Be A Voter: A Nonpartisan Resource for Election Information


March 3, 2020 is the primary election to determine the Democratic Party nominee for President.

There is no Republican Presidential Primary in 2020 in Virginia. 

Information for the June Primaries will be posted at the conclusion of this primary.

Important Dates for March 3rd Democratic Primary

Add to Calendar January 16, 2020: Start of in-person absentee voting, mailing of absentee ballots.

Add to Calendar February 10, 2020: Last day to register to vote.

Add to Calendar February 25, 2020: Last day to request absentee ballot by mail.

Add to Calendar February 29, 2020: Last day to vote absentee in person.

Add to Calendar March 3, 2020: Democratic Primary Election Day.


Please note: These are the candidates who qualified for the Virginia ballot by the rules set forth by the state. This candidate list is in alphabetical order by last name; candidates will not appear on the ballot in this order.

Click here for a sample ballot to see how it will look at your voting location. Look for postings at your polling place on March 3, 2020 to see if any candidates have withdrawn prior to the primary.

Michael Bennet Candidate Website
Joseph R. Biden Candidate Website
Michael R. Bloomberg Candidate Website
Cory Booker Candidate Website
Pete Buttigieg Candidate Website
Julián Castro Candidate Website
Tulsi Gabbard Candidate Website
Amy Klobuchar Candidate Website
Deval Patrick Candidate Website
Bernie Sanders Candidate Website
Tom Steyer Candidate Website
Elizabeth Warren Candidate Website
Marianne Williamson Candidate Website
Andrew Yang Candidate Website


Democratic Presidential Primary Debates

Add to Calendar January 14, 2020 Sponsored by CNN and the Des Moines Register

Add to Calendar February 7, 2020 Sponsored by ABC News and WMUR-TV in New Hampshire

Add to Calendar February 19, 2020 Sponsored by NBC News, MSNBC, Nevada Independent

Add to Calendar February 25, 2020 Sponsored by CBS News, Congressional Black Caucus Institute

Political Parties - National Level Websites

This page is compiled and maintained by librarians at the Bedford Public Library System. Links to political parties and/or campaign websites are for informational purposes only and do not in any way constitute an endorsement.

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