FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 21, 2008
Voter Registration Deadline for Special School Board District B Election
Is Tuesday, July 29
Absentee Voting Began on Friday, July 18
Alexandria citizens residing in School District B who wish to vote in the Special School Board District B Election, scheduled for Tuesday, August 12, must be registered to vote no later than 5 p.m. on Tuesday, July 29. All Alexandria citizens living in School District B are eligible to participate. To determine if you live in School District B, visit www.alexandriavoter.org and click on the Precinct Map. Candidates for the vacant School Board seat in the district are John Leary, Bernard Schulz, Elynn Simons, and Marcus Williams.
Eligible voters who are not currently registered to vote can download a voter registration application from www.alexandriavoter.org. Applications are also available at all four Alexandria public libraries or from the Office of Citizens Assistance at Alexandria City Hall, 301 King St. Citizens can also register in person at the Alexandria’s Voter Registration Office (132 N. Royal St.) or at any Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles Customer Service Center. Applications may be submitted by mail, if they are postmarked on or before July 29, to the Alexandria Voter Registration Office; 132 North Royal St., Suite 100; Alexandria, VA 22314.
Absentee voting began on Friday, July 18. Voters may download absentee applications from www.alexandriavoter.org or request an application by mail. Completed absentee applications may be mailed to the Voter Registration Office or faxed to 703.838.6449. Absentee voters may also vote prior to the special election at the Voter Registration Office. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, August 9. The Voter Registration Office will also be open for absentee voting until 9 p.m. on Tuesday, August 5.
For more information, please contact Ginny Franco, Deputy Registrar, at 703.838.4050 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.