January 18, 2008 / 6:35 PM / 12 years ago

FACTBOX: Calendar of presidential primaries

(Reuters) - Here is a calendar of the remaining 2008 presidential nominating state primaries and caucuses. In some states, the contests are nonbinding and separate caucuses or conventions are scheduled to select delegates to the national conventions.

JANUARY 2008

* January 19: Nevada, South Carolina (Republican)

* January 26: South Carolina (Democratic)

* January 29: Florida

FEBRUARY 2008

* February 1: Maine (Republican)

* February 5: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Idaho (Democratic), Illinois, Kansas (Democratic), Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana (Republican), New Jersey, New Mexico (Democratic), New York, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Utah.

Montana party caucus for delegate selection; June primary is non-binding.

* February 9: Louisiana, Kansas (Republican), Washington

Washington party caucuses for delegate selection (Republicans select 51 percent of delegates; Democrats select all delegates)

* February 10: Maine (Democratic)

* February 12: District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia

* February 19: Hawaii (Democratic), Washington, Wisconsin

Hawaii’s Republican Party will conduct its state convention May 16 to 18; delegates are selected during a week-long process.

MARCH 2008

* March 4: Ohio, Rhode Island, Texas, Vermont

* March 8: Wyoming (Democratic)

* March 11: Mississippi

APRIL 2008

* April 22: Pennsylvania

MAY 2008

* May 6: Indiana, North Carolina

* May 13: Nebraska, West Virginia

* May 20: Kentucky, Oregon

* May 27: Idaho (Republican)

JUNE 2008

* June 3: Montana (Democratic), New Mexico (Republican), South Dakota

AUGUST 2008

* August 25-28: Democratic National Convention in Denver

SEPTEMBER 2008

* September 1-4: Republican National Convention in Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota

Source: National Association of Secretaries of State

(To read more about the U.S. political campaign, visit Reuters "Tales from the Trail: 2008" online at blogs.reuters.com/trail08/)

Writing by Paul Grant, Washington Editorial Reference Unit, editing by Vicki Allen

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