Deadline for casting early ballots in Virginia is Saturday

Posted at 11:34 AM, Oct 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-29 11:42:09-04

ROANOKE, Va. -- The deadline for casting early ballots in person for this year’s presidential election is fast approaching.

The Roanoke Times reports that the deadline is Saturday.

To vote early, voters can visit their general registrar’s office or a satellite voting site. Hours and locations are listed on the Virginia Department of Elections website.

Related: 37% of registered voters in Virginia have already voted

Election officials are also urging people to return absentee ballots as soon as possible.

Absentee ballots must be postmarked by Tuesday.

Voters can also deliver absentee ballots to their local voter registration office or at their regular polling location on Election Day.

Registrars have also set up ballot drop boxes at their offices and other locations.

For more information on the upcoming election and how you can be prepared, click here on the CBS 6 Election Guide.

Key Dates and Deadlines

Friday, Sept. 18: Early, In-Person Voting Begins
Thursday, Oct. 15: Voter Registration Deadline
Friday, Oct. 23: Request Absentee/Mail-In Ballot Deadline
Saturday, Oct. 31: Early, In-Person Voting Ends
Tuesday, Nov. 3 is Election Day: In-Person Voting
Tuesday, Nov. 3: Absentee/Mail-In Postmark by Date
Friday, Nov. 6: Absentee/Mail-In Delivered By Date