Voter registration deadline for June primaries is Monday

Monday, May 22, is the voter registration deadline for the June 13, 2017 primary elections. Eligible Virginians can use the Department of Elections online voter registration system available at  to check their registration status, update their information, or to register to vote for the first time.

virginiaTo register to vote in Virginia or to submit name/address updates and be eligible to vote in the June 13th primary elections, voters may:

  • Register on-line at by 11:59 PM on May 22, 2017.
  • Apply in-person at their local voter registration office by 5:00pm on May 22, 2017.
  • Mail a completed voter registration application to their local voter registration office or the Department of Elections with a postmark of May 22, 2017 or earlier.

While the Department of Elections encourages the use of online voter registration at, voter registration forms are available at all DMV customer service centers, social service offices, locations that offer hunting and fishing licenses, local voter registration offices, the Department of Elections, and many other public locations such as local libraries.

To be eligible to register to vote in the June 13, 2017 primary elections, a person must:

  • be a U.S. citizen
  • be a resident of Virginia
  • be 18 years old on or before November 7, 2017
  • have your right to vote restored if convicted of a felony
  • not be currently adjudicated mentally incapacitated by a court of law

For more information about voter registration or casting a ballot in the upcoming general election, visit the Department of Elections website at or call toll-free at (800) 552-9745.


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