Can I register on Election Day? No. Voting record books are closed twenty-two days before an election, so be sure to register well in advance. You can register to vote before your eighteenth birthday if you will be 18 when the next November general election occurs. Information is power. Share it!FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestRelated Topics What are the requirements for voting in Virginia? Where do I vote? Registering to vote – how do I do it? Can I vote in the city where I go to college?