Election Calendar

  • December 3, 2019 to December 20, 2019 – 2020 Election Candidate Filing period
  • February 12, 2020 to February 28, 2020 Early Voting for 2020 North Carolina Primary
  • February 15, 202 – Democratic Party Precinct meetings. (make-up date is March 14, 2020)
  • March 3, 2020 – Primary Election Day
  • March 28, 2020 – Chatham County Democratic Party County Convention
  • April 25, 2020 – 6th Congressional District Convention
  • June 6, 2020 – NC Democratic Party State Convention

The Ballot


Democratic Incumbents running 

Governor Roy Cooper 

NC Secretary of State Elaine Marshall 

NC Attorney General Josh Stein 

NC Auditor Beth Wood 

NC Senate District 23 Senator Valerie Foushee 

NC House District 54 Representative Robert Reives 

Chatham County Commissioner Mike Dasher 

Chatham County Commissioner Karen Howard 

NC Supreme Court Chief Justice Cheri Beasley 

NC Supreme Court Justice Mark Davis 

NC Supreme Court Justice Lucy Inman 

NC Court of Appeals Justice Christopher Brook 

NC Court of Appeals Justice Wanda Bryant 

NC Court of Appeals Justice Reuben Young

District Court Judge, Judge Samantha Cabe 

District Court Judge, Judge Sherri Murrell 

Register of Deeds Lunday Riggsbee 

Chatham School Board – Candidates have not announced. 

Declared Candidates



President (19 announced) Top nine: Joe BidenElizabeth WarrenBernie SandersKamala HarrisPete ButtigiegCory BookerAndrew YangBeto O’RourkeJulián Castro 

Vice President TBA 

US Senate: Cal CunninghamTrevor FullerAtul Goel, Erica Smith, Steven Williams 

US Congress, 6th Congressional District: Angela FlynnBobby Ray Downs 

Lt GovernorChaz BeasleyYvonne HolleyBill TooleTerry Van Duyn 

NC State Treasurer: Ronnie ChatterjiRon ElmerMatt Leatherman 

Superintendent of Public Instruction: James BarrettAmy JablonskiConstance JohnsonMichael MaherJen MangrumKeith Sutton 

Secretary of Agriculture: Walter SmithJenna Wadsworth, David Wheeler 

Commissioner of Labor: Jessica HolmesEva Lee 

NC Court of Appeals (McGee Seat): Tricia Shields 

District Court Judge: Hathaway PendergrassLamar Proctor 



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