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Democratic Primary Absentee Voting Opens Friday

There will be a Democratic primary for lieutenant governor and attorney general June 11. Absentee voting for Alexandria residents begins April 26.

It's getting to be that time again—time to cast your ballot. On June 11, there will be a Democratic primary for lieutenant governor and attorney general.

Absentee voting for the primary begins Friday. There are several qualifying circumstances to vote absentee. This information has been provided by the city of Alexandria.

Examples of cases qualifying for absentee voting:

  • You commute and work for 11 of the 13 hours the polls are open. (Take into account those days when traffic is heavy or the weather is bad and the commute takes longer than usual.)
  • You are a caregiver for a confined family member.
  • You are unable to go to the polls in person on Election Day because of an illness or disability.
  • You will be absent from Alexandria on Election Day because of personal business, work, school or vacation.

To learn more about these, and other circumstances in which absentee voting is an appropriate option, visit alexandriava.gov/Elections and click on “Absentee Voting” or call 703-746-4050.

Absentee Voting in Person
Voters can cast an absentee ballot in person at the Alexandria Voter Registration Office, 132 North Royal St., Suite 100, or by mail. In-person absentee voting hours are as follows:

Regular Hours for in-person absentee voting:

  • Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Closed Monday, May 27)

Extended hours for in-person absentee voting:

  • Tuesday, May 28, 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, May 29, 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Monday, June 3, 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, June 4, 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, June 8, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The deadline for voting absentee in person is 5 p.m. Saturday, June 8.

Absentee Voting By Mail

If you wish to absentee vote by mail, download an application from alexandriava.gov/Elections or contact the Voter Registration Office to have an application mailed to you.

The last day to apply for an absentee ballot by mail or fax is June 4. The application must be received by the Registration Office by 5 p.m. on that day.

Mailed absentee ballots must be received by the Voter Registration Office on or before Election Day, June 11, at 7 p.m. For more information, call 703-746-4050.

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