August 5, 2020: The parties in League of Women Voters of Virginia v. Virginia State Board of Elections reached a settlement providing for the suspension of the Virginia's witness requirement for absentee ballots in the November 3, 2020, general election.
Learning about candidates and referendums takes time but our system reduces that time and allows you to make a plan to vote. Simply enter your address and select the "Get Started" button.
Register To Vote
To register in Virginia you must:
An individual is eligible to vote absentee in an election if he or she cannot make it to the polls on Election Day for one of the following reasons:
student attending college or university outside of locality of residence in Virginia.
spouse of student attending college or university outside locality of residence in Virginia.
business outside County/City of residence on election day.
personal business or vacation outside County/City of residence on election day.
working and commuting to/from home for 11 or more hours between 6:00 AM and 7:00 PM on election day.
first responder (law enforcement, fire fighter, emergency technician, etc.).
disability or illness.
primarily and personally responsible for the care of a disabled/ill family member confined at home.
confined, awaiting trial.
confined, convicted of misdemeanor.
electoral board member, registrar, officer of election, or custodian of voting equipment.
a religious obligation.
Active Duty Merchant Marine or Armed Forces.
spouse or dependent living withan Active Duty Merchant Marine or Armed Forces member.
temporarily residing outside U.S.
temporarily residing outside of U.S. for employment or spouse or dependent residing with employee.
requesting a ballot for presidential and vice-presidential electors only.
authorized representative of candidate or party serving inside the polling place.
Receive Voting Reminders
Contact Your Representatives