Voter Registration Training Schedule

Upcoming 3rd Party Voter Registration Training Information

Inclement Weather Information

In the event that Fairfax County Government Offices close due to inclement weather, training will be cancelled. Classes will also be cancelled in the event of facility closures, i.e., power outages, etc. For additional information on operating status, please call the Fairfax County Government Emergency Information Line at 703-817-7771. Information is also available through the County’s website, Twitter ( and Facebook (

Effective July 1, 2013 all individuals or organizations requesting twenty-five (25) or more voter registration applications from the Virginia Department of Elections (ELECT) or local voter registration offices must register and complete ELECT certified training.

You may complete this training one of three ways:

ELECTencourages all groups involved in the voter registration process to participate in these training opportunities.

YOU MUST RSVP FOR CLASSES. Please RSVP within 24 hours of your class choice. If there are no participants, class will be cancelled.

All classes, unless otherwise noted, are conducted in the Office of Elections, Suite 323, 12000 Government Center Pkwy., Fairfax, 22035

Training dates in Fairfax County are:

Walk in third party training, coaching and materials will be available every Friday, from January 8 through February 5, 2016 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., in suite 319 of the Government Center.  Groups of three or more, please make an appointment. 

  • Third party training class and voting materials will be available at the Mount Vernon Governmental Center, 2511 Parkers Lane, Mount Vernon VA on January 13 CANCELED, April 28, June 22 and September 7 at 6:30 p.m. 
  • Please rsvp within 24 hours of each class to ensure availability.  Classes usually last an hour and a half.

The training will cover topics including best practices for completion of the voter registration application, maintaining the integrity of the voter registration process, prohibited activities, important deadlines for submission of completed applications, and laws protecting the privacy of applicants.

The deadline to register to vote for the March 1 Presidential Primary Elections is Feb. 8 at 5:00 p.m., online 11:59 p.m.



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