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Election Information

Click here for information on General and Special Elections as well as information on absentee voting, your polling place, and ID required to vote.

Polling Place Information

Virginia polls are open from 6:00am to 7:00pm. If you are in line at 7:00pm you will be allowed to vote.

Where do I vote? Find your polling place, click here.

Election Day Information: On Election Day polls are open from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Voter Registration: If you are already registered at your current address, you do not need to register again.

ID Required to Vote

Important Notice: New Voter ID Requirements

Virginia law requires all voters to provide an acceptable form of valid photo identification (photo ID) at the polls. Voters arriving to the polls without valid photo ID will be required to vote a provisional ballot and will have until noon on the Friday after the election to deliver a copy of identification to their locality's electoral board in order for their provisional ballot to be counted.

Please Note: Valid means the document is genuine, bears the photograph of the voter, and is not expired for more than 12 months

Acceptable forms of identification include the following:

  • valid Virginia driver's license;

  • valid United States passport;

  • any other photo identification card issued by a government agency of the Commonwealth, one of its political subdivisions, or the United States;

  • valid student identification card containing a photograph of the voter issued by any institution of higher education located in the Commonwealth of Virginia;

  • any valid employee identification card containing a photograph of the voter and issued by an employer of the voter in the ordinary course of the employer's business

  • Virginia Voter Photo ID Card obtained through any local general registrar's office

    Click here for further information on ID Requirements from the Virginia Department of Elections

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    March 20: In-Person Absentee Voting Begins

    • April 13: Voter Registration Deadline - In-Person: 5:00 p.m., Online: 11:59 p.m.
    • April 28: Last Day to Apply for an Absentee Ballot by Mail
    • May 2: Final Day for In-Person Absentee Voting
    • May 5: Absentee Ballot Return Deadline (7:00 p.m.)

    Democratic Party Primary June 9, 2015

    Democratic Party Primary June 9, 2015

    Democratic Party Primary June 9, 2015

    Only registered voters in the 44th Delegate District, 45th Delegate District, Mason Supervisor District and Mt. Vernon Supervisor District are eligible to vote in the Democratic Party Primary Elections. To determine whether you are registered to vote in these districts, please visit the Virginia State Board of Elections website, or call our office at 703-222-0776.

    Precincts Where Democratic Party Primary Elections will be held

    • April 24: In-Person Absentee Voting Begins
    • May 18: Voter Registration Deadline - In-Person: 5:00 p.m., Online: 11:59 p.m.
    • June 2: Last Day to Apply for an Absentee Ballot by Mail
    • June 6: Final Day for In-Person Absentee Voting
    • June 9: Absentee Ballot Return Deadline (7:00 p.m.)

    Republican Party Primaries for Fairfax County in 2015

    Please note that there will be no Republican Party Primary Elections held in Fairfax County. The Republicans will hold 'firehouse elections' for seven supervisor seats.

    Republican Firehouse Elections