VA Dept. of Elections reminding residents to register to vote for Nov. Election as Oct. 13 deadline approaches
The deadline to register to vote for the November election in Virginia is fast approaching.
Virginia Department of Election officials are reminding Commonwealth residents to either complete their registration forms or update their voting information by Oct. 13, that includes submitting applications in-person, by mail, or online.
For submitting applications by mail: Applications must be postmarked by October 13.
In-person: Applications must be submitted by 5 pm October 13.
Online: Applications must be submitted by 11:59 pm October 13.
The state’s early voting in the state runs through Oct. 31.
Below are Virginia’s requirements for being eligible to vote:
Be a U.S. citizen, be a resident of Virginia, be at least 18 years old by the date of the November General Election (November 3, 2020) have had voting rights restored if convicted of a felony, have had the capacity restored by court order if declared mentally incapacitated, not be registered and plan to vote in another state.
Eligible Virginians can also apply to register at their local general registrar’s office. You may look up information about your office online by clicking here.
Voter registration applications can be obtained at DMV customer service centers, social service offices, public libraries and other state and local government offices.
If you are looking for more information about registering, local voter registration offices, absentee voting, acceptable photo IDs and more, click here, call toll-free at (800) 552-9745 or TTY 711.