There are primary elections in Virginia and Fairfax County on Tuesday, June 12. Our 243 precincts will be open 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. The November general election will held on Tuesday, Nov. 6.
Important Note: Many of our poll locations are in Fairfax County Public Schools and school is open on Election Day. Voters are encouraged to vote before or after school hours if possible and to postpone voting during the times when school buses are dropping off or picking up students.
Here is what you need to know to vote:
Here is what will be on the June 12 ballot:
- Republican Primary: Member, U.S. Senate (Open to registered voters countywide.)
- Democratic and Republican Primaries: Member, U.S. House of Representatives, 10th Congressional District (Open only to registered voters in the county’s 49 precincts in the 10th Congressional District.)
Please take a few minutes to double-check your poll location, even if you have been voting in the same place for years. It could save you frustration and time on June 12.
If you are planning to vote on your way home from work, keep in mind you need to be in line at your poll location by 7 p.m. in order to vote – give yourself plenty of travel time.
There are several forms of acceptable photo ID:
- Virginia driver’s license
- U.S. passport
- Military ID
- Federal, Virginia or local government-issued photo ID cards
- Complete list from the Virginia Department of Elections
If you do not have a photo ID, you can get a free photo ID from the Office of Elections. Contact us as soon as possible at 703-222-0776, TTY 711, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
- Check Fairfax County results online after 7 p.m. (It may take a little while for results to come in with 243 precincts reporting.)
- Election Results Map with comprehensive view of precinct-by-precinct results as they come in, including turnout numbers. (Link will be live on June 12.)
- Follow @fairfaxvotes on Twitter for election information and updates.
- Get statewide results online from Virginia Department of Elections.
As we head toward the November election, there are several ways for you to be an informed Fairfax County voter and get news and updates from the Office of Elections:
- Subscribe to Fairfax Alerts. Check the box for Office of Elections and indicate how you would like to receive news and updates and on what devices.
- Follow @fairfaxvotes and @fairfaxcounty on Twitter.
- Go online to www.fairfaxcounty.gov/elections
- Email email@example.com
- Call 703-222-0776 (TTY 711)
- Visit the Virginia Department of Elections website
Our awesome election chiefs are here at the Gov’t Center for training and updates so we are ready, set and go for next week’s primaries on June 12. Consider joining this team – we need election officers for November’s general election! https://t.co/WA4W9KO5ji pic.twitter.com/gnFYR1oUtE
— Fairfax County Votes (@fairfaxvotes) June 4, 2018