League of Women Voters



Virginia Election Dates

The next election date is Tuesday, January 15, 2019 (Pulaski County Commissioner of Revenue Election). The registration deadline is Wednesday, January 2, 2019.

Contact your local Board of Elections for information about local elections.


Virginia ID Needed for Voting

Voters must show one of the following forms of photo ID at the polls:

Virginia Absentee Ballot Process

You may now request an absentee ballot online! Just fill out and submit this form before the deadline.

Beginning in 2018, first time voters who registered through the mail may now vote absentee if you can't make it to the polls on Election Day! To do so, all first-time voters will have to mail a copy of one of the below forms of ID with their absentee ballot:

Virginia Verify Voter Registration

To verify your voter registration status please use your state's voter verification tool.

Virginia Candidate and Ballot Info

Information on local, state and federal candidates and ballot measures may be available here.

To see a list of available races, visit the race index.

Virginia ID Needed for Voter Registration

When submitting your voter registration by mail for the first time, you must provide your Social Security number on the application and a copy of one of the following with your application:

Virginia Early Voting

For more information on times and locations please contact your local registrar.

To qualify for absentee in-person voting you must be:

  • Any person who, in the regular and orderly course of his business, profession, or occupation or while on personal business or vacation, will be absent from the county or city in which he is entitled to vote;


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Election Day Problems?

Call one of these hotlines:
1-866-OUR-VOTE (866-687-8683)
1-888-VE-Y-VOTA (en Español)
1-888-API-VOTE (Asian multilingual assistance)
1-844-YALLA-US (Arabic)


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