HomePolitics- November 5, 2024: Election Day for the 2024 US presidential race.

– November 5, 2024: Election Day for the 2024 US presidential race.

Factbox: Key Dates in the 2024 US Presidential Race

Trump Leads Republican Nomination Race

Former President Donald Trump is currently the frontrunner to be the Republican nominee for the 2024 election, while President Joe Biden faces little opposition within the Democratic Party for his campaign for a second term. The race is heating up, and here are some key dates to keep in mind leading up to the election in November 2024.

February 2024

– Feb. 8: Republican Party caucuses in Nevada

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– Feb. 24: South Carolina Republican primary

– Feb. 27: Democrats and Republicans vote in the Michigan state-run primary, which was brought forward by the Democratic-controlled Midwestern state in a move opposed by Republicans. Republicans will instead choose the majority of their delegates during caucuses in March.

March 2024

– March 2: Republicans in Michigan pick most of their delegates during party-run caucuses

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– March 5: Known as Super Tuesday, this is the biggest single day of primaries. Both parties hold them in several states including Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, and Virginia.

– March 12: Primaries held in the states of Georgia, Mississippi, and Washington. Republicans in Hawaii hold caucuses.

– March 19: Primaries held in Arizona, Florida, Illinois, Kansas, and Ohio.

July 2024

– July 15-18: Republican National Convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where the party formally chooses its candidate.

– Aug. 19-22: Democratic National Convention in Chicago, where the party formally chooses its candidate.

September 2024

– Sept. 16: The date set by the Commission on Presidential Debates for the first presidential debate to take place at Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas.

– Sept. 25: The date set for the only vice presidential debate, to be held at Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania.

October 2024

– Oct. 1: The date set for the second presidential debate, to be held at Virginia State University in Petersburg, Virginia.

– Oct. 9: The date set for the third and final presidential debate, to be held at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah.

November 2024

– Nov. 5: Election Day

– Later in November: It could take days for the election result to be known, especially if it is close and mail-in ballots are a factor.

January 2025

– Jan. 6: The vice president presides over the Electoral College vote count at a joint session of Congress, announces the results, and declares who has been elected.

– Jan. 20: The inauguration of the election winner and their vice president takes place. At this ceremony, the victor is officially sworn in and takes office.

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