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Last Updated: 2019-05-01


GENERAL INFORMATION

The next election in the City of Richmond will be on Tuesday, June 11, 2019. There will be a Democratic Party Primary for the 10th and 16th state Senate districts. There will be a Republican Party Primary in the 68th House of Delegates district. In precincts where both a Democratic Party Primary and a Republican Party Primary is held, voters will have to choose in which primary that they wish to participate. The purpose of this election is to nominate candidates for offices that will be on the ballot in November. Only precincts in those districts will be able to participate in this election. Other Primary elections previously ordered will not be held as only one candidate filed for those primaries. In those cases, the single candidate that filed will become the party's nominee and will have their name appear on the ballot in the November general election.

VOTERS SHOULD CHECK THEIR HOUSE OF DELEGATES DISTRICT . A recent court order changed the boundaries for some districts. You can check your voter registration and election districts online at www.elections.virginia.gov.

The following precincts are not having a primary election and WILL NOT BE OPEN on June 11th: 206, 208, 213, 301, 302, 303, 304, 305, 306, 308, 310, 501, 504, 602, 603, 604, and 606 .

The polls will be open in all other precincts on June 11th from 6:00 AM to 7:00 PM. The deadline to register to vote in the Primary is Monday, May 20, 2019. The deadline to apply for an absentee ballot through the mail is Tuesday, June 4, 2019. The deadline to apply for an absentee ballot in person (with limited exceptions) is Saturday, June 8, 2019. To view sample ballots for these primary elections, click a link below:

PHOTO ID REQUIREMENT

Photo ID is now required to vote at your polling place or in person absentee voting. Acceptable forms of photo ID include: valid Virginia Driver's license; DMV issued photo ID; valid United States passport; valid employee photo ID; other government issued photo ID; and, valid Virginia college or university student photo ID. If you do not have an acceptable form of photo ID, you may get a free one for voting purposes at any local Virginia voter registration office. More information is available at www.elections.virginia.gov.

ONLINE VOTER REGISTRATION

Voters who have a valid Virginia driver's license or other DMV ID can now register to vote or update their voter registration directly online at www.elections.virginia.gov. Paper applications are available online at www.elections.virginia.gov, at all City libraries and post offices, Virginia DMV offices and all Virginia Voter registration offices. See the links under the Voter Registration tab for more information.

TEN YEAR ELECTION SCHEDULE

Click here to view a schedule of elections through November 2027.

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