Highlights on the Road to the White House
|Jan 1||Sat||Y2K causes chaos with utilities, financial transactions, communications, transportation...? No, didn't happen.|
|Jan 3||Mon||U.S. Treasury Department makes matching fund payments totalling $16.9 million to eight candidates (the eight candidates are certified to receive a total of $34.0 million).|
|Jan 5||Wed||New Hampshire Primary Debate Partnership Democratic debate at UNH in Durham, NH.|
|Jan 6||Thu||New Hampshire Primary Debate Partnership Republican debate at UNH in Durham, NH.|
|Jan 7||Fri||South Carolina Republican Party sponsors Republican candidate debate.|
Moines Register sponsors Democratic candidate debate.
New Hampshire Presidential Candidates Youth Forum at St. Anselm College in Manchester, NH.
|Jan 9||Sun||NHRSC presidential primary gala dinner "A Salute to the Next President" in Durham, NH.|
debate at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, MI.
|Jan 13||Thu||RNC Winter Meeting in San Jose, Calif.|
|Jan 14||Fri||RNC Winter Meeting in San Jose, Calif.|
Winter Meeting in San Jose, Calif.
Des Moines Register sponsors Republican candidate debate.
|Jan 17||Mon||"Iowa Brown-Black Presidential Forum" (Democrats) in Des Moines, IA.|
|Jan 19||Wed||AARP NH Presidential Primary Project candidates forum in Manchester, NH.|
|Jan 20||Thu||27th Annual Conservative Political Action Conference in Arlington, VA.|
|Jan 21||Fri||27th Annual Conservative Political Action Conference in Arlington, VA.|
|Jan 22||Sat||27th Annual Conservative Political Action Conference in Arlington, VA.|
Republican straw poll/caucus.
Hatch announces the end of his presidential campaign in Washington, DC.
WMUR-TV and CNN nationally televised debate--Republicans.
WMUR-TV and CNN nationally televised debate--Democrats.
|Feb 1||Tue||New Hampshire primary.|
|Feb 4||Fri||Gary Bauer announces the end of his presidential campaign in a press conference in Washington, DC.|
|Feb 8||Tue||Delaware Republican primary.|
|Feb 10||Thu||Steve Forbes announces the end of his presidential campaign in a press conference in Washington, DC.|
|Feb 12||Sat||National Committee of the Reform Party meets in Nashville, TN, removes Jack Gargan as chairman and elects Pat Choate.|
|Feb 14||Mon||Donald Trump ends his presidential exploratory effort.|
Carolina BIPEC debate (Republicans) in Columbia, SC.
Libertarian candidate Harry Browne announces candidacy.
|Feb 19||Sat||South Carolina Republican primary.|
advocate Ralph Nader announces candidacy for the Green Party's
Democratic debate at Apollo Theater in New York City.
|Feb 22||Tue||Arizona Republican primary; Michigan Republican primary.|
|Feb 27||Sun||Puerto Rico Republican primary.|
North Dakota Republican caucuses; Virginia Republican primary.
|Mar 1||Wed||Los Angeles Times and CNN nationally televised debate--Democrats.|
|Mar 2||Thu||Los Angeles Times and CNN nationally televised debate--Republicans.|
Primaries in California, Connecticut, Georgia, Maine, Maryland,
Missouri, New York, Ohio, Rhode Island and Vermont.
Hawaii Democratic caucuses, Idaho Democratic caucuses, Minnesota Democratic caucuses, North Dakota Democratic caucuses, Washington Democratic caucuses.
Bradley ends his presidential campaign in West Orange, NJ.
John McCain announces he is suspending his presidential campaign, in Sedona, AZ.
|Mar 10||Fri||Western Primary--Colorado, Utah and Wyoming.|
|Mar 11||Sat||Arizona Democratic primary; Michigan Democratic caucuses.|
|Mar 12||Sun||Nevada Democratic precinct meetings.|
|Mar 14||Tue||Primaries in Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas.|
|Mar 21||Tue||Illinois primary.|
|Mar 25||Sat||Alaska Democratic caucuses.|
|Mar 27||Mon||Settling the dispute over leadership of the Reform Party, U.S. District Court Judge Norman K. Moon rules that Pat Choate is chairman of the Reform Party.|
|Apr 4||Tue||Primaries in Kansas and Wisconsin.|
|Apr 6||Thu||Vice President Gore names Warren Christopher to lead his vice presidential search.|
Gov. Bush names Dick Cheney to lead his vice presidential search.
