Voter Information

Registering To Vote


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To participate in the Primary Election on June 11th, you must be registered to vote at your current address by Monday, May 20th!

For more information:


Arlington County Office of Voter Registration

2100 Clarendon Blvd., Suite 320
Arlington, VA 22201
Telephone: (703) 228-3456

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Fairfax County Office of Elections
12000 Government Center Pkwy., Suite 323
Fairfax, VA 22035
Telephone: (703) 222-0776

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Virginia Department of Elections
Washington Building
1100 Bank St., First Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Telephone: (800) 552-9745



Voting Absentee


Absentee voting for the 2019 Primary Election is happening now! 

Download an Absentee Ballot Request Form
Apply Online to Vote Absentee


Deadlines: 


To request an absentee ballot to be mailed to you — Tuesday, June 4th at 5:00 pm.
To vote in-person absentee — Saturday, June 8th.


Bozman Government Center
 (Courthouse Plaza)
2100 Clarendon Blvd., Suite 320
Arlington, VA 22201
HOURS: April 26th through June 7th (Mon - Fri, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm) and June 8th (8:30 am - 5:00 pm)
*Absentee voting is CLOSED on Memorial Day, May 27th.


Fairfax County Government Center
 (Conference Rooms 2/3)
12000 Government Center Pkwy.
Fairfax, VA 22035 
HOURS: April 26th through June 8th (Mon, Tue, Wed, & Fri, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm; Thu, 8:00 am - 7:00 pm),
May 4th, June 1st, June 8th (9:00 am - 5:00 pm)
*Absentee voting is CLOSED on Memorial Day, May 27th.

Do You Qualify? 


You may qualify for Absentee Voting if you meet one or more of the following:
  • A student at a higher learning institution (including your spouse)
  • Absent for business purposes (includes those employed outside of Arlington or Fairfax)
  • Absent for personal business or vacation
  • Working and commuting 11 of the 13 hours the polls are open
  • A firefighter or first responder
  • Unable to go to the polls due to a disability, illness or pregnancy
  • A caretaker for a confined family member
  • Awaiting trial and under confinement
  • Serving time for a misdemeanor conviction
  • Unable to go to the polls due to religious conflicts
  • An active duty uniformed service or merchant marine member (including dependents residing with you)
  • Regularly employed outside the U.S. (including dependents residing with you)
  • Living abroad indefinitely (may be eligible to vote only for federal offices)
  • A registrar, an Electoral Board member or an election officer scheduled to work the election
  • Designated by a Party or Candidate as an Authorized Representative to work inside the polls
  • Granted a protective order issued by a court

For more information on Absentee Voting, please check with your local registrar in Arlington or Fairfax.

Polling Locations & Voter IDs


Find Your Polling Location Online


Virginia law requires all voters to provide an acceptable form of photo ID when voting in person at their polling place. Acceptable IDs include:

  • Valid Virginia driver's license
  • Valid U.S. passport
  • Any other photo identification card issued by a government agency of the Commonwealth, one of its political subdivisions, or the United States
  • Valid student identification card containing a photograph of the voter issued by any institution of higher education located in the Commonwealth of Virginia
  • Any valid employee identification card containing a photograph of the voter and issued by an employer of the voter in the ordinary course of the employer's business
For a more detailed list of acceptable IDs, visit the Virginia Department of Elections.
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