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

Gary D. Scott,
Director of the Office of Elections & General Registrar

Upcoming Elections


Vote on Election Day

Any registered Fairfax County voter can vote in person on this day.

Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Election Day. If you are line by 7 p.m., you will be able to vote.


Preparing to Vote


Put Your Mail-in Ballot in a Drop Box

You can return your absentee mail-in ballot in the drop-off box at any polling place — and you do not need to wait in line to use one.

There is also a secure drop-off box outside the Fairfax County Government Center that you can use on Election Day.

For your mail-in ballot to be counted, it must be put in a drop-off box by 7 p.m. on Election Day if you didn’t mail it back before Election Day. (For ballots returned by mail, they must be received by noon on the Friday after Election Day.)


Guns Prohibited in Polls

By county ordinance, guns are banned inside every polling place in Fairfax County, no matter if it’s a county building, school, or privately owned building.


Sample Ballots
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Election Timeline
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Returning Ballots


On the Ballot





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Sample Ballots

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Ballot Questions

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Not sure if you are eligible to vote in this election? Visit the GIS My Neighborhood App or the Virginia Department of Elections website. All ballots are provided in English, En Español, Tiếng Việt, 한국어 languages.

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Registering to Vote in Virginia

Did you know that when you register to vote in Virginia, you DO NOT register to vote by party? Virginia is an Open Primary state which means that any registered voter in Virginia can vote in either a Democratic or Republican primary. When both parties are holding a primary election, you will be asked which primary you want to vote in when you check in to vote. Note, you may only vote in one primary.

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