Election Day is November 6th, 2018

Virginians are already voting across the Commonwealth by voting absentee in person or by mail. Are you ready to vote? It’s fun and easy — and we’ve got all the information you need!

Step 1. Look up your polling location

Click here (or just scroll down!) to look up your polling place, and write it down so you know where to go.

Step 2. Make your voting plan

Voting has already started in Virginia, and Election Day will be here before we know it. Click here to make your plan to vote.

Step 3. Share with friends and family

Your vote is your voice, and we want all Virginians to be heard in this election. Ask three friends or family members to make their voting plan, too.

To find your polling location, type in your address here, then click on “Search” →

Still not sure if you’re ready to vote? We have options for you!

  1. Check out these frequently asked voting questions along with our simple solutions.
  2. If you don’t see your question listed or want more information, click here to submit your own question to our team! We’ll take a look and get back to you.
  3. If you want to talk to someone directly, call our voter hotline at 844-4VA-VOTE (that’s 844-482-8683). Our voter protection team is standing by to help with questions big and small.

What if I can't vote in person on November 6th?

That's OK - you can vote absentee instead. Click here to learn all about voting absentee in person, absentee by mail, and to request an absentee ballot.

Do I need an ID to vote?

To vote in person in Virginia, you need to bring a photo ID with you. Click to see a list of IDs that you can use - and how to get one if you don't currently have one.

Am I eligible to vote?

Many Virginians have had their rights restored and are now able to get registered and vote. Click here to check the status of your rights online.

When is the election again?

Election Day is Tuesday, November 6th, 2018. Polls will be open from 6:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. Click through to look up your polling place.

What if I'm not registered?

The deadline to register to vote in Virginia in the November 6th election was October 15th, 2018. If you're not registered, go ahead and get registered now so you can vote in the next election!

I need help figuring this out!

No problem. Have questions about voting? We can help! Click here to submit your question, and we'll get back to you.

Here is a full list of dates and deadlines around the 2018 election:

  • Register to vote or update your address by: Monday, October 15th, 2018. If you didn’t register by October 15th, you should still go ahead and get registered so you can vote in the next election!
  • Request an absentee ballot be mailed to your home by: 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 30th, 2018.
  • Request an absentee ballot in person at your local registrar by: 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 3rd, 2018
  • Vote in person on Election Day: Tuesday, November 6th, 2018 from 6:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.


Remember, if you have questions, submit them online to our team by clicking here, and we’ll get back to you — or calling our voter hotline at 844-4VA-VOTE (that’s 844-482-8683). Thanks for being a voter!