Presidential Primary Election Timeline

Timeline created by prodigy14k
  • Fundraising

    Barack Obama goes to book store.
  • Fundraising

    John McCain goes to Walmart
  • Fundraising

    Barack Obama goes to mall and be santa for the day
  • Definition of Closed Primary Election

    Closed Primary is a primary election in which only those voters who have registered as belonging to a particular political party can vote.
  • Definition of a open election

    A party nominationg election in which any qualified voter can take part.
  • Definition of a Caucus

    As a nominating device, a group of like minded people who meet to select the candidates they will support in an upcoming election.
  • Democratic Convention

    Definition - naitonal party's voice
    The purpose - nominate the party's presidential and vice -presidential candidates, candidates, head of the committee and the deligate atend.
    Head of Convention - Howard Dean
    what goes on at a convention - People give speaches and vote on candidates.
    President nominee - Barack Obama (Joe Biden accepted to be V.P)
    Where - Denver August 25-28 @ Pepsi Center
  • Republican Convention

    Definition - the Party's national voice
    The Purpose - Nominate the party's presidential, V.P candidates, candidates, head of committee and deligates atend.
    Head of Convention: George W. Bush
    what goes on at a convention - People give speaches & vote on candidates
    The President nominee was John McCain and Sarah Palin was accepted to be Vice President
    where - Saint Paul, Minnesota @ Xcel Energy Center (Sept 1-4)
  • Iowa Primary

    Caucus
    Obama wins
  • Wyoming Primary

    Caucus
    Barrack Obama (D)
    Mitt Romney (R)
  • New Hampshire

    Closed
    John Mcain (R)
    Hilary Clinton (D)
  • Michigan Primary

    Open
    Hilary (D)
    Mitt Romney (R)
  • Nevada Primary

    Caucus
    Hilary Clinton (D)
    Mitt Romney (R)
  • South Carolina

    Barrack Obama (D)
    John McCain (R)
  • Florida Primary

    Closed
    Hilary Clinton (D)
    John McCain (R)
  • Maine Primary

    Caucus
    Barrack Obama (D)
    Mitt Romney (R)
  • Campaingning

    John McCain rallys for support from walmart and other big businesses.
  • Alabama Primary

    Open
    Barrack Obama (D)
    Mike Huckabee (R)
  • Alaska Primary

    Caucus
    Barrack Obama (D)
    Mitt Romney (R)
  • Arizona Primary

    Open
    Hilary Clinton (D)
    John McCain (R)
  • Arkansas Primary

    Open
    Hilary Clinton (D)
    Mike Huckabee (R)
  • California Primary

    Closed
    Hilary Clinton (D)
    John McCain (R)
  • Colorado Primary

    Caucus
    Barrack Obama (D)
    Mitt Romney (R)
  • Connecticut Primary

    Closed
    Barrack Obama (D)
    John McCain (R)
  • Delaware Primary

    Closed
    Barrack Obama (D)
    John McCain (R)
  • Georgia Primary

    Open
    Barrack Obama (D)
    Mike Huckabee (R)
  • Idaho Primary

    Open
    Barrack Obama (D)
    John McCain (R)
  • Illinios Primary

    Open
    Barrack Obama (D)
    John McCain (R)
  • Kansas Primary

    Caucus
    Barrack Obama (D)
    Mike Huckabee (R)
  • Massachusettes Primary

    Closed
    Hillary Clinton (D)
    Mitt Romney (R)
  • Minnesota Primary

    Caucus
    Barrack Obama (D)
    Mitt Romney (R)
  • Missouri Primary

    Open
    Barrack Obama (D)
    John McCain (R)
  • Montana Primary

    Open
    Barrack Obama (D)
    Mitt Romney (R)
  • New Jersey Primary

    Closed
    Hillary Clinton (D)
    John McCain (R)
  • New Mexico Primary

    Closed
    Hillary Clinton (D)
    John McCain (R)
  • New York Primary

    Closed
    Hillary Clinton (D)
    John McCain (R)
  • North Dokota Primary

    Caucus
    Barrack Obama (D)
    Mitt Romney (R)
  • Oklahoma Primary

    Closed
    Hillary Clinton (D)
    John McCain (R)
  • Tennessee Primary

    Closed
    Hillary Clinton (D
    Mitt Romney (R)
  • Utah Primary

    Closed
    Barrack Obama (D)
    Mitt Romney (R)
  • West Virginia Primary

    Caucas
    Hillary Clinton (D)
    Mike Huckabee (R)
  • Louisianna Primary

    Closed
    Barrack Obama (D)
    Mike Huckabee (R)
  • Nebraska Primary

    Caucus
    Barrack Obama (D)
  • Washington Primary

    Caucus
    Barrack Obama (D)
    John McCain (R)
  • Virginia Primary

    Open
    Barrck Obama (D)
    John McCain (R)
  • Maryland Primary

    Closed
    Barrack Obama (D)
    John McCain (R)
  • Hawaii Primary

    Caucus
    Barrack Obama (D)
  • Wisconsin Primary

    Open
    Barrack Obama (D)
  • Campaingning

    Barrack Obama hosts a charity event for underpriviledged inner-city students.
  • Vermont Primary

    Open
    Barrack Obama (D)
    John McCain (R)
  • Texas Primary

    Open
    Hillary Clinton (D)
    John McCain (R)
  • Rhode Island Primary

    Closed
    Hillary Clinton (D)
    John McCain (R)
  • Ohio Primary

    Open
    Hillary Clinton (D)
    John McCain (R)
  • Pennsylvania Primary

    Closed
    Hillary Clinton (D)
    John McCain (R)
  • Indiana Primary

    Open
    Hillary Clinton (D)
    John McCain (R)
  • North Carolina Primary

    Closed
    Barrack Obama (D)
    John McCain (R)
  • West Virginia Primary

    Closed
    Hillary Clinton (D)
    John McCain (R)
  • Oregeon Primary

    Closed
    Barrack Obama (D)
    John McCain (R)
  • Kentucky Primary

    Closed
    Hillary Clinton (D)
    John McCain (R)
  • Montana Primary

    Closed
    Hillary Clinton (D)
    John McCain (R)
  • New Mexico Primary

    Closed
    Hillary Clinton (D)
    John McCain (R)
  • South Dokota

    Closed
    Hillary Clinton (D)
    John McCain (R)
  • Funraising

    Barrack Obama holds a charity event for recently laid off employees at variious locations around the country.
  • Election Day

    Barrack Obama recieved 66,882,230 votes whle John McCain only received 58,343,671 votes
  • Electoral College

    Barack Obama had 365

    John McCain had 173
  • Barack Obama's Inaguration

    Inaguration - Commencement of a new term of a President of the United States.