Primary Timing Project


This project considers the consequences of primary election dates on turnout, spending, and competitiveness in primary and general elections. The data collected for this project can be used to answer many different questions regarding congressional primary elections.

This project was supported by a grant from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation’s Madison Initiative; principal investigators Robert Boatright and Vincent Moscardelli.

Accessing the data requires an access code. To get it, provide your name and email address on the form linked here.

Access Data (requires code)

Research based on these data: