State-by-State Breakdown: U.S. 2022 Primary Election Dates

Here's how many seats are up for grabs in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate in each state.

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Every U.S. state has its own rules and timeline for figuring out which candidates from each party advance to a general election.

Below, we compiled a state-by-state breakdown of 2022 primary election dates, as well as each state’s number of seats in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate that are up for grabs in the midterm elections.

[See here for a guide explaining the different kinds of primaries.]

2022 Primary Election Calendar

In the bottom righthand corner of the table below, click “view larger version” to gain access to state government websites that detail voter information and specific races in your area. The table synthesizes information compiled by the National Conference of State Legislatures and Federal Voting Assistance Program.

Come Nov. 8 (the day of the midterm election), voters will decide on all 435 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives, 35 positions in the U.S. Senate, numerous state offices, and a series of ballot measures.

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