The Virginia Presidential Primary is Tuesday, March 1, 2016, known as ‘Fat Tuesday’. What GOP candidates are on the ballot? So far, Donald Trump, John Kasich, Jeb Bush, and Ted Cruz have submitted 200 signatures from each congressional district in the state and 5,000 signatures statewide.
GOP candidate Ben Carson has submitted 14,000 signatures to the Republican Party of Virginia. All of Carson’s signatures have been approved which means he will be on the primary ballot in March of 2016.
The race for president is definitely getting heated for 2016. In 2012, there were only two Republican candidates to qualify for the Virginia presidential primary ballot.
The deadline to vote in the presidential primary is Monday, February 8, 2016. The presidential primary is Tuesday, March 1, 2016. Register to vote and check on your voter status here.