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Casting a Ballot

People lined up to vote

When to Vote

Polling places are open from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Election Day.  Anyone in line at 7:00 p.m. will be allowed to vote.

Unsure of when the next election occurs?
Go to our Upcoming Elections page for listings of upcoming elections.

Where to Vote

Voters may look up their polling place or they may contact their General Registrar for more information.

Some localities have established early voting locations in addition to the General Registrar's Office. Any voter in the locality may visit the General Registrar's Office or an early voting site to vote in person or drop off their mailed absentee ballot. 

How to Vote

When voting in-person, you will be asked to provide an acceptable form of identification at the polls.

Virginia law allows you to vote in only one political party primary election when multiple political party primary elections are held on the same day (Va Code § 24.2-530). Each primary has a separate ballot listing different candidates. The voter must indicate which ballot he would like to receive.