NECC Observer

The student news website of Northern Essex Community College, Haverhill and Lawrence, Mass.

Election update

America started this race with 16 republicans and five democrats. Twenty-six primary elections are now in the books (Editor’s Note: March 22 results not available at the time of production), here’s an update and an overview of what’s to come.

Who’s Left?
Democrats
Lincoln Chafee
Hillary Clinton
Martin O’Malley
Bernie Sanders
Jim Webb

Republicans
Jeb Bush
Ben Carson
Chris Christie
Ted Cruz
Carly Fiorina
Lindsey Graham
Mike Huckabee
Bobby Jindal
John Kasich
George Pataki
Rand Paul
Rick Perry
Marco Rubio
Rick Santorum
Donald Trump
Scott Walker

What’s Next?
March 26
Alaska – 16 delegates
Hawaii – 25 delegates
Washington – 101 delegates

April 5
Wisconsin – 86 delegates

April 9
Wyoming – 14 delegates

April 19
New York – 247 delegates

April 26
Connecticut – 55 delegates
Delaware – 21 delegates
Maryland – 95 delegates
Pennsylvania – 189 delegates
Rhode Island – 24 delegates

May 3
Indiana – 81 delegates

May 10
West Virginia – 29 delegates

May 17
Kentucky – 55 delegates
Oregon – 61 delegates

June 7
California – 475 delegates
Montana – 21 delegates
New Jersey – 126 delegates
New Mexico – 34 delegates
North Dakota – 18 delegates
South Dakota – 20 delegates

June 14
Washington, D.C. – 20 delegates

Party Conventions
The Democratic National Convention will be held in Philadelphia from July 25 to 28.
The Republican National Convention will be held in Cleveland from July 18 to 21.
During each party’s convention, delegates of the respective party will gather to select their party’s presidential candidate and running mate.