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May 28 Is the Deadline to Register or Update Voter Registration for Dual Primary Election in Alexandria on June 18


ALEXANDRIA, VA-The deadline to register or update existing voter registration for the June 18, 2024 Dual Primary Election is Tuesday, May 28. After that date, the same day registration period will begin. Please be aware that individuals choosing to utilize the Same Day Registration process will be required to cast a provisional ballot.

The June 18, 2024, Dual Primary Election will include contests for either the Democratic nominations for Mayor and City Council or Republican nomination for United States Senate. In Dual Primary Elections, qualified voters may vote in either Primary, but not both. They must indicate their choice to the Pollbook officer and may not be challenged on their choice.

Checking Registration 

If you have moved since the last time you voted, please make sure you are registered at your current address. You may check your registration at vote.elections.virginia.gov, by email at [email protected], or by calling 703.746.4050. Voters who do not update their registration records before the deadline may be required to cast provisional ballots through the Same Day Registration process.

New Registrations and Address Updates 

The following voter registration methods are available to U.S. citizens living in Virginia who will be 18 or older by November 5, 2024:

  • Submit the application online at vote.elections.virginia.gov before midnight, May 28.
  • Register in person at the Office of Voter Registration and Elections (132 N. Royal St., Suite 100) by 5 p.m. on May 28.
  • Download an application at alexandriava.gov/Elections. Print, sign, and mail the completed form to the Office of Voter Registration and Elections, 132 N. Royal St., Suite 100, Alexandria, VA 22314. Applications must be postmarked on or before May 28.

Voter information letters for new or transferred registrants will be mailed within one week of the registration date.

Individuals who choose to register to vote through the same day registration period must do so in person. Starting May 29 same-day registration will be available at the early voting location or on election day at the voting location assigned to their current residential address.

Early Voting

All registered voters in Virginia are eligible to vote early or by mail. In-person early voting for this election continues until 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 15. Voters are encouraged to review the sample ballot in advance. For sample ballots and full list of voting hours, visit alexandriava.gov/Elections.

Ballot Drop Boxes 

Ballot drop boxes will be available at all polling places on June 18, from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. A secure outdoor drop box, under video surveillance, is available in front of the Office of Voter Registration and Elections 24 hours a day through June 18 at 7 p.m. A mail-in ballot may be returned at a drop box or by mail.

Applications to request a by-mail ballot must be received in the Voter Registration Office by 5 p.m. Friday, June 7. Completed ballots must be either returned to the Office of Elections by 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 18 or postmarked by June 18 and received in the office by noon Friday, June 21.

Visit alexandriava.gov/Elections to learn more about deadlines and other election information, including sample ballots, mail-in ballot applications, in-person early voting hours, precinct maps and ID requirements. 

For more information, contact the Office of Voter Registration and Elections at [email protected] or 703.746.4050, Virginia Relay 711. [SEE ALSO:

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