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Thursday, October 11, 2018

Deadline to Register or Update Virginia Voter Registration is October 15

For Immediate Release: October 11, 2018
The deadline to register to vote in Virginia’s November 6 General Election is Monday, October 15. In Alexandria, the November ballot includes contests for U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, Alexandria Mayor, City Council and School Board, and two proposed amendments to the Virginia Constitution.


If you have recently moved or updated your registration since the last time you voted, please make sure you are registered at your current address. You may check your registration at or by contacting or 703.746.4050.


The following voter registration methods are available to U.S. citizens living in Virginia who will be 18 or older by November 6, 2018:
  • Submit the application online at by midnight on October 15.
  • Register in person at the Office of Voter Registration and Elections, 132 North Royal St., Suite 100, by 5 p.m. on October 15.
  • Download an application at and then print, sign and mail the completed form to the Office of Voter Registration and Elections, 132 North Royal St., Suite 100, Alexandria, VA 22314. Applications must be postmarked on or before October 15.


The same deadlines are in effect for Virginia voters who are registered, but have moved within the City of Alexandria or within Virginia. Voters who do not update their registration records before the deadline are at risk of being ineligible to vote in this election.
Virginia registered voters who need to update their addresses may do so using any of the methods listed above, or by completing a new voter registration application and faxing it to the Office of Voter Registration and Elections at 703.838.6449 by 5 p.m. on October 15.
Voter information letters for new or transferred registrants will be mailed within one week of the registration date.


Virginians who are registered to vote must show photo identification when voting. Check  or call 703.746.4050 for a list of acceptable photo ID and other election information, including sample ballots and in-person absentee voting hours.  
In-person absentee voting for this election continues until 5 p.m. on Saturday, November 3.
For more information, contact Anna Leider, General Registrar, Office of Voter Registration, at or 703.746.4050.