Alexandria, VA – Tuesday, June 11 is the Democratic party primary election in the City of Alexandria. Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Here are five ways Alexandria voters can prepare for Election Day.
1. Find Your Polling Place
On Election Day, you must vote at your designated polling place, so be sure to confirm the location (and your registration) at vote.elections.virginia.gov before you go. You may also call the Voter Registration Office at 703.746.4050 or view the City’s current precinct map.
2019 Alexandria Precinct Map
2. Know What’s on Your Ballot
Before Election Day, review the sample ballot for your precinct at alexandriava.gov/Elections to help you make informed choices at the voting booth. In Alexandria, all eligible voters may choose a nominee for Clerk of Circuit Court; and voters in the Hermitage, John Adams, William Ramsay and Southport precincts may also choose a nominee for the Senate of Virginia from the 35th District.
- Voters in Virginia are not required to register by party, so any person registered to vote in Alexandria may vote in the June 11 primary election.
- Election officials are not permitted to provide information about candidates. Ple
- ase research your choices before arriving at the polling place.
- There is no Republican Party primary election in Alexandria this June. Instead, the local Republican Party chose to nominate its candidates for the upcoming November election using a party canvass.
3. Bring Your Valid Photo ID
Virginia voters must show photo identification (ID) when voting in person. Examples of acceptable ID include: a Virginia driver’s license, United States passport, military photo ID, employee photo ID, or student photo ID. You can review the complete list of acceptable identification at the Virginia Department of Elections website.
- Voters who do not have acceptable ID may receive a free Voter Photo ID from Alexandria’s Voter Registration Office. The office is open Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on Election Day from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.
- Voters who do not bring a photo ID when voting may still cast a provisional ballot and have until noon on Friday, June 14 to deliver a copy of their photo ID to the Voter Registration Office or appear in person to apply for a free Voter Photo ID Card.
4. Don’t Be Late
If you are planning to vote late in the day or after work, please remember that you must be in line at your polling place by 7 p.m. or you will not be able to vote.
5. View the Unofficial Results
After the polls close on Election Night, Alexandria election officials will begin posting unofficial results on the Virginia Department of Elections website. These results will show the total number of votes cast for each candidate listed on the ballot.
During the weeks following the election, state and local Electoral Boards will canvass the results, make any necessary adjustments, and certify the official results.
For more information, contact Anna Leider, General Registrar, at [email protected] or 703.746.4050.