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Virginia Voter Registration Deadline – October 15

Deadline to Register or Update Virginia Voter Registration is October 15

The deadline to register to vote in Virginia's 2019 General Election is Tuesday, October 15. There are several local races up for election on November 5.

The deadline to register to vote in Virginia’s November 5 General Election is Tuesday, October 15. In Alexandria, the November 5 ballot includes Virginia State Senate and House of Delegates, and Alexandria Clerk of Circuit Court.

Checking Registration

If you have moved since the last time you voted, please make sure you are registered at your current address. You may check your registration at vote.elections.virginia.gov or by contacting voters@alexandriava.gov, or by calling 703.746.4050.

New Registrations

The following voter registration methods are available to U.S. citizens living in Virginia who will be 18 or older by November 5, 2019:

  • Submit the application online at vote.elections.virginia.gov before midnight, October 15.
  • Register in person at the Office of Voter Registration and Elections (132 N. Royal St., Suite 100) by 5 p.m. on October 15.
  • Download an application at the City’s Election Page, print, sign and mail the completed form to the Office of Voter Registration and Elections, 132 N. Royal St., Suite 100, Alexandria, VA 22314. Applications must be postmarked on or before October 15.

Address Updates

The same deadlines are in effect for Virginia voters who are registered but have moved within the City of Alexandria or Virginia. Voters who do not update their registration records before the deadline are at risk of being ineligible to vote in this election.

Virginia registered voters who need to update their addresses may do so using any of the methods listed above, or by completing a new voter registration application and faxing it to the Office of Voter Registration and Elections at 703.838.6449 by 5 p.m. on October 15.

Voter information letters for new or transferred registrants will be mailed within one week of the registration date.

Absentee Voting and Other Election Information

Virginians who are registered to vote must show photo identification when voting. Visit alexandriava.gov/Elections, or call 703.746.4050 for a list of accepted photo identification and other election information, including sample ballots and in-person absentee voting hours. In-person absentee voting for this election continues until 5 p.m. on Saturday, November 2.

For complete information on this election, including voter registration requirements, sample ballots, precinct maps, and photo ID requirements, visit alexandriava.gov/Elections or contact Anna Leider, General Registrar and Director of Elections, Office of Voter Registration, at 703.746.4050.

Lee Hernly, Editor
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Lee Hernly is the Founder and Editor of Port City Wire, Alexandria, Virginia's best source for hyper-local news, opinion, and events. I live in the Old Town Alexandria area with my fantastic wife and son Sam. Oh, there’s Serena & Bea too. I’m so excited to meet new readers and see where you are from! Please be sure to leave a comment with a link to your blog so I can check it out!

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