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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.

August 19, 2014 Special Election - Member Virginia House of Delegates 48th District

The 48th House of Delegates District ONLY includes precincts 302 Chesterbrook, 305 El Nido, 307 Haycock, 310 Kirby, 312 Longfellow, 314 McLean, 318 Westmoreland, 333 Salona #2, and a portion of Arlington County.

New Photo ID Requirements will NOT be effective for the August 19, 2014 Special Election
July 14: In-Person Absentee Voting Begins (sooner pending candidate certification)
Aug 12: Voter Registration Deadline - In-Person: 5:00 p.m., Online: 11:59 p.m.
Aug 12: Last Day to Apply for an Absentee Ballot by Mail
Aug 16: Final Day for In-Person Absentee Voting
Aug 19: Absentee Ballot Return Deadline (7:00 p.m.)


David M. "Dave" Foster - Republican Website:

R.C. "Rip"Sullivan, Jr. - Democrat Website:

For further information, please go to the Fairfax County Office of Elections website

November 2014 General and Special Elections

Virginia has a General Election every year on the Tuesday following the first Monday in November. Members of the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives will be elected on November 4, 2014.

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?

To view your precinct's ballot, complete this form then open the Ballot section.

ID Required to Vote

Important Notice: New Voter ID Requirements

New Photo ID Requirements will NOT be effective for the August 19, 2014 Special Election

Virginia law requires all voters to provide an acceptable form of photo identification (photo ID) at the polls. Voters arriving to the polls without 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.

Acceptable forms of identification include the following:

Valid Virginia Driver's License or Identification Card

Valid Virginia DMV issued Veteran's ID card

Valid United States Passport

Other government-issued photo identification cards (must be issued by US Government, the Commonwealth of Virginia, or a political subdivision of the Commonwealth

Valid college or university student photo identification card (must be from an institution of higher education located in Virginia)

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