General Information

2021 Call to Caucus to Nominate a Democratic Candidate - 17th House District Delegate


CANCELLED: The 17th House District Democratic Nominating Committee will hold an unassembled caucus (firehouse primary) on June 6, between 12:00 and 5:00 PM at 302 5th Street SW, Roanoke, VA, 24016 – corner of 5th St. and Rorer Ave., for the purpose of nominating a Democratic candidate for the November 2, 2021 General Election for Virginia’s 17th House District Delegate.


2021 Candidate Filing Information for Roanoke City and District 11 Virginia House Delegate Candidates

Submit your filing as a 2021 Democratic Candidate anytime between noon on March 8, 2021 and 5pm March 25, 2021. *No filings will be accepted before noon on March 8, 2021 or after 5pm on March 25, 2021. In the event more than one candidate for a particular office is present with a complete filing at noon on March 8, 2021, filings will be considered simultaneous and the State Board of Elections will conduct a drawing to determine ballot order.

To be considered a complete filing, you must include the following in your submission

1.) Declaration of Candidacy form

2.) Filing fee receipt

3.) Petitions of qualified voters

Please drop off your filing in person to the Nominating Chair, Beth Deel. (Contact  540-440-4410,

A receipt for a complete candidate filing will be provided.

Helpful Links:

How to Run for Local Office: Ballot Access Requirements for the June 8, 2021 Primary and the November 2, 2021 General and Special Elections 


2020 State Delegate Selection Caucus


As a result of the current Covid-19 virus public health emergency, it is not possible for the Democratic Party of Virginia (DPVA) to implement the national convention delegate selection process as set forth in the Virginia Delegate Selection Plan (DSP) and the Call to State Convention. The DPVA is committed to implementing a simple, open, fair, and democratic alternative process for the election of national convention delegates and alternates and doing other necessary party business.

This Call to Caucus supersedes any Calls to Caucus issued by any City or County Democratic Committee.

Use this form to file to be a State Delegate or Alternate to your Congressional District Convention as well as the June 20th State Convention.

Use this form to participate in the selection caucus.

Precinct Maps


RCDC Bylaws and  DPVA Party Plan

January 11 2020 Biennial Reorganization Caucus

Electoral Board