VOTE 2020!!!!

Election day is TUES, NOV 3

VOTE EARLY

More info on VA Dept of Elections website
Recommended!

Early In-Person +

★ Vote Early In-Person flier

VOTE at your local Registrar's Office
SEPT 18 to Sat, Oct. 31
Find your local Registrar's Office

NOVA Satellite location openings

TUES, OCT 13Fauquier Co. Satellites open
WED, OCT 14Fairfax Satellites open [flier]
SAT, OCT 17Loudoun Satellites open
SAT, OCT 17 Arlington Satellites open
MON, OCT 19 Prince William County
OCT 23 - 24Alexandria Satellites open

Check your location:


★ You don't need to state a reason.
★ Picture ID not required*

*BUT other ID, current utility bill, bank statement, or signed statement required.

List of acceptable IDs

More info on VA Dept of Elections site


Vote by Mail +

Safe. Easy.
APPLY NOW!

1 Apply for Ballot.

From VA Dept of Elections
Apply online

Apply by mail

Ballots will be mailed to voters starting Sept 18, 2020

2 Fill in your ballot.

Follow instructions!

3 Mail in your ballot.

ASAP!

Then, track your ballot.

★ Good video on filling out your Mail-In Ballot

NOTE: we recommend you apply & return your ballot well in advance of the official deadlines.



Vote on Tues, Nov 3 +

Poll hours: 6 am – 7 pm

Find your polling place

You can vote curbside (see below)

Call your local Electoral Board to find out how "curbside" works near you.
Find your Local Electoral Board

Track your ballot +

VA Dept of Elections

When you get to your Voter Information page, scroll down until you see a table labeled "Absentee."

Table lists: Election, Status (of most recent action), Application received (date), Ballot issued (date), Ballot received (date).

If your ballot is not "approved" or received in a timely manner, call your local Registrar's Office.

Vote Curbside +

"If you are 65 or older, or have a physical disability, you may vote on Election Day without leaving your vehicle. ...

If you would like to use curbside voting, remember to bring a helper with you who can enter the polling place to ask an election officer for curbside assistance, or use your cell phone to call the number posted on the curbside voting sign at each precinct or satellite location." —Virginia Dept. of Elections
[The age/disability requirement has NOT been waived for general election 2020.]

Call your local Registrar's Office to find out how this works near you.
Find your local Registrar's Office

New Virginia Election Laws 2020 +

Witness Signature (on ballot envelope) not required.

"If you believe you may not safely have a witness present while completing the absentee ballot for the November 3, 2020 Election, you are not required to have a witness present."

No-excuse absentee voting.

You don't need to give a reason now to vote by mail, early in-person, or absentee.

Photo ID not necessary to vote.

BUT you must either sign a statement saying you are the "named registered voter" or show some other kind of document.
See list of accepted documents

Election Day is now a state holiday.

Work the Polls +

Because of the pandemic many new poll workers will be needed this election. If you're healthy, consider being a poll worker.

Q & A +

Q: Is photo ID required to vote?
A: Photo ID is no longer required in Virginia — BUT other ID, current utility bill, bank statement, or signed statement required [see list above]. We recommend you bring ID as it will expedite your voting experience.

Q: Do you need to update your voter registration, if you have moved?
A: Your old address is valid under certain criteria. Election officers must use guidance from Section ยง24.2-401, to verify moving conditions. It is a best practice to update your registration, even if it is temporary, to where you live today.

Q: Will Drop Boxes be available?
A:


Q: Will witness signatures be required?
A: NO. See here.

Q: What precautions will be taken at the polls?
A: The Registrar's offices we've talked to have talked about poll workers wearing shields and masks and voters wearing masks. Do not know yet if this is statewide.

Q: Will the USPS be able to handle the high volume of mail if we encourage vote by mail?

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