Absentee Voting Now Open

Election Day is just 47 days away. On the ballot this fall in Virginia are elections for President, Vice President, members of the House of Representatives, special elections to the General Assembly, various local offices, and two amendments to the Constitution of Virginia. To view candidates on your ballot where you live, click here.

To vote on November 8th, you must be registered to vote. If you need to register to vote, click here. If you need to update your voter registration due to a change in address or to check where you vote, click here. The deadline to register to vote for the 2016 General Election is October 17.

Those not able to make it to the polls on Election Day may be able to vote absentee. Click here to find out if you are eligible to vote absentee and to request an absentee ballot via mail. You may request an absentee ballot via mail anytime between now and November 1. Alternatively, you can vote absentee in-person at your local registrar’s office. You may vote in-person absentee anytime between now and November 5.

As a reminder, you must present a government issued photo ID when you go to vote. Acceptable forms of ID include a driver’s license or a United States passport. If you don’t have a photo ID, you can visit your registrar’s office to obtain a free photo ID. Click here for more information on acceptable photo ID types.

If you have any questions regarding voting, feel free to call my office at (804) 526-5135 or email me at kirk@kirk.aodev4.com