OFFICE OF ELECTIONS COVID-19 SCHEDULE
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.
Due to circumstances related to the corona virus outbreak, the Fairfax County Office of Elections will close at 4:30 p.m. instead of 7:00 p.m. each Thursday until otherwise noted. With this change in place, our offices will be open Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Thank you for your understanding.
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.
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 November 3, 2020,
General & Special Elections
September 18: Early voting/absentee in-person voting begins at the Office of Elections, 12000 Government Center Pkwy., Fairfax, VA
October 13: Voter Registration Deadline (In Person/By Mail) 5:00 p.m.; online: 11:59 p.m.
October 23: Deadline to apply to receive an Absentee Ballot by mail, fax and online: 5:00 p.m.
October 31: Final day to vote absentee early/in-person, 5:00 pm
November 6: Deadline to return your absentee ballot to the Office of Elections: 12:00 noon. Ballot must be postmarked by November 3
IN-PERSON ABSENTEE VOTING LOCATION
ABSENTEE VOTING BEGINS:
Locations and times TBA
ABSENTEE VOTING BY-MAIL
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 to the Fairfax County Office of Elections.
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 postmarked on Election Day and returned to the Office of Elections by 12:00 p.m. on the Friday immediately after Election Day.