"We're having a statewide Democratic primary and we're having republican primary in nine localities," says Joyce Braithwaite, the Winchester Voter Registrar. "That is to choose their candidates for on the ballot in November."
The Democratic primary will select candidates for lieutenant governor and attorney general. The Republican primary will select the House of Delegates. The Republican Party already selected candidates for governor, lieutenant governor and attorney general through a convention.
"You can vote in either primary, Republican or Democrat," says Barbara Bosserman, the Clarke County Voter Registrar. "Just keep in mind, when you go to the polls on Election Day, the officers of election will ask you which election you would like to vote in and you would state Republican or Democrat."
"Everything is still the same as it was November 2012," Bosserman says. "Any changes that are coming will not be until November or the following year."
Voters will be able to vote absentee by mail until June 4 and in-person absentee until Saturday, June 8.
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