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Election Information

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November 4, 2014 General Election

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

Sample Ballots

8th Congressional District Ballot

10th Congressional District Ballot

11th Congressional District Ballot

Member, U.S. Senate

Ed W. Gillespie - R Website: Email:

Mark R. Warner - D Website: Email:

Robert C. Sarvis - L Website: Email:

Member, U.S. House of Representatives - 8th Congressional District

Micah K. Edmond - R Website: Email:

Donald S. Beyer, Jr. - D Website: Email:

Jeffrey S. Carson - L Website: Email:

Gerard C. "Gerry" Blais III - IG Website: Email:

Gwendolyn J. Beck - I Website: Email:

Member, U.S. House of Representatives - 10th Congressional District

Barbara J. Comstock - R Website: Email:

John W. Foust - D Website: Email:

William B. Redpath - L Website: Email:

Dianne L. Blais - IG Website: NA Email:

Brad A. Eickholt - I Website: Email:

Member U.S. House of Representatives - 11th Congressional District

Suzanne K. Scholte - R Website: Email:

Gerald E. "Gerry" Connolly - D Website: Email:

Joe F. Galdo - G Website: Email:

Marc M. Harrold - L Website: Email:

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
  • 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.

    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