Registration deadline is Monday for Dem presidential primary

Registration deadline is Monday for Dem presidential primary
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RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT/AP) - The deadline to register to vote in Virginia’s Democratic presidential primary is quickly approaching.

Voters who want to cast a ballot in the March 3 contest must be registered by Monday.

Virginia law doesn’t currently allow same-day registration. Virginians can check or update registration information, here.

To register Virginians 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),
    • Note:17 year olds who register by February 10 and turn 18 by November 3, 2020 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.

The state Board of Elections said in a news release that any Virginian can check or update their registration or register for the first time online.

Registration is also available in person or online.

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