Absentee Voting Deadline for General Election
For Immediate Release: October 25, 2013
On, there will be a General Election for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, House of Delegates, Commonwealth's Attorney and Sheriff. Alexandrians who qualify to vote absentee for this election may request an absentee ballot to be mailed to them, or cast an absentee ballot in person.
Absentee Voting By Mail
The deadline to submit an application to have an absentee ballot mailed is alexandriava.gov/Elections, or by contacting the Alexandria Voter Registration Office at703.746.4050. Completed (signed) absentee applications can be submitted in person or by mail to the Voter Registration Office (address below); or can be sent by fax(703.838.6449), or scanned email attachment to VoteAbsentee@alexandriava.gov.. Absentee ballot applications are available online at
Mailed absentee ballots must be received by the Voter Registration Office on or before, at Mail ballots to the Office of Voter Registration and Elections, 132 N. Royal St. #100, Alexandria, VA 22314.
Absentee Voting in Person
The deadline for casting an absentee ballot in person is, at In-person absentee voting hours and locations are as follows:
Office of Voter Registrations and Elections, 132 N. Royal St. #100
- Thursday, October 24, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
- Friday, October 25, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
- Saturday, October 26, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library, 5005 Duke St.
- Saturday, October 26, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
There are many reasons registered voters in the City of Alexandria may qualify to vote absentee, for example, if they are:
- Away on business, vacation, active military service, or at school.
- Working and commuting for 11 or more hours between on Election Day.
- A "first responder" (firefighter, law enforcement, emergency medical technician).
- Physically unable to go to the polls, or a primary caregiver for a family member who is ill.
For sample ballots and more information on absentee voting, seealexandriava.gov/Elections or call 703.746.4050.
Election Day Voting
On, all regular polling places will be open from However, there is one temporary polling place change—voters who usually cast their ballots at the Chinquapin Park Recreation Center (3210 King St.) will vote at First Baptist Church (2932 King St.).
For more information, contact Tom Parkins, General Registrar, at 703.746.4050 firstname.lastname@example.org