Office of Elections

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

TTY 711

12000 Government Center Parkway Suite 323
Fairfax, VA 22035

Eric L. Spicer,
General Registrar and Director of Elections

Disability Services and Elections

Accessible Voting for Virginia Citizens: Virginia Department of Elections Accessible Voting Information 



All registered voters may choose to vote absentee by mail, early in person, or in person on Election Day


Special accommodations for voting absentee by mail 

  • Voters who are visually impaired may indicate on their absentee ballot application that they would like to mark their ballot electronically, using an online program. The marked ballot must be printed by the voter on their own paper and returned in the special envelopes mailed to them by the registrar's office. 
  • Assistance in marking the ballot may be provided to a voter by anyone who is at least 18 years old. The assistant must complete a form that will be mailed to the voter with the ballot. 


Voting in person 

  • All polling places are wheelchair accessible. 
  • Curbside voting is available for those who are 65-years-old or older, or any person, with a physical disability. 
  • Ballot marking devices (ExpressVote) are available in every polling location. These are designed to provide voters with disabilities the opportunity to mark their ballot unassisted. Voters with visual impairments may use the audio headset to mark a ballot without assistance. Watch a video about using the ExpressVote.
  • A magnifying device is available in every polling location to assist in reading the regular ballot.
  • Assistance in marking the ballot may be provided to a voter by anyone who is at least 18 years old. You may ask an election official to assist you or bring an assistant with you. The assistant must complete a form that the election officer will provide. 

Accessibility problems encountered at the polling place should be reported as soon as possible to the Fairfax County Office of Elections. 703-324-7735 (TTY 711)

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