General Election Day is Nov. 2, 2004, for presidential and congressional elections and many state elections. Each state, however, has its own primary schedule:

CALIFORNIA

Electoral votes: 55
(270 electoral votes out of a total 538 needed to win general election)

Democratic delegates: 440

Republican delegates: 173

Important Dates:

March 2, 2004: Presidential and state primary election

Past Results:

2000 PRIMARY WINNERS:
Democrats: Gore with 81.2%
Republicans: Bush with 60.6%
2000 GENERAL ELECTION:
Democrats: Gore with 53.4%
Republicans: Bush with 41.7%
1996 PRIMARY WINNERS:
Democrats: Clinton with 92.8%
Republicans: Dole with 66.1%
1996 GENERAL ELECTION:
Democrats: Clinton with 51.1%
Republicans: Dole with 38.2%

Polling Places:

California has 15,235 polling places. To find polling locations, click here.

Web site: http://www.ss.ca.gov/elections/elections.htm