Democratic Presidential Primary Information

The Presidential Primary in Virginia is coming up on March 1st.  Here’s what you need to know about voting:
  1. Early Voting (in-person and mail-in absentee):
    In-Person Absentee Voting January 15th to February 27 – click here for the schedule and locations
  2. You don’t need to sign a Statement of Affiliation or “loyalty oath” to participate in the Democratic Primary.
  3. Regular polling places will be open March 1st from 6:00am to 7:00pm.
    Click here to check your voter registration status
    Click here to find your polling place

Helpful links:


  • Now: Absentee Ballot Applications accepted by mail
  • January 15: In-Person Absentee Voting Begins at Fairfax County Government Center Mon-Fri
  • February 8: Voter Registration Deadline – In-Person: 5:00 p.m., Online: 11:59 p.m.
  • January 18: Voting Center Closed for Martin Luther King Day
  • February 15: Voting Center Closed for Presidents Day
  • February 23: Last Day to Apply for an Absentee Ballot by Mail, Fax or Email: 5:00 p.m.
  • February 27: Saturday Voting at Govt. Center and eight Satellite locations AND Final Day for In-Person Absentee Voting
  • March 1: Absentee Ballot Return Deadline (7:00 p.m.)
  • June 14: Congressional Primaries
  • July 25-28: Democratic National Convention
  • November 8: General Election