Get to Know the Candidates Before June 8

The Virginia Democratic Party Primary is June 8, 2021. Below are the candidates and links to their campaign websites.

CANDIDATES FOR GOVERNOR

Lee Carter Lee Carter for Governor (carterforvirginia.com)
Justin Fairfax Justin Fairfax | Justice • Fairness • Opportunity
Jennifer Carroll Foy Jennifer Carroll Foy for Governor – Jennifer Carroll Foy
Terry McAuliffe Terry McAuliffe
Jennifer McClellan Jennifer McClellan for Governor

CANDIDATES FOR LT GOVERNOR

Hala Ayala Home | Hala for Virginia
Elizabeth Guzman Elizabeth Guzman for Delegate | Virginia House of Delegates | HD-31 (elizabethguzmanforvirginia.com)
Mark Levine Home | Mark Levine for Delegate (markfordelegate.com)
Andria McClellan Andria McClellan for Lt. Governor (andriaforvirginia.com)
Sean Perryman Path Forward – Landing Page – Sean Perryman for Virginia Lt. Governor
Sam Rasoul Home | Sam Rasoul for Virginia Lieutenant Governor | Truth. Love. Grit. (sam4va.com)
Xavier Warren Vote Xavier Warren for Lt. Governor (xavierforvirginia.com)

CANDIDATES FOR ATTORNEY GENERAL

Mark Herring Mark Herring Attorney General for Virginia (herringforag.com)
Jay Jones Jay Jones for Attorney General

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The Countdown to the June 8th Virginia Democratic Party Primary

First day of in-person absentee voting at your local registrar’s office: Friday, April 23, 2021

Deadline to register to vote, or update an existing registrationMonday, May 17, 2021.

Deadline to request an absentee ballot to be mailed to you: Friday, May 28, 2021. Your request must be received by your Registrar by 5:00 p.m.

Last day of in-person absentee voting at your local registrar’s office:  Saturday, June 5, 2021at 5:00 p.m.

See who is on your ballot by viewing the candidate lists.

Register to vote or apply for an absentee ballot online using the Citizen Portal.

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Electronic Virginia Petition of Qualified Voters

Electronic Virginia Petition of Qualified Voters – Democratic Candidates (vadempetitions.org)

This site allows you to electronically sign petitions for Democratic candidates so that they can be on the ballot as candidates for the Democratic nomination in the June 8th, 2021 primary. We noticed different candidates were collecting these electronic petitions in different ways. This site allows you to sign multiple petitions at once for statewide and for House of Delegates candidates.

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Tuesday, November 3, 2020. ELECTION DAY!

Polls will be open from 6 a.m. – 7 p.m. You must be in line by 7 p.m.

“For the November 3, 2020 election, you may vote in person at your polling place, OR if you requested an absentee ballot, you may complete it and drop it off at your polling place on Election Day. If you drop off your absentee ballot, it MUST be returned in the sealed envelopes provided.” – Virginia Department of Elections.

Find your polling place here: https://www.elections.virginia.gov/casting-a-ballot/

Voters may provide either an acceptable form of ID or sign an ID Confirmation Statement at the polls.

You can show any of the following IDs to vote (source: VA Dept. of Elections):

  • Voter confirmation documents
  • Virginia driver’s license*
  • Virginia DMV-issued photo ID
  • United States passport
  • Employer-issued photo ID
  • Student ID issued by any community college or university located in the United States
  • Other U.S. or Virginia government-issued photo ID
  • Tribal enrollment or other tribal photo ID
  • Virginia Voter Photo ID card
  • A copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document containing the name and address of the voter

Here’s a link with more details of accepted IDs: https://www.elections.virginia.gov/media/formswarehouse/voter-id/outreach-materials/documents/EditedVoter-Identification-Chart-07.2020.pdf

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Important Information if you plan to vote early

If you haven’t voted early yet, it’s still not too late. But there’s a deadline coming up!

Saturday October 31 is the LAST DAY of early voting! 

Here’s what you can do:
—If you’ve received your mail ballot but haven’t returned it, take it, unopened, straight to the county Registrar’s office (262A Gay Street, Washington VA) between 8 am and 4 pm. You’ll be asked to open it, fill it out, and put it in its envelope, sign it and hand it in.
—If you didn’t apply for a mail ballot, you can still pick up a ballot and vote early absentee in person at the Registrar and cast your ballot on the spot. 

To track your ballot, and for more information go to 
https://www.elections.virginia.gov/citizen-portal/
Or call Kim or Sharon at the Registrar’s office with your questions at (540) 675-5380.

It feels so good to get it done. 

LET’S GET IT DONE!

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