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2018: City of Fairfax Election for Mayor, City Council, and School Board

Election Day Voting:

  • May 1, 2018 General Election 6 a.m.-7 p.m.


  • April 9, 2018 - Last day to register 11:59 p.m. online, 5 p.m. in person, or must be 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 March 16, 2018.
  • Ballots will be mailed within three business days of receiving your application after ballots are available.
  • April 24, 2018, 5 p.m - Last day to request an absentee ballot to be mailed.

In-Person Absentee Voting

  • March 16 - April 27, 2018; Monday - Friday; 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m., excluding holidays.
  • Saturday, April 28, 2018- 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Last day to absentee vote in person.