The candidates filing now for this fall's election are just a warm-up act for the big show to come. All roads lead to the 2020 presidential election featuring President Donald Trump and the winner of the democrat's American Idol sized cast of candidates.

Our businessman, consultant and blogger buddy, Tim Bryce offers up a calendar.  Proceed with caution!

DNC – Democratic National Committee
GOP – Grand Old Party; Republicans
LIB – Libertarian


Feb 03DNC & GOP Iowa caucus
Feb 11DNC & GOP New Hampshire primary
Feb 22DNC Nevada caucus
Feb 29DNC South Carolina primary
Mar 03Super Tuesday (DNC & GOP) (Alabama, Arkansas, California, Massachusetts, Minnesota, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, and Virginia primaries)(LIB) California, Massachusetts, North Carolina and Oklahoma primaries
Mar 07DNC  &  GOP Louisiana primary
Mar 08DNC Maine caucus (likely amended to a Tuesday-in-March primary if primary legislation passes)GOP Puerto Rico Primary
Mar 10DNC Idaho, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, and Washington primaries; North Dakota firehouse caucus/primaryGOP Hawaii caucus, Idaho, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, and Washington primaries

LIB Missouri and Ohio primariesMar 17DNC & GOP Arizona, Florida, and Illinois primariesLIB Arizona primaryApr 04DNC Alaska and Hawaii primariesApr 07DNC & GOP Wisconsin primaryApr 28DNC &  GOP Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island primariesLIB Delaware primaryMay 05DNC &  GOP Indiana primaryMay 12DNC West Virginia primaryGOP &  LIB Nebraska and West Virginia primariesMay 19DNC &  GOP Kentucky and Oregon primariesMay 22-25Libertarian National Convention; Austin, TXJun 02DNC &  GOP Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, and South Dakota primariesLIB Montana and New Mexico primariesJun 07DNC Puerto Rico primaryJun 16DNC &  LIB District of Columbia primaryJun 20DNC – All official Convention participants to be selected(delegates, alternates, standing committee members, pages, and delegation chair)Jul 13-162020 Democratic National Convention; Milwaukee, WIAug 24-27Republican National Convention; Charlotte, NCNov 03U.S. Election Day

TO BE ANNOUNCED (possible Rain Delays) –
GOP New York Primary (possibly Feb 04)
DNC New York Primary (possibly Feb 21)
Colorado primary (possibly March 3, 10 or 17; March 3 interim date)
Wyoming caucus (possibly March)
DNC Debates
Presidential Debates
Green Party National Convention

Tim Bryce is a writer and the Managing Director of M&JB Investment Company (M&JB) of Palm Harbor, Florida and has over 40 years of experience in the management consulting field.  For Tim’s columns, see:

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