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Virginia Department of Elections

For Immediate Release:

Contact For More Information:
Andrea M. Gaines
(804) 864-8928

Early in-person voting ends Saturday, October 31

RICHMOND, VA – The last day for voters to cast early in-person ballots for the November 3, 2020 General Election is Saturday, October 31, 2020.

All local voter registration offices will be open for at a period of at least 8 hours that day. Voters can contact their local General Registrar’s office for hours of operation. Information about local offices – including location, hours open and how to contact them – is available on the Virginia Department of Elections website at

Voters do not have to fill out an application to vote in person. Voters can go to their general registrar’s office or satellite voting location, show ID and cast a ballot. More information about what IDs are considered acceptable can be found at

Voters that have not returned their mail-in absentee ballots should do so as soon as possible. Absentee ballots may be returned via mail or dropped off at a voter’s general registrar’s office, satellite location or at their polling place on Election Day.

Voters with questions about in-person voting or any other aspect of the  November 3, 2020 election may call the Virginia Department of Elections at (800) 552-9745, email the department at, or visit our website at are also encouraged to follow us on Twitter at @vaElect, Facebook at @VirginiaELECT and Instagram at @va_election.