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Voter Registration & Elections
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Tough Commute?

Vote Absentee!

Don't let a long commute put your right to vote at risk. You may be eligible to vote by absentee ballot!

Virginia Law allows voters to absentee vote if they are "working and commuting to/from home for 11 or more hours between 6:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. on Election Day."

Work Day = 8 hours
Lunch = 1 hour
Commute = 2 hours
TOTAL = 11 hours 

Is your total commute to and from work less than 2 hours some days, but more on other days?

Don't take a gamble...

Don't let traffic jams, metro service disruptions, or bad weather cost you your most precious right!
For more details, call 703.746.4050.

Online Voter Registration Applications

You may submit a voter registration application online through Virginia's Department of Elections website. You may also view and update your voter information at this site. If you would like to submit a paper registration application, you can use the form on our Voter Registration Information and Application page.

June 9, 2015 Democratic Primary

On Tuesday June 9 there will be a Democratic Primary for Virginia House of Delegates (in the 45th House District) and Alexandria Mayor.

  • Absentee Voting for the June Primary began on April 24, 2015.
  • The Voter Registration Deadline for the June Primary will be May 18, 2015
  • Alexandria is split between two House of Delegates Districts, the 45th and 46th. Sample Ballots are posted below:
    • Sample Ballot for the 45th House of Delegates District (which includes a contest for House of Delegates and Mayor)
    • Sample Ballot for the 46th House of Delegates District (which includes a contest for Mayor only).
    • List of Precincts and their corresponding House Districts


  • Only one Democratic candidate filed for State Senate (30th, 35th and 39th Districts) and House of Delegates (46th District) and only six Democratic candidates filed for City Council, so no Primaries or Caucuses for those offices will be held. In addition, only one Republican candidate filed for State Senate (39th District) so no Primary for that office will be held.
  • The Republican Party will nominate its candidates for Mayor, City Council, House of Delegates (45th and 46th District) and State Senate (30th and 35th District) through a Party Canvass. Check with the Alexandria Republican City Committee for more information,


Precinct Changes Effective with June 9, 2015 Primary Election

At the March 14, 2015 Public Hearing, City Council adopted an ordinance to make two precinct changes beginning with the June 9, 2015 Primary Election.

  • Replace St. James Church (5000 Echols Avenue) with the Hermitage (5000 Fairbanks Avenue) as a polling location with no change to precinct boundaries.
  • Add Charles Houston Recreation Center (901 Wythe Street) as a new precinct and polling location, carved from Fire Department (900 Second Street) and Durant Center (1605 Cameron Street). This map shows the new boundaries for Charles Houston, Fire Department and Durant precincts.
  • Voters who will be affected by these changes will receive new voter information cards in mid-May.
  • The 2015 Precinct Map is posted here.

November 3, 2015 General Election

On Tuesday, November 3 there will be a General Election in Alexandria for Virginia State Senate and House of Delegates, Alexandria Mayor, City Council and School Board. 

Virginia's Photo ID Requirements

Virginia voters must show photo identification prior to voting. For more information, including a list of acceptable IDs, please see Virginia's Department of Elections website.

Don't have photo ID? You may apply for a FREE photo ID at our office any time we are open. We are located at 132 North Royal Street, Suite 100. Our hours are Monday - Friday from 8am to 5pm. This ID is valid for voting purposes only. On Election Day we are open from 6am to 7pm.

When you get to our office (1) you will fill out a short application, (2) we will take your picture and get your signature, (3) you will receive a temporary photo ID which you may use for this election, and (4) you will receive your permanent voter photo identification card in the mail within two weeks. If you need to update your name or address, you may do that at the same time you come in for your ID.

More About Elections & Voting in Alexandria

Voter Registration

Voting in Alexandria

Alexandria's eScan Voting System

Absentee Voting Information

Campaign Finance

Election Results and Recent History

Candidate Information

Get Involved

Other Election Links

Electoral Board

Alexandria Electoral Board 

Susan B. Kellom, Secretary 
Donald E. Ledwig, Chairman
John F. "Jack" Powers, Vice Chair
Eric Spicer, Elections Administrator

Registrar of Voters

Anna Leider
For voter registration and absentee inquiries - Please include full name, current address, and date of birth.
132 North Royal Street, Suite 100
Alexandria, Virginia 22314
Fax: 703.838.6449

132 North Royal Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Fax: 703.838.6449

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday,
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.