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Absentee Voting and Election Day Information
Friday, September 21, 2012

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September 2012
Important Voting Information and Election Day Reminders
Absentee Voting Begins Today, September 21

Dear Friends,

I would like to take this opportunity to remind you about important dates and the options available to Virginia voters so that we all have the opportunity to cast votes in the upcoming election.

Deadline to register to vote

Monday, October 15th

Deadline to request an absentee ballot by mail

Tuesday, October 30th

Absentee voting begins at the Fairfax Government Center and the Loudoun Voter Registration Office on Friday, September 21.

Absentee voting begins at Satellite locations on Wednesday, October 17th in Fairfax County and on Monday, October 22 in Loudoun County (details below).

Last day for in-person absentee voting

Saturday, November 3rd

ALL ballots MUST be received by 7:00 p.m. on Election Day

Polls are open from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 6th

Voter Registration And Polling Locations

Please follow these links for answers to some frequently asked questions:

Information to register to vote can be found here.

How can I verify my absentee ballot and/or voter registration status? Click here.

Where do I vote/ Has my polling place changed? Click here.

How do I get an absentee ballot? Click here.

Am I eligible to vote absentee? Click here.

Acceptable Forms of Voter ID

Voters arriving to the polls without ID will be required to vote a provisional ballot and will have until noon on the Friday after the election to deliver a copy of identification to their locality's electoral board in order for their provisional ballot to be counted.


Acceptable forms of identification include the following:

  • Virginia voter registration card
  • Social Security card
  • Valid Virginia driver's license

For a complete list of acceptable forms of voter identification and more information, click here.

Absentee In-Person Satellite Locations:

You may choose to vote absentee at any of the following satellite locations, regardless of precinct:

Fairfax Government Center

12000 Fairfax County Government Center Parkway, Suite 323

Fairfax, VA 22035

Beginning on Friday, September 21 through November 3

Hours: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Thursdays from 8:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.; Saturdays from 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Office Closed On: Monday, October 8, 2012 (Columbus Day)

Loudoun County Voter Registration Office

750 Miller Dr. SE, Suite C
Leesburg, VA 20175-8916

Beginning on Friday, September 21 through November 3

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Saturday, October 27 and Saturday, November 3 - 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

North County Human Services Building

1850 Cameron Glenn Dr.

Reston, VA 20190

Beginning on Wednesday, October 17 through November 3

Hours: Monday-Friday from 2:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.;

Saturdays from 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Dolley Madison Library

1244 Oak Ridge Ave.

McLean, VA 22101

Beginning on Wednesday, October 17 through November 3

Hours: Monday-Friday from 2:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.;

Saturdays from 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Cascades Senior Center

21060 Whitfield Place

Sterling, VA 20165

Beginning on Wednesday, October 22 through November 3

Hours: Monday-Friday from 2:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.;

Saturdays from 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Military And Overseas Registration

If you are a member of the military on active duty, an eligible spouse or dependent or a U.S. citizen temporarily residing outside the U.S. you may be eligible to receive an absentee ballot by completing the Federal Post Card Application (FCPA).

For more information about the Federal Post Card Application, please go to the Federal Voting Assistance Program website or call (703) 222-0776.


Voters with Disabilities

All Fairfax County polling places and absentee voting locations are accessible to all and are equipped with electronic touch screen voting machines.

Any voter who is physically disabled or who is age 65 or older may request to vote curbside (outside the polls) at his/her polling place on Election Day. Curbside voters should ask someone to alert the election officers that assistance is needed outside the polls, and/or call the office at (703) 222-0776.

Contact Information For Local Registrar

If you have not received your new voter registration card by October 10th, please contact your local registrar:

Fairfax County Office of Elections

12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 323
Fairfax, Virginia 22035-0081
(703) 222-0776 phone
(703) 324-2205 fax
Hours: In person, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., and Thursday, 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Cameron Quinn, General Registrar

Loudoun County Office of Elections

750 Miller Dr. SE, Suite C
Leesburg, VA 20175-8916

(703) 777-0380 phone
(703) 777-0622 fax
Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Judy Brown, General Registrar

Please don't hesitate to contact me if you have any questions at bcomstock@delegatecomstock.com or (703) 772-7168.

Sincerely,

Barbara Comstock









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