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Important Absentee Ballot Deadlines Next Week

Important Absentee Ballot Deadlines Next Week

votersIn the run up to Election Day on November 8, 2016, the Virginia Department of Elections has announced upcoming deadlines for voters who wish to participate in the upcoming election via absentee ballot.  Voters have until 5:00 pm on November 1 to request an absentee ballot by mail.  The deadline to request an absentee ballot in person is November 5.

To see if you qualify to vote absentee, visit the Citizen Portal at

All local voter registration offices in Virginia will be open Saturday, October 29, and Saturday, November 5 for in-person absentee voting. Eligible voters can apply and cast an absentee ballot all at once.  Click here to find your local voter registration office.

The local registrar must receive all applications by the deadline in order to mail absentee ballots to eligible recipients in time for the presidential election.