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Alexandria Rec Centers Open for Voting Tuesday, Nov. 3


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ALEXANDRIA, VA -On Tuesday, Nov. 3, City of Alexandria recreation centers will serve as polling places. They will be closed for normal operations and activities.

Voters can cast a ballot at the following if assigned there:

  • Charles Barrett Recreation Center, 1115 Martha Custis Drive
  • Charles Houston Recreation Center, 901 Wythe Street
  • Chinquapin Park Recreation Center & Aquatics Facility, 3210 King Street
  • James K. Polk Recreation Center, 5000 Polk Avenue
  • John Adams Recreation Center, 5651 Rayburn Avenue
  • Lee Center, 1108 Jefferson Street
  • Leonard “Chick” Armstrong Recreation Center, 25 W. Reed Avenue
  • Mount Vernon Recreation Center, 2701 Commonwealth Avenue
  • Oswald Durant Center, 1605 Cameron Street
  • Patrick Henry Recreation Center, 4653 Taney Avenue
  • William Ramsay Recreation Center, 5650 Sanger Avenue

The Office of Voter Registration and Elections is implementing COVID-19 safety guidance for in-person voting locations from the Virginia Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This includes: training for election officers; limiting the number of people inside each polling place at one time; providing hand sanitizer and cleaning supplies at each polling place; using extensive signage and floor markers; and providing plexiglass shields between voters and staff where needed.

Volunteers from Alexandria’s Medical Reserve Corps will be on hand to encourage proper mask use and social distancing.

Before normal operations begin the next day, all rec centers will undergo precautionary deep cleaning.

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Kevin Dauray

Kevin is Publisher's Assistant with The Zebra Press. He has been working for Alexandria's "Good News" newspaper since 2019. A graduate of George Mason University, he earned a bachelor's in English with a concentration in Creative Writing. He also studied at the Columbia School of Broadcasting and holds a master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Marymount University. He is an alumnus of T.C. Williams High School. Go Titans!

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