Today is the deadline to request absentee ballots in Virginia

Posted at 11:04 AM, Oct 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-23 12:23:59-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- Virginia residents still have time to vote in the Nov. 3 election without going to the polls on Election Day.

Voters have until 5 p.m. Friday to request an absentee ballot. Absentee ballots returned by mail must be postmarked by Nov. 3 and received by the local voter registration office by noon on Nov. 6.

Voters can also drop off their ballots at their general registrar’s office or polling place up to 7 p.m. on Nov. 3.

In addition to regularly scheduled hours, local voter registration offices will be open for the next two Saturdays (Oct. 24 and Oct. 31) for early in-person voting.

The final day for early in-person voting is Oct. 31.

Key Dates and Deadlines in Virginia

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