Eight Democratic Party candidates remain in the race to be the presidential nominee for the Democratic Party. Do you know everything you need to know before Super Tuesday? Below is the list of candidates, listed in alphabetical order. Click on their names to open their campaign websites. Learn about them. And help your preferred candidate win by donating to his or her campaign.
Super Tuesday refers to the Tuesday in a presidential election year when the largest number of states and territories hold a presidential preference primary or caucus. Virginia is one of those states!
Please vote on March 3! Click here to find your polling place. Don’t forget your photo ID.
Based on primary and caucus results, the Democratic Party nominee will be picked at the 2020 Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The convention is being held from July 13-16, 2020.
RICHMOND, Va. (WSET) — The voter registration deadline for the March 3, 2020, Virginia Democratic Presidential Primary is Monday, February 10.
To register to vote or update your voter registration information:
- By mail: Applications must be postmarked by February 10.
- In-person: Applications must be submitted by 5 pm February 10.
- Online: Applications must be submitted by 11:59 pm on February 10.
Any Virginian can check or update their registration name or address, or register for the first time at the Department of Election’s online Citizen Portal at www.elections.virginia.gov/vote.
To register to vote in Virginia, you must:
- Be a U.S. citizen,
- Be a resident of Virginia,
- Be at least 18 years old by the date of the November General Election (November 3, 2020), — 17-year-olds who register by February 10 and turn 18 by November 3 are eligible to vote in the March 3 Presidential Primary.
- Have had voting rights restored if convicted of a felony,
- Have had the capacity restored by court order if declared mentally incapacitated,
- Not be registered and plan to vote in another state.
In addition to registering online, eligible Virginians may also register at their local voter registration office.
Voter registration applications are also available at DMV customer service centers, social service offices, public libraries and other state and local government offices.
For more information about registering, local voter registration offices, absentee voting, acceptable photo IDs and more, visit the Department of Elections website or call toll-free at (800) 552-9745 or TTY 711
Saturday January 11 2020 was the RCDC’s first meeting of 2020, and our Biennial Reorganization Caucus. Doors opened at 9 am and over 50 people walked through and joined or renewed their membership for 2020/2021. We had a visit from two of our Democratic candidates for U.S. Congress in the 5th District, Dr. Cameron Webb and Rappahannock resident John Lesinski. Thank you all for an enthusiastic start to the year!
Our newly elected or re-elected Officers are:
Mary-Sherman Willis, Chair
Ross O’Donoghue, Vice Chair
Ken Edwards, Secretary
Bruce Sloane, Treasurer
See our Calendar of Events for 2020—a crucial year to get involved! Come to our monthly meetings on the second Saturday of every month! Get ready to knock on doors, attend a postcard party, make phone calls, get out the vote and ELECT DEMOCRATS! By the way, absentee voting for the March 3 Democratic Presidential Primary begins on Thursday January 16, 2020.
WE NEED YOU!
It’s not too late to become an active member. Print out this form and mail it to RCDC, PO Box 277, Washington VA 22747