When is the Illinois Presidential Primary?

Answer As of April, 2010, the 2012 Illinois Presidential Primary is tentatively scheduled for February 7, 2012 for the Democratic and Republican parties. The primary was moved from the third Tuesday in Ma... Read More »

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What does"presidential primary"mean?

A presidential primary is an election carried out at the state level in which voters choose delegates to represent them at the national party convention. At the conventions, the delegates vote for ... Read More »

Define Presidential Primary?

The first step in electing the President of the United states begins with the Presidential Primaries or Caucuses. In addition to the 50 states, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands and... Read More »

Where was the first presidential primary held?

The American primary election system was initially adopted at the state level, in 1899 by Minnesota. In 1901 the first presidential primary was held in Florida. As of 2004, only four states do not ... Read More »

When was the first U.S. presidential primary caucus?

Presidental caucuses and primaries are held roughly a year before general elections and work to determine which candidates will represent their parties in the general election. The first presidenta... Read More »