Important Dates for Voting in Virginia’s 2021 General Election!
September 17: First day to vote early in person at your local Voter Registration Office or satellite voting location. Check with your local Voter Registration Office for more information. Find your local office at elections.virginia.gov/localVRO.
October 12: Last day to register to vote or update your address for this election. If you move, your polling place my change. Be sure to update your voter registration address every time you move.
October 22 by 5 pm: Last day to request that an absentee ballot be mailed to you.
October 30: Last day to vote early in person.
November 2: Election Day – polls open 6am to 7pm.
Find your polling place: elections.virginia.gov/VoterInformation
For more information on elections and voting, go to vote.virginia.gov.
Ways to vote
By mail before Election Day
In person before Election Day
In person on Election Day
Request a ballot at elections.virginia.gov/absentee by 5 pm, October 22.
You may return your ballot:
• By mail, postmarked on or before November 2 and received by noon on Friday, November 5
• To your local Voter Registration Office or drop-off location
• To your polling place on Election Day
From September 17 through October 30: You can vote early at your local Voter Registration Office or satellite voting location. Bring ID.
On Tuesday, November 2, 2021 Election Day polls are open 6 am until 7 pm.