Deadlines out for absentee voting for November elections

RICHMOND, VA – On Saturday, October 24 & October 31, all election offices in the Commonwealth will be open for in-person absentee ballot voting for the November 3, 2015, general election.

Absentee ballot applications are available in all election offices, and must be completed before the ballot is cast. The deadline to apply for a ballot by mail is Tuesday, Oct. 27. The deadline to vote absentee in-person is Oct. 31 and the deadline for returning your ballot by mail is Tuesday, Nov. 3 by 7 p.m.

A list of acceptable reasons is available on the website http://elections.virginia.gov. Voters can also find office hours, contact information for their local voter registration office, and check their absentee ballot status at https://vote.elections.virginia.gov/VoterInformation.

For assistance Virginia voters may call the Department of Elections’ toll free number at 800-552-9745.

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