What are the requirements for voting in Virginia?

You must be a US citizen, as well as a resident of Virginia and of the precinct in which you intend to vote. You must be at least 18 by the next November general election (you can vote in the primary at 17 if you will be 18 by the next November general election). You must register to vote. You …

Where do I vote?

Voting takes place at a designated “polling place,” usually a school or other public building, within your voting precinct. When you receive your voter registration card, the address of your voting location will be provided. If you are still unsure of where to vote, consult the registrar for your locality.

Registering to vote – how do I do it?

If you have a driver’s license or identification card issued by the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles, you can complete and submit your voter registration application online by accessing the State Board of Elections’ website at www.vote.virginia.gov. You also may fill out the application to register that is available at your local library, post office, DMV branch, or through your …

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.

Can I vote in the city where I go to college?

You may vote there if that is where you claim your residency; however, in claiming residency there, you may be required to pay taxes and other fees there. If you maintain your residency with your parents in another city, you must vote in that city. If you are unable to return home on the day of the election, you may …