Office of Elections

CONTACT INFORMATION: Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
703-222-0776 TTY 711
12000 Government Center Parkway Suite 323
Fairfax, VA 22035
Eric L. Spicer
General Registrar and Director of Elections

General Information


  • General Elections: Annually on the Tuesday following the first Monday in November.
    • Federal offices: even-numbered years.
      • President-Vice President, Senate, House of Representatives.
    • State and County offices: odd-numbered years in four-year cycles.
      • For Example: Governor, Virginia Senate, Virginia House of Delegates, Fairfax County School Board, Board of Supervisors, sheriff. 
  • Primary elections, if called by a political party: Third Tuesday of June.
  • Presidential primary elections, if called by a political party: First Tuesday of March in the year of a presidential election.
  • Municipal elections (City and town councils): In conjunction with annual general elections.
    • Town of Herndon: Even numbered years
    • Town of Vienna: Odd-numbered years 
    • Town of Clifton: Odd-numbered years 

More information on the Virginia Department of Elections website.

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