Requesting an Absentee Ballot

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How to Vote Absentee:

The law of the Commonwealth of Virginia provides that a registered voter may qualify to vote absentee if they meet any of a number of specific statements. We strongly encourage any individual who meets any of the statements to download, complete and mail back the Virginia Absentee Ballot Application Form. Once your application form is received and approved by the Board of Elections, an official ballot will be mailed to the address you provide.  

It's important to have your vote be counted so download and mail back your completed application form today!

You may vote absentee if you are a registered voter in the Commonwealth of Virginia and any of the following apply:  

  • Student
  • Spouse of student
  • Business
  • Personal business or vacation
  • I am working and commuting to/from home for 11 or more hours between 6:00 AM and 7:00 PM on Election Day
  • I am a first responder (member of law enforcement, fire fighter, emergency technician, search and rescue) 
  • My disability or illness
  • I am primarily and personally responsible for the care of a disabled/ill family member confined at home
  • My pregnancy
  • Confined, awaiting trial
  • Confined, convicted of a misdemeanor
  • An electoral board member, registrar, officer of election, or custodian of voting equipment
  • I have a religious obligation
  • Active Duty Merchant Marine or Armed Forces
  • Spouse or dependent living with a member of Active Duty Merchant Marine or Armed Forces
  • Temporarily residing outside of US
  • Temporarily residing outside of US for employment or spouse or dependent residing with employee
  • Requesting a ballot for presidential and vice-presidential electors only (Ballots for other offices/issues will not be sent)
  • Designated representative of candidate or party inside polls

If you have questions about filling out your Absentee Ballot Application Form, please call your local Board of Election.Mail your completed Absentee Ballot Request Form to your local Board Election at the addresses listed below. 

Local Boards of Election in the 13th State Senate District:

Prince William County Board of Elections
9250 Lee Ave, Suite 1
Manassas, VA 20110-5554
Phone: (703) 792-6470

Loudoun County Board of Elections
750 Miller Drive, SE, Suite C
Leesburg, VA 20175-8916
Phone: (703) 777-0380