Dem mistake keeps Sanders off DC ballot

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Democratic presidential candidate Bernie SandersBernie SandersSanders skirts Biden's claim that he'll endorse Clinton The Trail 2016: Meet and greet and grief Biden spills beans: Sanders will endorse Clinton 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.
 
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Both Sanders and front-runner Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonTrump: 'I’m just flabbergasted’ by Clinton-Lynch meet AFL-CIO head: Trump’s ‘a fraud’ Sanders skirts Biden's claim that he'll endorse Clinton 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.

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