Today early in-person voting begins in Virginia. Until Saturday, October 31, by 5 p.m., all Virginia residents now can cast their first ballots for the November 2020 elections.
The early voting period starts with varying dates and hours, depending on location. All residents can look up there voting location using this link.
To properly cast a Virginia ballot, all residents must bring an acceptable form of ID. For information on proper forms of identification, please visit this link.
Voters without ID can sign a statement form to cast their ballot but otherwise can receive a provisional ballot.
If you receive a provisional ballot, the follow-up instructions can be found at this link.
Before arrival, Virginia Residents can check their voter registration online at this link before arrival at early voting.
ABSENTEE/VOTE BY MAIL BALLOTS
Other Virginia voting options still include absentee by mail. Residents can apply online and visit the Citizen Portal to check the status of their absentee application. The ballot must be postmarked by November 3 and arrive at the local registrar’s office by noon Friday, November 6.
First-time voters have specific requirements for absentee ballots; please visit this link if you fall in this category.
IN – PERSON
If voting in-person on election day, residents have from 6 a.m. until 7 p.m. Voters must be in line by 7 p.m.
October 13: Last day to register to vote or update an address
October 23: Last day to request an absentee ballot
October 31: Last day to vote early with an absentee ballot in-person
November 3: Last day to vote. In-person 6 a.m. until 7 p.m. Voters must be in line by 7 p.m. Last day for Postmark ballots.
For more information, please visit the Virginia Department of Elections website.