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Virginia Beach voter registration deadline is May 22 for upcoming primary elections

Voters on election day in Virginia Beach in November 2016
Virginia Beach residents casting their votes in November 2016. (Mariah Pohl/Southside Daily)

VIRGINIA BEACH – Voters will go to the polls on July 13 to elect a new governor, lieutenant governor and House of Delegates representatives.

Residents must register to vote or submit any change of address no later than close of business on Monday, May 22. All mailed applications must be postmarked on or before the deadline.

When registering, voters have to select which party’s primary elections they would like to participate in.

Virginia Beach voters will see one of six different ballot styles for the party primary elections depending on their precinct. Residents can see a sample of their ballot and find polling locations online ahead of election day.

Voters must register to vote in the precinct in which they live.

Residents can also register in person at the Voter Registration & Elections office, all Virginia Beach Public Library locations during normal hours of operation, or online.

The deadline to apply for absentee ballots by mail, email, fax or online is Tuesday, June 6 at 5 p.m. Voters can apply for absentee ballots in person until 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 10.

Absentee in-person voting for the June 13 primary elections will be available at:
Voter Registration and Elections
Municipal Center – Building 14, located at 2449 Princess Anne Road
Monday – Friday, April 28 – June 9, 2017, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday, June 10, 2017, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Voters that do not have a form of identification can get a free voter photo ID through the city’s Communications Office.

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