Learn about the next election and meet Del. Jerry Mandering to learn about redistricting
National elections (Congress and President) are held in even numbered years (2016, 2018). State elections are held in odd numbered years (2015, 2017). Local elections (counties, cities, and towns) vary.
The next general election will be Tuesday November 6, 2018 and will be for all 11 Virginia members of the U.S. House of Representatives and one Virginia U.S. Senator.
You must register before you vote for the first time. You must update your registration if you move or change your name.
The Virginia Department of Elections website has detailed information on voter registration and elections, including Voter Registration Application and Absentee Ballot Application forms. See http://elections.virginia.gov
October 15, 2018 - deadline to register or to update your registration
October 30, 2018 - deadline to request absentee ballot by mail
November 3, 2018 - last day for in-person absentee voting
NOVEMBER 6, 2018 - GENERAL ELECTION
All polling places open 6:00am to 7:00pm
You must present one of the following acceptable forms of photo identification when voting:
If you do not have an acceptable form of identification, contact your local voter registration office to obtain a free photo voter ID.
PDF documents of the information also are available:
Meet Jerry on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-zMqxdNUDOo