Nearly 139 million people cast their vote during the 2016 presidential election. As of today, Thursday morning, more than 77 million people have already cast their ballot. A great comparison to the 45 million people who voted early in 2016.
While we cannot predict how the lines will look on Election Day, Tuesday, November 3rd, here in Virginia you still have the opportunity to be one of those millions who have voted early.
Follow this link to learn the specifics about how to cast your ballot, polling locations, and absentee information.
Just same basics for you to know:
- Early in-person voting ends Saturday at 5:00 pm.
- Many locations have extended hours today (October 29th) until 7:00 pm. If you know your early voting location, follow this link here for days and hours.
- If you already have a mail-in ballot, you can:
- Still vote in-person if you have not opened the official ballot.
- Drop off your ballot at the designated ballot drop-off box at your voting location.
- You can mail in your ballot. It must be postmarked by November 3rd and received by November 6th. If you are choosing this option, send in your ballot ASAP. Do not wait till November 3rd.
- Accessible and curbside voting. Learn more here.
- If you are over the age of 65 or have a physical disability, you can vote from curbside from your car. An election officer will assist you.
- Make sure you use the designated parking space at the polling location and follow instructions on any signage.
Your local voter registration office can answer your questions and provide you with any additional information you may need. Visit this link for contact information.
Now go vote!