Democratic primary to be held June 9

06/01/2009 4:55 PM by

The Democratic primary will be held on June 9th. The purpose of this election is to nominate political party candidates to be on the ballot in the November general election. Voters in our area will select candidates for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and Richmond City Sheriff.

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Sample Ballot

The three candidates for governor are: Creigh Deeds, Terry McAuliffe, and Brian Moran.

The two candidates for lieutenant governor are: Jody Wagner and Michael Signer. Jon Bowerbank withdrew from the race on May 18, but his name will be on the ballot.

The two candidates for Richmond City Sheriff are incumbent Sheriff C.T.Woody and Major Antionette Irving.

The deadline to apply for an absentee ballot through the mail in this election is Tuesday June 2, 2009. The deadline to apply and vote an absentee ballot in person is 5:00 PM, Saturday, June 6, 2009, except in the case of certain emergencies. The Office of the General Registrar will be open for absentee voting: during regular business hours, and from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM on Saturday, June 6, 2009.

Call (804) 646-5950 for more information.



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