INCLEMENT WEATHER INFORMATION
In the event that Fairfax County Government Offices close due to inclement weather, absentee voting will be cancelled. 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 www.twitter.com/fairfaxcounty, and Facebook www.facebook.com/fairfaxcounty.
The first absentee mailout is scheduled on or about Friday, January 17.
Your absentee ballot is counted on election night in the Central Absentee Precinct (CAP) and your vote is included with the absentee reported results.
There are 20 valid reasons to vote absentee in Virginia. Check the list provided by the Virginia Department of Elections to see if you are eligible (refer to the Reason Codes for Voting Absentee section).
You can apply for an absentee ballot online by accessing your Virginia Voter Record. You will need the following to complete this request:
• Social Security Number
• Virginia Driver's License
Your application will be denied if you fail to provide the last four digits of your social security number or any other information required to determine your qualification to vote absentee. For additional information, please visit the Virginia Department of Elections' website or contact our office.
Upcoming March 3, 2020 Presidential Primary Election
THE FIRST ABSENTEE BALLOT MAILOUT: ON OR ABOUT FRIDAY, JANUARY 17
January 17: In Person Absentee Voting begins at the Fairfax County Government Center, Conference Rooms 2/3
February 10: Voter Registration Deadline (In Person/By Mail) 5:00 p.m.; online: 11:59 p.m.
February 25: Deadline to apply to receive an Absentee Ballot by mail, fax and online: 5:00 p.m.
February 29: Deadline for In Person Absentee Voting, 5:00 p.m.
March 3: Absentee Ballot return deadline, 7:00 p.m.
IN-PERSON ABSENTEE VOTING LOCATIONS
MARCH 3, 2020 PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTION
Absentee Voting at the Fairfax County Government Center
Address: 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax, VA 22035 (Conference Rooms 2/3)
January 17-February 21*
Monday: 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Thursday: 8:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
*Please note the Government Center will be closed on Monday, January 20, and Monday, February 17, due to holiday observation.
February 22-February 29
Weekdays: 8:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
Saturdays: 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Satellite locations for the March 3, 2020 Presidential Primary Election
Absentee Voting at Satellite Voting Locations
Please CLICK on the satellite voting locations below for days and hours (Links/Schedules TBA):
Franconia Governmental Center
Great Falls Library
Herndon Fortnightly Library
Mason Governmental Center
McLean Governmental Center
Mount Vernon Governmental Center
North County Governmental Center
Providence Community Center
Sully Governmental Center
Tysons Pimmit Library
West Springfield Governmental Center
MARCH 3, 2020 ELECTION ABSENTEE VOTING BY-MAIL
THE FIRST ABSENTEE BALLOT MAILOUT IS ON OUR ABOUT FRIDAY, JANUARY 17
United States Postal Service (USPS) Delivery Delays:
USPS First Class mail delivery is generally 3-5 business days. Please take this into consideration and allow ample time to apply for and mail your absentee ballot so that it is received in the Fairfax County Office of Elections by 7:00 pm on Election Day.
Mail the application to the Office of Elections at Box 10161, Fairfax, VA 22038
Fax the application to the Office of Elections at 703-324-3725
Once your completed application is received and accepted, your absentee ballot will be sent to you in three business days. If you have questions about your ballot, call the Office of Elections at 703-222-0776 (TTY 711).
Absentee ballots, to be counted, must be returned to the Office of Elections by 7:00 p.m. on Election Day, March 3, 2020.