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

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Electoral votes: 3
(270 electoral votes out of a total 538 needed to win general election)

Democratic delegates: 39

Republican delegates: 19

Important Dates:

Jan. 13, 2004: Presidential primary election; delegate election for Democratic and Republican conventions

Sept. 14, 2004: Delegate and city council primary election

Past Results:

2000 PRIMARY WINNERS:
Democrats: Gore with 95.9%
Republicans: Bush with 72.8%
2000 GENERAL ELECTION:
Democrats: Gore with 85.2%
Republicans: Bush with 9%
1996 PRIMARY WINNERS:
Democrats: Clinton with 98.1%
Republicans: Dole with 75.5%
1996 GENERAL ELECTION:
Democrats: Clinton with 85.2%
Republicans: Dole with 9.3%

Polling Places:

Washington, D.C. has 142 polling places. To find your polling location, click here.

Web site: http://www.dcboee.org/ocf/ocfhtml/ocfguidx.html