Election 2020 FAQ: What times do the polls in Virginia open and close?

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FILE – In this Feb. 26, 2020 file photo, using both the English and Spanish language, a sign points potential voters to an official polling location during early voting in Dallas. Getting enough people to staff polling places amid the coronavirus pandemic is a challenge in many states. The virus’ disproportionate impact on Latinos has made the task of recruiting Spanish-speakers even more difficult. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

QUESTION: What times do the polls in Virginia open and close?

ANSWER: The polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. throughout Virginia on Election Day. Anyone in line by 7 p.m. will be able to vote.

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