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2020 Democratic Primary

The 2020 Democratic Presidential Primary will be held on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 to select a Democratic Candidate for the 2020 Presidential Election.  The deadline to register to vote, or update an existing registration, is Monday, February 10, 2020.

The deadline to request an absentee ballot to be mailed to you is Tuesday, February 25, 2020. Your request must be received by your Registrar by 5:00pm. You may contact the Roanoke County Office of Elections at 540-772-7500 for further information.

Because some Democratic candidates have dropped out of the race but have not formally closed their campaign yet, their names will still appear on the ballot. Please be familiar with the status of the candidates before casting your vote.

The candidates who are currently still in the race are (in alphabetical order):

Michael Bennet, Joseph R. Biden, Michael R. Bloomberg, Pete Buttigieg, Tulsi Gabbard, Amy Klobuchar, Bernie Sanders, Tom Steyer, Elizabeth Warren, and Andrew Yang.

https://www.roanokecountyva.gov/DocumentCenter/View/17492/Sample-Ballot---Democratic-Presidential-Primary?bidId=

 

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