Alexandria, VA – The June 11 Primary in Alexandria includes a citywide contest to choose the Democratic Party nominee for Clerk of Court. In addition, the ballot in four west-end Alexandria precincts (Hermitage, John Adams, William Ramsay and Southport) includes a contest to choose the Democratic Party nominee for Virginia’s 35th Senate District.
- Only one Democratic candidate qualified for the other offices which will be on the November ballot, so no Democratic primary is needed for those offices.
- The Republican Party will nominate its candidates for the November election via a Party canvass in early June. Contact the local Republican Party for more information on deadlines, www.alexgop.org.
- Independent candidates for the November election have until 7 p.m. on June 11, 2019 to file their candidate paperwork.
Sample Ballots for the June 11 Democratic Primary
- Sample Ballot, Style One (Clerk of Court)
- Sample Ballot, Style Two (State Senate and Clerk of Court)
All regular polling places will be open for voting from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Election Day.
The November 5 General Election
The November 5 ballot in Alexandria will include contests for Virginia State Senate (30th, 35th and 39th Districts) and House of Delegates (45th and 46th Districts) as well as Alexandria Clerk of Court.
How Do I Register to Vote?
The Voter Registration deadline to participate in the June 11 Primary is Monday, May 20. Registration applications received after this deadline will be processed after the election.
The Voter Registration deadline to participate in the November 5 General Election will be on Tuesday, October 15. Registration applications received after this deadline will be processed after the election.
To check your registration status and find your polling place, visit vote.elections.virginia.gov, or call the Alexandria Voter Registration Office at 703.746.4050.
Virginia residents who are U.S. citizens and will be 18 years old by November 5, 2019 may submit a registration application for the 2019 elections. The fastest way to register to vote is to apply online through the Virginia Department of Elections. For more information on voter registration (and conducting voter registration drives), or to submit a paper registration application, please see our Voter Registration Information and Application page.
How Do I Vote Absentee?
Absentee voting for the June 11, 2019 Primary began on Friday, April 26.
- The deadline to vote in-person absentee will be 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 8 .
- The deadline to apply for an absentee ballot by mail will be 5 p.m. on Tuesday, June 4.
- The absentee voting page includes additional information on in-person absentee voting hours, and links to absentee-by-mail applications.
Absentee voting for the November 5 General Election will begin on Friday, September 20.
- The deadline to vote in-person absentee will be 5 p.m. on Saturday, November 2 .
- The deadline to apply for an absentee ballot by mail will be 5 p.m. on Tuesday, October 29.
Military and Overseas Voters may learn more about their voter registration and absentee voting options at www.elections.virginia.gov/registration/military-overseas/index.html
Photo ID Requirements
Virginia voters must show photo identification prior to voting. For more information, including a list of acceptable IDs, please see Virginia’s Department of Elections website.
Don’t have photo ID? You may apply for a FREE photo ID at our office any time we are open, including Election Day. We are located at 132 North Royal Street, Suite 100. Our hours are Monday – Friday from 8am to 5pm. This ID is valid for voting purposes only. On Election Day we are open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.
When you get to our office (1) you will fill out a short application, (2) we will take your picture and get your signature, and (3) you will receive your permanent voter photo identification card in the mail within two weeks. If you need to update your name or address, you may do that at the same time you come in for your ID. If you come to our office within 30 days of an election, we will give you a temporary photo ID which you may use for the current election.
2018 “I Voted” Sticker
Alexandria’s new “I Voted” and “Future Voter” stickers were available at the polls on Election Day. This project was initiated by the Alexandria Commission for the Arts in conjunction with the Alexandria Electoral Board and Office of Voter Registration and Elections. Local artist Christina Mazurkevich created the winning designs. Please submit any questions about the contest to Matthew Stensrud, Chair, Alexandria Commission for the Arts by email to [email protected].
Where Can I Find A Sample Ballot?
- The June 11 Primary in Alexandria includes a citywide contest to choose the Democratic Party nominee for Clerk of Court. In addition, the ballot in four west-end Alexandria precincts (Hermitage, John Adams, William Ramsay and Southport) includes a contest to choose the Democratic Party nominee for Virginia’s 35th Senate District. Sample Ballots for the November 5, 2019 General Election will be available in mid-August.
- Not sure which Legislative District you live in? Here is a list of precincts and voting districts and a Precinct Map
- The Virginia Department of Elections has a ballot lookup tool that will include contact information for the campaigns.
Información para Votar en Espanol
Martes, 11 de junio, 2019 el día de las primaria democrática elecciones, los centros electorales están abiertos de: 6:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Martes, 5 de noviembre, 2019 el día de las elecciones, los centros electorales están abiertos de: 6:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
How Do I Run for Local Office?
To run for State Senate, House of Delegates, or Clerk of Circuit Court, please review the current candidate bulletin, and call our office if you have questions.
The next election for Mayor, City Council and School Board will be on November 2, 2021. The filing deadline to run for these offices will be June 8, 2021 at 7 p.m.
How Does Voting Work in Alexandria?
- What to Expect at the Polling Place
- Voter Services for Persons with Disabilities
- Alexandria’s Verity Voting Equipment
- Guidelines for News Media During Elections
Precinct Maps and Polling Place Addresses
- Precinct Map (This map has been updated with the January, 2019 changes)
- Polling Place Addresses and Voting Districts
- Precinct Shapefiles from Alexandria’s GIS Division (These shapefiles include the January, 2019 changes)
2019 PRECINCT CHANGES
Following a public hearing on January 12, City Council passed an ordinance to establish two new voting precincts in Alexandria. Notices to voters impacted by the change were mailed in mid-April. The new precincts will be in place for all elections beginning in June, 2019.
- The new Olympus precinct will use the Olympus Condominium (6301 Stevenson Avenue) as the voting location and impact the boundary lines of the current Tucker, Beatley and Cameron Station precincts.
- The new AlexRenew precinct will use the AlexRenew Environmental Center (1800 Limerick Street) as the voting location and impact the boundary lines of the current Lee Center and Lyles Crouch precincts.
If you have any questions, please contact, Anna Leider, General Registrar, 132 North Royal St., Suite 100, Alexandria, VA 22314, [email protected].