Register to Vote Before the Books Close Oct. 4


Fairfax County Office of Public Affairs
12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 551
Fairfax, VA 22035-0065
703-324-3187, TTY 703-324-2935, FAX 703-324-2010

Sept. 17, 2004

 

Register to Vote Before the Books Close Oct. 4

 

Fairfax County residents who want to vote in the Nov. 2 General Election must apply to register to vote by Monday, Oct. 4. To be eligible to register to vote in the upcoming Nov. 2 election, you must be a U.S. citizen, a resident of Virginia, and 18 years old on or before Nov. 2.

With a DMV PIN number, you can check your current voter registration status online as well as find out where you are registered to vote by visiting www.sbe.state.va.us. Fairfax County residents who have recently moved must notify the Fairfax County General Registrar’s Office by Oct. 4 in order to vote in the Nov. 2 election. The Constitution of Virginia requires that a person is registered in the precinct in which he lives in order to be qualified to vote.

You may apply to register to vote, update your voter record, or change your voter registration address in Fairfax County by completing a Voter Registration Application and submitting it in one of the following ways.

Fairfax County residents can register in person, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m., Monday - Friday until Monday, Oct. 4, and 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 2, at the Fairfax County General Registrar’s Office, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 323, Fairfax. The voter rolls will close at 6 p.m. on Oct. 4 and no new registrations will be taken.

County residents can register by mail by downloading an application at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/eb or picking up a Virginia Voter Registration Application at the following sites:
• Public libraries
• Department of Motor Vehicles offices
• Military recruitment offices
• Public assistance agency offices
• District governmental centers
• Board of Supervisors’ offices
• Access Fairfax in the South County Center
• Citizen Information Desk in the Fairfax County Government Center lobby
• Judicial Center information desk

Applications should be mailed to:
Office of the General Registrar
12000 Government Center Parkway
Suite 323
Fairfax, VA 22035-0081

To change an address, Fairfax County residents can fax a signed, completed application or a written request with signature to the Fairfax County General Registrar’s Office at 703-222-2205.

County residents who do not receive a voter registration card before the election or who have questions about the application should check with the Fairfax County Office of the General Registrar at 703-222-0776, TTY 711.

Any county resident who cannot go to the polling place on Election Day may vote absentee-in-person. County residents may also submit absentee applications by mail. Mail-in applications must be received in the Registrar’s Office by Thursday, Oct. 28. Voted ballots must be received in the Registrar’s Office by 7 p.m. on Election Day, Nov. 2.

Visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/eb to:
• Download a Voter Registration or Absentee Ballot Application.
• Get information about precinct and polling places.
• Get lists of candidates.
• Find out about in-person absentee voting locations.

For more information, contact the Office of the General Registrar at 703-222-0776, TTY 711. For 24-hour recorded voter information, call 703-324-4700, TTY 711.


FAIRFAX COUNTY IS COMMITTED TO A POLICY OF NONDISCRIMINATION IN ALL COUNTY PROGRAMS, SERVICES AND ACTIVITIES AND WILL PROVIDE REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS UPON REQUEST. TO REQUEST SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS, CALL 703-324-3187, TTY 703-324-2935. PLEASE ALLOW FIVE WORKING DAYS IN ADVANCE OF EVENTS IN ORDER TO MAKE THE NECESSARY ARRANGEMENTS

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