Open V. Closed Primaries

February 28, 2024

Advancing Justice | AAJC develops new resource explaining the different kinds of primaries by state

How primary elections are conducted varies widely from state to state. To help clear up any confusion, Advancing Justice – AAJC developed an “Open v. Closed” primary factsheet. The factsheet has been translated into Arabic, Bangla, Hindi, Hmong, Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Simplified Chinese, Tagalog, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Urdu, and Vietnamese.

If you have election related questions or need help voting during primary elections, call our multilingual voter hotline at 1-888-API-VOTE (1-888-274-8683). Assistance is available in: Bengali/Bangla (বাংলা), Cantonese (廣東話), English, Hindi (हिंदी), Korean (한국어), Mandarin (普通話),Tagalog, Urdu  (اردو), and Vietnamese (tiếng Việt)