The Primary Board Game

How To Play The Primary

The Primary Game Rules (PDF Instructions)

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Play Time
45 MIN
Ever wanted to know what it's like to run for President? Now you can! Outwit your opponents during a presidential primary election by traveling the country, hosting rallies and fundraisers, advertising and gaining the favor of powerful Super PACs. No need to be a politics expert to play this game - learning how to play and getting started is actually pretty easy.

The Primary is a fun game that is unlike any other you have ever played. The game mechanics mimic what happens on the campaign trail and is both educational as it is fun. Not to mention there is a fun element of strategy and competition. Give the game The Primary a try today either by yourself of with up to five people.
The game The Primary should come with the following components. These are based off of the original game and don't include components from any expansion packs or different editions.

  • You'll See A Game Board
  • 5 Pawns
  • 70 Action Cards
  • 12 Candidate Cards
  • 18 News Cards
  • 150 Influence Cubes
  • 17 Round Tokens
  • 3 Voting Markers
  • A First Player Token
  • 18 Bot Cards
  • A Custom Die
  • Official The Primary Game Rules And Instructions In Your Game Box
How to Win
You are trying to be the player with the most delegates to win the game.
How to Win
Please keep in mind that the official The Primary rules and instructions could be different depending on the game version you have. The rules below are some of the exact directions that came in the original packaging and will teach you how to play The Primary. Download these original PDF game rules or print them for later use.

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