Access your Virginia voter record to update your registration, apply to vote absentee, and view your polling place, election district, absentee ballot status, voting history and what’s on your ballot for the upcoming election.
Next General Election: Tuesday, May 1, 2018
- Deadline to register to vote, or update an existing registration, for the Tuesday, May 1, 2018 General Election is Monday, April 9, 2018
- Deadline to request an absentee ballot to be mailed to you is 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, 2018. Your request must be received by your Registrar by 5:00 p.m.
- Deadline to request an absentee ballot by appearing in-person is 5:00 p.m. Saturday, April 28, 2018
Not all localities will have an election in May. You can identify all of the state, local offices and, if applicable, ballot measures that, as of this date, are expected to be on the ballot by visiting the Candidate Lists and visit Elections Citizen Portal to view your voter registration status.
Notice to voters using US mail service: the USPS delivery standards changed early last year so that First Class delivery went from 1-3 days to 2-5 days and Standard delivery is now 2-9 days. Please take this into consideration as you start thinking about absentee voting.
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