U.S. congressional elections in 2010

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The U.S. general elections to elect members for Congress will be held the first Tuesday, November 2010.

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Congressional primary calendar

State Senate Election? Congressional Primary Congressional Runoff Filing Deadline for Primary Ballot Access Filing Deadline for General Election
Alabama Yes 6/01 7/13 4/02 6/01
Alaska Yes 8/24 6/01 6/01
American Samoa n/a n/a n/a 9/01
Arizona Yes 8/24 5/26 5/26
Arkansas Yes 5/18 6/8 3/8 Noon 5/1 Noon (Independent)
California Yes 6/8 3/12 8/6
Colorado Yes 8/10 5/27 5/27 (Third Minor) 6/15(Independent)
Connecticut Yes 8/10 [1] 5/25(or 14th day after convention) 8/4
Delaware Yes 9/14 [2] 7/30 9/1
D.C. 9/14 7/7 8/25
Florida Yes 8/24 4/30 3/29(Noon)
Georgia Yes 7/20 8/10 4/30 7/13
Guam 9/4 7/6 7/6
Hawaii Yes 9/18 7/20 7/20
Idaho Yes 5/25 3/19 3/19
Illinois Yes 2/2 11/2 6/21
Indiana Yes 5/4[3] 2/19 Noon 7/15 Noon
Iowa Yes 6/8 3/19 8/13
Kansas Yes 8/3[4] 6/10 Noon 8/2 Noon (Independent)
Kentucky Yes 5/18 4/26 4pm 7/25 4pm (Independent)
Louisiana Yes 8/28 10/2 7/9 7/9
Maine 6/8 3/25 5pm 5/25 5pm
Maryland Yes 9/14[5] 7/6 8/2
Massachusetts 9/14 6/1 8/31
Michigan 8/3[6] 5/11 4pm 7/15 4pm (Independent)
Minnesota 8/10 6/1 6/1
Mississippi 6/1 6/22 3/1 3/1
Missouri 8/3 3/30 7/26
Montana 6/8 3/15 3/8
Nebraska 5/11 3/1 9/1
Nevada Yes 6/8 3/12 2/4
New Hampshire Yes 9/14 6/11 9/1
New Jersey 6/8 6/11 9/1
New Mexico 6/1 2/9 6/2(Independent)

6/22(Third/Minor)

New York Yes 9/14[7] 7/15 8/17
North Carolina Yes 5/4 6/22 2/26 6/25 Independent

8/1 Third/Minor

North Dakota Yes 6/8 4/9 4pm 9/3 4pm
Northern Mariana Islands n/a n/a 8/4
Ohio Yes 5/4 2/18 2/18 (Third/Minor)

5/3 (Independent)

Oklahoma Yes 7/27 8/24 6/9 6/9 (Independent)
Oregon Yes 5/18[8] 3/9 8/24
Pennsylvania Yes 5/18 3/9 8/2
Puerto Rico n/a[9]
Rhode Island 9/14 6/30 6/30(Independent)
South Carolina Yes 6/8[10] 6/22 3/30 Noon 7/15 Noon (Independent)
South Dakota Yes 6/8 6/29 3/30 6/8 (Independent)
Tennessee 8/5 4/1 4/1 (Independent)
Texas 3/2[11] 4/13 1/4 5/13(Independent)

5/23 (Third Minor)

Utah Yes 6/22[12] 3/19 5pm 3/19 5pm
Vermont Yes 8/24 6/17 6/17
Virginia 6/8[13] 4/9 5pm 6/8 7pm (Independent)

6/14 5pm (Third/Minor)

Virgin Islands 9/11 8/3 8/3
Washington Yes 8/17 6/11 6/11
West Virginia 5/11 1/30 7/30
Wisconsin Yes 9/14 7/13 7/13
Wyoming 8/17[14] 5/28 8/23 (Independent)

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References

  1. [In Connecticut, conventions are held by the Democratic and Republican parties prior to the primary. The Democratic convention date for U.S. House districts is 5/21/2010. The Republican convention date for U.S. Senate and U.S. House if 5/21/2010.]
  2. [In Delaware, the U.S. Senate election of for an Unexpired Term.]
  3. In Indiana, the Libertarian party convention date is 4/24/10. The caucus date for the Indiana Democratic Party to select its U.S. Senate nominee is 5/15/10.
  4. In Kansas, the Libertarian party convention date is 4/24/10. The Reform party convention is peinding.
  5. In Maryland, the Libertarian party convention date is 3/13/10, and the Green party convention date is 5/22/10. The caucus date for the Constitution Party of Maryland is 7/17/2010. The convention date for the Independent party is pending.
  6. In Michigan, the Libertarian party convention date is 5/22/2010, the U.S. Taxpayer party convention date is 6/26/2010, and the Green party convention date is 8/1/10. The Natural Law party convention date is pending.
  7. New York has two U.S. Senate seats up in 2010. One is for an Unexpired Term.
  8. In Oregon, the Constitution, Independent, Libertarian, Pacific Green, Progressive and Working Families parties may nominate by convention. Convention dates are pending.
  9. In Puerto Rico, the general election for Resident Commissioner to the U.S. House of Representatives is held every four years, coinciding with the U.S. Presidential electon.
  10. In South Carolina, the United Citizens party convention date is 3/20/10, the Libertarian party convention date is 4/17/10, the Green party convention date is 5/1/10, and the convention date for the Constitution, Independence, and Working Families parties is 5/15/10.
  11. In Texas, the Libertarian party convention date is 3/13/10 for Single Country U.S. Congressional Districts 7, 16, 18, 20, 29, 30, and 32. The convention date is 3/20/10 for Multi-Country U.S. Congressional Districts 1-16, 8-15, 17, 19, 21-28 and 31.
  12. In Utah, conventions are held by the political parties prior to the primary. The convention date for the Democratic, Republican and Constitution parties is 5/8/10. The Libertarian party convention date is 5/15/10.
  13. In Virginia, parties may choose to nominate by convention rather than by primary election. Democrats: Conventions will be held on 5/18/10 for U.S. House Districts 1 and 2 (caucus), 5/15/10 for Districts 7 and 9, and on 6/5/10 for District 5. The convention for District 6 was canceled. Republicans: Conventions will be held on 5/22/10 for U.S. House Districts 3 and 9. All other Congressional districts will nominate by primary election on 6/8/10.
  14. In Wyoming, the Libertarian party convention date is 8/16/10.

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