur alongside the primary elections for other party-related business.
  • Costs and Reimbursements: The costs for administering the primary are covered by the state, reimbursing counties and municipalities.

Make Your Vote Count!

This primary election is more than just a process; it’s your chance to shape the political landscape. Participate actively, and let’s ensure our voices are heard.

Remember, every vote matters. See you at the polls!


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