Dem mistake keeps Sanders off DC ballot
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Democratic presidential candidate Bernie SandersBernie SandersPerez and Ellison agree on DNC playing neutral role in primary Sanders, not Trump, is the real working-class hero Big Pharma must address high drug prices MORE's name is not yet on the presidential ballot in D.C., due to a registration error by the local Democratic Party, NBC4 News reported Wednesday.
The D.C. Democratic Party was required to file to the D.C. Board of Elections by March 16, but submitted the registration paperwork for Sanders a day late.
Both Sanders and front-runner Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonPerez and Ellison agree on DNC playing neutral role in primary John Legend not ruling out talking politics at Oscars Clinton taunts GOP lawmakers for dodging town halls MORE submitted their registration fees of $2,500 on time.
NBC4 News reported that a voter in D.C. filed a challenge against the Vermont senator's registration, which will be heard in April.
To fix the issue, the D.C. Council could have an emergency vote if necessary, D.C. Democratic Party Chairwoman Anita Bonds told NBC.
The Democratic primary is on June 14.