2018 Virginia Primaries are June 12; What to Know to Vote

June 12 primaries

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:


Review Your Sample Ballot

Here is what will be on the June 12 ballot:

Review Your Sample Ballot



Find Your Poll Location

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.

Find Polling Place and Address


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.


Bring a Valid Photo ID


Do you have your ID sign

There are several forms of acceptable photo ID:

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 voting@fairfaxcounty.gov


Where to Find Results
    • 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.


November is Coming – Keep in Touch!

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:

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