Remember your Registration Deadlines General Elections are 22 days before election Primary Elections are 22 days before election Special Elections are 14 days before election Special Elections (Called by the Governor) are 7 days before election Register to Vote Complete all information blocks on the application.
Casting a Ballot
When to Vote Polling places are open from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Election Day. Anyone in line at 7:00 p.m. will be allowed to vote. Unsure of when the next election occurs? Go to our Upcoming Elections page for listings of upcoming elections.
Candidates for office as well as political committees must meet certain qualifications. Be sure to read the summaries below before you become a candidate. Whether you are a candidate for office or are forming a political committee be sure to read the summaries below before you open your campaign committee, or create an account and a statement of organization in Virginia’s Committee Electronic Tracking Application (COMET).