Early voting begins on Nov. 23 for the Jan. 10 special election for the Virginia House of Delegates, 35th District.
This state house seat is currently vacant after former Del. Mark Keam resigned in early September. The special election was called by the Speaker of the House of Delegates.
The election will be held using the old district boundaries prior to redistricting. (This district’s boundaries have been changed due to redistricting, and it is now known as the 12th District.)
EARLY VOTING LOCATIONS
Beginning next Wednesday, voters may cast their ballots early at the Office of Elections in the Fairfax County Government Center on weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Early voting also will be offered on two Saturdays at the Providence Community Center from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on:
- Dec. 31
- Jan. 7
However, early voting will not be offered on the following county holidays:
- Thanksgiving: Thursday to Friday, Nov. 24–25
- Christmas: Friday, Dec. 23, after noon and Monday, Dec. 26
- New Year’s: Monday, Jan. 2
The last day to vote early is Saturday, Jan. 7, at 5 p.m.
WHO’S ELIGIBLE TO VOTE IN THIS ELECTION
This special election will be held under the boundaries for the 35th District of the House of Delegates as established before redistricting.
(This district’s boundaries and number were changed as a result of redistricting, and it is now called the 12th District. Next year’s General Assembly elections will be held using the new state house and senate districts as established by redistricting.)
Voters in these 20 precincts are eligible to vote in the Jan. 10 special election, and you may double check your precinct on the state’s online portal:
- 204 Madison
- 213 Vienna #1
- 214 Vienna #2
- 216 Vienna #4
- 218 Vienna #6
- 701 Blake
- 704 Freedom Hill
- 720 Thoreau
- 726 Magarity
- 727 Oakton
- 729 Nottoway
- 731 Tysons
- 732 Oak Marr
- 733 Kilmer
- 734 Hunters Branch
- 735 Rotonda
- 802 Cedar Lake
- 844 Centerpointe
- 856 Penderbrook
- 857 Island Pond
VOTING BY MAIL
Starting Nov. 23, ballots will be mailed to voters who’ve requested to permanently vote by mail.
To request a vote-by-mail ballot, you must apply by Dec. 30. Apply on the state’s online portal or at the Fairfax County Office of Elections.
To return your cast ballot, you may hand deliver it to the Office of Elections or put it in the 24/7, secure drop box outside the Fairfax County Government Center. If returned by mail, ballots must be postmarked by Tuesday, Jan. 10 and received by the Office of Elections by noon on Friday, Jan. 13.