U.S. election calendar: the remaining dates

By AFP   July 22, 2016 | 01:53 am PT
Trump and Clinton are the last two candidates running for the office.

Here are the remaining key dates in the US election calendar:


25-28: Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where Hillary Clinton, the former first lady and ex-secretary of state, will accept the nomination as the Democratic presidential candidate.


Absentee or in-person early voting begins in several states

26: First presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York. (This debate was originally to have been held at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, but the venue was changed)


4: Vice presidential debate at Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia

9: Second presidential debate at Washington University in St Louis, Missouri

19: Third and final presidential debate at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas


8: Election day, established by law as the Tuesday following the first Monday in November


20: Barack Obama leaves the White House. Inauguration of 45th president of the United States.

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