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New! Voter Photo ID Requirements
Sept 19: In-Person Absentee Voting Begins (Fairfax County Government Center)
Oct 14: Voter Registration Deadline - In-Person: 5:00 p.m., Online: 11:59 p.m.
Oct 28: Last Day to Apply for an Absentee Ballot by Mail
Nov 1: Final Day for In-Person Absentee Voting
Nov 4: Absentee Ballot Return Deadline (7:00 p.m.)
Candidates, Issues and Sample Ballots
8th Congressional District Ballot
10th Congressional District Ballot
11th Congressional District Ballot
Member, U.S. Senate
Ed W. Gillespie - R
Mark R. Warner - D
Robert C. Sarvis - L
Member, U.S. House of Representatives - 8th Congressional District
Micah K. Edmond - R
Donald S. Beyer, Jr. - D
Jeffrey S. Carson - L
Gerard C. "Gerry" Blais III - IG
Gwendolyn J. Beck - I
Member, U.S. House of Representatives - 10th Congressional District
Barbara J. Comstock - R
John W. Foust - D
William B. Redpath - L
Dianne L. Blais - IG
Brad A. Eickholt - I
Member U.S. House of Representatives - 11th Congressional District
Suzanne K. Scholte - R
Gerald E. "Gerry" Connolly - D
Joe F. Galdo - G
Marc M. Harrold - L
Questions on the Ballot
Proposed Constitutional Amendment - Question: Shall Section 6-A of Article X (Taxation and Finance) of the Constitution of Virginia be amended to allow the General Assembly to exempt from taxation the real property of the surviving spouse of any member of the armed forces of the United States who was killed in action, where the surviving spouse occupies the real property as his or her principal place of residence and has not remarried?
Proposed Constitutional Amendment Fact Sheet - LWVFA has prepared a "Fact Sheet" on the proposed Constitutional Amendment; click here to read or download this document.
Transportation Bond - Question: Shall the Board of Supervisors contract a debt, borrow money and issue bonds of Fairfax County, Virginia, in addition to bonds previously authorized for transportation improvements and facilities, in the maximum aggregate principal amount of $100,000,000 for the purpose of providing funds to finance the cost of constructing, reconstructing, improving and acquiring transportation facilities, including improvements to primary and secondary State highways, improvements related to transit, improvements for pedestrians and bicycles, and ancillary related improvements and facilities?
City of Fairfax - Advisory Referendum - Do you support changing the length of the terms of office for City Council members, the Mayor,and the members of the School Board from the current two (2) years to four (4) years? YES/NO
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.
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
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;
identification card issued by a government agency of the Commonwealth, one of its political
subdivisions, or the United States;
valid student identification
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