Puerto Rico Primary: Sun, April 26 (17 days away)
It's still very early in the election season, and dates often change. Please sign up below for Voter Alerts in Puerto Rico and we'll send you an email if the dates change!
Good news! Because Puerto Rico has open primaries, you can vote for Bernie regardless of your registered party. If you want to vote for Bernie, get registered to vote!
Puerto Rico does not have online registration, but you can fill out a registration form to print and mail in.
You must be registered by February 18, 2020.
Not sure if you are registered, or what you're registered as? Check your current registration status online.
Due to the coronavirus party officials in Puerto Rico have also requested the primary to be moved to April 26th, with the potential for the primary to be held later if the virus is still not contained.
Vote on Sunday, April 26, 2020
If you have questions, contact the Puerto Rico Democratic Party.
Request an absentee form here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1kqZmfql08LXpisIp4pzf_M1SlYl0dVL_/view
Bring ID just in case.
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!
If you are a Military Voter or a US Citizen living abroad, you are able to request a ballot here to vote 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 Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico has a total of 59 delegates and 5 alternates.
Puerto Rico is allocated 33 district-level delegates and 0 district-level alternates.
Puerto Rico is allotted 7 pledged Party Leader and Elected Official (PLEO) delegates.
Puerto Rico is allotted 11 at-large delegates and 5 at-large alternates.
January 2 All delegate and alternate candidates may obtain the statement of candidacy and pledge of support forms and filing instructions from DPPR by mail or from DPPR’s web site at www.prdems.org
January 5 Secretary of State deadline to determine and prepare list of presidential candidates who will appear in the primary ballot.
January 15 Presidential candidates’ deadline to certify in writing with the Secretary of State their determination not to participate in the primary election.
January 20 Presidential candidates’ deadline for certifying the name of their authorized representative to the DPPR Chair
January 20 Secretary of State deadline to notify names of the persons that will appear on the ballot as presidential candidates to the DNC Chair, DPPR Chair and President of the Puerto Rico State Commission on Elections.
January 29 District-level delegate deadline for filing with DPPR Chair the statement of candidacy, and, if committed, the pledge or updated pledge of support.
January 31 President of the Puerto Rico State Commission on Elections deadline to remit presidential candidates the names and addresses of the groups or individuals of district-level delegates committed to presidential candidates. Presidential candidates must respond to sender by February 7, 2020.
March 29 Presidential preference primary and election of district level delegates.
March 29 The President of the Puerto Rico State Commission on Elections certifies results of primary to the DNC Chairman, DPPR Chair, Secretary of State and presidential candidates or as soon as the canvassing of votes has concluded, but no later than April 12, 2020, as provided by law.
If you have any questions about voting in Puerto Rico you may contact your state official elections office or Democratic party.
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