2012 Primaries – open and closed states

*tangent4ronpaul*

2012 Primaries:

OPEN (18 states) Anyone can vote
Arkansas
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
North Dakota
Ohio
South Carolina
Tennessee
Texas
Vermont
Virginia
Wisconsin

SEMI-CLOSED (10 states) Independents can vote but Dems can’t
Alabama
Arizona
Colorado
Iowa
Massachusetts
New Hampshire
New Jersey
North Carolina
Rhode Island

CLOSED (20) Only Republicans. Registration deadline follows state name.
Alaska – N/A
Connecticut – Thu Apr 19
Delaware – Mon Apr 9
District of Columbia – Mon Mar 5
Florida – Tue Jan 3
Kentucky – Mon Apr 23 (Dec 31 ’11 to change party)
Louisiana January 1, 2012 to participate in the caucus and by February 1, 2012 for the primary change registration here: http://www.sos.la.gov/OnlineVoterReg…5/Default.aspx
Maine – N/A
Maryland – Tue Mar 13
Nebraska – Fri Apr 27
Nevada – N/A
New Mexico – TBA
New York – TBA
Oklahoma – TBA
Oregon – Tue Apr 24
Pennsylvania – TBA
South Dakota – TBA
Utah – N/A
West Virginia – TBA
Wyoming – N/A

Top Two (3) basically open – top 2 candidates get on the ballot.
California
Washington

Sources:
http://www.fairvote.org/open-and-closed-primaries
http://www.abovetopsecret.com/forum/thread742675/pg1
https://www.overseasvotefoundation.o…ry-Dates-Chart

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