ALEXANDRIA, VA – Alexandria’s Democratic primary election will take place on Tuesday, June 8, from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Registered voters are encouraged to become familiar with the ballot and voting procedures in advance. Here are seven ways Alexandria voters can prepare for Election Day:
- CONSIDER EARLY VOTING
All registered voters in Virginia are eligible to vote early. The deadline to vote early is Saturday, June 5, at 5 p.m. To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, each person at the early voting location must wear a mask over their nose and mouth and maintain at least 6 feet of physical distance from others. In-person early voting hours are as follows:
Additional and Extended Hours:
- Office of Voter Registration and Elections (132 N. Royal St., Suite 100):
- Thursday, June 3, 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
- Friday, June 4, 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.
- Saturday, June 5, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
- CHECK YOUR POLLING PLACE
If you vote on Election Day, June 8, you must do so at your designated polling place between 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Be sure to confirm the location and your registration at vote.elections.virginia.gov before you go. You may also call the Office of Voter Registration and Elections at 703.746.4050.
- For June 8, note the following temporary changes to polling places:
- The voting location for the Ladrey Senior Building Precinct has been changed to Charles Houston Recreation Center (901 Wythe St.).
- The voting location for the Hermitage Precinct has been changed to John Adams Elementary School (5651 Rayburn Ave.).
- The voting location for the Douglas MacArthur School Precinct has been changed to George Washington Masonic National Memorial (101 Callahan Drive).
- KNOW WHAT’S ON THE BALLOT
The June 8 Democratic primary election includes contests for Virginia Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, House of Delegates (45th District), Mayor, and City Council. Review the sample ballot to help you make informed choices at the voting booth. Election officials are not permitted to provide information about candidates. Please research your choices before arriving at the polling place.
- BRING YOUR ID
Virginia voters should show identification (ID) prior to voting. Examples of acceptable ID include: a Virginia driver’s license, voter confirmation documents, United States passport, military photo ID, employee photo ID or student ID. Review the complete list of acceptable forms of identification at the Virginia Department of Elections website. Voters who arrive at the polling place without an acceptable ID may sign an ID confirmation statement and vote routinely.
- DON’T BE LATE
Voting locations will be open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Voters must be in line by 7 p.m. to vote at their assigned voting location.
- IF YOU NEED HELP, PLEASE ASK
The Office of Voter Registration and Elections is committed to ensuring that every registered voter has the opportunity to vote. If you have any concerns about the voting process or a voting site, please call 703.746.4050, email email@example.com, or notify an election officer.
- VIEW THE UNOFFICIAL RESULTS
After the polls close, Alexandria election officials will begin posting unofficial results on the Virginia Department of Elections website.
During the weeks following the election, state and local Electoral Boards will canvass the results, make any necessary adjustments and certify the official results.
Visit alexandriava.gov/Elections for complete information on this election, including voter registration requirements, sample ballots, precinct maps and ID requirements.
For reasonable disability accommodation, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 703.746.4050 or Virginia Relay 711.