YOUR VOTE: Virginia
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by Countable | 3.19.18
It's election season! Are you ready? With just a few clicks, we'll walk through voter registration, key election dates, and all the documents you'll need. Best of all, you can share this info with your friends and neighbors. Make sure that your vote counts!
1. KNOW THE DATES
- Primary Election: Virginia's Primary Election is on June 12, 2018.
- General Election: The general election is on November 6, 2018.
2. REGISTER TO VOTE
- Registration Status: Not sure you're registered? This handy widget will tell you whether you're on the voter rolls.
- Voting Requirements: Here are the requirements to register as a voter in Virginia.
- Primary Registration Deadline: The registration cutoff for the Primary Election is May 21, 2018 for online, posted, and in-person registration.
- General Registration Deadline: The registration cutoff for the General Election is October 15, 2018 for online, posted, and in-person registration.
3. FIND YOUR POLLING PLACE
- Polling Location: School, firehouse or community center, this simple form will tell you where to go to cast your ballot.
- Absentee Ballot: Out of town, or serving abroad? Here's how to get an absentee ballot.
4. WHAT TO TAKE TO THE POLLS
- Voter ID Laws: Virginia requires a photo ID to vote.
- Accepted Credentials: Here is the list of accepted credentials.
- Voter ID helpline: Call 844-338-8743
- Learn more about voter ID from VoteRiders: Visit Virginia Voter ID FAQs
5. CANDIDATES ON YOUR BALLOT
- Democratic Primary: Check out this Ballotpedia entry for a comprehensive overview of the Democratic primaries, who's on your ballot, and what each candidate stands for.
- Republican Primary: Check out this Ballotpedia entry for a comprehensive overview of the Republican primaries, who's on your ballot, and what each candidate stands for.
6. BALLOT MEASURES
- Ballot Measure #1: Virginia Property Tax Exemption for Flood Abatement Amendment — Authorizes local governments to provide property tax exemptions for flooding abatement, mitigation, or resiliency
- Ballot Measure #2: Virginia Remove Restriction on Residence for Surviving Spouse of Disabled Veteran Tax Exemption Amendment — LRCA Remove Restriction on Residence for Surviving Spouse of Disabled Veteran Tax Exemption Amendment Taxes Removes the restriction on remaining in place of residence to receive tax exemption for the surviving spouse of a disabled veteran
7. HAVING TROUBLE? GET IN TOUCH
- Phone Number: The Virginia Official Election Center can be reached at (804) 864-8901.
- Email Address: Its email is email@example.com.
8. NEED TO REGISTER?
- Or maybe you just want election reminders? Click below to get started and, thanks to TurboVote, we've got you covered.
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