Great job Trump Team Virginia. Virginia is the second hardest state to qualify for ballot placement (hardest is Illinois). While the Trump team needed 5,000 signatures, plus 200 per congressional district (11), team Trump submitted 15,000 signatures which were verified and validated !!
Donald Trump is now the first, and so far only, candidate to reach these challenging VA qualifications. The remaining campaigns have less than a month remaining to qualify. The primary date is scheduled for March 1st.
RVA PRESS RELEASE – The Republican Party of Virginia (RPV) is pleased to announce that Donald Trump is the first Republican candidate to submit signatures for “pre-check” review by the RPV and are ready for submission to the State Board of Elections, well ahead of the December 10, 2015 deadline.
RPV reviewed the signatures on the petitions submitted and the Trump Campaign passed the pre-check process indicating there are sufficient signatures to meet the 5,000 statewide and 200 per Congressional District requirements of Virginia law.
“The pathway to the White House runs through Virginia,” said RPV Chairman John Whitbeck. “With our March 1, 2016 primary deadline less than a month away, we are excited that Donald Trump has become the first candidate to have the necessary signatures to qualify for the ballot. We appreciate the campaign’s efforts to get the signatures in quickly and it demonstrates how committed they are to making the ballot here and competing with their strong ground game in Virginia. (read more)
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