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Special Election for FCPS At-Large School Board Member

August 29, 2017 Special Election for Fairfax

County School Board Member – At-Large


Last Day to Register to Vote: Tuesday, August 15, 2017

at 11:59 p.m. (online) 5:00 p.m. (in person or by mail)


Deadline to Apply for Absentee Ballot: 

In Person: Saturday, August 26, 2017

By Mail, Fax, or Online: Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.

For more about the need for this election, go to At-Large School Board Member Resigns, Prompting Special Election

Court OKs School Board special election in Fairfax

To find your polling place, go to, LWV's one stop shop for VOTER information

Click here to register to vote in Virginia

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7:30 PM19:30

The League presents "Diversion First" with Supervisor John Cook

  • Reston Community Center, Lake Anne (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Come to learn more about Fairfax County's award-winning program, Diversion First.  Supervisor John Cook of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors will present. 

Diversion First offers alternatives to incarceration for people with mental illness or developmental disabilities who come into contact with the criminal justice system for low level offenses. The goal of Diversion First is to intercede whenever possible to provide people with assessment, treatment or other needed supports. People needing diversion may also have a substance use disorder, which often co-occurs with mental illness.

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1:00 PM13:00

Chat about Voting and Elections with our Registrar, Cameron Sasnett

It's your chance to ask all sorts of questions about how our elections are run -- about Voter ID, the electronic equipment, absentee ballots, ipads and more!  Cameron will offer an in-depth presentation on the specifics of how elections are administered. This will benefit our new and veteran members in gaining a significant amount of insight and Q&A; so that you are better prepared as you begin your new journey (or continue your journey) with the League.  Join us for a discusion with our Fairfax County Registrar on Sunday, June 4th from 1 to 3 at the League Office.   

This is your turn to find out how we help make Democracy Work... as we have been doing since 1920! 

Cameron Sasnett serves as General Registrar for Fairfax County, the largest jurisdiction in Virginia with almost 700,000 registered voters and 241 voter precincts. His four-year appointment is effective through October of 2019.

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