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Voter Registration deadline for all spring elections, April 11, 2016 5:00 PM by mail; 11:59 PM online
Absentee ballot requests by mail: deadline April 26, 5:00 PM
Clifton and Vienna in person absentee voting, March 18, to April 29 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM Thursday, 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM Saturday April 30, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM All at the Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax VA 22035, Suite 323 No satellite locations for May 3 elections Further Information about Towns of Clifton and Vienna Voting
City of Fairfax Absentee Voting: March 18 to April 29, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM M--F (ex. Holidays) Saturday, April 30 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM Sisson House, Fairfax City Hall, 10455 Armstrong Street, Fairfax, VA 22030 Further Information about City of Fairfax Voting
Voter registration deadline: Oct. 17, 5 p.m.** Mail-In absentee ballot request deadline: NOW through Nov. 1, 5 p.m. In-person absentee voting begins*: Sept. 23
On Election Day, polling locations are open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Only registered voters are eligible to vote. To confirm whether you are registered to vote at your current address, visit the Virginia Department of Elections citizen's portal, vote.elections.virginia.gov, or call our office: 703-222-0776, 24/7. If you have moved or changed your name in the last four years, please register your new address or name at: vote.elections.virginia.gov.
In-person absentee voting: In-person absentee voting will be available at the Fairfax County Government Center, Conference Rooms 2/3. Weekdays: Sept. 23 + Oct. 14, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Thursdays, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Oct. 17 + Nov. 4: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturdays: Oct. 1 + Nov. 5, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Satellite in-person voting Saturdays, Oct. 1 + Nov. 5 at eight additional locations throughout the county, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Weekday satellite voting, Oct. 17 + Nov. 4, 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.*
For locations and further information, please visit: fairfaxcounty.gov/elections/absentee.htm. Registered voters may vote at any satellite location.
View the "Being an Election Officer" Video at:
In order to be an Election Officer, you must:
Residency in Fairfax County is not required. It is a wonderful opportunity for those interested in the election process or public service, and we need civic-minded individuals to help make Election Day a success!
To apply, call the office at (703) 324-4735. You can also email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the Office of Elections website at http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/elections/working.htm for more information.
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.
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:
Want to see more about your voter registration? Then find your voter information, including sample ballot here.