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

MASSACHUSETTS

Electoral votes: 12
(270 electoral votes out of a total 538 needed to win general election)

Democratic delegates: 121

Republican delegates: 44

Important Dates:

March 2, 2004: Presidential primary election

Sept. 14, 2004: State primary election

Past Results:

2000 PRIMARY WINNERS:
Democrats: Gore with 59.9%
Republicans: McCain with 64.7%
2000 GENERAL ELECTION:
Democrats: Gore with 59.8%
Republicans: Bush with 32.5%
1996 PRIMARY WINNERS:
Democrats: Clinton with 87.1%
Republicans: Dole with 47.7%
1996 GENERAL ELECTION:
Democrats: Clinton with 61.5%
Republicans: Dole with 28.1%

Polling Places:

Massachusetts has 1,542 polling places. To find your polling location, click here.

Web site: http://www.state.ma.us/sec/ele/eleidx.htm