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Get ready to vote:

First day of in-person absentee voting at your local registrar’s office: Friday, September 17th, 2021

Deadline to register to vote, or update an existing registration: Tuesday, October 12th, 2021.

Deadline to request an absentee ballot to be mailed to you: Friday, October 22, 2021. Request must be received by local voter registration office by 5:00 p.m.

Last day of in-person absentee voting at your local registrar’s office:  Saturday, October 30, 2021 until 5:00 p.m.

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Vote early in person:

In-person early voting runs from Friday, September 17th to Saturday, October 30th. You can vote early at the Richmond Laburnum Registrar’s office (2134 West Laburnum Avenue). Satellite voting will be also be open before November general elections the same hours as the West Laburnum location starting the second Saturday before the election. The satellite voting centers will be at City Hall, 900 East Broad Street (enter from Broad Street side) and the Hickory Hill Community Center, 3000 East Belt Boulevard. Early voting hours are Monday – Friday from 8am to 5pm, with additional voting hours on the two Saturday (on October 23, 2021 and October 30, 2021) before the election will be from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM and the two Sundays (on October 17, 2021 and October 24, 2021) before the election from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM.

Vote early by mail:

The deadline to request an absentee ballot to be mailed to you is Friday, October 22nd, 2021. Your request must be received by your Registrar by 5:00 p.m.

Vote in person on election day:

Tuesday, November 2nd: Polls are open from 6:00 AM to 7:00 PM; If you are in line at 7:00 PM, you will be able to vote! Click here to find your polling place

Voter ID Requirements: All voters must provide an acceptable form of identification when voting in person. In addition to photo ID, acceptable forms of ID now include a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document with the voter’s name and address. A full list of acceptable documents is online here.