How to vote for Bernie Sanders in North Dakota

No Registration!

You do not need to register in North Dakota, just be sure to vote!

Caucus On

March 10 (Tuesday)

North Dakota Caucus: March 10, 2020

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North Dakota Voter Information

Get Registered

Good news! Because North Dakota doesn't have voter registration, you can vote for Bernie Sanders by just showing up and voting!

Official Voter Information

Go Vote!

Vote on  March 10th, 2020 from 11 am to 7 pm CST and from 10 am to 6 pm MST
The locations will be in:
Fargo, Grand Forks, Bismarck, Minot, Wahpeton, Valley City, Jamestown, Devils Lake, Dickinson, Williston, MHA Nation, Spirit Lake, Turtle Mountain, and Standing Rock.

North Dakota has NO REGISTRATION!

Vote by mail ballots can be requested starting January 20th, 2020.

Here’s all the info you need on the North Dakota Caucus.

Id Requirement

ID must be provided when voting either at the polling place or by absentee or mail.

Voter Workplace Protection

Time off work for voting: Employers are encouraged to give employees time off to vote when regular work schedule conflicts with times polls are open.

Time off is paid: No.

N.D. Cent. Code § 16.1-01-02.1

Early Voting

Vote Early in North Dakota! North Dakotans can vote in-person before election day! If you'll be out of town on March 10 or simply find it more convenient, vote early!

Early voting in North Dakota begins January 20 and ends on March 3.

Vote by mail ballots can be requested starting January 20th, 2020.

College Students

If you are a college student not living in your home state, you can vote for Bernie in either your home state or in the state in which you are attending school!

Become a Delegate for Bernie

Willing to go the extra mile to help Bernie get elected? We need 2,373 Bernie supporters to become a Delegate, travel to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and cast their vote for Bernie Sanders at the Democratic National Convention. Interested?

How to become a delegate in North Dakota

North Dakota has 18 delegates 

  • 9 district
  • 3 at large
  • 2 Pledged PLEOs
  • 4 Superdelegates

Superdelegates: Ondine E. Baird, Patrick M. Hart, Wayne Larsen, Kylie Oversen

Important dates:

Deadline to file to become a District Delegate: March 6, 2020

Firehouse Caucuses (party run primary): March 10, 2020

Legislative District Conventions: March 11 – March 14, 2020

State Convention: March 19 – March 21, 2020

Select Committee on Delegates: April 4, 2020

North Dakota Delegate Selection Plan

District Delegates (12) District level Alternates (2)

  • Make sure you are a registered Democrat
  • To become a District Delegate you do not have to be elected as a state delegate. File Statement of Candidacy and Pledge of Support by March 6, 2020
  • To become a legislative district delegate start organizing your friends and supporters to vote for you.
  • Show up with your supporters to vote in the March 11 to March 14, 2020 Legislative District Conventions. All Democratic voters are eligible to attend and vote in their District Convention.
  • At the March 11 – March 14, 2020 Legislative District Conventions delegates to the State Convention are elected.
  • At the March 19 – March 21, 2020 State Convention in Minot the State delegates elect the District delegates who filed by March 6, 2020..

At Large Delegates (3) 

  • If you did not get elected as a District delegate you can try to become an At Large Delegate or an Alternate delegate.
  • File Statement of Candidacy and Pledge of Support by March 23, 2020
  • At-Large and Alternate delegates are elected by the North Dakota Democratic-DPL Select Committee at an open meeting on April 4, 2020.

PLEO Delegates (2)

You have to be eligible to be a PLEO delegate. PLEOs are eligible according to the following priority: big city mayors and state-wide elected officials (to be given equal consideration); state legislative leaders, state legislators, and other state, county and local elected officials and party leaders. Help Bernie by encouraging qualified Bernie supporting people to file to become PLEO delegates.

  • File Statement of Candidacy and Pledge of Support by March 23, 2020
  • PLEO delegates are elected by the North Dakota Democratic-DPL Select Committee at an open meeting on April 4, 2020.

Standing Committee (3) and Delegation Chair

3 Standing Committee members (1 each on the Credentials, Platform and Rules committees) and the Delegation Chair are elected at an open meeting by a quorum of  North Dakota’s National Convention Delegates on April 4, 2020. You don’t have to be a delegate or alternate to be elected.

Convention Pages (2)

Convention Pages are selected by the State Democratic Chair on April 4, 2020.

If you have questions contact the North Dakota Democratic Party.

More Information

If you have any questions about voting in North Dakota you may contact your state official elections office or Democratic party.

Join the GOTV Squad

"I've said it since day one: I can't do it alone." - Bernie Sanders

This grassroots campaign depends on grassroots supporters like you!

Everyone should sign up and volunteer for the official Sanders 2020 campaign, of course.

If you are passionate about Getting Out The Vote like we are, you should also join the GOTV Squad

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Donate

Bernie continues to fund his campaign from small donations from people like us. Show your support by donating to the campaign!

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