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Primary Calendar for 2012 House and Senate Races

State Filing Deadline Primary Runoff
Alabama Passed Passed April 24
Alaska June 1 Aug. 28
Arizona May 30 Aug. 28
Arkansas Passed May 22 June 12
California Passed June 5
Colorado April 2 June 26
Connecticut April 12 Aug. 14
Delaware July 10 Sept. 11
District of Columbia Passed April 3
Florida June 8 Aug. 14
Georgia May 25 July 13 Aug. 21
Hawaii June 5 Aug. 11
Idaho Passed May 15
Illinois Passed March 20
Indiana Passed May 8
Iowa Passed June 5
Kansas June 1* Aug. 7
Kentucky Passed May 22
Louisiana Aug. 17 Nov. 6 Dec. 1
Maine Passed June 12
Maryland Passed April 3
Massachusetts June 5 Sept. 6
Michigan May 15 Aug. 7
Minnesota June 5 Aug. 14
Mississippi Passed Passed April 3
Missouri March 27 Aug. 7
Montana Passed June 5
Nebraska Passed May 15
Nevada Passed June 12
New Hampshire June 15 Sept. 11
New Jersey April 2 June 5
New Mexico Passed June 5
New York April 20 June 26
North Carolina Passed May 8 July 17
North Dakota April 13 June 12
Ohio Passed Passed
Oklahoma April 13 June 26 Aug. 28
Oregon Passed May 15
Pennsylvania Passed April 24
Rhode Island June 27 Sept. 11
South Carolina March 30 June 12 June 26
South Dakota March 27 June 5 June 26
Tennessee April 5 Aug. 2
Texas Passed May 29 July 31
Utah Passed June 26
Vermont June 14 Aug. 28
Virginia March 29 June 12
Washington May 18 Aug. 7
West Virginia Passed May 8
Wisconsin June 1 Aug. 14
Wyoming June 1 Aug. 21

* Filing deadline will be moved to June 10 if redistricting is finished after May 10.

Source: Federal Election Commission, state boards of election