Voting Absentee

Absentee voting for the 2019 General Election will begin on Friday, September 20th! 

Download an Absentee Ballot Request Form
Apply Online to Vote Absentee


Deadlines: 


To request an absentee ballot to be mailed to you — TBA
To vote in-person absentee — Saturday, November 2nd.


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.