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November 6, 2018 General Election Information for Albemarle County

A General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 6, 2018, to elect a member of the United States Senate and a member of the United States House of Representatives, and to vote on two proposed Amendments to the Constitution of Virginia. The names of the candidates for the offices and the proposed Constitutional amendments will appear on the ballot in all Albemarle County voting precincts.

To view the ballot for the November 6th general election, go to the Voter Registration homepage at the Albemarle County website or click here.

The Deadline to register to vote in this election is Monday, October 15, 2018. Voters are strongly encouraged to inquire before the registration deadline to check their voter registration status and their correct voting location. You may check your registration status and your voting location online at the Virginia Department of Elections website, or you may call the Voter Registration office at 434-972-4173.

Absentee voting for the November 6th general election begins Friday, September 21, 2018.

Please note that absentee ballot applications are NOT received at DMV–Pantops, and absentee voting is NOT conducted at DMV-Pantops.

Special Alerts To Voters:

1. Since the last general election, Albemarle County has added three new voting precincts and moved the voting location for two other precincts. Please check your voting location before election day! You may check your voting location online at the Virginia Department of Elections website, or you may call the Voter Registration office at 434-972-4173.

2. Please note that, under Virginia law, voters who do not present acceptable PHOTO identification at the polls will be required to vote a provisional ballot.

Acceptable forms of photo ID include valid Virginia driver’s licenses; Virginia DMV-issued photo identification cards; U.S. Passports; employer-issued photo ID cards; student ID cards issued by an institution of higher education in Virginia; photo ID cards issued by Virginia, one of its political subdivisions (this includes a photo ID issued by a public high school located in Virginia), or the United States; photo ID cards issued by any private school located in Virginia; and voter photo ID cards issued by the Virginia Department of Elections. If you are a registered Virginia voter but do not have an acceptable photo ID, free voter photo IDs are processed at all of Virginia’s 133 local general registrars’ offices. For more information, visit: elections.virginia.gov

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