Town Hall Notes


Still Time to Vote Early; or Make Plans to Go to The Polls November 6


With less than two weeks until the 2018 mid-term elections, there is still time to vote early and make sure you do not get stuck out of town or with a client on election day. The deadline for voting absentee in person is Saturday, November 3, at 5 p.m.  Check your local jurisdiction for in-person absentee voting hours and locations.

Reminder, there are 20 valid reasons to vote absentee in Virginia, including:

  • 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
  • Physically unable to go to the polls because of an illness or disability.
  • Primarily and personally responsible for the care of a disabled/ill family member confined at home
  • An electoral board member, registrar, officer of election, or custodian of voting equipment
  • I have a religious obligation
  • Authorized representative of candidate or party serving inside the polling place
  • Granted a protective order issued by or under the authority of a court of competent jurisdiction.

To learn more about these and other circumstances in which absentee voting is available, see the Complete list of information from Virginia Department of Elections

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