Early in-person voting for Virginia’s March 5 Republican and Democratic presidential primaries began Friday at local registrar’s offices throughout the commonwealth.
Virginia’s March 5 primaries are part of Super Tuesday, with primaries also being held in Alabama, Arkansas, Alaska, California, Colorado, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Utah and Vermont.
In Virginia’s dual primary system, officers of election will ask voters if they want to cast their ballot in the Democratic Party primary or the Republican Party primary. All qualified voters may vote in either primary, but voters may not vote in both.
According to the Virginia Department of Elections, the choice to vote in a party’s primary does not mean that the voter will be “registered” with that party. Virginia does not have party registration.
Six candidates will appear on the Republican primary ballot—Chris Christie, Ryan L. Binkley, Vivek Ramaswamy, Donald J. Trump, ...
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