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

PENNSYLVANIA

Electoral votes: 21
(270 electoral votes out of a total 538 needed to win general election)

Democratic delegates: 178

Republican delegates: 75

Important Dates:

Nov. 4, 2003: State and municipal elections

April 27, 2004: Presidential and state primary election

Past Results:

2000 PRIMARY WINNERS:
Democrats: Gore with 74.2%
Republicans: Bush with 72.5%
2000 GENERAL ELECTION:
Democrats: Gore with 50.6%
Republicans: Bush with 46.4%
1996 PRIMARY WINNERS:
Democrats: Clinton with 92.1%
Republicans: Dole with 63.6%
1996 GENERAL ELECTION:
Democrats: Clinton with 49.2%
Republicans: Dole with 40%

Web site: http://www.dos.state.pa.us/bcel/cwp/view.asp?a=1099&q=432281