RICHMOND, Va. (WAVY) — Those wishing to vote by mail in the November 2 election need to request their ballot no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, October 22.
Application forms may be submitted to the voter’s local Voter Registration Office by mail,
fax, or email.
Voters have the option to only receive a mail-in ballot for this November General Election or receive mail-in ballots automatically for every election in which they are eligible until they request to be taken off the permanent absentee list.
Applications received by the local Voter Registration Office after 5 p.m. on October 22 cannot be accepted.
Voters can return their absentee ballot by:
- Mailing the ballot via USPS or a commercial delivery service (such as FedEx or UPS.) All absentee ballots
include pre-paid postage through the USPS (ballot must be postmarked by Election Day);
- Placing the ballot in a drop-off location listed on their county or city’s official website;
- Delivering the ballot to the Office of the General Registrar in the voter’s county or city; or,
- Dropping the ballot off at any polling place within their county or city on Election Day
For more information about absentee and early voting for the November 2 elections, visit Virginia’s election website.