|May 2||Tue||Primaries in Indiana, North Carolina and DC.|
|May 9||Tue||Primaries in Nebraska and West Virginia.|
|May 23||Tue||Primaries in Arkansas and Idaho.|
|May 30||Tue||Kentucky primary.|
|Jun 6||Tue||Primaries in Alabama, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico and South Dakota.|
|Jun 19||Mon||RNC platform hearing in Dayton, Ohio.|
|Jun 23||Fri||RNC platform hearing in Billings, Montana.|
|Jun 24||Sat||Greens (ASGP) National Nominating Convention in Denver, Colorado.|
|Jun 25||Sun||Greens (ASGP) National Nominating Convention in Denver, Colorado.|
|Jun 30||Fri||Libertarian National Convention in Anaheim, California.|
|Jul 1||Sat||Libertarian National Convention in Anaheim, California.|
|Jul 2||Sun||Libertarian National Convention in Anaheim, California.|
|Jul 3||Mon||Libertarian National Convention in Anaheim, California.|
|Jul 6||Thu||DNC platform hearing in St. Louis, Missouri.|
|Jul 10||Mon||July 10-17 Roughly 880,000 ballots mailed out for the Reform Party's national primary.|
|Jul 25||Tue||Gov. Bush names Dick Cheney as his vice presidential running mate.|
|Jul 26||Wed||RNC Summer Meeting in Philadelphia.|
|Jul 27||Thu||RNC Summer Meeting in Philadelphia.|
|Jul 28||Fri||RNC Summer Meeting in Philadelphia.|
|Jul 31||Mon||Republican National Convention at First Union Center in Philadelphia.|
|Aug 1||Tue||Republican National Convention at First Union Center in Philadelphia.|
|Aug 2||Wed||Republican National Convention at First Union Center in Philadelphia.|
|Aug 3||Thu||Republican National Convention at First Union Center in Philadelphia.|
|Aug 4||Fri||Treasury Department wires $67.56 million to the Bush campaign.|
|Aug 8||Tue||Vice President Gore names Joe Lieberman as his vice presidential running mate.|
|Aug 10||Thu||Reform Party Convention, Long Beach, Calif.|
|Aug 11||Fri||Reform Party Convention, Long Beach, Calif.|
|Aug 12||Sat||Reform Party Convention, Long Beach, Calif.|
|Aug 13||Sun||Reform Party Convention, Long Beach, Calif.|
|Aug 14||Mon||Democratic National Convention at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles.|
|Aug 15||Tue||Democratic National Convention at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles.|
|Aug 16||Wed||Democratic National Convention at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles.|
|Aug 17||Thu||Democratic National Convention at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles.|
|Aug 18||Fri||Treasury Department wires $67.56 million to the Gore campaign.|
|Aug 31||Thu||Natural Law Party Convention, Alexandria, Virginia.|
|Sep 1||Fri||Natural Law Party Convention, Alexandria, Virginia.|
|Sep 2||Sat||Natural Law Party Convention, Alexandria, Virginia.|
|Sep 3||Sun||Bush campaign announces its debate schedule.|
|Sep 4||Mon||Labor Day. Traditional start of the fall campaign.|
Department wires $12.6 million to the Buchanan campaign.
Gore and Bush campaigns agree to debate schedule proposed by the CPD back in January.
|Sep 15||Fri||XXVII Olympic Games in Sydney, September 15-October 1.|
|Sep 28||Thu||"The 3rd Party Presidential Debate" (Harry Browne, John Hagelin, Howard Phillips), RiverCentre, St.Paul, MN|
|Sep 29||Fri||Christian Coalition's annual conference "Road to Victory 2000."|
|Sep 30||Sat||Christian Coalition's annual conference "Road to Victory 2000."|
|Oct 1||Sun||XXVII Olympic Games in Sydney, September 15-October 1.|
|Oct 3||Tue||Commission on Presidential Debates' first presidential debate at University of Massachusetts in Boston, MA.|
|Oct 5||Thu||Commission on Presidential Debates' vice presidential debate at Centre College in Danville, KY.|
|Oct 11||Wed||Commission on Presidential Debates' second presidential debate at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC.|
|Oct 17||Tue||Commission on Presidential Debates' third presidential debate at Washington University in St. Louis, MO.|
|Oct 20||Fri||Judicial Watch's "Ethics in Government 2000" Presidential Debate (Harry Browne, John Hagelin, Howard Phillips), Ronald Reagan Building, Washington, DC|
|Nov 7||Tue||Election Day.|
|Nov 26||Sun||Florida Secretary of State Katherine Harris certifies Gov. Bush as the winner in Florida with a margin of 537 votes over Vice President Gore.|
|Dec 1||Fri||U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments in Bush v. Palm Beach County Canvassing Board et al.|
|Dec 11||Mon||U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments in Bush v. Gore.|
|Dec 13||Wed||Vice President Gore concedes in a televised address; President-elect Bush then addresses the nation.|
|Dec 18||Mon||Electors meet in each state and the District of Columbia|
|Jan 6||Sat||Congress meets in joint session to officially certify electoral tally.|
|Jan 17||Wed||RNC Winter Meeting in Washington, DC.|
|Jan 18||Thu||RNC Winter Meeting in Washington, DC.|
|Jan 20||Sat||Inauguration Day.|
Feb. 2-3, 2001 -- Democratic National Committee winter meeting in Washington, DC.