What’s at stake? 2015 Virginia General Election Voter Guide

Posted at 2:38 PM, Oct 22, 2015
and last updated 2015-11-03 06:31:02-05

RICHMOND, Va. — The polls will be open from 6 a.m. until 7 p.m. for Election Day, Tuesday, November 3.

Frequently Asked Questions

Virginia’s New Voter Photo ID Rules

Under Virginia law, voters are required to bring a photo ID to the polls. If you DO NOT have a photo ID, you can still vote, but you need to take some extra steps for your vote to count.

Here are examples of different photo ID you can bring to the polls:

  • Valid Virginia Driver’s License or Identification Card
  • Valid Virginia DMV issued Veteran’s ID card
  • Valid United States Passport
  • Other government-issued photo identification cards (must be issued by US Government, the Commonwealth of Virginia, or a political subdivision of the Commonwealth)
  • Valid college or university student photo identification card (must be from an institution of higher education located in Virginia)
  • Employee identification card containing a photograph of the voter and issued by an employer of the voter in the ordinary course of the employer’s business