The Office of Elections will remain open for business during its regular office hours, however, in person services for voter registration and absentee voting will only be available curbside at the Fairfax County Government Center. Voters should call 703-222-0776 upon arriving and materials will be brought out.
The Virginia Department of Elections encourages voters to protect their health during the COVID-19 outbreak. Voting absentee by mail in the May Vienna and Clifton Town Elections and the June Primary Election is strongly encouraged. Voters may choose reason "2A My disability or illness" for Absentee voting.
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, March 20.
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 May 5, 2020 Vienna & Clifton Town Elections
THE FIRST ABSENTEE BALLOT MAILOUT IS ON OUR ABOUT FRIDAY, MARCH 20
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, May 5, 2020.