Virginia Primary: March 3, 2020
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Good news! Because Virginia has open primaries, you can vote for Bernie regardless of your registered party. If you want to vote for Bernie, get registered to vote!
You must be registered by February 10, 2020.
Not sure if you are registered, or what you're registered as? Check your current registration status online.
Vote on Tuesday, March 3, 2020, from 6:00AM – 7:00PM
Find your polling place here: https://vote.elections.virginia.gov/VoterInformation
If you have any other questions call The Virginia Department of Elections at:
You will need to show one acceptable photo identification card (photo ID) whenever you vote in person. This is Virginia law for all voters.
No laws require companies to give workers time off to vote. But employees working and commuting for 11 hours of the 13 hours polls are open may vote by absentee ballot.
Vote Early in Virginia! Virginians can vote in-person before election day! If you'll be out of town on March 3 or simply find it more convenient, vote early!
Early voting in Virginia begins January 18 and ends on February 29.
You can request an absentee ballot in-person up until 2/29/2020
First day to request an absentee ballot is Saturday, January 18, 2020
More info on absentee voting can be found here: https://www.elections.virginia.gov/citizen-portal/
You may still vote in Virginia's primaries if you will be 18 years old by November 3, 2020.
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 Virginia
Virginia has 124 delegates
Superdelegates: Gov. Ralph Northam, Sen. Mark R. Warner, Sen. Tim Kaine, Rep. Don Beyer, Rep. Gerald E. Connolly, Rep. Elaine Luria, Rep. Robert C. Scott, Rep. Abigail Spanberger, Rep. Jennifer Wexton, Terence McAuliffe, Yohannes Abraham, Marc Broklawski, Steven C. Cochran, Doris Crouse-Mays, Mark Herring, Morgan W. Jameson, Frank Leone, Christopher P. Lu, Leopoldo J. Martinez, Jennifer L. McClellan, A. Donald McEachin, Atima Omara, Susan R. Swecker, Yasmine P. Taeb, Jeion A. Ward
Primary: March 3, 2020
County and City Caucuses: April 18 – April 20, 2020
Congressional District Conventions: May 2 – May 16, 2020
Filing Deadline to become an At Large or PLEO Delegate: May 20, 2020
Filing Deadlines to become a District Delegate: April 24, 2020 for the May 9, 2020 Conventions; May 1, 2020 for the May 16, Conventions
State Convention: June 13, 2020
District Delegates (65) District level Alternates (6)
At Large Delegates (21) At Large Alternate Delegates (2)
PLEO Delegates (13)
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.
Standing Committee (12) and Delegation Chair
12 Standing Committee members (4 each on the Credentials, Platform and Rules committees) and the Delegation Chair are elected by a quorum of Virginia’s National Convention Delegates on June 21, 2020. You don’t have to be a delegate or alternate to be elected.
Convention Pages (3)
Convention Pages are selected by the State Democratic Chair on June 21, 2020.
If you have questions contact the Virginia Democratic Party
If you have any questions about voting in Virginia you may contact your state official elections office or Democratic party.
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