March 3 Democratic Presidential Primary

Visit Voting Information to register to vote or to access your voter record in order to verify your registration status, update your address, and verify your polling place, or for details about early in-person and mail-in absentee voting, student voting, voting assistance at the polls, photo ID, restoration of voting rights, etc., applicable for Northern Virginia counties.

Monday, February 10: Deadline to Register to Vote or Update the address on your registration for March 3 Democratic Presidential Primary (In-person: 5:00pm; Online: 11:59pm):

For High School Seniors:
You are eligible to register to vote if you are:

  • A citizen of the United States
  • At least 18 years of age by the next November general election*
  • A resident of Virginia
    *Please note that town elections (Herndon, Vienna, Clifton) require the voter to be 18 years of age by Election Day, rather than by the next November general election.

Early (In-Person Absentee) Voting for the March 3 Democratic Presidential Primary:

(Note: For Early Voting Times & Locations in Northern, VA, outside of Fairfax, visit our Voting Information page.

Fairfax County Government Center

Address: 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax, VA 22035 (Conference Rooms 2/3)

January 17-February 21*

  • Monday: 8:00 a.m.-4:30 pm
  • Tuesday: 8:00 am-4:30 pm
  • Wednesday: 8:00 am-4:30 pm
  • Thursday: 8:00 am-7:00 pm
  • Friday: 8:00 am-4:30 pm
  • Saturday: CLOSED
  • Sunday: CLOSED
    *Please note the Government Center will be closed on Monday, January 20, and Monday, February 17, due to Martin Luther King, Jr and George Washington Day/President’s Day holidays.

February 22-February 29

  • Weekdays: 8:00 am-7:00 pm
  • Saturdays: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
  • Sundays: CLOSED

Satellite Locations

Please note satellite locations will not be open for this election until Saturday, February 22, and will remain open through Saturday, February 29.

February 22-February 29

  • Weekdays: 3:00 pm-7:00 pm
  • Saturdays: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
  • Sundays: CLOSED

Satellite voting locations:

Tuesday, February 25: Deadline To Apply To Receive An Absentee Ballot

THE FIRST ABSENTEE BALLOT MAILOUT IS ON OUR ABOUT FRIDAY, JANUARY 17.

The deadline to apply for an absentee ballot online, by mail, by fax, or by email is Tuesday, February 25, seven days prior to Election Day by 5:00 pm.

Absentee ballots, to be counted, must be returned to the Office of Elections by 7:00 pm on Election Day, March 3, 2020.

Visit vote.elections.virginia.gov/VoterInformation to apply online for a mail-in absentee ballot; or, visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/elections/absentee and scroll down for more information about mail-in absentee ballots.