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Fairfax City Special Election

To view the Candidate Forum, click here. It took place on Wednesday, August 30th @ Fairfax Regional Library.

The Special Election is Tuesday, September 12th 

Election Day Hours:

  • September 12, 2017 Special Election: 6 a.m.-7 p.m.


  • August 29, 2017 - Last day to register 11:59 online, 5 p.m. in person or postmarked by that date. For more information about voter registration visit the Voter Information Page.

Absentee Voting:

You may request an absentee ballot to be sent to you by mail up to one year prior to the election in which you wish to vote absentee.  In-Person absentee voting is available 45 days prior to each election. All ballots must be returned by 7 p.m. on election night in order to be counted. Ballots may be returned by mail or returned in person by the voter.

Absentee Voting by Mail

  • Absentee Application
  • Ballots will be available on July 28
  • Ballots will be mailed within three business days of receiving your application after ballots are available
  • September 5, 2017,  5 p.m - Last day to request an absentee ballot to be mailed.

In-Person Absentee Voting

  • July 28, - September 8, 2017; Monday - Friday; 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m., excluding holidays
  • Saturday, September 9, 2017 - 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Last day to absentee vote in person