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Voting in the 2013 primary elections

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Voting on November 5, 2013
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This page contains voter registration information pertaining to the 2013 state primary elections.

Specifically, the primary dates below refer to when candidates are on the ballot for State Executive and State Legislative elections.

The table below contains the following information:

  • Primary date
  • Type of primary
  • Deadline for voters to register to vote
  • Other notes

State-by-state breakdown

Three states have regularly scheduled primary elections in 2013. They are New Jersey, Virginia and Wisconsin.

State primary systems may be grouped as open primary, closed primary or mixed.

  • Virginia and Wisconsin have an open primary system.
  • New Jersey has a mixed system. Registered Democrats and Republicans can only vote for their own party in the primary. Any New Jersey voter who has never on a previous occasion voted in a New Jersey primary election may declare a party affiliation at the poll. Independents may also decide which party to vote for.


Voting in Primary Elections 2013 Information
State Primary Date Type of Primary Registration Deadline Notes
New Jersey 6/4/2013 Mixed 5/14/2013[1] Registered Democrats and Republicans can only vote for their own party in the primary. Any NJ voter who has never on a previous occasion voted in a NJ primary election may declare a party affiliation at the poll. Independents may also decide which party to vote for.
Virginia 6/11/2013 Open 5/20/2013[2][3] Parties may choose to nominate by convention rather than by primary election.
Wisconsin 2/19/2013 Open 1/30/2013 (mail), 2/15/2013 (in person) or on election day[4] Voters may register at the polls if they bring valid proof of residence.


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