RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Virginians are heading to the polls for the primary election! Here are 5 things you need to know as you get ready to cast your vote.
WHEN DO THE POLLS OPEN?
Polling places in Virginia will be open on Tuesday, June 23 from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Anyone in line at 7 p.m. will be allowed to vote.
WHERE DO I VOTE?
WHAT DO I NEED TO VOTE?
Photo identification is required to vote. Find a full list of accepted IDs here.
WHO IS RUNNING?
8News is your ‘Local Election HQ!’ We have a voter guide with the latest voter information and a list of who is on the ballot.
DO I NEED A MASK TO BE ABLE TO VOTE?
If you are casting your vote in person — the Virginia Department of Health recommends the following:
- Vote at off-peak times
- Wear a face mask
- Stay 6-ft away from poll workers and voters
- Wash or sanitize your hands before and after
- Don’t touch your face or face mask
Voters in Richmond should also be aware the city is imposing parking restrictions around certain polling places. Read more here.
After you cast in your vote, make sure to send 8News a photo via email at WRICWebTeam@nexstar.tv to be added to our gallery!