The first Democratic Party primary debates, scheduled for late June, might serve as the official 2020 election kickoff for the more than 20 candidates seeking the party’s nomination for president.
But many other events are coming up between then and election day. That includes California joining the Super Tuesday primaries on March 3, 2020.
California lawmakers in 2017 approved moving the state's primary up by three months to encourage presidential candidates to campaign in the state. Beginning in 2020, all of the state's primary elections — including those for statewide, legislative and congressional offices — will be held on the first Tuesday in March.
Here’s a list of key dates and events up until the country votes for president on Nov. 3, 2020. Many of the dates are tentative, so check back for updates. If you can’t see the calendar, click here.