Election Information and Events

Election Day

Date: Tuesday May 3  2016
Polling Place: Vienna Presbyterian Church
Polling Hours: 6:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Candidate Forums

National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE)
1:00 p.m., April 12, 2016
American Legion Post 180, Patriots Hall
330 Center Street N

4:00 – 7:00 p.m., Wednesday April 20, 2016
111 Church Street NW

Northeast Vienna Citizens Association (NEVCA)
7:30 – 9:30 p.m., Thursday, April 21, 2016
Vienna Volunteer Fire Department, Flame Room
400 Center Street S

Voter registration

Deadline for voter registration for the May 3, 2016 Town Elections is April 11 at 5:00 p.m. ( online: 11:59 p.m. )

Absentee voting

For more information online go to Fairfax County Department of Elections:

 In Person

Fairfax County Government Center, Suite 323
12000 Government Center Parkway
Fairfax, VA 22035

Weekdays March 18 to April 29
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Saturday Schedule, April 30, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
(April 30 s last day to absentee vote in-person)

By Mail

Deadline to apply for an absentee ballot online, mail, fax or email: Received by the Office of Elections by April 26, 5 p.m.

What you need to do:

  • You can apply for your absentee ballot online; Or: Print the online absentee ballot application (PDF). Absentee ballot applications are also available at county governmental centers and library branches, or call the Office of Elections at 703-222-0776 (TTY 711).
  • Complete the absentee ballot application (PDF) – make sure you sign the application.
  • Fax the application to the Office of Elections at 703-324-3725, or email the application to absenteeballot@fairfaxcounty.gov. Or, mail to the Office of Elections, Box 10161, Fairfax, VA 22038.
  • Once your application is received, your absentee ballot will be sent to you within three business days, beginning no later than Jan. 15. If you have questions about your ballot, call the Office of Elections at 703-222-0776 (TTY 711).

The deadline for your mail-in absentee ballot to be received by the Office of Elections is Election Day, May 3 at 7 p.m.

You can keep tabs on the status of your mail-in absentee ballot application and ballot. Go to the Virginia Citizen Portal and click on Absentee Status.

This information is current as of April 25, 2016.

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